Improving public appreciation of bluegrass, and the music’s contribution to American heritage. SWBA members attend and support events throughout this region, it is our goal to encourage and support local attendance at bluegrass events
Assisting other organizations, event promoters and any others involved with bluegrass music to increase the public’s awareness and appreciation of this music
Instructing and conducting educational and promotional activities which will advance the appreciation of our American musical heritage and culture, including the development of school-based activities and events that will introduce young people to the satisfaction of participating in and listening to the music
To promote and sponsor
Local bluegrass music and family-oriented events
SWBA is wholly supported by membership fees and fund raising
That provide funds for the events, activities, and programs we offer which includes this free website for the public
SWBA is organized under the California Non-Profit Public Benefit Corporation Law as a charitable, educational, historical and tax exempt public corporation. It is not organized for the private gain of any person, or persons.