Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa

                  Kathy Kallick Band

               Edgar Loudermilk Band 

Buy Tickets Here

    Admission Ticket Sales

$30 Advance tickets - each

       ($1 Paypal Surcharge)

         Advance Ticket sales close

              10:00 p.m., 11 August 19

$35 Tickets at the Gate

  • Children under 12 admitted free

       when accompanied by an Adult


Friday Night Show - Davis Creek Campground Stage

Rattlesnake Mountain Boys


Saturday Main Concert & Show - Bowers Mansion

Headliners listed above


Local Bands

Sierra Sweethearts

Front Porch


The Note-Ables

Monday Night Volunteers


Sunday Morning Gospel Show - Davis Creek Campground Stage

Sunday Go To Meetin' Band

Camping Available

Calling all volunteers!

We are asking for volunteers for Bowers Mansion Bluegrass Festival.

We are looking for people to help with the NNBA booths (t-shirt sales, water, raffle, etc)

If you are a member current with dues and put in 4 hours of volunteer service,

you will get free 2018 Festival t-shirt and entrance to the 2019 Festival!

Plus the general good feeling of helping out a great organization with an awesome festival!


Please contact Zona Hairgrove at zhairgrove@gmail.com or 775-771-6347 to volunteer.

Please contact Steve Gallagher at  baconrinds@yahoo.comor

(760) 709-0181to volunteer for security duty or for more info.


Camping is at the Davis Creek Campground (about 2.5 miles north of Bowers Mansion).  There is an NNBA reserved groups campsite, but all other camping is on a “first come, first serve” basis.

*** No reservations this year.

*** 10PM is “all quiet” other than at the group campsite-

   No jamming and carousing.

Check this website for more specific information:


Bowers Mansion

is located just South of

Reno, Nevada off I-580

From Reno head South on

I-580/US 395 to Exit 50.

Turn Right on Old 395 and proceed about 433 feet.

Turn Right to enter

Davis Creek Campground!

Bowers Mansion Bluegrass Festival

stay on old 395 for about a mile!

Festival Sponsors







Christopher Cook, Financial Advisor, Vice President – Investments   .


























Merchandise Vendors & Community Service Orgs.

Harmony Honey – Local Honey          High Sierra Crystals Crystals         Rocky Rose Farm - Organic goat milk soap, gift items and family made art

Spoonfest Jewelry Handmade Jewelry     TK Etched Glass Etched Glass Art

California Bluegrass Association – Information about the CBA, their events, and membership info

Susanville Bluegrass Festival - Information about the Susanville Bluegrass Festival

Note-Ables – Information about the Note-Ables Music Therapy (non-profit organization)

BSA – information about the Scouts, BSA and Cub Scout programs.  ((non-profit organization (Festival Volunteers))

West Threads - Handmade Clothing          LuLaRoe Clothing with Lynella Walker         Virginia Range Wildlife Protection Association (VRWPA)


Food Vendors

Java Ship Coffee, Ltd.- Espresso, Tea, Shave Ice, Floats & Italian Soda               Yogurt Beach - Ice Yogurt with Toppings

Road Dog II - Tri-Tip Sandwich, Hamburgers, Chicken Breast Sandwich, Salmon Burger, Hot Dogs, Polish Sausage, Hot Links, Cold Drinks



Click on Sponsor Logos

to visit them!

The Bowers Mansion Bluegrass Festival is funded, in part, by a grant from the Nevada Arts Council,

and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

nvartscouncil.org                                                                     www.arts.gov

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