Jim’s Picks for the Next Thirty Days

Tuesday, Aug 21
  • 6:00 pm Bluegrass Night at The Growler
    The Growler, 55 Stone St., NY, NY 10003 – 917-409-0251

    Music and jamming for thems that wants to join in. Also great deals on beer & whiskey, and $1 hot dogs. Nearest Subway: Broad St (J,Z), Wall St (2,3), Whitehall St (N,R)

  • 8:00 pm Old Time Jam @ The Green Room
    Green Room, 156 E. 23rd St., btwn Lex & 3rd, NY, NY 10010 – 212-477-6161

    Southern Folk music, a.k.a. Old Time...

  • 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 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.

  • 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, Aug 22
  • 10:00 am Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Music Festival
    Litchfield Fairgrounds, 30 Plains Rd, Litchfield, ME 04350 – 207-873-6539

  • 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

Thursday, Aug 23
  • 10:00 am Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Music Festival
    Litchfield Fairgrounds, 30 Plains Rd, Litchfield, ME 04350 – 207-873-6539

  • 10:30 am Pickin’ in the Pasture Bluegrass Festival
    2515 Covert Road, Lodi, NY 14860 – 607–582–6363

  • 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 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.

  • 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

  • 9:00 pm Ellery Marshall's Bluegrass Jam
    Matt Torrey’s, 46 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-218-7646

    Williamsburg

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

Friday, Aug 24
  • 10:00 am Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Music Festival
    Litchfield Fairgrounds, 30 Plains Rd, Litchfield, ME 04350 – 207-873-6539

  • 10:00 am Keb Mo
    Fairfield Theatre, 910 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06605 – 203-259-1036

    https://goo.gl/5T8Po2

  • 10:30 am Pickin’ in the Pasture Bluegrass Festival
    2515 Covert Road, Lodi, NY 14860 – 607–582–6363

  • 6:00 pm 2018 NJ Uke Fest
    Whippany & Morristown, NJ

    For details: http://tinyurl.com/yar8gqvy

  • 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

  • 10:00 pm Jug Addicts
    Sunny’s, 253 Conover St., at Beard, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-625-8211

Saturday, Aug 25
  • 10:00 am Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Music Festival
    Litchfield Fairgrounds, 30 Plains Rd, Litchfield, ME 04350 – 207-873-6539

  • 10:30 am Pickin’ in the Pasture Bluegrass Festival
    2515 Covert Road, Lodi, NY 14860 – 607–582–6363

  • 2:00 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Williamsburg Hotel, 96 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11249 – 718-362-8100

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

  • 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 The New World Folk Club
    Scratcher Bar, 209 E. 5th St., NY, NY 10003 – 212-477-0030

    A new intimate and educational folk music event, the last Saturday each month. Hosted by Vincent Cross, two special guests are invited to collaborate on traditional and/or contemporary folks songs.

  • 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

  • 6:00 pm 2018 NJ Uke Fest
    Whippany & Morristown, NJ

    For details: http://tinyurl.com/yar8gqvy

  • 7:30 pm Saturday Night Bluegrass!
    Albert Music Hall, Wells Mill Road (Rt 532), Waretown, NJ 08758 – 609-971-1593

    Presented by Pinelands Cultural Society all year 'round. http://tinyurl.com/y7jv6mrv for details.

  • 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

  • 9:00 pm Bluegrass Jam at Sunny's
    Sunny’s, 253 Conover St., at Beard, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-625-8211

    Now at 9:00!

  • 10:00 pm Jug Addicts
    Sunny’s, 253 Conover St., at Beard, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-625-8211

Sunday, Aug 26
  • 10:00 am Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Music Festival
    Litchfield Fairgrounds, 30 Plains Rd, Litchfield, ME 04350 – 207-873-6539

  • 10:30 am Pickin’ in the Pasture Bluegrass Festival
    2515 Covert Road, Lodi, NY 14860 – 607–582–6363

  • 11:00 am Riverdale Coffee Shop Bluegrass Jam
    Buunni Coffee, 3702 Riverdale Ave Bronx, NY 10463 – 718-548-8700

    Slow to medium speed bluegrass jam. Singing and fiddle tunes. Beginners welcome! Can accommodate 10-15 pickers. Please RSVP to Ron@Rzwerdling@gmail.com 

  • 12:00 pm The Milkman & Sons Duo
    Williamsburg Hotel, 96 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11249 – 718-362-8100

  • 12:00 pm Uncommon Ground – Bluegrass Brunch
    Daryl's House, 130 Route 22, Pawling, NY 12564 – 845-289-0185

  • 1:00 pm Bluegrass Brunch Hells Kitchen
    Southern Hospitality Hell’s Kitchen, 645 9th Avenue at 45th, NY, NY 10036 – 212-265-1000

  • 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/

  • 2:00 pm Second Ave. Mountain Boys
    The Strand Smokehouse, 25-27 Broadway, Astoria, Queens, NY 11106 – 718-440-3231

    Every Sunday 2-5:00

  • 3:30 pm Slow Jam w Hilary Hawke
    Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214

    http://tinyurl.com/y7co2y89

  • 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

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

    led by Stacy Phillips

  • 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 2018 NJ Uke Fest
    Whippany & Morristown, NJ

    For details: http://tinyurl.com/yar8gqvy

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

    Weekly Irish jam

  • 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.

  • 7:00 pm The Quays Bluegrass Jam
    The Quays Pub, 4502 30th Ave at 45th St., Astoria, NY 11103 – 718-204-8435

    David McKeon hosts and plays guitar & mandolin, Ellery Marshall on banjo, and Mary Noecker on bass. 2 blocks from the M/R slightly longer from the N train.

  • 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

Monday, Aug 27
  • 6:30 pm Live Bluegrass Band
    Flatiron Room, 37 W. 26th St., NY, NY 10010 – 212-725-3860

  • 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.

  • 7:30 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 Irish Session
    Landmark Tavern, 626 11th Avenue at 46th St., NY, NY 10036 - 212-247-2562

    Irish Traditional Music session (jam), lead by Don Meade.

  • 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

  • 8:45 pm Jam at Jalopy
    Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214

    With Harry Bolick. Acoustic instruments welcome. The topic is Southern fiddle tunes in the keys of A,G,D and C.

  • 8:45 pm Old Time Open Jam with Harry Bolick
    Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214

    Open to all. Fourth Monday of every month. http://tinyurl.com/y8fh3a4m

  • 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, Aug 28
  • 6:00 pm Bluegrass Night at The Growler
    The Growler, 55 Stone St., NY, NY 10003 – 917-409-0251

    Music and jamming for thems that wants to join in. Also great deals on beer & whiskey, and $1 hot dogs. Nearest Subway: Broad St (J,Z), Wall St (2,3), Whitehall St (N,R)

  • 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)….

  • 8:00 pm Taj Mahal
    City Winery, 155 Varick St., corner of Vandam, NY, NY 10013 – 212-608-0555

  • 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

  • 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, Aug 29
  • 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 Taj Mahal
    City Winery, 155 Varick St., corner of Vandam, NY, NY 10013 – 212-608-0555

  • 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

  • 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, Aug 30
  • 12:00 am 24th Annual Fiddlin’ Bear Old-Time Musicians’ Gathering
    Lake Genero Park, 1320 Hamlin Highway, Lake Ariel, PA 18436

    Labor Day Weekend 2018 Link

  • 11:00 am Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival
    Thomas Point Beach & Campground, 29 Meadow Road, Brunswick, ME 04011 – 207-725-6009

    https://thomaspointbeachbluegrass.com/

  • 7:00 pm CJ Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band
    CHIRP, Ballard Park, Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877 – 203-431-6501 – info@chirpct.org

    Cajun!

  • 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.

  • 9:00 pm Ellery Marshall's Bluegrass Jam
    Matt Torrey’s, 46 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-218-7646

    Williamsburg

Friday, Aug 31
  • 12:00 am 24th Annual Fiddlin’ Bear Old-Time Musicians’ Gathering
    Lake Genero Park, 1320 Hamlin Highway, Lake Ariel, PA 18436

    Labor Day Weekend 2018 Link

  • 10:30 am Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival
    Salem County Fair Grounds, State Highway 40, Woodstown, NJ 08098 – 302-321-6466

  • 11:00 am Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival
    Thomas Point Beach & Campground, 29 Meadow Road, Brunswick, ME 04011 – 207-725-6009

    https://thomaspointbeachbluegrass.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

  • 7:30 pm Dale Ann Bradley
    Best Video, 1842 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517 – 203-430-6020

    Rare solo concert, just her, her guitar and her beautiful mountain voice. Tickets at www.guitartownct.com

Saturday, Sep 1
  • 12:00 am 24th Annual Fiddlin’ Bear Old-Time Musicians’ Gathering
    Lake Genero Park, 1320 Hamlin Highway, Lake Ariel, PA 18436

    Labor Day Weekend 2018 Link

  • 10:30 am Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival
    Salem County Fair Grounds, State Highway 40, Woodstown, NJ 08098 – 302-321-6466

  • 11:00 am Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival
    Thomas Point Beach & Campground, 29 Meadow Road, Brunswick, ME 04011 – 207-725-6009

    https://thomaspointbeachbluegrass.com/

  • 2:00 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Williamsburg Hotel, 96 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11249 – 718-362-8100

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

  • 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

  • 7:30 pm Saturday Night Bluegrass!
    Albert Music Hall, Wells Mill Road (Rt 532), Waretown, NJ 08758 – 609-971-1593

    Presented by Pinelands Cultural Society all year 'round. http://tinyurl.com/y7jv6mrv for details.

  • 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. Link

  • 9:00 pm Bluegrass Jam at Sunny's
    Sunny’s, 253 Conover St., at Beard, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-625-8211

    Now at 9:00!

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

    2 sets starting @ 9PM

Sunday, Sep 2
  • 12:00 am 24th Annual Fiddlin’ Bear Old-Time Musicians’ Gathering
    Lake Genero Park, 1320 Hamlin Highway, Lake Ariel, PA 18436

    Labor Day Weekend 2018 Link

  • 10:30 am Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival
    Salem County Fair Grounds, State Highway 40, Woodstown, NJ 08098 – 302-321-6466

  • 11:00 am Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival
    Thomas Point Beach & Campground, 29 Meadow Road, Brunswick, ME 04011 – 207-725-6009

    https://thomaspointbeachbluegrass.com/

  • 12:00 pm The Milkman & Sons Duo
    Williamsburg Hotel, 96 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11249 – 718-362-8100

  • 1:00 pm Bluegrass Brunch Hells Kitchen
    Southern Hospitality Hell’s Kitchen, 645 9th Avenue at 45th, NY, NY 10036 – 212-265-1000

  • 2:00 pm Second Ave. Mountain Boys
    The Strand Smokehouse, 25-27 Broadway, Astoria, Queens, NY 11106 – 718-440-3231

    Every Sunday 2-5:00

  • 3:00 pm Lower East Side Singing
    Jimmy’s No. 43, 43 East 7th St., btwn 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY 10003 – 212-982-3006

    First Sundays Sacred Harp Singing

  • 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 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 The Quays Bluegrass Jam
    The Quays Pub, 4502 30th Ave at 45th St., Astoria, NY 11103 – 718-204-8435

    David McKeon hosts and plays guitar & mandolin, Ellery Marshall on banjo, and Mary Noecker on bass. 2 blocks from the M/R slightly longer from the N train.

  • 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

  • 9:30 pm The Milkman & Sons
    The Wayland, 700 E. 9th St., NY, NY 10009 – 212-777-7022

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

Monday, Sep 3
  • 12:00 am 24th Annual Fiddlin’ Bear Old-Time Musicians’ Gathering
    Lake Genero Park, 1320 Hamlin Highway, Lake Ariel, PA 18436

    Labor Day Weekend 2018 Link

  • 6:30 pm Live Bluegrass Band
    Flatiron Room, 37 W. 26th St., NY, NY 10010 – 212-725-3860

  • 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.

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

    First, third & the occasional fifth Monday monthly. 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 Irish Session
    Landmark Tavern, 626 11th Avenue at 46th St., NY, NY 10036 - 212-247-2562

    Irish Traditional Music session (jam), lead by Don Meade.

  • 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 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

  • 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, Sep 4
  • 6:00 pm Bluegrass Night at The Growler
    The Growler, 55 Stone St., NY, NY 10003 – 917-409-0251

    Music and jamming for thems that wants to join in. Also great deals on beer & whiskey, and $1 hot dogs. Nearest Subway: Broad St (J,Z), Wall St (2,3), Whitehall St (N,R)

  • 8:00 pm Old Time Jam @ the Green Room
    Green Room, 156 E. 23rd St., btwn Lex & 3rd, NY, NY 10010 – 212-477-6161

    Southern Folk, a.k.a. Old Time...

  • 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.

  • 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, Sep 5
  • 6:00 pm Hudson Valley Bluegrass Assn. Jam
    The Brown Derby, 96 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 - 845-452-3232

    Jam sessions feature a Slow Jam, for the first hour. From 6 to 7:00, we play at a non-competitive, sane pace. For info, call Jeff at (845) 331-6517.

  • 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 Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam
    The Old Stone House, 336 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718-768-3195

    http://tinyurl.com/q2mdq2x

  • 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

  • 8:00 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, Sep 6
  • 11:30 am Oldtone Roots Music Festival
    Cool Whisper Farm, 1011 County Rd. 21, North Hillsdale, NY 12529

  • 9:00 pm Ellery Marshall's Bluegrass Jam
    Matt Torrey’s, 46 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-218-7646

    Williamsburg

  • 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!

  • 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, Sep 7
  • 11:30 am Oldtone Roots Music Festival
    Cool Whisper Farm, 1011 County Rd. 21, North Hillsdale, NY 12529

  • 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

Saturday, Sep 8
  • 11:30 am Oldtone Roots Music Festival
    Cool Whisper Farm, 1011 County Rd. 21, North Hillsdale, NY 12529

  • 2:00 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Williamsburg Hotel, 96 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11249 – 718-362-8100

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

  • 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

  • 7:30 pm Saturday Night Bluegrass!
    Albert Music Hall, Wells Mill Road (Rt 532), Waretown, NJ 08758 – 609-971-1593

    Presented by Pinelands Cultural Society all year 'round. http://tinyurl.com/y7jv6mrv for details.

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

    Now at 9:00!

  • 10:00 pm Demolition String Band
    Skinny Dennis, 152 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Sunday, Sep 9
  • 11:00 am Fiddle & Folk Festival
    Benner's Farm, 56 Gnarled Hollow Rd., East Setauket, NY 11733 – 631-689-8172

  • 11:30 am Oldtone Roots Music Festival
    Cool Whisper Farm, 1011 County Rd. 21, North Hillsdale, NY 12529

  • 12:00 pm The Milkman & Sons Duo
    Williamsburg Hotel, 96 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11249 – 718-362-8100

  • 1:00 pm Bluegrass Brunch Hells Kitchen
    Southern Hospitality Hell’s Kitchen, 645 9th Avenue at 45th, NY, NY 10036 – 212-265-1000

  • 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

  • 2:00 pm Second Ave. Mountain Boys
    The Strand Smokehouse, 25-27 Broadway, Astoria, Queens, NY 11106 – 718-440-3231

    Every Sunday 2-5:00

  • 3:30 pm Slow Jam w Hilary Hawke
    Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214

    http://tinyurl.com/y7co2y89

  • 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 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 The Quays Bluegrass Jam
    The Quays Pub, 4502 30th Ave at 45th St., Astoria, NY 11103 – 718-204-8435

    David McKeon hosts and plays guitar & mandolin, Ellery Marshall on banjo, and Mary Noecker on bass. 2 blocks from the M/R slightly longer from the N train.

  • 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

Monday, Sep 10
  • 6:00 pm Demolition String Band
    Porchlight Bar, 271 Eleventh Avenue, NY, NY 10001 – 212-981-6188

  • 6:30 pm Live Bluegrass Band
    Flatiron Room, 37 W. 26th St., NY, NY 10010 – 212-725-3860

  • 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.

  • 7:30 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 Irish Session
    Landmark Tavern, 626 11th Avenue at 46th St., NY, NY 10036 - 212-247-2562

    Irish Traditional Music session (jam), lead by Don Meade.

  • 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, Sep 11
  • 6:00 pm Bluegrass Night at The Growler
    The Growler, 55 Stone St., NY, NY 10003 – 917-409-0251

    Music and jamming for thems that wants to join in. Also great deals on beer & whiskey, and $1 hot dogs. Nearest Subway: Broad St (J,Z), Wall St (2,3), Whitehall St (N,R)

  • 7:00 pm Old-Timey Southern Fiddle Tunes
    Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main Street Beacon, New York 12508 – 845-831-4988

  • 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

  • 9:30 pm Greezy Greens
    Saint Mazie, 345 Grand Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-384-4807

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

  • 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, Sep 12
  • 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

  • 6:30 pm Too Blue
    Atria Larson Place, 1450 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06517 – 203-242-0562

    Atria Larsen Place is a senior living residence. Performance is free and open to the public.

  • 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, Sep 13
  • 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

  • 9:00 pm Ellery Marshall's Bluegrass Jam
    Matt Torrey’s, 46 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-218-7646

    Williamsburg

Friday, Sep 14
  • 11:00 am Freshgrass Bluegrass Festival
    1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams, Ma 01247 – 413-662-2111 Info@Massmo

  • 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.

Saturday, Sep 15
  • 12:00 am Hilltop City Bluegrass Festival
    Hilltop City Bluegrass Festival Somersworth High School, 11 Memorial Drive, Somersworth, NH 03878 – 603-692-2431

     Website:somersworthhighschool.weebly.com
    Festival Link

  • 11:00 am Freshgrass Bluegrass Festival
    1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams, Ma 01247 – 413-662-2111 Info@Massmo

  • 2:00 pm The Milkman & Sons
    Williamsburg Hotel, 96 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11249 – 718-362-8100

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

  • 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

  • 7:30 pm Saturday Night Bluegrass!
    Albert Music Hall, Wells Mill Road (Rt 532), Waretown, NJ 08758 – 609-971-1593

    Presented by Pinelands Cultural Society all year 'round. http://tinyurl.com/y7jv6mrv for details.

  • 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. Link

  • 9:00 pm Bluegrass Jam at Sunny's
    Sunny’s, 253 Conover St., at Beard, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-625-8211

    Now at 9:00!

Sunday, Sep 16
  • 11:00 am Freshgrass Bluegrass Festival
    1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams, Ma 01247 – 413-662-2111 Info@Massmo

  • 12:00 pm The Milkman & Sons Duo
    Williamsburg Hotel, 96 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11249 – 718-362-8100

  • 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 Jim Gaudet & The Railroad Boys – Bluegrass Brunch
    Daryl's House, 130 Route 22, Pawling, NY 12564 – 845-289-0185

  • 1:00 pm Bluegrass Brunch Hells Kitchen
    Southern Hospitality Hell’s Kitchen, 645 9th Avenue at 45th, NY, NY 10036 – 212-265-1000

  • 1:00 pm Bluegrass & Oldtime Music Assn. of NJ
    Embury United Methodist Church, 49 Church St, Little Silver, NJ 07739 – 732-741-9708

    Stage Show & Jam every third Sunday of the month September thru May. http://tinyurl.com/lmauzax

  • 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

  • 2:00 pm Second Ave. Mountain Boys
    The Strand Smokehouse, 25-27 Broadway, Astoria, Queens, NY 11106 – 718-440-3231

    Every Sunday 2-5:00

  • 3:00 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 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 The Quays Bluegrass Jam
    The Quays Pub, 4502 30th Ave at 45th St., Astoria, NY 11103 – 718-204-8435

    David McKeon hosts and plays guitar & mandolin, Ellery Marshall on banjo, and Mary Noecker on bass. 2 blocks from the M/R slightly longer from the N train.

  • 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

Monday, Sep 17
  • 6:30 pm Live Bluegrass Band
    Flatiron Room, 37 W. 26th St., NY, NY 10010 – 212-725-3860

  • 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.

  • 7:30 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 Irish Session
    Landmark Tavern, 626 11th Avenue at 46th St., NY, NY 10036 - 212-247-2562

    Irish Traditional Music session (jam), lead by Don Meade.

  • 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, Sep 18
  • 6:00 pm Bluegrass Night at The Growler
    The Growler, 55 Stone St., NY, NY 10003 – 917-409-0251

    Music and jamming for thems that wants to join in. Also great deals on beer & whiskey, and $1 hot dogs. Nearest Subway: Broad St (J,Z), Wall St (2,3), Whitehall St (N,R)

  • 8:00 pm Old Time Jam @ The Green Room
    Green Room, 156 E. 23rd St., btwn Lex & 3rd, NY, NY 10010 – 212-477-6161

    Southern Folk music, a.k.a. Old Time...

  • 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 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.

  • 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, Sep 19
  • 6:00 pm Hudson Valley Bluegrass Assn. Jam
    The Brown Derby, 96 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 - 845-452-3232

    Jam sessions feature a Slow Jam, for the first hour. From 6 to 7:00, we play at a non-competitive, sane pace. For info, call Jeff at (845) 331-6517.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Better check Sherrif's Facebook page for schedule: http://tinyurl.com/zzretv2

  • 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