You are here

Nov 05

Regional Jam List

Submitted by awarnock on Sun, 11/05/2017 - 20:47

Brandywine Friends Regional Jam List

Below is a list of bluegrass or acoustic jams in the Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey region.  If you know of changes in these jams or jams that are not included in this list send an email to bobslinden@yahoo.com.  We would like to acknowledge the work of Ed Pollock to compile the initial list that this was drawn from.

Go to: Delaware | Southern PA | Philadelphia | Central PA | Northeast PA | Maryland | New Jersey

DELAWARE

Bellefonte Cafe, 804 Brandywine Blvd., Bellefonte, DE. Alternate Wednesday nights at the Bellefonte Cafe, 804 Brandywine Blvd., Bellefonte, DE https://www.facebook.com/events/910193919054255/910705529003094/
___________________________________________________________________________

Wilmington Bluegrass Jam. (This jam was formerly at the LOMA Coffee House.) The "Coffee Mode," 919 N. Market St. (in the lobby of the Citizens Bank Building).  Monday 7 PM weekly.  For additional info contact Rich Myers at myersrpm@gmail.com
___________________________________________________________________________

Newark Jam - 276 South College Ave Newark DE the sub-basement of St. Thomas Episcopal Church. The site is a 2-mile north from Delaware Exit 1 of I-95. 2nd Thursday of each month from 7:30 to 10 P. M.  For info, contact Jerry Schultz at schultz@udel.edu.
_____________________________________________________________________

Woodside Farm Creamery Summer BG Jam. Set your GPS to 378 North Star Road, Newark, DE 19711.  Saturday 1 – 5 P. M.  May thru October.  For more information contact steven.field@redclay.k12.de.us.  Directions and map at http://www.woodsidefarmcreamery.com/.          
___________________________________________________________________________
Brandywine Dulcimer Fellowship in the Grace Lutheran Church at Route 41 and Graves Lane, Hockessin, DE 19707. All acoustic instruments welcome, including lap dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, banjo, fiddle, guitar, flute, recorder. www.everythingdulcimer.com/clubs.php?state=DE. 1st Friday of each month 7:30 PM.  For more information contact Bill Collins Phone: 302-762-6270 dulcibill@aol.com.
____________________________________________________________________________
Delaware Friends of Folk "Pickin-In". Blue Earl Brewry 210 Artesan Dr. Smyrna DE 19977 This is an Acoustic Folk event. Songs to Share. 2nd Saturday of each month 12 P. M.  For more information call (302) 465-0805.
_____________________________________________________________________________

The Music School of Delaware Monthly Bluegrass & Old Time Jam, held the 3rd Saturdays of each month at The Music School of Delaware, 4101 Washington St., Wilmington, DE 19802. For more information, go to http://www.musicschoolofdelaware.org/the-studio-events.html or e-mail Rich Myers at myersrpm@gmail.com

 1st and 2nd Satudays, White Oak Jam (Lancaster County): At the White Oak Campground, 3156 White Oak Rd Strasburg, PA. . All other Saturdays, it will be held at the Quarryville, Presbyterian Home, 625 Robert Fulton Highway, Quarryville, PA (also from 2-5.  For additional information phone (717) 687-6207 or e-mail info@whiteoakcampground.comwww.whiteoakcampground.com. 
____________________________________________________________________________

Tim & Debbie's Bluegrass Jam at the Keys Tippling House in Marcus Hook, PA (Delaware County). Hosted by Tim & Debbie Coin.  Day Varies, details on the venue and the date of the next jam are at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Keys-Tippling-House/139642896126619.
_____________________________________________________________________________
Chaplin's Music Cafe Bluegrass Jam in Spring City (Chester County), PA. $3 or $5 with your BYOB. 1st Thursday of every month 7-10 p.m.  For details see www.chaplinslive.com/. Or contact Brad Haberle bassmentbrad@comcast.net.
_______________________________________________________________________________
Downingtown (Chester County) Acoustic Guitar Jam.  Despite the name, they accept other instruments such as bass, mandolin, fiddle, etc. The Monthly Acoustic Guitar Jam Group is for any skill level.  Monthly on 3rd Saturday or Sunday. 6-9 p.m.  Location: Downingtown Friends Meeting House Downingtown. PA. http://www.meetup.com/The-Downingtown-Area-Acoustic-Guitarist-Jam-Group/.  You will need to join the meetup website to attend and check for any date changes.
______________________________________________________________________________

Bluegrass jam at Walter Burke's house every Wednesday night, 7- 10 pm.  All levels welcome. Fiddle tunes, Gospel Bluegrass, and traditional bluegrass. Location close to Rt 841 and Rt 896. For information contact Walter Burke 117 Liberti Lane Lincoln University PA 19352 302-690-9069.

Additional information on Philadelphia jams can be found at https://phillybluegrass.com/about/calendar/

The Abbaye Bluegrass Jam is on the last Monday of the month from 7 - 11 pm at 637 N 3rd St. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123. For more information Contact: Matt Thomas https://www.facebook.com/mathomas.81
__________________________________________________________________
Holmesburg Bluegrass & Country Jam. The MacSwiney Club, 510 Greenwood Ave, Jenkintown, PA 19046.
In warm weather it meets at Jenkintown Town Square Gazebo at 307 Leedom St, Jenkintown, PA 19046. Thursday 8 – 10:30 PM.  For more information visit http://www.Holmesburgjam.com/.  All Player levels are welcome.
_________________________________________________________________
Center City Bluegrass Jam at Chris' Jazz Cafe 1421 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19102,  3rd Tuesday of each month 12:15 PM to 1:45 PM
_______________________________________________________________
Mermaid Inn Old Time Jam 1st Tuesday 8 - 11pm at 7673 Germantown Ave. in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia.  For information
http://www.themermaidinn.net/l. Organizer: Carl Baron, email c.b.baron@att.net
__________________________________________________________________
Main Line Medium Bluegrass Jam. at the Radnor United Methodist Church, 930 Conestoga Rd., Radnor, PA 19010 on the second floor of their Educational Building. This is a friendly, supportive, intermediate-level jam.  Tuesday evenings at 7:00 PM.  More info at https://sites.google.com/site/mainlinembj/ and https://www.facebook.com/groups/mlmbj/.
___________________________________________________________________
Philadelphia Folksong Society (PFSS) Monthly Sing. These sings are very folky in nature.  Saturday Nights Location rotates among homes.  You should be a member of the PFSS to attend regularly but you can attend one or two before actually joining. See http://www.pfs.org/.
_____________________________________________________________________

Fitzwater Station Old Time Jam the 1st Wednesday of month 7 - 9pm at 264 Canal St, Phoenixville, PA 19460.  For information visit http://www.fitzwaterstation.com/. Organizer: Elyssa Hilton
_______________________________________________________________________

The Main Line Old Time jam on the 2nd Friday of each month 7 - 9:30 pm, Upstairs at the Gryphon Cafe 105 West Lancaster Av., Wayne, PA 19807. For information: http://www.gryphoncoffee.com/wayne. Organizer: Booblebart B. Beaglebert.
__________________________________________________________________________

Gogjjo Old Time jam every Wednesday 8 - 11pm at Gojjo (2nd floor, out back if it's warm) 4540 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143, < http://www.gojjos.us/>  Organizers: Linda Moskowitz & John Salmon

 Young's United Methodist Church, 7075 Wertzville Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. Come out to pick, sing, or just listen and share fellowship.  3rd Sunday of each Month 2 to 5 p.m.  Details at Sevenmountainbluegrass.org.
_____________________________________________________________
At The Barn - JAM 2000 Harris Mill Rd Parkton, MD. Every 7 Days Until December 17, 2017 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Details at Sevenmountainbluegrass.org.
________________________________________________________
Church of The Open Door JAM Rt 74 (West York) at Loucks Rd.,  Tuesdays 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., every Week Until December 19, 2017.  Details at Sevenmountainbluegrass.org FMI: 792-0302 (Ken).
_____________________________________________________________
Franklintown Jam Franklintown Fire Hall 2 Miles south of Dillsburg on Rt 194 $2 admission.  Thursdays 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Repeats Every Week Until December 21, 2017.  Details at Sevenmountainbluegrass.org.
____________________________________________________________
Carroll Township Community Center Jam at the Carroll Township Community Center Shermans Dale, PA.  Fridays 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.  Every Week Until December 29, 2017.  Details at Sevenmountainbluegrass.org.  Call 582-2312 for directions.
____________________________________________________________
Bunker Hill Bluegrass and Ole Time Country Music Jam At JD Cafe 422 Annville Pa
behind Marty's Music. They have 10 open mic slots and there are usually 4 to 6 bands that take some of the 10 slots. New
players that come are worked into one or more of the bands.  1st and the 3rd Friday doors open @ 4 p.m. all acoustic music from 6 to 10 p.m.  Information at http://bunkerhillbluegrassjam.blogspot.com/.  Donations welcome.
___________________________________________________________
Old time jam at the Spring Hollow Golf Course (Route 724 near Bridge street) Spring City, Pa. This is a strictly old time (& gospel jam).  1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. 6 to 9 p.m.  For more info contact Ron at ronbrien1@verizon.net.

 MOM's Bluegrass jam Doylestown - Maxwell's On Main, 37 North Main Street, Doylestown, PA 18901. Thursday 7:30 PM.  Please check the events page for further details. https://doylestownjam.com/.  All welcome.
________________________________________________________

Doylestown Jam Location: German Hungarian Sportsmens Club, 1622 Hilltown Pike, Hilltown PA.  Monthly Jam Location: Maxwell's On Main, 37 North Main Street, Doylestown PA.  Wednesday Evening starting around 7:30 PM for a fun, and entertaining evening.  Please check the events page for further details. https://doylestownjam.com/or Ben at hilltown5string@yahoo.com/
________________________________________________________
Ponco Folk Song Society Jam at the Quality Inn, 1220 Main St., Stroudsburg, Pa.  If you play an instrument, please bring it along and join one of the many jams.  Admission is $7 ($6 for members). Membership is $10.00 per year and you can purchase here via PayPal.  1st Sunday of Month, Stage Shows 12:30 – 5 PM.  For info 570-420-1000.
________________________________________________________

Appalachian Fiddle & Bluegrass Association. at the Plainfield Township Fire Company,6480 Sullivan Trail, Wind Gap, PA.  2nd Sunday September – April  Doors open 10:30 AM. Open Stage 12:30 - 5PM.  Info: http://www.afbawindgap.org/.
________________________________________________________

Acoustic Jam hosted by Dave Fry at Vargtimmen King Koffee, 506 Chestnut St., Emmaus, Pa.  Bring your instrument and a favorite song or two, any style, for some pickin' and singin' with host Dave Fry!  Every 4th Thursday 7- 9 PM.    For information https://www.facebook.com/Vargtimmen-King-Koffee-188999488323/.  All skill levels are welcome!
__________________________________________________________________

Join Fred Gilmartin and friends for a fine music circle in the tradition at Godfrey Daniels  7 E. 4th St. Bethlehem, PA. on the 2nd Tuesday of each month 7:30 to 10 pm except Summer - Bluegrass jam.  Information at http://www.godfreydaniels.org/ or contact Fred at froderickskulldigger@yahoo.com,
__________________________________________________________________
The Old-Time Jam is hosted by Tom and Betty Druckenmiller at Godfrey Daniels 7 E. 4th St. Bethlehem, PA.  1st Tuesday of each month Old Time Jam.  Information at http://www.godfreydaniels.org/
_________________________________________________________________
Godfrey Daniels at 7 E. 4th St. Bethlehem, PA. Presents Blues, Swing, Irish Seisiún and Songwriters Workshops.  For Information on specific dates and times at http://www.godfreydaniels.org/.

_________________________________________________________________
Washington House Blue Grass Jam: Main Street, Sellersville, PA.  1st & 3rd Tuesdays 8 to 11 p.m.  For details contact Ed Lick at fast53@verizon.net or see http://www.washingtonhouse.net/home.
 

For jams in the Greater Washington, D.C. area visit DC Bluegrass website at www.dcbu.org/calendar/

The Eastern Shore Bluegrass Association hosts concerts and pick-ins at the Marydel Fire Hall in Marydel, DE 2nd Sunday of each month at 1 p.m.  For info Call (410) 648-5366 or on facebook at Eastern Shore Bluegrass Association.  There is no charge for first time visitors.
_______________________________________________________________________
Beans in the Belfry Bluegrass Jam. Is held the 2nd & 4th Sundays of each month. 3-6 p.m.  and the 1st Thursday of each month from 6:30-9 p.m. at 122 West Potomac St Brunswick MD.  Bluegrass musicians are cordially invited to jam with other bluegrass lovers in this cozy family friendly venue.  No Cover.  For information: call 301-834-7178 http://www.beansinthebelfry.com/ and www.facebook.com/BrunswickBluegrassJam/.
__________________________________________________________________________
Arcadia Bluegrass Jam & open stage at the Arcadia Volunteer Fire Company Activities Building, 5415 Arcadia Ave., Upperco, Maryland 21155 is held Every Wednesday night.  Doors open at 6 p.m.  For more details see. http://www.arcadiavfc.org/content/bluegrass/jams.cfm.
__________________________________________________________________________
The Baltimore old time jam every Tuesday night of the month starting at 7 pm at the Five and Dime Ale House, 901 W 36 St, Baltimore, Maryland 21211.  For more details, email bradkolodner@gmail.com. The Facebook group: Baltimore Old Time Jam Faceboook Group, www.kenkolodner.com or www.bradkolodner.com.
                                                         
___________________________________________________________________________
Baltimore Bluegrass MeetUp Group. Meets at the Victory Villa Community Center at 404 Compass Rd. at the corner of Compass Rd. & Martin Blvd. in Middle River, MD.  See website for details and to sign up. For details Contact Arnold Dickens at arnold.dickens@verizon.net. or http://bluegrass.meetup.com/109/?a=wm1_mem3.

Kevin Justice's Bluegrass Jam at Stubini's Tavern South, 270 Shell Rd (Rt. 130), Carney's Point, NJ 08069.  3rd Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. Fall and winter months.  To confirm call the Tavern 856-299-8920. or e-mail kevin_justice@yahoo.com 
_________________________________________________________________________________

Albert Hall – 131 Wells Mills Road (Rt. 532) Waretown, NJ Jamming on the Picking Porch and in the Picking Shed is held Saturday 6:30 PM. For information visit www.alberthall.org.
__________________________________________________________________________________

An Old-Time open jam session is held at Mannion’s Pub and Restaurant in Somerville, NJ on 1st and 3rd Tuesday evening of every month.
Starting time is 7:30 p.m.  http://www.diamondcut.com/oldtime/?page_id=2
____________________________________________________________________________________
SJARMS meets at the Medford Memorial Community Center at 21 South Main Street on 2nd Monday of month at 7:00 pm-9:30 p.m.  For Additional information at http://www.sjarms.com.
________________________________________________________________________
A Stage Show and Jam is held at Embury United Methodist Church, Little Silver, NJ the 3rd Sunday of Month Sept thru May.  1 p.m. Until 5 p.m.   $4 forBOTMA members, $8 for Nonmembers.  Visit http://www.njbluegrass.org
________________________________________________________________________
The Princeton Bluegrass meetup is held at Small World Coffee 14 Witherspoon St. Princeton, NJ on the 2nd Sunday of month 7 p.m. For more information seach on facebook for Princeton Bluegrass Jam Group.
  All stringed instruments are welcome.
____________________________________________________________________
An Open Folk Jam (Fiddle Tunes - Old Time – Bluegrass) at Birdhouse Center for the Arts 7 Main St. Lambertville, NJ on the last Wednesday of month 8 p.m.  Information at https://www.birdhousecenter.org.  $10 Suggested Donation. All Playing Levels Welcome!