Jams & Open Mics                           updated August 6, 2017

Description Address/City/State Contact Info
Asterisks * Denote Bluegrass Jam

New Location:

* The Octane Cafe
1st Tuesday

6:30 - 9:00pm

9 Tilley Street
New London, CT

Kathie: klf622@gmail.com

* GuitarTownCT Bg Jam
1st Sunday each month
2:00 - 5:00pm

All ages & abilities welcomed

Best Video
1842 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT

Chris at: 203-430-6020

cwuerth@sbcglobal.net

* Norwich Bg Jam
2nd & 4th Tuesday

7:00 - 10:00pm

31 Lincoln Avenue
Norwich, CT

860-889-3109

* The Pines of Bristol
1st Sunday every other month
(even months)
2:00pm - 4:30pm

Bellevue Avenue
3rd Floor
Bristol, CT
Bill at 860-922-5134

* Apple Health Care
1st Sunday every other month
(odd months)
2:00pm - 4:30pm

156 Berlin Road
Cromwell, CT
Bill at 860-922-5134

* Luther Ridge
3rd Saturday
2:00pm - 4:30pm

628 Congdon St., West
Middletown, CT
Bill at: 860-922-5134
NOTE:   The following are jams of various genres and formats:

Acoustic Music Jam

First Tuesday each month
6:30pm

All acoustic instruments
and playing levels welcomed.

Connecticut College
Route 32
New London, CT

Main Entrance of Rte. 32
Crozier-Williams Student Ctr.
Alice Johnson Room
2nd Floor

mgmjatconncoll@gmail.com

Open Mic Night
1st Friday each month

Sign-up: 6:30pm
Starts: 7:45pm - 11:00pm

Vanilla Bean Cafe
Jct. Routes 189/44/97
Pomfret , CT

860-928-1562

thevanillabeancafe.com

Vanilla Bean Stage-Cam!
(for Concerts & Open Mic)

Open Mic Night
Last Thursday each month

$3.00 admission for all attendees.
Sign up for mic time at 6:30pm,
starts at 7:00pm. Plus a house band.

Acoustic Cafe
Bridgeport, CT
203-335-3655 acousticafe.com

Open Mic Night
4th Thursday each month

Sign up at 6:30pm
Music starts 7:00pm

Song-A-Day
Music Center
2809 Boston Turnpike (Rt 44)
Coventry, CT

860-742-6878

Old-Time Jam for Fiddlers
Tuesdays
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Quiet Corner Fiddlers is an informal group of fiddlers holding sessions at various locations in northeastern CT. Contact Chuck (see right column) for latest details.

Willimantic, CT

Chuck at 860-423-4543

Email: chkmrgn@att.net
(Use Quiet Corner Fiddlers
as the E-mail subject
)

qcf.webs.com

Old-Timey Acoustic Jam
1st Tuesday
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Slow Jam 6:00pm - 7:00pm

The Pine Loft
1474 Berlin Turnpike
Berlin, CT

860-828-9797

Website (blog site)

Anything Goes Open Mic
Mondays
6:30 sign up / 8:00pm

$3.00

The Buttonwood Tree
605 Main Street
Middletown, CT

860-347-4957

buttonwood.org

Contra-Jam Sessions
2nd Saturday
(except August)
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Takes place prior to the second Saturday Contra Dance. Admission is free, but contributions toward the cost of the hall are appreciated. The jam sessions provide a great opportunity for new and experienced musicians to learn, play, and enjoy the contra dance repertoire. A mixture of standard contra tunes: mainly reels, jigs, and waltzes. Players of all instruments are welcome. The jam is most appropriate for "intermediate" skill levels.


American Legion Post
275 Main Street
Old Wethersfield, CT

Rob at 860-232-2504

hcdance.org

Jams In Other States ... venues within spittin' distance of CT

* The Fiddler's Green Pub

Fiddler's Green Bluegrass Jam
1st Sunday of each month
4:00 - 8:00pm


19 Temple Street
Worcester, MA

Pub: 508-792-3700

grassjam.org

* South Hadley Mason Lodge

Mt. Holyoke Lodge of Masons
3rd Thursday of each month
7:00pm

Coffee, soda and snacks available. Right next to Dave Helman's Country Corner Coffeehouse concert series in South Hadley.


North Main Street
South Hadley, MA

Email Dave Helman for directions and info:

info@countrycornermusic.com

* The Brass Cat
Bluegrass Open Mic Night

1st Thursday of each month
Fifteen minute slots.
No Cover
8:30pm


65 Cottage Street
Easthampton, MA
413-527-4085

Woodland Meeting House

JAM:
1st Sunday of each month

1:00 to 7:00pm

 

Slow Jam:
Beginning September 21, 2014

 

115 East Killingly Road Foster, RI

Don Lurgio

dlurg@verizon.net

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Slow Jam
sponsored by
Rhode Island
Bluegrass Alliance

Contact Debbie H.
ribluegrass@gmail.com

 

Multicultural Center

University of Rhode Island Campus

 

2nd & 4th Monday
7:30pm - 9:30pm

 

Also: Old-Time Fiddle Jam
2nd & 4th Monday

7:30pm - 9:30pm

 

Route 138
Kingston, RI

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