Jam sessions are open to members & non-members, and accommodate the needs of beginners through to band level players. All are relaxed and welcoming.
If you are new to jamming, please familiarize yourself with the basics of jamming etiquette before participating.
Foothills Bluegrass - Regular Jam Sessions
Monday Night Jams (MNJ), 7:00 - 10:00 pm:
As of Monday Sep. 30th, the jams will be moving back to Kings Tower Apartments:
807 6th St SE (Please use west door)
Please knock on the west door AND window. Please be patient - someone will hear.
Traditional bluegrass, jazzgrass, swing... you name it! Beginners welcome.
Thursday Night Jams (TNJ) 7:00 - 10:00 pm
Irish Cultural Centre
6452 - 35 Ave NW
Traditional bluegrass, old-timey and related acoustic styles welcomed & encouraged.
Post Event Jams (from immediately after the event till whenever)
Irish Cultural Club
6452 - 35th Ave NW
All forms of bluegrass and acoustic tastes are welcome.
Other Calgary Jam Sessions
Calgary Bluegrass Acoustic Music Jam - 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month @ 7:00 pm
4407 - 116 Ave SE, #26 (Fortress Roofing office - upstairs in the break room)
Contact: Nicole @ 403-891-3678
All ages, instruments and skill levels are welcome (no amplifiers, please). The evening starts off slow-pitch style with a few simple 2/3 chord songs to get everybody comfortable and warmed up. We then take turns going around leading songs and trading solos. Leading, of course, is optional but we do ask that if people want to lead a song to please bring the chords/lyrics printed so we can photocopy it for the group.
Out of Town Jam Sessions
Edmonton - Northern Bluegrass Circle Music Society, Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm
Pleasantview Community Hall - 10860 - 57th. Ave, Edmonton, AB
Medicine Hat - Thursday Nite Bluegrass, Thursdays 7:30 - 10:00 pm