Jim’s Picks for the Next Thirty Days

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Thursday, May 26
  • 12:00 am Sterling Folkfest
    Sterling Stage, 274 Kent Rd., Sterling, NY 13156

    http://sterlingstage.com/

  • 12:00 am Delfest
    Allegany County Fairgrounds, 11490 Moss Ave Cumberland, MD 21502 – 510-595-1115

    http://delfest.com

  • 12:00 am Mountain View Park, 206 East Mountain Road, Wind Gap, PA 18091
    Wind Gap Bluegrass Festival

    http://www.windgapbluegrass.com/

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    call for time

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

    last Thursday each month

  • 8:00 pm Andy Statman
    Charles St. Synagogue, 53 Charles St., at W. 4th, NY, NY 10014 – 212-242-6425

    Return to Charles Street

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

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

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

Friday, May 27
  • 12:00 am Sterling Folkfest
    Sterling Stage, 274 Kent Rd., Sterling, NY 13156

    http://sterlingstage.com/

  • 12:00 am Delfest
    Allegany County Fairgrounds, 11490 Moss Ave Cumberland, MD 21502 – 510-595-1115

    http://delfest.com

  • 12:00 am Mountain View Park, 206 East Mountain Road, Wind Gap, PA 18091
    Wind Gap Bluegrass Festival

    http://www.windgapbluegrass.com/

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

    http://tinyurl.com/z4h5575

  • 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 Regional de NY
    Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 347-422-0248

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

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

Saturday, May 28
  • 12:00 am Sterling Folkfest
    Sterling Stage, 274 Kent Rd., Sterling, NY 13156

    http://sterlingstage.com/

  • 12:00 am Delfest
    Allegany County Fairgrounds, 11490 Moss Ave Cumberland, MD 21502 – 510-595-1115

    http://delfest.com

  • 12:00 am Mountain View Park, 206 East Mountain Road, Wind Gap, PA 18091
    Wind Gap Bluegrass Festival

    http://www.windgapbluegrass.com/

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

    http://tinyurl.com/z4h5575

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

    Fourth Saturdays

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

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

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

    Blues jam. All singers and players welcome

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

  • 7:30 pm Weekly Beginners' Contra Workshop
    Church of the Village, 201 W. 13th St., NY, NY 10011 – 212-243-5470

    For details check: http://www.cdny.org/

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

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

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

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

  • 8:00 pm Weekly Contra Dance
    Church of the Village, 201 W. 13th St., NY, NY 10011 – 212-243-5470

    For caller & music check: http://www.cdny.org/

  • 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 Jug Addicts
    Bar Chord, 1008 Cortelyou Road, btwn Stratford & Coney Island Ave, Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, NY 11218 – 347-240-6033

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

Sunday, May 29
  • 12:00 am Sterling Folkfest
    Sterling Stage, 274 Kent Rd., Sterling, NY 13156

    http://sterlingstage.com/

  • 12:00 am Delfest
    Allegany County Fairgrounds, 11490 Moss Ave Cumberland, MD 21502 – 510-595-1115

    http://delfest.com

  • 12:00 am Mountain View Park, 206 East Mountain Road, Wind Gap, PA 18091
    Wind Gap Bluegrass Festival

    http://www.windgapbluegrass.com/

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

    http://tinyurl.com/z4h5575

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

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

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

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

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

Monday, May 30
  • 12:00 am Ashokan Uke Fest
    Ashokan Center, Inc., 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge, NY 12461 – 845-246-2121

    http://tinyurl.com/z4h5575

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

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

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

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

    No Cover. Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

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

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

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

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

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

    http://www.redlionnyc.com/

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

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

Tuesday, May 31
  • 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 The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
    Radegast Hall & Biergarten, 13 North 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3973

    Plenty of room for dancing on the a nice wood floor.

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

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

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

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

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

    http://www.myspace.com/michaeldavesmusic

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

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

Wednesday, Jun 1
  • 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

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

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

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

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

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz.

  • 9:00 pm Western Caravan
    Hill Country Barbeque, 30 West 26th St.,btwn 6th & 5th Ave., NYC NY, NY 10010 – 212-255-4544

  • 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

  • 10:00 pm Bryan Sutton Band
    Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St., at E. Houston, NY, NY 10002 – 212-477-4155

    featuring Sam Grisman, Casey Campbell, and Mike Barnet. Wow.

Thursday, Jun 2
  • 6:00 pm The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
    Grand Central Terminal, Lower Level Dining Concourse, 87 E. 42nd St, NY, NY 10017

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

  • 8:00 pm Steep Canyon Rangers w/ Kristin Andreassen
    City Winery, 155 Varick St., corner of Vandam, NY, NY 10013 – 212-608-0555

    http://tinyurl.com/hgtkne6

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

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

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

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

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

    Open to all.

Friday, Jun 3
  • 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

  • 7:30 pm Bryan Sutton Bluegrass Band
    Spaceland Ballroom, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden, CT 06514 – 203-288-6020

    Bryan Sutton guitar, Mike Barnett fiddle, Casey Campbell mandolin & Sam Grisman bass. Can't be beat!

  • 8:00 pm Jay Ungar & Molly Mason
    Minstrel Coffee House, Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 – 973-335-9489

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

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

Saturday, Jun 4
  • 3:00 pm Oldtime Jam w Harry Bolick
    Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214l

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

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

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

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

    Blues jam. All singers and players welcome

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

  • 7:30 pm Weekly Beginners' Contra Workshop
    Church of the Village, 201 W. 13th St., NY, NY 10011 – 212-243-5470

    For details check: http://www.cdny.org/

  • 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 Weekly Contra Dance
    Church of the Village, 201 W. 13th St., NY, NY 10011 – 212-243-5470

    For caller & music check: http://www.cdny.org/

  • 8:00 pm Salt Cracker Crazies
    The Way Station, 683 Washington Ave. btwn Prospect & St Marks, Prospect Hgts, Brooklyn, NY 11238 – 917-279-5412

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

    http://tinyurl.com/hs43cxt

  • 8:00 pm Jordan Tice & Horse County
    House Concert, Upper West Side, NY, NY

    To RSVP please contact Sandy at sandilion49@gmail.com

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

    First Saturday Residency at Jalopy

  • 10:00 pm Smith & 9th Ward
    The Way Station, 683 Washington Ave. btwn Prospect & St Marks, Prospect Hgts, Brooklyn, NY 11238 – 917-279-5412

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

Sunday, Jun 5
  • 12:00 am Riverdale Riverfest
    College of Mount St. Vincent, Great Lawn, 6301 Riverdale Ave, Bronx, NY 10471 – 718-405-3267

    http://www.riverdaleriverfest.org/

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

    http://tinyurl.com/at4pxf8

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

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

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

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

    A long-standing bluegrass jam run by Tony Delello

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

    Weekly Irish jam

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

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

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

    call for actual time

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

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

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

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

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

  • 10:00 pm Smith & 9th Ward
    The Way Station, 683 Washington Ave. btwn Prospect & St Marks, Prospect Hgts, Brooklyn, NY 11238 – 917-279-5412

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

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

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

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

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

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

    No Cover. Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

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

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

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

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

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

    http://www.redlionnyc.com/

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 8:00 pm Dr. John ‘Spirit of Satch’
    City Winery, 155 Varick St., corner of Vandam, NY, NY 10013 – 212-608-0555

    http://tinyurl.com/zbcj79h

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

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

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

    with Host Ida Blue

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

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

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

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

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

    http://www.myspace.com/michaeldavesmusic

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

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

Wednesday, Jun 8
  • 6:00 pm Smokin' Billy Slater
    The Rum House, 228 W 47th St, NY, NY – 646-490-6942

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz.

  • 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, Jun 9
  • 7:00 pm Eastern L.I. Old Time Jam
    Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901 – 631-298-5292

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

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

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

Friday, Jun 10
  • 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.

  • 8:30 pm Tim O'Brien
    The Turning Point, 468 Piermont Ave, Piermont, NY 10968 – 845-359-1089

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

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

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

  • 11:00 pm Smith and Ninth Ward
    Freddy’s Bar, 628 Fifth Ave. btwn 17th & 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718-768-0131

    NOLA jazz

Saturday, Jun 11
  • 4:00 pm The Melody Allegra Band
    Skinny Dennis, Skinny Dennis, 152 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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

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

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

    Blues jam. All singers and players welcome

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

  • 7:30 pm Contra beginners' workshop
    Church of the Village United Methodist Church, West 13th Street, New York, NY

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

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

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

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

  • 8:00 pm Weekly Contra Dance
    Church of the Village, 201 W. 13th St., NY, NY 10011 – 212-243-5470

    For caller & music check: http://www.cdny.org/

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

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

Sunday, Jun 12
  • 12:00 am 5th Annual Traveling Man Bluegrass Festival
    German Masonic Park, 89 Western Highway, Tappan, NY 10983

    RJ Storm & Old School, Dubl Handi, Buckeye Rooster, No Brakes, Buddy Merriam & Back Roads http://tinyurl.com/kpuerjr

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

    The Joe Beasley Singing, monthly

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

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

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

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

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

  • 4:00 pm James Reams & The Barnstormers
    The Old Stone House, 336 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718-768-3195

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

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

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

    A long-standing bluegrass jam run by Tony Delello

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

    Weekly Irish jam

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

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

  • 7:30 pm Valerie June
    S. Orange Performing Arts Center, One SOPAC Way, South Orange, NJ 07079 – 973-275-1114

    Blues with a blend of rural Roots and Country.

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

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

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

Monday, Jun 13
  • 7:00 pm Brain Cloud
    Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718–965–9177

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

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

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

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

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

    No Cover. Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

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

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

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

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

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

    http://www.redlionnyc.com/

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

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

Tuesday, Jun 14
  • 7:00 pm Oldtime Jam w Harry Bolick & Pat Schories
    Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main Street Beacon, New York 12508 – 845-831-4988

    2nd Tuesday every month.

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

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

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

    call for times

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

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

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

    http://www.myspace.com/michaeldavesmusic

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

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

Wednesday, Jun 15
  • 12:00 am Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Music Festival
    Litchfield Fairgrounds, 44 Plains Rd, Litchfield, ME 04350 – 207-873-6539

    http://www.blisteredfingers.com/

  • 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

    http://tinyurl.com/npv2rot

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

    Here every Weds night!

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

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

Thursday, Jun 16
  • 12:00 am Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Music Festival
    Litchfield Fairgrounds, 44 Plains Rd, Litchfield, ME 04350 – 207-873-6539

    http://www.blisteredfingers.com/

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

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

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

    with Charlie Judkins

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

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

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

  • 9:30 pm Andy Statman
    Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette St., NY, NY 10003 – 212 539-8777

    Kulturfest

Friday, Jun 17
  • 12:00 am Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Music Festival
    Litchfield Fairgrounds, 44 Plains Rd, Litchfield, ME 04350 – 207-873-6539

    http://www.blisteredfingers.com/

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

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

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

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

  • 9:00 pm Flying Fingers Jug Band
    Dogwood Bar & Restaurant, 47 E. Main St., Beacon, NY 12508 – 845-202-7500

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

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

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

Saturday, Jun 18
  • 12:00 am Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Music Festival
    Litchfield Fairgrounds, 44 Plains Rd, Litchfield, ME 04350 – 207-873-6539

    http://www.blisteredfingers.com/

  • 12:00 am Annual Old-Time Fiddlers’ Gathering
    Lakewood Vineyards, 4024 State Route 14, Watkins Glen, NY 14891 – 607–962–5871

    http://www.earts.org/

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

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

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

    Blues jam. All singers and players welcome

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sunday, Jun 19
  • 12:00 am Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Music Festival
    Litchfield Fairgrounds, 44 Plains Rd, Litchfield, ME 04350 – 207-873-6539

    http://www.blisteredfingers.com/

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

    ...and special guests!

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

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

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

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

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

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

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

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

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

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

    A long-standing bluegrass jam run by Tony Delello

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

    Weekly Irish jam

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

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

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

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

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

Monday, Jun 20
  • 7:00 pm Brain Cloud
    Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718–965–9177

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

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

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

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

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

    No Cover. Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

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

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

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

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

  • 9:30 pm 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, Jun 21
  • 12:00 am Make Music NY!
    Various Venues, Manhattan, NY – 917–779–9709

    http://makemusicny.org/about/overview/

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    http://www.myspace.com/michaeldavesmusic

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

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

Wednesday, Jun 22
  • 6:00 pm Smokin' Billy Slater
    The Rum House, 228 W 47th St, NY, NY – 646-490-6942

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz.

  • 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, Jun 23
  • 12:00 am Jenny Brook Family Bluegrass Festival
    Tunbridge World’s Fair, 1 Fairground Lane, Tunbridge, VT 05077 – 802-889-5555

    http://www.jennybrookbluegrass.com/

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

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

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

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

  • 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 The Lonely Heartstring Band
    Hill Country Barbeque, 30 West 26th St.,btwn 6th & 5th Ave., NYC NY, NY 10010 – 212-255-4544

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

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music

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

Friday, Jun 24
  • 12:00 am Jenny Brook Family Bluegrass Festival
    Tunbridge World’s Fair, 1 Fairground Lane, Tunbridge, VT 05077 – 802-889-5555

    http://www.jennybrookbluegrass.com/

  • 12:00 am Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music & Dance
    Altamont Fairgrounds, 100 Main St., Altamont, NY 12009 – 518–765–2815

    http://tinyurl.com/huugpbs

  • 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 Regional de NY
    Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 347-422-0248

  • 8:00 pm The Dirdy Birdies Jug Band with Russ Rentler
    Minstrel Coffee House, Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 – 973-335-9489

  • 9:00 pm Yonder Mt. String Band
    Fairfield Theatre, 910 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06605 – 203-259-1036

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

    Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music