Central New York is host to many jam sessions throughout the month. To add your date to the list, please contact the CNYBA, or send info by email. It is best to check before going...we're not always notified when jams are discontinued or changed.
Please, if you have information about any of these jams, let us know!
Every Sunday - 1 PM
Pompey Center Rd, Manlius, NY
Come to Kellish Hill Farm starting at 1:00 pm for Country, Gospel, Bluegrass music. Bring an instrument or just come to listen. We have a pot luck dinner with everyone bringing a dish to pass. We are located at 3192 Pompey Center Rd, Manlius New York, just 1/2 mile north of Route 20. For information, call Kathy Kellish at 315-682-1578.
Check out our website: http://RHBAmericana.com
Every 2nd Sunday 10 AM
Mattydale VFW at 2000 Lemoyne Ave, Syracuse, NY
Central New York Bluegrass Association Jam and meeting
Jamming begins at 10 am
Board meeting at 1 pm, Business meeting at 2 pm
Regular meetings are held every 2nd Sunday - September to May (except December)
Every 3rd Sunday - Noon
Southern Tier Bluegrass Association Meeting
At the Tuscarora Elementary School
Bring a dish to pass, your table setting, a friend, your music implement, and/or your listening ear. Picking begins at noon. Meeting called to order at 1PM - then lunch - then back to picking.
Info: Ken Pearson, President, 269 Dweight Ave., Corning, NY 14830 / 609-936-1844
****Every 4th Sunday - 3 to 6 pm
Clyde Grange 16 East Genesee Street, Clyde, NY
Finger Lakes Bluegrass Association Monthly Jam
Finger Lakes Bluegrass Association Monthly Jam, Finger Lakes Bluegrass Association meets the 4th Sunday of the month except May thru August, and December. Do you enjoy acoustic bluegrass music? There is street level accessibility in a warm, friendly atmosphere where you can gather around to enjoy the musicians as they jam and play their favorite songs. If you play, bring your acoustic instruments—guitar, fiddle, mandolin, bass, or banjo. Want to sing a tune, just sign up and the musicians will back you up. All levels of proficiency are welcome. Refreshments including home made soups are available.
A $3 donation at the door pays the rent. Under 18 yrs. old.... Free!
For further information, call:
Peter McDonald at 315-651-6267; email@example.com
or Phyllis Mattison at 585-905-0584; firstname.lastname@example.org
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Sundays - 6 to 8:30 PM every two weeks
Note: check the link below, or email Phil or Mike to find out if there's a jam on a particular Sunday
Bluegrass only - all levels welcome!
At Longview - a retirement community less than a half mile up the hill past Ithaca College on Rt. 96B. When you pull in, go to the end of the driveway and park in the visitors' parking lot. Go in the main entrance, and the jam will be in a large entertainment room down the hallway and to the left.
Check out http://canaaninstitute.org/ for more information, or email Phil Robinson <email@example.com> or Michael Ludgate < firstname.lastname@example.org >.
The Monday night jam at the American Legion on Rochester Street in Hannibal is canceled until spring.
Watch here for an announcement when it reconvenes.
Every Tuesday - 7:30 to 10 PM
The Golden Link Folk Singing Society, Inc. Sing-Around
12 Corners Presbyterian Church
1200 South Winton Road
Sing, play or just listen!
Golden Link Folk Fone: (716)234-5044
Every Tuesday - 8 to 11 PM
Rochester NY 14623
String Theory is proud to present
Bluegrass open mic night at JB Quimbys Public House
3259 Winton Rd. South - 585-272-9780
Bring your Banjo's, Fiddles, Mandolins or Acoustic Guitars and sign up to pick with the band!
For more information please check out the website at www.stringtheorybluegrass.com
Wednesday evenings (starting in mid-May): 7 PM
Jams are now suspended until spring
Jam at the Evergreen Hills Golf Course - 285 County Route 20
For more information, contact John Hayes at email@example.com; 315-857-7950
Every Friday - 7PM
American Legion Ralph Share Post 297, 13 E Main Street,
Marcellus, New York 13108
Everyone is welcome at the longest running jam
in Central New York!!
Info: Jack Burns, 315-673-1844
or Sam and Marion 315-673-2329
$2 charge per person.
Every 1st Friday - 7 to 11 PM
"Sandy's Country Club Jam"
The American Legion Post #66 located at 2425 Moran Post Road, Camden NY
No Jam in December, 2012
All are welcome!!! Bring your fiddle, guitar, dobro, mandolin, bass, washtub, smile, voice, Maw, Paw, kids and sense of humor. For information, call Sandy at (315) 245-0153 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Please use the subject line: Attention--Your Bluegrass Jam
Moran Rd is located on Rt 69, 1/2 mile east of the Route 13 and Route 69 intersection in Camden. The Post is at the top of the hill on Morgan Road with a Handicapped Entrance Ramp.
Every 2nd Friday - 7 PM
Gospel Jam in Bernard’s Bay
Held at the “The Lord Our Righteousness Church” Willard Drive, Bernards Bay, N.Y.
(On Oneida Lake, Route 49) Bernards Bay is near Constantia, on Oneida Lake. Coming from North Bay area, when you get into Bernards Bay, you will turn left onto Willard Drive. The church is the second place on the right. It will be well lit and has a parking area next to the building. All are invited. Bring your friends and your instruments. For information, call Sandy at (315) 245-0153 or e-mail email@example.com
Every Third Saturday - 8 AM to 3 PM
The Mohawk Valley Bluegrass Association
Breakfast and Jamming at the Stittville Volunteer fire barn. Take Mill street just off rte 365, over the bridge across the intersection. The fire barn is up about 100 yards on the left. Additional parking behind the church. Breakfast proceeds benefit the Stittville volunteer fire barn.
For more information call 315-271-4567 or 315-942-4165****
Most Saturday Nights at the Parish NY Fire Department
Round and Square Dance and Jamfest - 6 to 10 pm
Presented by "Members of a Country Club"
Suggested donation $5 per couple; $3 single; musicians free
Bring snacks or non-alcoholic beverages to share if you like (coffee, tea and bottled water provided)