Jim’s Picks for the Next Thirty Days

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Friday, Jul 1
  • 12:00 am Ashokan Western & Swing Week
    Ashokan Center, Inc., 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge, NY 12461 – 845-246-2121

    http://tinyurl.com/zsqm5m4

  • 12:00 am Sterling Folkfest
    Sterling Stage Kampitheater, 274 Kent Rd., Sterling, NY 13156

    http://sterlingstage.com/

  • 6:30 pm Old Time Music Jam & Potluck
    Hilltop Hanover Farm, Bldg A, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 – 914-962-2368

    First Friday each month. Info: http://www.facebook.com/events/354580067915784/ If stormy weather call 914-646-8835 to find if it's still on. Directions: http://www.hilltophanoverfarm.org/information.html Google Maps: enter http://tinyurl.com/dbhvzg

  • 7:30 pm The Booglerizers
    Ragin' Cajun, 1102 River Road, Belmar, NJ 07719 – 732–280–6828

    2 sets starting 7:30 or 8:00, no cover, BYOB. Acoustic Ragtime & Blues. www.booglerizers.com

  • 9:30 pm Greezy Greens
    Cafe Moto, 394 Broadway, at Hooper St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-599-6895

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

Saturday, Jul 2
  • 12:00 am Ashokan Western & Swing Week
    Ashokan Center, Inc., 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge, NY 12461 – 845-246-2121

    http://tinyurl.com/zsqm5m4

  • 12:00 am Sterling Folkfest
    Sterling Stage Kampitheater, 274 Kent Rd., Sterling, NY 13156

    http://sterlingstage.com/

  • 3:00 pm Oldtime Jam w Harry Bolick
    Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214l

    First Saturday afternoons, Open Old-timey Jam Session. Acoustic instruments welcome. The topic is Southern fiddle tunes in the keys of A,G,D and C. Led by Harry Bolick, but bring your favorite tunes! http://tinyurl.com/p9ds7uk

  • 4:00 pm Hoboken Blues Jam
    Hobson's Choice, 77 Hudson Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 – 201–420-0070

    At the Hotel Victor, with house band Jimmy Mack and the Boys. All players and singers welcome; must be 21 years of age.

  • 4:00 pm Blues Jam with Jimmy Mack and the Boys
    Farside Bar and Grill, 531 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030 – 201-963-7677

    Blues jam. All singers and players welcome

  • 4:30 pm Raya Brass Band
    Radegast Hall & Biergarten, 13 North 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3973

  • 8:00 pm Smokin' Billy Slater
    The Manhattan Inn, 632 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11222 – 718-383-0885

    Forgotten blues and boogie-woogie piano music from rent parties, jook joints,
    and barrelhouse bars of 20's and 30's Chicago. Every Friday & Saturday Night. www.themanhattaninn.com www.smokinbillyslater.com

  • 9:00 pm M Shanghai String Band
    Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214

    First Saturday Residency at Jalopy

  • 10:00 pm Bluegrass Jam at Sunny's
    Sunny’s, 253 Conover St., at Beard, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-625-8211

Sunday, Jul 3
  • 12:00 am Sterling Folkfest
    Sterling Stage Kampitheater, 274 Kent Rd., Sterling, NY 13156

    http://sterlingstage.com/

  • 12:00 pm Billy Nemec solo
    Cafe Moto, 394 Broadway, at Hooper St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-599-6895

    ...of Blue Vipers of Brooklyn fame, every Sunday

  • 2:00 pm L.E.S. Shape Note Sing
    Jimmy’s No. 43, 43 East 7th St., NY, NY 10003 – 212-982-3006

    http://tinyurl.com/at4pxf8

  • 4:00 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Henry Public, 329 Henry Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718-852-8630

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

  • 4:00 pm Sheriff's Broome St. Sessions
    Brinkley's, 406 Broome St. (btwn Lafayette & Centre), NY, NY 10013 – 212-680-5600

  • 5:00 pm Paddy's Sunday Jam
    Paddy Reilly's, 519 2nd Ave., at 29th, NY, NY 10016 – 212-686-1210

    A long-standing bluegrass jam run by Tony Delello

  • 6:00 pm Traditional Irish Seisiun
    Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog, Taproom, 30 Water Street, NY, NY 10004 – 646-422-7906

    Weekly Irish jam

  • 7:00 pm BG Jam at Irish Whiskey Bar
    Irish Whiskey Bar, 2848 31st St., Astoria, New York 11102 – 718-777-1690

    Bluegrass in Queens, people! Formerly Olde Prague Tavern. Hosted by Dave McKeon & Mary Noecker of Moonshine Falls. Friendly and open to all levels of players.

  • 8:00 pm Pork Chop Willie Residency
    John Brown Smokehouse, 10-43 44th Dr., Long Island City, NY 11101 – 718-361-0085

    call for actual time

  • 9:00 pm Stephane Wrembel
    Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 347-422-0248

  • 9:00 pm Jug Addicts
    Skinny Dennis, Skinny Dennis, 152 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

    Bill Carney - Washboard / Brian Mulroney - Washboard / Sean Condron - Guitar / Steve Cooney - Slide Guitar / Karl Meyer - Violin / Jerry Fabris - Double Bass / Marcus Milius - Harmonica

  • 9:30 pm The Dang-It Bobbys
    Pete’s Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St., btwn Richardson & Frost, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718–302–3770

    "...bluegrass for people who don't like bluegrass." - twangville.com http://www.thedang-itbobbys.com/site/

Monday, Jul 4
  • 7:00 pm Brain Cloud
    Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718–965–9177

    Every Monday. Western swing that borrows heavily from Bob Wills & his Texas Playboys' most edgy, raw, and unrestrained phase. Dennis Lichtman, mandolin/fiddle; Tamar Korn, vocals; Matt Munisteri, guitar; Raphael McGregor, lap steel guitar; Andrew Hall, bass and Kevin Dorn on drums.

  • 7:00 pm The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
    Bar Tabac, 128 Smith St. at Dean, Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 212-923-0918

  • 7:30 pm "Fairly Odd Monday Bluish Grass" Jam
    Paddy Reilly's, 519 2nd Ave., at 29th, NY, NY 10016 – 212–686–1210

    1st and 3rd Monday every month, 7.30pm - Late

  • 8:00 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Greenwich Village Bistro, 13 Carmine St., btwn Bleeker & 6th, NY, NY 10014 – 212-206-9777

    No Cover. Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

  • 8:00 pm Trad Seisiun at Rocky Sullivan's
    Rocky Sullivan’s 34 Van Dyke Street at Dwight, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-246-8050

    Every Monday night. Irish. Right after the beginner tin whistle workshop at 7.

  • 8:30 pm Lowlands Old-Time Jam
    Lowlands Bar, 543 3rd Ave. at 14 St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 347-463-9458

    Led by Betsey Plum http://tinyurl.com/pzs2o6b

  • 9:30 pm Big Ed Sullivan's Blues Jam
    The Red Lion, 151 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012 – 212-260-9797

    http://www.redlionnyc.com/

  • 9:30 pm 1st Monday Bluegrass Jam
    Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St., at E. Houston, NY, NY 10002 – 212-477-4155

    Hosted by Michael Daves http://tinyurl.com/kvcn2vf

  • 10:00 pm Mona's Bluegrass Jam
    Mona's, 224 Ave. B, near 13th St., NY, NY 10009 – 212–353–3780

    Built around a band with Rob Hecht on fiddle, Bennett Sullivan on banjo and Jared Engel on bass.They play bluegrass standards and some less standard ones: Bela tunes, Manzanita-era Tony Rice Unit and Strength In Numbers will find a place among Monroe, Jimmy Martin and Stanley Brothers favs.

Tuesday, Jul 5
  • 7:00 pm Dustbowl Revival
    CHIRP Ballard Park, Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877 – 203-431-6501

    http://chirpct.org/

  • 7:30 pm UWS Bluegrass Jam at Tara Hill
    Tara Hill, 2794 Broadway at 108th St., NY, NY 10025 – 212-678-9738

    Hosted by the Westside Irregulars. 2nd & 4th Tues each month, and a swell place!

  • 8:00 pm Oldtime Jam at the Globe
    The Globe, 158 East 23rd Street, btwn 3rd & Lexington, NY, NY 10010 – 212-477-6161

  • 8:00 pm The Dang-it Bobbys
    Claret Wine Bar, 4602 Skillman Ave, Sunnyside, Queens, NY 11104 – 718-937-7411

  • 8:30 pm 1st Tuesdays Ragtime & Bluez
    Freddy’s Bar, 628 Fifth Ave. btwn 17th & 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718-768-0131

    with Host Ida Blue

  • 9:00 pm Dirt Floor Review
    Freddy’s Bar, 628 Fifth Ave. btwn 17th & 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718–768–0131

    The Dirt Floor Revue combine the twang of Buck Owens, the grit of Johnny Cash and the edge of the Flying Burrito Brothers to create their own modern urban country sound.

  • 9:00 pm American Beauty Hootenanny
    American Beauty, 251 W 30th St, NY, NY 10001 – 212-695-8970

    Every Tuesday bluegrass fun times! Hosted by the Melody Allegra Band with the City Stompers. Drink specials and free pizza!

  • 10:00 pm Michael Daves
    Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen Street, at E. Houston, Lower East Side, Manhattan 10002 – 212-477-4155

    http://www.myspace.com/michaeldavesmusic

  • 11:00 pm Mona's Hot Four
    Mona's, 224 Ave. B, near 13th St., NY, NY 10009 – 212-353-3780

    Jazz from the 20's & 30's. Every Tuesday 11 pm til late...

Wednesday, Jul 6
  • 6:00 pm Smokin' Billy Slater
    The Rum House, 228 W 47th St, NY, NY – 646-490-6942

    Forgotten blues and boogie-woogie piano music from rent parties, jook joints, and barrelhouse bars of 20's and 30's Chicago. Every Friday & Saturday Night. www.themanhattaninn.com www.smokinbillyslater.com

  • 7:00 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Melibea, 2 Bank St, New York, NY 10014 – 212-463-0090

  • 7:00 pm Manhattan Midweek Sacred Harp Singing
    St. John's Lutheran Church, 81 Christopher St., NY, NY 10014 – 212-242-5737

    btwn Bleecker & W. 4th, near 7th Ave. South Check http://tinyurl.com/nawmz9k for updates.

  • 7:30 pm Old-time Jam with Alan Friend
    Brooklyn Farmacy Soda Fountain, 513 Henry St. at Sackett, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-522-6260

    weekly. On vacation over the summer. Sponsored by Folk Music Society of NY: www.folkmusicny.org.

  • 8:00 pm The Booglerizers
    16 Prospect Wine Bar & Restaurant,16 Prospect St., Westfield, NJ 07090 – 908–232–7320

    Acoustic Ragtime & Blues. www.booglerizers.com No cover

  • 8:00 pm Andy Statman
    Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 347-422-0248

  • 8:00 pm Third Wheel Band
    Brick Café, 30-95 33rd Street, Astoria, Queens, NY 11102 – 718–267–2735

    Two sets. http://www.thethirdwheelband.com/Home.html

  • 8:30 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Melibea, 2 Bank St, New York, NY 10014 – 212-463-0090

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz.

  • 9:30 pm Roosevelt Dime
    Brooklyn Winery, 213 North 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 347–763–1506

    Here every Weds night!

  • 9:30 pm Roots 'n Ruckus
    Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214

    Folk, old-time and blues music every Wednesday featuring banjos, guitars, washboards, tub-basses kazoos and harmonicas. The gig to go to for real deal folk music in New York City. Hosted by Feral Foster and featuring a stellar group of musicians. http://www.jalopy.biz/performance.php

Thursday, Jul 7
  • 12:00 am Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival
    Centre Country Grange, 169 Homan Lane, Centre Hall, PA 16828 – 717-348-3537

  • 6:00 pm The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
    Grand Central Terminal, Lower Level Dining Concourse, 87 E. 42nd St, NY, NY 10017

    First Thursday every month. An Underground Music Series in Grand Central.

  • 7:00 pm C.J. Chenier and His Red Hot Louisiana Band
    CHIRP Ballard Park, Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877 – 203-431-6501

    http://chirpct.org/

  • 8:00 pm Andy Statman
    National Sawdust, 80 N. 6th St., Brooklyn, NY 11249 – 646-779-8455

  • 9:00 pm Brooklyn Country Hoedown at Freddy's
    Freddy’s Bar, 628 Fifth Ave. btwn 17th & 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718-768-0131

    Bluegrass & Beyond – First Thursday each month. 8, 9 & 10:00pm different country artists perform. At 11:00pm an all-star jam open to all!

  • 9:30 pm Greezy Greens
    Cafe Moto, 394 Broadway, at Hooper St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-599-6895

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

  • 11:00 pm Freddy's All Star Jam
    Freddy’s Bar, 628 Fifth Ave. btwn 17th & 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718–768–0131

    Open to all.

Friday, Jul 8
  • 12:00 am Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival
    Centre Country Grange, 169 Homan Lane, Centre Hall, PA 16828 – 717-348-3537

  • 12:00 am Harry Smith Frolic
    Camp Kee-wanee, 1 Health Camp Rd., Greenfield, MA 01301 – 413-773-8819

    http://www.sacrasoft.com/HarrySmith/

  • 7:30 pm The Booglerizers
    Ragin' Cajun, 1102 River Road, Belmar, NJ 07719 – 732–280–6828

    2 sets starting 7:30 or 8:00, no cover, BYOB. Acoustic Ragtime & Blues. www.booglerizers.com

  • 8:00 pm The Calamity Janes
    Brooklyn Rod & Gun Club, 59 Kent Ave., btwn 10th & 11th Sts., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211

    The time listed is a ballpark guess, as the venue did not specify.

  • 9:30 pm Greezy Greens
    Cafe Moto, 394 Broadway, at Hooper St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-599-6895

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

  • 9:30 pm The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
    The Rum House, 228 W 47th St, NY, NY – 646-490-6942

    3x40 minute sets, 9:30-12:30

Saturday, Jul 9
  • 12:00 am Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival
    Centre Country Grange, 169 Homan Lane, Centre Hall, PA 16828 – 717-348-3537

  • 12:00 am Harry Smith Frolic
    Camp Kee-wanee, 1 Health Camp Rd., Greenfield, MA 01301 – 413-773-8819

    http://www.sacrasoft.com/HarrySmith/

  • 4:00 pm The Melody Allegra Band
    Skinny Dennis, Skinny Dennis, 152 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

  • 4:00 pm Hoboken Blues Jam
    Hobson's Choice, 77 Hudson Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 – 201–420-0070

    At the Hotel Victor, with house band Jimmy Mack and the Boys. All players and singers welcome; must be 21 years of age.

  • 4:00 pm Blues Jam with Jimmy Mack and the Boys
    Farside Bar and Grill, 531 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030 – 201-963-7677

    Blues jam. All singers and players welcome

  • 4:30 pm Raya Brass Band
    Radegast Hall & Biergarten, 13 North 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3973

  • 6:30 pm Flying Fingers Jug Band
    Denning's Point Distillery, 10 N. Chestnut St., Beacon, NY 12508 – 845-230-7905

    Jug and string band featuring washboard, wash tub bass, jug, dobro,
    mandolin, saw, banjo, kazoo, and mouth harp.

  • 8:00 pm Smokin' Billy Slater
    The Manhattan Inn, 632 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11222 – 718-383-0885

    Forgotten blues and boogie-woogie piano music from rent parties, jook joints,
    and barrelhouse bars of 20's and 30's Chicago. Every Friday & Saturday Night. www.themanhattaninn.com www.smokinbillyslater.com

  • 8:00 pm Swingin' Tern Dances
    1st Presbyterian Ch. Parish House, 14 Hanover Rd., East Hanover, NJ 07936 – 973-887-0298

    Contras & sometimes swing. Beginners' workshop at 7:30 PM. Please carry in clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. http://www.folkproject.org/swtern/swtern.shtml#ST2011-11-19

  • 9:30 pm The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
    The Rum House, 228 W 47th St, NY, NY – 646-490-6942

    3x40 minute sets, 9:30-12:30

  • 10:00 pm The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
    Winnie's at Refinery Hotel, 63 W. 38th Street, corner 6th Ave., NY, NY 10018 – 212-729-0277

    The Blue Vipers Trio

  • 10:00 pm Bluegrass Jam at Sunny's
    Sunny’s, 253 Conover St., at Beard, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-625-8211

Sunday, Jul 10
  • 12:00 am Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival
    Centre Country Grange, 169 Homan Lane, Centre Hall, PA 16828 – 717-348-3537

  • 12:00 am Harry Smith Frolic
    Camp Kee-wanee, 1 Health Camp Rd., Greenfield, MA 01301 – 413-773-8819

    http://www.sacrasoft.com/HarrySmith/

  • 12:00 pm The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn - Bastille Day
    Bar Tabac, 128 Smith St. at Dean, Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 212-923-0918

  • 2:00 pm Sacred Harp Singing in B'klyn
    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, upstairs in parish house, 199 Carroll St. at Clinton, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, NY 11231

    The Joe Beasley Singing, monthly

  • 4:00 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Henry Public, 329 Henry Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718-852-8630

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

  • 4:00 pm John Pinamonti
    Freddy’s Bar, 628 Fifth Ave. btwn 17th & 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718-768-0131

    A long-time Freddy’s favorite, John was one of the first acts to play the original bar, and helped establish its thriving artistic community. A stalwart of the Brooklyn roots music scene, he has recorded 5 albums and continues to perform on a regular basis in the New York area. John performs in the frontroom on the 2nd Sunday monthly.

  • 4:00 pm Sheriff's Broome St. Sessions
    Brinkley's, 406 Broome St. (btwn Lafayette & Centre), NY, NY 10013 – 212-680-5600

  • 5:00 pm Roda de choro at Beco
    Beco, 45 Richardson Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 — 718-599-1645

    Brazilian "jam" hosted by Regional de NY Flute: Rodrigo Ursaia Mandolin: Justin Douglas 7-string guitar: Cesar Garabini Cavaquinho: Kahil Nayton Percussion: Ranjan Ramchandani.

  • 5:00 pm Paddy's Sunday Jam
    Paddy Reilly's, 519 2nd Ave., at 29th, NY, NY 10016 – 212-686-1210

    A long-standing bluegrass jam run by Tony Delello

  • 6:00 pm Traditional Irish Seisiun
    Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog, Taproom, 30 Water Street, NY, NY 10004 – 646-422-7906

    Weekly Irish jam

  • 7:00 pm BG Jam at Irish Whiskey Bar
    Irish Whiskey Bar, 2848 31st St., Astoria, New York 11102 – 718-777-1690

    Bluegrass in Queens, people! Formerly Olde Prague Tavern. Hosted by Dave McKeon & Mary Noecker of Moonshine Falls. Friendly and open to all levels of players.

  • 9:00 pm Stephane Wrembel
    Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 347-422-0248

  • 9:30 pm The Dang-It Bobbys
    Pete’s Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St., btwn Richardson & Frost, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718–302–3770

    "...bluegrass for people who don't like bluegrass." - twangville.com http://www.thedang-itbobbys.com/site/

  • 10:00 pm The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
    Winnie's at Refinery Hotel, 63 W. 38th Street, corner 6th Ave., NY, NY 10018 – 212-729-0277

    The Blue Vipers Trio

Monday, Jul 11
  • 12:00 am Ashokan Acoustic Guitar Week
    Ashokan Center, Inc., 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge, NY 12461 – 845-246-2121

    http://tinyurl.com/hqqufpz

  • 7:00 pm Brain Cloud
    Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718–965–9177

    Every Monday. Western swing that borrows heavily from Bob Wills & his Texas Playboys' most edgy, raw, and unrestrained phase. Dennis Lichtman, mandolin/fiddle; Tamar Korn, vocals; Matt Munisteri, guitar; Raphael McGregor, lap steel guitar; Andrew Hall, bass and Kevin Dorn on drums.

  • 7:00 pm The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
    Bar Tabac, 128 Smith St. at Dean, Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 212-923-0918

  • 7:30 pm Bluegrass Slow Jam at Paddy Reilly's
    Paddy Reilly's, 519 2nd Ave., at 29th, NY, NY 10016 – 212–686–1210

    Check out the Meetup page: http://www.meetup.com/banjo-56/

  • 8:00 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Greenwich Village Bistro, 13 Carmine St., btwn Bleeker & 6th, NY, NY 10014 – 212-206-9777

    No Cover. Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

  • 8:00 pm Trad Seisiun at Rocky Sullivan's
    Rocky Sullivan’s 34 Van Dyke Street at Dwight, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-246-8050

    Every Monday night. Irish. Right after the beginner tin whistle workshop at 7.

  • 8:30 pm Lowlands Old-Time Jam
    Lowlands Bar, 543 3rd Ave. at 14 St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 347-463-9458

    Led by Betsey Plum http://tinyurl.com/pzs2o6b

  • 9:30 pm Big Ed Sullivan's Blues Jam
    The Red Lion, 151 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012 – 212-260-9797

    http://www.redlionnyc.com/

  • 10:00 pm Mona's Bluegrass Jam
    Mona's, 224 Ave. B, near 13th St., NY, NY 10009 – 212–353–3780

    Built around a band with Rob Hecht on fiddle, Bennett Sullivan on banjo and Jared Engel on bass.They play bluegrass standards and some less standard ones: Bela tunes, Manzanita-era Tony Rice Unit and Strength In Numbers will find a place among Monroe, Jimmy Martin and Stanley Brothers favs.

Tuesday, Jul 12
  • 12:00 am Ashokan Acoustic Guitar Week
    Ashokan Center, Inc., 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge, NY 12461 – 845-246-2121

    http://tinyurl.com/hqqufpz

  • 7:00 pm Front Country
    CHIRP Ballard Park, Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877 – 203-431-6501

    http://chirpct.org/

  • 7:00 pm Oldtime Jam w Harry Bolick & Pat Schories
    Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main Street Beacon, New York 12508 – 845-831-4988

    2nd Tuesday every month.

  • 8:30 pm Sheriff Bob's Gaslight Revival
    116 MacDougal, 116 MacDougal St., NY, NY 10012 – 212-254-9996

    NY's best folk, bluegrass, old-time & country music. Each show features a house band made up of a who's who of traditional music with a slew of special guests.

  • 9:00 pm The Tin Pan Band
    The Tangled Vine, 434 Amsterdam Ave at 81st St., NY, NY, 10024 – 646-863-3896

    call for times

  • 9:00 pm American Beauty Hootenanny
    American Beauty, 251 W 30th St, NY, NY 10001 – 212-695-8970

    Every Tuesday bluegrass fun times! Hosted by the Melody Allegra Band with the City Stompers. Drink specials and free pizza!

  • 10:00 pm Michael Daves
    Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen Street, at E. Houston, Lower East Side, Manhattan 10002 – 212-477-4155

    http://www.myspace.com/michaeldavesmusic

  • 11:00 pm Mona's Hot Four
    Mona's, 224 Ave. B, near 13th St., NY, NY 10009 – 212-353-3780

    Jazz from the 20's & 30's. Every Tuesday 11 pm til late...

Wednesday, Jul 13
  • 12:00 am Ashokan Acoustic Guitar Week
    Ashokan Center, Inc., 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge, NY 12461 – 845-246-2121

    http://tinyurl.com/hqqufpz

  • 6:00 pm Smokin' Billy Slater
    The Rum House, 228 W 47th St, NY, NY – 646-490-6942

    Forgotten blues and boogie-woogie piano music from rent parties, jook joints, and barrelhouse bars of 20's and 30's Chicago. Every Friday & Saturday Night. www.themanhattaninn.com www.smokinbillyslater.com

  • 7:00 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Melibea, 2 Bank St, New York, NY 10014 – 212-463-0090

  • 7:00 pm Manhattan Midweek Sacred Harp Singing
    St. John's Lutheran Church, 81 Christopher St., NY, NY 10014 – 212-242-5737

    btwn Bleecker & W. 4th, near 7th Ave. South Check http://tinyurl.com/nawmz9k for updates.

  • 8:00 pm The Booglerizers
    16 Prospect Wine Bar & Restaurant,16 Prospect St., Westfield, NJ 07090 – 908–232–7320

    Acoustic Ragtime & Blues. www.booglerizers.com No cover

  • 8:30 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Melibea, 2 Bank St, New York, NY 10014 – 212-463-0090

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz.

  • 9:30 pm Roosevelt Dime
    Brooklyn Winery, 213 North 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 347–763–1506

    Here every Weds night!

  • 9:30 pm Roots 'n Ruckus
    Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214

    Folk, old-time and blues music every Wednesday featuring banjos, guitars, washboards, tub-basses kazoos and harmonicas. The gig to go to for real deal folk music in New York City. Hosted by Feral Foster and featuring a stellar group of musicians. http://www.jalopy.biz/performance.php

Thursday, Jul 14
  • 12:00 am Ashokan Acoustic Guitar Week
    Ashokan Center, Inc., 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge, NY 12461 – 845-246-2121

    http://tinyurl.com/hqqufpz

  • 12:00 am Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival
    1 Poultney Road, Oak Hill, NY 12460 – 888–946–8495

    http://www.greyfoxbluegrass.com/

  • 7:00 pm Eastern L.I. Old Time Jam
    Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901 – 631-298-5292

    2nd and 4th Thursday every month. Old time musicians of every skill level welcome. http://poc2163.wix.com/eliotmj

  • 9:30 pm Greezy Greens
    Cafe Moto, 394 Broadway, at Hooper St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-599-6895

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

Friday, Jul 15
  • 12:00 am Ashokan Acoustic Guitar Week
    Ashokan Center, Inc., 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge, NY 12461 – 845-246-2121

    http://tinyurl.com/hqqufpz

  • 12:00 am Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival
    1 Poultney Road, Oak Hill, NY 12460 – 888–946–8495

    http://www.greyfoxbluegrass.com/

  • 7:30 pm The Booglerizers
    Ragin' Cajun, 1102 River Road, Belmar, NJ 07719 – 732–280–6828

    2 sets starting 7:30 or 8:00, no cover, BYOB. Acoustic Ragtime & Blues. www.booglerizers.com

  • 8:00 pm Ukulele Cabaret
    Jimmy’s No. 43, 43 East 7th St., NY, NY 10003 - 212-982-3006

    Call for actual time. 8pm is just a guess!

  • 9:30 pm Greezy Greens
    Cafe Moto, 394 Broadway, at Hooper St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-599-6895

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

Saturday, Jul 16
  • 12:00 am Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival
    1 Poultney Road, Oak Hill, NY 12460 – 888–946–8495

    http://www.greyfoxbluegrass.com/

  • 4:00 pm Hoboken Blues Jam
    Hobson's Choice, 77 Hudson Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 – 201–420-0070

    At the Hotel Victor, with house band Jimmy Mack and the Boys. All players and singers welcome; must be 21 years of age.

  • 4:00 pm Blues Jam with Jimmy Mack and the Boys
    Farside Bar and Grill, 531 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030 – 201-963-7677

    Blues jam. All singers and players welcome

  • 4:30 pm Raya Brass Band
    Radegast Hall & Biergarten, 13 North 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3973

  • 7:00 pm Westchester Bluegrass Club
    Lake Purdys Clubhouse, 33 Lake Way, Purdys, NY 10578 – 914–276–2239

    3rd Saturday Every Month: Westchester Bluegrass Club Jam at 7:00pm, Open Mic at 8:00pm, /Featured Artist at 9:00pm; $10-includes refreshments; All proceeds to to the artist; BYOB; contact mccueburns@aol.com

  • 8:00 pm Smokin' Billy Slater
    The Manhattan Inn, 632 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11222 – 718-383-0885

    Forgotten blues and boogie-woogie piano music from rent parties, jook joints,
    and barrelhouse bars of 20's and 30's Chicago. Every Friday & Saturday Night. www.themanhattaninn.com www.smokinbillyslater.com

  • 10:00 pm The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
    Winnie's at Refinery Hotel, 63 W. 38th Street, corner 6th Ave., NY, NY 10018 – 212-729-0277

    The Blue Vipers Trio

  • 10:00 pm Bluegrass Jam at Sunny's
    Sunny’s, 253 Conover St., at Beard, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-625-8211

Sunday, Jul 17
  • 12:00 am Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival
    1 Poultney Road, Oak Hill, NY 12460 – 888–946–8495

    http://www.greyfoxbluegrass.com/

  • 12:00 am Ashokan Northern Week
    Ashokan Center, Inc., 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge, NY 12461 – 845-246-2121

    http://tinyurl.com/hzu2u8k

  • 12:00 pm Jan Bell & The Maybelles
    Superfine, 126 Front St., at Pearl, Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718-243-9005

    ...and special guests!

  • 12:00 pm Billy Nemec solo
    Cafe Moto, 394 Broadway, at Hooper St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-599-6895

    ...of Blue Vipers of Brooklyn fame, every Sunday

  • 2:00 pm Manhattan Sacred Harp Singing
    Church of the Epiphany, 1393 York Ave at 74th, NY, NY 10021

    Third Sundays each month September to June. Entrance on 74th St.—chapel to the right of the main sanctuary. http://manhattansing.org/info.htm

  • 3:30 pm Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam
    Branded Saloon, 603 Vanderbilt Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11238 – 718-484-8704

    Lotsa fiddle tunes! http://tinyurl.com/jxw3w5q

  • 4:00 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Henry Public, 329 Henry Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718-852-8630

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

  • 4:00 pm Sheriff's Broome St. Sessions
    Brinkley's, 406 Broome St. (btwn Lafayette & Centre), NY, NY 10013 – 212-680-5600

  • 4:30 pm Old-timey Jam Session
    Sunny’s, 253 Conover St., at Beard, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-625-8211

    Third Sunday afternoons. Open Old-timey Jam Session. Acoustic instruments welcome. The topic is Southern fiddle tunes in the keys of A,G,D and C. Led by Harry Bolick, bring your favorite tunes!

  • 5:00 pm Paddy's Sunday Jam
    Paddy Reilly's, 519 2nd Ave., at 29th, NY, NY 10016 – 212-686-1210

    A long-standing bluegrass jam run by Tony Delello

  • 6:00 pm Traditional Irish Seisiun
    Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog, Taproom, 30 Water Street, NY, NY 10004 – 646-422-7906

    Weekly Irish jam

  • 7:00 pm BG Jam at Irish Whiskey Bar
    Irish Whiskey Bar, 2848 31st St., Astoria, New York 11102 – 718-777-1690

    Bluegrass in Queens, people! Formerly Olde Prague Tavern. Hosted by Dave McKeon & Mary Noecker of Moonshine Falls. Friendly and open to all levels of players.

  • 9:00 pm Stephane Wrembel
    Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 347-422-0248

  • 9:30 pm The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
    The Rum House, 228 W 47th St, NY, NY – 646-490-6942

    3x40 minute sets, 9:30-12:30

  • 9:30 pm The Dang-It Bobbys
    Pete’s Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St., btwn Richardson & Frost, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718–302–3770

    "...bluegrass for people who don't like bluegrass." - twangville.com http://www.thedang-itbobbys.com/site/

  • 10:00 pm The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
    Winnie's at Refinery Hotel, 63 W. 38th Street, corner 6th Ave., NY, NY 10018 – 212-729-0277

    The Blue Vipers Trio

Monday, Jul 18
  • 12:00 am Ashokan Northern Week
    Ashokan Center, Inc., 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge, NY 12461 – 845-246-2121

    http://tinyurl.com/hzu2u8k

  • 7:00 pm Brain Cloud
    Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718–965–9177

    Every Monday. Western swing that borrows heavily from Bob Wills & his Texas Playboys' most edgy, raw, and unrestrained phase. Dennis Lichtman, mandolin/fiddle; Tamar Korn, vocals; Matt Munisteri, guitar; Raphael McGregor, lap steel guitar; Andrew Hall, bass and Kevin Dorn on drums.

  • 7:00 pm The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
    Bar Tabac, 128 Smith St. at Dean, Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 212-923-0918

  • 7:30 pm "Fairly Odd Monday Bluish Grass" Jam
    Paddy Reilly's, 519 2nd Ave., at 29th, NY, NY 10016 – 212–686–1210

    1st and 3rd Monday every month 7:30–late.

  • 8:00 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Greenwich Village Bistro, 13 Carmine St., btwn Bleeker & 6th, NY, NY 10014 – 212-206-9777

    No Cover. Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

  • 8:00 pm Trad Seisiun at Rocky Sullivan's
    Rocky Sullivan’s 34 Van Dyke Street at Dwight, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-246-8050

    Every Monday night. Irish. Right after the beginner tin whistle workshop at 7.

  • 8:30 pm Lowlands Old-Time Jam
    Lowlands Bar, 543 3rd Ave. at 14 St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 347-463-9458

    Led by Betsey Plum http://tinyurl.com/pzs2o6b

  • 9:30 pm The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
    The Rum House, 228 W 47th St, NY, NY – 646-490-6942

    3x40 minute sets, 9:30-12:30

  • 9:30 pm Big Ed Sullivan's Blues Jam
    The Red Lion, 151 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012 – 212-260-9797

    http://www.redlionnyc.com/

  • 10:00 pm Mona's Bluegrass Jam
    Mona's, 224 Ave. B, near 13th St., NY, NY 10009 – 212–353–3780

    Built around a band with Rob Hecht on fiddle, Bennett Sullivan on banjo and Jared Engel on bass.They play bluegrass standards and some less standard ones: Bela tunes, Manzanita-era Tony Rice Unit and Strength In Numbers will find a place among Monroe, Jimmy Martin and Stanley Brothers favs.

Tuesday, Jul 19
  • 12:00 am Ashokan Northern Week
    Ashokan Center, Inc., 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge, NY 12461 – 845-246-2121

    http://tinyurl.com/hzu2u8k

  • 7:00 pm Bumper Jacksons
    CHIRP Ballard Park, Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877 – 203-431-6501

    http://chirpct.org/

  • 7:30 pm Bobtown
    The Sheen Center, 18 Bleeker Street, NY, NY 10012 – 212-925-2812

  • 7:30 pm UWS Bluegrass Jam at Tara Hill
    Tara Hill, 2794 Broadway at 108th St., NY, NY 10025 – 212-678-9738

    Hosted by the Westside Irregulars. 2nd & 4th Tues each month, and a swell place.

  • 8:00 pm Freddy's Jam
    Freddy’s Bar, 628 Fifth Ave. btwn 17th & 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718-768-0131

    Acoustic open Jam folk / country / bluegrass! Third Tues each Month.

  • 8:00 pm Old Time Country Open Jam:
    Freddy’s Back Room, 628 Fifth Ave. btwn 17th & 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718-768-0131

  • 8:00 pm Oldtime Jam at the Globe
    The Globe, 158 East 23rd Street, btwn 3rd & Lexington, NY, NY 10010 – 212-477-6161

  • 8:00 pm Dirt Floor Review
    Freddy’s Bar, 628 Fifth Ave. btwn 17th & 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718–768–0131

    The Dirt Floor Revue combine the twang of Buck Owens, the grit of Johnny Cash and the edge of the Flying Burrito Brothers to create their own modern urban country sound.

  • 8:00 pm The Dang-it Bobbys
    Claret Wine Bar, 4602 Skillman Ave, Sunnyside, Queens, NY 11104 – 718-937-7411

  • 9:00 pm American Beauty Hootenanny
    American Beauty, 251 W 30th St, NY, NY 10001 – 212-695-8970

    Every Tuesday bluegrass fun times! Hosted by the Melody Allegra Band with the City Stompers. Drink specials and free pizza!

  • 10:00 pm Michael Daves
    Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen Street, at E. Houston, Lower East Side, Manhattan 10002 – 212-477-4155

    http://www.myspace.com/michaeldavesmusic

  • 11:00 pm Mona's Hot Four
    Mona's, 224 Ave. B, near 13th St., NY, NY 10009 – 212-353-3780

    Jazz from the 20's & 30's. Every Tuesday 11 pm til late...

Wednesday, Jul 20
  • 12:00 am Ashokan Northern Week
    Ashokan Center, Inc., 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge, NY 12461 – 845-246-2121

    http://tinyurl.com/hzu2u8k

  • 6:00 pm Smokin' Billy Slater
    The Rum House, 228 W 47th St, NY, NY – 646-490-6942

    Forgotten blues and boogie-woogie piano music from rent parties, jook joints, and barrelhouse bars of 20's and 30's Chicago. Every Friday & Saturday Night. www.themanhattaninn.com www.smokinbillyslater.com

  • 7:00 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Melibea, 2 Bank St, New York, NY 10014 – 212-463-0090

  • 7:00 pm Manhattan Midweek Sacred Harp Singing
    St. John's Lutheran Church, 81 Christopher St., NY, NY 10014 – 212-242-5737

    btwn Bleecker & W. 4th, near 7th Ave. South Check http://tinyurl.com/nawmz9k for updates.

  • 7:30 pm Old-time Jam with Alan Friend
    Brooklyn Farmacy Soda Fountain, 513 Henry St. at Sackett, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-522-6260

    weekly. On vacation over the summer. Sponsored by Folk Music Society of NY: www.folkmusicny.org.

  • 8:00 pm The Booglerizers
    16 Prospect Wine Bar & Restaurant,16 Prospect St., Westfield, NJ 07090 – 908–232–7320

    Acoustic Ragtime & Blues. www.booglerizers.com No cover

  • 8:30 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Melibea, 2 Bank St, New York, NY 10014 – 212-463-0090

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz.

  • 8:30 pm Ditmas Park Bluegrass Jam
    Club 773, 773 Coney Island Ave., btwn Cortelyou & Ditmas, Brooklyn, NY 11218 – 718-462-9746

    Third Weds every month, replaces Sycamore jam.

  • 9:00 pm Sherrif Uncle Bob's Bluegrass & Goodtime Jam
    Zinc Bar, 82 West 3rd St., btwn Thompson & Sullivan, NY, NY 10012 – 212-477-9462

    http://tinyurl.com/npv2rot

  • 9:30 pm Roosevelt Dime
    Brooklyn Winery, 213 North 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 347–763–1506

    Here every Weds night!

  • 9:30 pm Roots 'n Ruckus
    Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214

    Folk, old-time and blues music every Wednesday featuring banjos, guitars, washboards, tub-basses kazoos and harmonicas. The gig to go to for real deal folk music in New York City. Hosted by Feral Foster and featuring a stellar group of musicians. http://www.jalopy.biz/performance.php

Thursday, Jul 21
  • 12:00 am Ashokan Northern Week
    Ashokan Center, Inc., 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge, NY 12461 – 845-246-2121

    http://tinyurl.com/hzu2u8k

  • 12:00 am Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance
    Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance, Trumansburg Fairgrounds, Route 96, Trumansburg, NY 14886 – 607–387–5098

    www.grassrootsfest.org/

  • 6:00 pm The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
    The Archway, Water Street btwn Adams St. & Anchorage Place, Brooklyn NY 11201 – 718-237-8700

    Under the Manhattan Bridge. Dance class! Learn to swing with Paolo & Laurentina
    Followed by a concert featuring The Blue Vipers Big Band
    The Archway is on Water Street between Adams Street and Anchorage Place in DUMBO.

  • 7:00 pm Acoustic Jam at Seacliff, L.I. Library
    Sea Cliff Village Library, 300 Sea Cliff Ave., Sea Cliff, NY 11579 — 516-671-0420

    Usually 12 to 15 acoustic pickers, and themed differently each month. Contact Philj200@yahoo.com for details.

  • 8:00 pm Ragtime Piano Blues
    Freddy’s Bar, 628 Fifth Ave. btwn 17th & 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718-768-0131

    with Charlie Judkins

  • 8:30 pm Roosevelt Dime
    The Astor Room‎, 34-12 36th Street, Astoria, Queens, NY 11106 – 718–255–1947

  • 9:30 pm Greezy Greens
    Cafe Moto, 394 Broadway, at Hooper St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-599-6895

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

Friday, Jul 22
  • 12:00 am Ashokan Northern Week
    Ashokan Center, Inc., 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge, NY 12461 – 845-246-2121

    http://tinyurl.com/hzu2u8k

  • 12:00 am Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance
    Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance, Trumansburg Fairgrounds, Route 96, Trumansburg, NY 14886 – 607–387–5098

    www.grassrootsfest.org/

  • 7:30 pm The Booglerizers
    Ragin' Cajun, 1102 River Road, Belmar, NJ 07719 – 732–280–6828

    2 sets starting 7:30 or 8:00, no cover, BYOB. Acoustic Ragtime & Blues. www.booglerizers.com

  • 9:30 pm Greezy Greens
    Cafe Moto, 394 Broadway, at Hooper St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-599-6895

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

  • 10:00 pm Jug Addicts
    Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 347-422-0248

Saturday, Jul 23
  • 12:00 am Ashokan Northern Week
    Ashokan Center, Inc., 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge, NY 12461 – 845-246-2121

    http://tinyurl.com/hzu2u8k

  • 12:00 am Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance
    Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance, Trumansburg Fairgrounds, Route 96, Trumansburg, NY 14886 – 607–387–5098

    www.grassrootsfest.org/

  • 2:00 pm Christian Harmony & Gospel Singing
    Menno House, 314 E. 19th St., btwn. 1st & 2nd Aves., NY, NY 10003 – 212-677-1611

    Fourth Saturdays

  • 4:00 pm Hoboken Blues Jam
    Hobson's Choice, 77 Hudson Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 – 201–420-0070

    At the Hotel Victor, with house band Jimmy Mack and the Boys. All players and singers welcome; must be 21 years of age.

  • 4:00 pm Blues Jam with Jimmy Mack and the Boys
    Farside Bar and Grill, 531 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030 – 201-963-7677

    Blues jam. All singers and players welcome

  • 4:30 pm Raya Brass Band
    Radegast Hall & Biergarten, 13 North 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3973

  • 8:00 pm Smokin' Billy Slater
    The Manhattan Inn, 632 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11222 – 718-383-0885

    Forgotten blues and boogie-woogie piano music from rent parties, jook joints,
    and barrelhouse bars of 20's and 30's Chicago. Every Friday & Saturday Night. www.themanhattaninn.com www.smokinbillyslater.com

  • 8:00 pm Swingin' Tern Dances
    1st Presbyterian Ch. Parish House, 14 Hanover Rd., East Hanover, NJ 07936 – 973-887-0298

    Contras & sometimes swing. Beginners' workshop at 7:30 PM. Please carry in clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. http://www.folkproject.org/swtern/swtern.shtml#ST2011-11-19

  • 10:00 pm Jug Addicts
    Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 347-422-0248

  • 10:00 pm Bluegrass Jam at Sunny's
    Sunny’s, 253 Conover St., at Beard, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-625-8211

Sunday, Jul 24
  • 12:00 am Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance
    Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance, Trumansburg Fairgrounds, Route 96, Trumansburg, NY 14886 – 607–387–5098

    www.grassrootsfest.org/

  • 12:00 pm Billy Nemec solo
    Cafe Moto, 394 Broadway, at Hooper St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-599-6895

    ...of Blue Vipers of Brooklyn fame, every Sunday

  • 2:00 pm Montclair Sacred Harp Singing
    Montclair Friends Meeting House, 289 Park Street at Gordonhurst Ave., Upper Montclair, NJ 07043 – 973–779-8290

    Fourth Sunday each month. http://gssh.hostoi.com/

  • 4:00 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Henry Public, 329 Henry Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718-852-8630

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

  • 4:00 pm Bluegrass Jam in CT
    Cafe Nine, 250 State Street, New Haven, CT 06511 – 203-789-8281

    led by Stacy Phillips

  • 4:00 pm Sheriff's Broome St. Sessions
    Brinkley's, 406 Broome St. (btwn Lafayette & Centre), NY, NY 10013 – 212-680-5600

  • 5:00 pm Roda de choro at Beco
    Beco, 45 Richardson Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 — 718-599-1645

    Brazilian "jam" hosted by Regional de NY Flute: Rodrigo Ursaia Mandolin: Justin Douglas 7-string guitar: Cesar Garabini Cavaquinho: Kahil Nayton Percussion: Ranjan Ramchandani.

  • 5:00 pm Flight of the Conchords
    Central Park Summerstage, Rumsey Playfield, near 5th Ave at 72nd St.

    Flight of the Conchords sing Flight of the Conchords. Okay, it's not American, and it's not roots. But they sure are funny.

  • 5:00 pm Paddy's Sunday Jam
    Paddy Reilly's, 519 2nd Ave., at 29th, NY, NY 10016 – 212-686-1210

    A long-standing bluegrass jam run by Tony Delello

  • 6:00 pm Old Time Slow Jam
    Living Room, 34 Metropolitan Ave., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY – 718-782-6600

    Led by Hilary Hawke, among others, and highly recommended.

  • 6:00 pm Traditional Irish Seisiun
    Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog, Taproom, 30 Water Street, NY, NY 10004 – 646-422-7906

    Weekly Irish jam

  • 7:00 pm BG Jam at Irish Whiskey Bar
    Irish Whiskey Bar, 2848 31st St., Astoria, New York 11102 – 718-777-1690

    Bluegrass in Queens, people! Formerly Olde Prague Tavern. Hosted by Dave McKeon & Mary Noecker of Moonshine Falls. Friendly and open to all levels of players.

  • 9:00 pm Stephane Wrembel
    Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 347-422-0248

  • 9:30 pm The Dang-It Bobbys
    Pete’s Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St., btwn Richardson & Frost, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718–302–3770

    "...bluegrass for people who don't like bluegrass." - twangville.com http://www.thedang-itbobbys.com/site/

Monday, Jul 25
  • 7:00 pm Brain Cloud
    Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718–965–9177

    Every Monday. Western swing that borrows heavily from Bob Wills & his Texas Playboys' most edgy, raw, and unrestrained phase. Dennis Lichtman, mandolin/fiddle; Tamar Korn, vocals; Matt Munisteri, guitar; Raphael McGregor, lap steel guitar; Andrew Hall, bass and Kevin Dorn on drums.

  • 7:00 pm The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
    Bar Tabac, 128 Smith St. at Dean, Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 212-923-0918

  • 7:30 pm Bluegrass Slow Jam at Paddy Reilly's
    Paddy Reilly's, 519 2nd Ave., at 29th, NY, NY 10016 – 212–686–1210

    Check out the meetup page: http://www.meetup.com/banjo-56/

  • 8:00 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Greenwich Village Bistro, 13 Carmine St., btwn Bleeker & 6th, NY, NY 10014 – 212-206-9777

    No Cover. Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

  • 8:00 pm Trad Seisiun at Rocky Sullivan's
    Rocky Sullivan’s 34 Van Dyke Street at Dwight, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-246-8050

    Every Monday night. Irish. Right after the beginner tin whistle workshop at 7.

  • 8:30 pm Lowlands Old-Time Jam
    Lowlands Bar, 543 3rd Ave. at 14 St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 347-463-9458

    Led by Betsey Plum http://tinyurl.com/pzs2o6b

  • 9:30 pm Big Ed Sullivan's Blues Jam
    The Red Lion, 151 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012 – 212-260-9797

    http://www.redlionnyc.com/

  • 10:00 pm Mona's Bluegrass Jam
    Mona's, 224 Ave. B, near 13th St., NY, NY 10009 – 212–353–3780

    Built around a band with Rob Hecht on fiddle, Bennett Sullivan on banjo and Jared Engel on bass.They play bluegrass standards and some less standard ones: Bela tunes, Manzanita-era Tony Rice Unit and Strength In Numbers will find a place among Monroe, Jimmy Martin and Stanley Brothers favs.

Tuesday, Jul 26
  • 7:00 pm Stacy Phillips & His Bluegrass Characters
    The Outer Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden, CT 06514 – 203-288-6400

    Each last Tuesday of the month a different cast of Bluegrass Characters!  This time Phil Zimmerman (mandolin), Pete Kelly (bass), Andy Bromage (guitar), Pete Kaufman (banjo) and your gormless host, Stacy Phillips (dobro & fiddle)….

  • 8:30 pm Sheriff Bob's Gaslight Revival
    116 MacDougal, 116 MacDougal St., NY, NY 10012 – 212-254-9996

    NY's best folk, bluegrass, old-time & country music. Each show features a house band made up of a who's who of traditional music with a slew of special guests.

  • 9:00 pm American Beauty Hootenanny
    American Beauty, 251 W 30th St, NY, NY 10001 – 212-695-8970

    Every Tuesday bluegrass fun times! Hosted by the Melody Allegra Band with the City Stompers. Drink specials and free pizza!

  • 10:00 pm Michael Daves
    Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen Street, at E. Houston, Lower East Side, Manhattan 10002 – 212-477-4155

    http://www.myspace.com/michaeldavesmusic

  • 11:00 pm Mona's Hot Four
    Mona's, 224 Ave. B, near 13th St., NY, NY 10009 – 212-353-3780

    Jazz from the 20's & 30's. Every Tuesday 11 pm til late...

Wednesday, Jul 27
  • 6:00 pm Smokin' Billy Slater
    The Rum House, 228 W 47th St, NY, NY – 646-490-6942

    Forgotten blues and boogie-woogie piano music from rent parties, jook joints, and barrelhouse bars of 20's and 30's Chicago. Every Friday & Saturday Night. www.themanhattaninn.com www.smokinbillyslater.com

  • 7:00 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Melibea, 2 Bank St, New York, NY 10014 – 212-463-0090

  • 7:00 pm Manhattan Midweek Sacred Harp Singing
    St. John's Lutheran Church, 81 Christopher St., NY, NY 10014 – 212-242-5737

    btwn Bleecker & W. 4th, near 7th Ave. South Check http://tinyurl.com/nawmz9k for updates.

  • 8:00 pm The Booglerizers
    16 Prospect Wine Bar & Restaurant,16 Prospect St., Westfield, NJ 07090 – 908–232–7320

    Acoustic Ragtime & Blues. www.booglerizers.com No cover

  • 8:30 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Melibea, 2 Bank St, New York, NY 10014 – 212-463-0090

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz.

  • 9:00 pm Old-time music & dance
    Jimmy’s No. 43, 43 East 7th St., btwn 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY 10003 – 212-982-3006

    Old-time music & dance the last Wednesday every month. Hosted by NY City Stompers https://www.facebook.com/events/881602775241366/

  • 9:30 pm Roosevelt Dime
    Brooklyn Winery, 213 North 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 347–763–1506

    Here every Weds night!

  • 9:30 pm Roots 'n Ruckus
    Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214

    Folk, old-time and blues music every Wednesday featuring banjos, guitars, washboards, tub-basses kazoos and harmonicas. The gig to go to for real deal folk music in New York City. Hosted by Feral Foster and featuring a stellar group of musicians. http://www.jalopy.biz/performance.php

  • 11:58 pm Mulebone
    Ear Inn, 326 Spring St., btwn Greenwich & Washington, NY, NY 10013 – 212-431-9750

    Hugh Pool with John Ragusa 11.59pm-3am Traditional Blues Guitar plus Flutes

Thursday, Jul 28
  • 7:00 pm Uke Night at Freddy's
    Freddy’s Bar, 628 Fifth Ave. btwn 17th & 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718–768–0131

    A monthly event that's an informal, fun jam session (open to the public for total ukulele enjoyment) followed by a performance of a featured uke group. Jam begins at 7pm; uke performance at 9:00.

  • 7:00 pm Eastern L.I. Old Time Jam
    Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901 – 631-298-5292

    2nd and 4th Thursday every month. Old time musicians of every skill level welcome. http://poc2163.wix.com/eliotmj

  • 7:00 pm Bluegrass 'n Beer
    Acoustic Café, 2926 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06605 – 203-335-3655

    Come tap yer toes or pick along to our longest residency.

  • 7:30 pm Bluegrass & Beer
    Acoustic Café, 2926 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06605 – 203-335-3655u

    call for time

  • 8:00 pm Susquehanna Industrial Tool & Die Co.
    Otto’s Shrunken Head, 538 East 14th St., btwn A & B, NY, NY 10009 – 212 228-2240

    last Thursday each month

  • 9:30 pm Greezy Greens
    Cafe Moto, 394 Broadway, at Hooper St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-599-6895

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

  • 9:30 pm Gordon's Grand St. Stompers
    The Rum House, 228 W 47th St, NY, NY – 646-490-6942

Friday, Jul 29
  • 7:30 pm The Booglerizers
    Ragin' Cajun, 1102 River Road, Belmar, NJ 07719 – 732–280–6828

    2 sets starting 7:30 or 8:00, no cover, BYOB. Acoustic Ragtime & Blues. www.booglerizers.com

  • 9:30 pm Greezy Greens
    Cafe Moto, 394 Broadway, at Hooper St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-599-6895

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

Saturday, Jul 30
  • 4:00 pm Hoboken Blues Jam
    Hobson's Choice, 77 Hudson Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 – 201–420-0070

    At the Hotel Victor, with house band Jimmy Mack and the Boys. All players and singers welcome; must be 21 years of age.

  • 4:00 pm Blues Jam with Jimmy Mack and the Boys
    Farside Bar and Grill, 531 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030 – 201-963-7677

    Blues jam. All singers and players welcome

  • 4:30 pm Raya Brass Band
    Radegast Hall & Biergarten, 13 North 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3973

  • 8:00 pm Smokin' Billy Slater
    The Manhattan Inn, 632 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11222 – 718-383-0885

    Forgotten blues and boogie-woogie piano music from rent parties, jook joints,
    and barrelhouse bars of 20's and 30's Chicago. Every Friday & Saturday Night. www.themanhattaninn.com www.smokinbillyslater.com

  • 9:00 pm Tin Pan
    Flute Midtown, 205 W 54th St, New York, NY, 10019 – 212-265-5169

    Join us on the last Saturday of every Month for Wit's End, our salute to the Jazz Age, with live hot jazz and cold cocktails. 1920's/1930's vintage or vintage-inspired evening wear required. $12 door charge

  • 10:00 pm Bluegrass Jam at Sunny's
    Sunny’s, 253 Conover St., at Beard, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-625-8211