Jim’s Picks for the Next Thirty Days

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Wednesday, Nov 13
  • 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 Midweek Shape Note Singing
    St. John's Lutheran Church, 81 Christopher St. (bet. Bleecker & W. 4th Sts., near 7th Ave. S.), Greenwich Village, NY, NY 10014 – 212-242-5737

    Every Wednesday Check for changes: http://nycsacredharp.org/localsingings.html

  • 7:00 pm Manhattan Midweek Shape Note 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

  • 9:00 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. Jalopy Link

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

    Here every Weds night!

Thursday, Nov 14
  • 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

  • 8:00 pm The Blue Vipers Quartet
    The Archer, 176 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – 201-309-1090

    NOLA jazz.

  • 8:00 pm Yonder Mountain String Band
    Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave., btwn N. 11th & 12th, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3369

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

    Williamsburg

Friday, Nov 15
  • 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 Contra dance for all!
    Brooklyn Contra, 339 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11215, United States

  • 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!

  • 8:00 pm Billy Strings
    Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave., btwn N. 11th & 12th, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3369

  • 8:30 pm Mandolin Orange
    Brooklyn Steel, 319 Frost St, Brooklyn, NY 11222 – 888-929-7849

Saturday, Nov 16
  • 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 Billy Strings
    Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave., btwn N. 11th & 12th, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3369

  • 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, Nov 17
  • 10:00 am Manhattan Shape Note Singing
    The Church of The Epiphany, 1393 York Ave., NY, NY 10021 – 212-737-2720

    Third Sundays 1:30-4:30 Sept-May. Entrance on 74th St. Chapel to right of the main sanctuary. Check for any changes: http://nycsacredharp.org/localsingings.html

  • 11:00 am Superfine Bluegrass Brunch
    Superfine, 126 Front St., at Pearl, Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718-243-9005

    11-3:00PM

  • 1:00 pm Vocal Harmony Workshop
    Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214

    With Don Friedman & Phyllis Elkind https://is.gd/51GQ2d

  • 1:00 pm Monthly Stage Show & Jam
    Bluegrass & Old-time Music Assn. of NJ, Embury United Methodist Church, 49 Church St, Little Silver, NJ 07739 – 732-741-9708

    Every third Sunday of the month, Sept–May. Pickin’ rooms and outdoor pickin'. Light refreshments available. See their site for details!

  • 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 Shape Note 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

  • 3:00 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!

  • 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

  • 4:00 pm Demolition String Band
    Lucky Dog, 303 Bedford Ave., btwn 2nd & 1st Sts., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 –

  • 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 The Ear Regulars Jazz
    The Ear Inn, 326 Spring Street, btwn Greenwich & Washington, Soho, Manhattan 10013 – 212-431-9750

    Led by Jon-Erik Kellso Matt Munisteri

  • 8:00 pm The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band
    Space Ballroom, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden, CT 06514 – 203-288-6020

    Dom Flemons (ex Carolina Chocolate Drops), JD Wilkes (Legendary Shack Shakers) https://is.gd/tbR0CK

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

Monday, Nov 18
  • 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 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  Facebook Group link

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

  • 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, Nov 19
  • 6:00 pm Clogging Lessons w City Stompers
    Pearl Studios, 519 Eighth Avenue, 12th Floor, NY, NY 10018 – 212-904-1850

    Beginners/Advanced Beginners. Oct-May. Check site for details and locations.

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

    Every other Tuesday. Old-Time fiddle tunes, early country songs and ice cream sodas. Bring a song or a tune to share! Led by Alex Kramer.

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

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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, Nov 20
  • 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 Midweek Shape Note Singing
    St. John's Lutheran Church, 81 Christopher St. (bet. Bleecker & W. 4th Sts., near 7th Ave. S.), Greenwich Village, NY, NY 10014 – 212-242-5737

    Every Wednesday Check for changes: http://nycsacredharp.org/localsingings.html

  • 7:00 pm Manhattan Midweek Shape Note 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 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

  • 9:00 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. Jalopy Link

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

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

    Here every Weds night!

Thursday, Nov 21
  • 8:00 pm The Blue Vipers Quartet
    The Archer, 176 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – 201-309-1090

    NOLA jazz.

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

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

    Williamsburg

Friday, Nov 22
  • 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, Nov 23
  • 2:00 pm Christian Harmony & Gospel Singing
    Menno House, 314 E. 19th St., btwn. 1st & 2nd Aves., NY, NY 10003 – 212-677-1611

    Saturdays before fourth Sundays 2-5:00. Check for changes: http://nycsacredharp.org/localsingings.html

  • 3:00 pm Afternoon Bluegrass Jam at Session 73
    Session 73, 1359 1st Ave. at 73rd, NY, NY 10021 – 212-517-4445

    Take the Q Train to 72nd and 2nd. Food menu at: http://www.session73.com/. Bring your guitars, fiddles, banjos, mandolins, harmonicas and dobros!

  • 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!

Sunday, Nov 24
  • 11:00 am Superfine Bluegrass Brunch
    Superfine, 126 Front St., at Pearl, Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718-243-9005

    11-3:00PM

  • 12:00 pm Bob Stump Band
    Daryl's House, 130 Route 22, Pawling, NY 12564 – 845-289-0185

    Bluegrass Brunch

  • 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 Shape Note 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 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 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 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 The Ear Regulars Jazz
    The Ear Inn, 326 Spring Street, btwn Greenwich & Washington, Soho, Manhattan 10013 – 212-431-9750

    Led by Jon-Erik Kellso Matt Munisteri

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

Monday, Nov 25
  • 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 Holy Grounders
    Holy Ground, 112 Reade St, New York, NY 10013 – 646-882-0666

    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  Facebook Group link

  • 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 Jalopy Old Time Jam w Harry Bollick
    Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214

    Acoustic instruments welcome. The topic is Southern fiddle tunes in the keys of A,G,D and C. Bring your favorite tunes! Beer and drinks available either at the door or the tavern next door.

  • 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

  • 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, Nov 26
  • 6:00 pm Clogging Lessons w City Stompers
    Pearl Studios, 519 Eighth Avenue, 12th Floor, NY, NY 10018 – 212-904-1850

    Beginners/Advanced Beginners. Oct-May. Check site for details and locations.

  • 7:00 pm Thompson Street Medicine Show
    Thompson Alchemists, 132 Thompson St., NY, NY 10012 – 212-598-9790

    2nd and 4th Tuesdays with Sheriff Uncle Bob and The Deputy. And guests.

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

  • 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, Nov 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 Midweek Shape Note Singing
    St. John's Lutheran Church, 81 Christopher St. (bet. Bleecker & W. 4th Sts., near 7th Ave. S.), Greenwich Village, NY, NY 10014 – 212-242-5737

    Every Wednesday Check for changes: http://nycsacredharp.org/localsingings.html

  • 7:00 pm Manhattan Midweek Shape Note 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

  • 9:00 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. Jalopy Link

  • 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!

  • 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, Nov 28
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 8:00 pm The Blue Vipers Quartet
    The Archer, 176 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – 201-309-1090

    NOLA jazz.

  • 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, Nov 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

Saturday, Nov 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

  • 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!

Sunday, Dec 1
  • 11:00 am Superfine Bluegrass Brunch
    Superfine, 126 Front St., at Pearl, Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718-243-9005

    11-3:00PM

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

  • 3:00 pm Open Acoustic Jam
    Akin Free Library, 378 Old Quaker Hill Road, Pawling, NY 12564 – 607-684-3785

    open acoustic jam first Sunday every month from 3pm to 5pm

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

    First Sundays

  • 3:00 pm Riverdale Bluegrass Jam
    Buunni Coffee, 3702 Riverdale Ave., Bronx, NY 10463 – 718-548-8700

    Ongoing Slow-Medium Speed Bluegrass 1st Sunday each Month. Can only accommodate about 10-15 pickers, so RSVP's  preferred: Rzwerdling@gmail.com. Singing, fiddle tunes & whatever!

  • 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 The Ear Regulars Jazz
    The Ear Inn, 326 Spring Street, btwn Greenwich & Washington, Soho, Manhattan 10013 – 212-431-9750

    Led by Jon-Erik Kellso Matt Munisteri

  • 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
    The Wayland, 700 E. 9th St., NY, NY 10009 – 212-777-7022

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

Monday, Dec 2
  • 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 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  Facebook Group link

  • 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

  • 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, Dec 3
  • 6:00 pm Clogging Lessons w City Stompers
    Pearl Studios, 519 Eighth Avenue, 12th Floor, NY, NY 10018 – 212-904-1850

    Beginners/Advanced Beginners. Oct-May. Check site for details and locations.

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

    Every other Tuesday. Old-Time fiddle tunes, early country songs and ice cream sodas. Bring a song or a tune to share! Led by Alex Kramer.

  • 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...

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

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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, Dec 4
  • 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 Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam
    The Old Stone House, 336 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718-768-3195

    http://tinyurl.com/q2mdq2x

  • 7:00 pm Midweek Shape Note Singing
    St. John's Lutheran Church, 81 Christopher St. (bet. Bleecker & W. 4th Sts., near 7th Ave. S.), Greenwich Village, NY, NY 10014 – 212-242-5737

    Every Wednesday Check for changes: http://nycsacredharp.org/localsingings.html

  • 7:00 pm Manhattan Midweek Shape Note 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

  • 9:00 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. Jalopy Link

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

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

    Here every Weds night!

Thursday, Dec 5
  • 12:00 am 4th Annual Roots n Ruckus Festival
    Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214

    https://is.gd/thFdew

  • 7:30 pm Stephane Wrembel & Sara L'Abriola
    Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th St., NY, NY 10025 – 212-864-5400

    https://is.gd/tA46Gv

  • 8:00 pm The Blue Vipers Quartet
    The Archer, 176 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – 201-309-1090

    NOLA jazz.

  • 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, Dec 6
  • 12:00 am 4th Annual Roots n Ruckus Festival
    Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214

    https://is.gd/thFdew

  • 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 CJ Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band
    Connolly's 'Klub 45', 121 West 45th St., btwn 6th & B’way, NY, NY 10036 – 212-597-5126

  • 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 Contra Dance for All
    Brooklyn Contra, Camp Friendship, 339 8th Street (btwn 5th-6th Aves) Park Slope, Brooklyn 11215

  • 8:00 pm The Lonely Heartstrings Band
    Emelin Theater, 153 Library Lane, Mamaroneck, NY 10543 – 914 698 0098

Saturday, Dec 7
  • 12:00 am 4th Annual Roots n Ruckus Festival
    Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214

    https://is.gd/thFdew

  • 2:00 pm Lower East/West Side Shape Note Singing
    Church of the Ascension, 12 W. 11th St. (btwn 5th & 6th), East Village, NY, NY 10011 – 212-254-8620

    Saturdays before first Sundays! 2 – 5 pm. Check for changes: http://nycsacredharp.org/localsingings.html

  • 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, Dec 8
  • 12:00 am 4th Annual Roots n Ruckus Festival
    Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214

    https://is.gd/thFdew

  • 11:00 am Superfine Bluegrass Brunch
    Superfine, 126 Front St., at Pearl, Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718-243-9005

    11-3:00PM

  • 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 Joe Beasley Shape Note Singing
    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, (upstairs in Parish House), 199 Carroll St. (near corner of Clinton), Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-625-4126

    Second Sundays 2-5:00

  • 2:00 pm Shape Note 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

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

    Second Sunday every month. Welcome to banjos, fiddles, mandolins, guitars, singers, harmonica, etc, and it is free! 3:30-6:00 https://goo.gl/qk9TKv

  • 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 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 The Ear Regulars Jazz
    The Ear Inn, 326 Spring Street, btwn Greenwich & Washington, Soho, Manhattan 10013 – 212-431-9750

    Led by Jon-Erik Kellso Matt Munisteri

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

Monday, Dec 9
  • 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 Greezy Greens
    Bar Velo, 394 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-599-6895

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music. Sean Condron - guitar and vocals, Marcus Milius - harmonica and vocals

  • 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  Facebook Group link

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

  • 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, Dec 10
  • 6:00 pm Clogging Lessons w City Stompers
    Pearl Studios, 519 Eighth Avenue, 12th Floor, NY, NY 10018 – 212-904-1850

    Beginners/Advanced Beginners. Oct-May. Check site for details and locations.

  • 7:00 pm Howland Center Old Time Jam
    Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main Street Beacon, New York 12508 – 845-831-4988

    Second Tuesday every month. Led by Harry Bolick and Pat Schories. Visit their facebook page for tunelists and photos. 

  • 7:00 pm Thompson Street Medicine Show
    Thompson Alchemists, 132 Thompson St., NY, NY 10012 – 212-598-9790

    2nd and 4th Tuesdays with Sheriff Uncle Bob and The Deputy. And guests.

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

  • 8:30 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

  • 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, Dec 11
  • 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 Midweek Shape Note Singing
    St. John's Lutheran Church, 81 Christopher St. (bet. Bleecker & W. 4th Sts., near 7th Ave. S.), Greenwich Village, NY, NY 10014 – 212-242-5737

    Every Wednesday Check for changes: http://nycsacredharp.org/localsingings.html

  • 7:00 pm Manhattan Midweek Shape Note 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

  • 9:00 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. Jalopy Link

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

    Here every Weds night!

Thursday, Dec 12
  • 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

  • 8:00 pm The Blue Vipers Quartet
    The Archer, 176 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – 201-309-1090

    NOLA jazz.

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

    Williamsburg