Jams

AUSTIN JAMS

AUSTIN FRIENDS OF TRADITIONAL MUSIC JAM
  • Every 2nd Sunday at 2:00pm. the Cafe Express, 3418 North Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX.
Austin Barn Dancers and LOCO (Local On Call Orchestra)
  • Every Wednesday night, 7:30 - 10 pm, Hancock Recreation Center, 811 E. 41st.


The following are other local jams that we've compiled for information, but they are often subject to change.  Please contact them for more information prior to attending. 

The Stone Soup Sessions
  • Most third Sundays at the Texas Music Museum ,1109 E 11th St, Austin TX
    2-5PM Tune\Song circle. All types of traditional music welcome. For more information, see this Facebook Event Page.

Austin Scandinavian Folk Music and Dance Events
Meet every WEDNESDAY in the BACK ROOM at Hancock Recreation Center with open Scandinavian folk music jam sessions, open mics, song sessions, and dance events, 7:30pm-9:45pm, FREE.  More info and calendars on the Facebook Page, Website, and Twitter.

Bluegrass Jams.  For information about Bluegrass jams check the Central Texas Bluegrass Association website.

Old-time jam session at Rio Rita's
  • Every Tuesday night, officially about 8:00pm (but usually later...depending on when folks show up..9:00PM?), Rio Rita's, 1308 E. Sixth St, near Navasota.
Beginner/Intermediate Old-time jam
  • 4th Sunday of each month 2pm-5pm.  Meets at homes around town.  Beginner jam from 2-3:30pm, Intermediate jam 3:30-5pm.  Request to join Yahoo Group to get info and keep in touch with other members.
Irish Session at Fiddlers Green, check their website for details and updates.
  • Irish - Every Sunday, 7:00 - 10:00 pm
Cajun Jam at St. Roch's Bar.
  • Every Saturday from about 5PM 'til whenever.  St. Roch's Bar 515 Pedernales(just south of E. 6th)

OUT OF AUSTIN JAMS

Texas Pickin' Park, Fayetteville, Tx
  • Monthly Jam Camps are held on the courthouse square in Fayetteville, Texas on the second Saturday of every month, April through November.  Open acoustic jamming is welcome in the Park day and night. Some pickers begin arriving Friday afternoon and will jam well into the night.  
  • Check the website for more details.  Texas Pickin' Park.


EVENTS

2015 AFTM String Band Festival
October 16 - 18 @ Camp Ben McCullouch

 

2015 AFTM Mid-Winter Festival
February 7th @ Dougherty Arts Center

 

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