Calendar

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  • Bluegrass/Old-time
  • Other Savories
  • Jams
  • Festivals/Workshops
Wednesday, Jan 28
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. http://www.themanhattaninn.com http://www.smokinbillyslater.com
7:00 pm Stephane Wrembel Razza, 275 Grove Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – 201-356-9348
7:00 pm The Milkman & Sons Melibea, 2 Bank St, New York, NY 10014 – 212-463-0090
7:00 pm Stephane Wrembel Razza, 275 Grove Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – 201-356-9348
7:00 pm Manhattan Midweek Sacred Harp Singing Saint Peter's Church, 619 Lexington Ave. at 54th St., NY, NY 10022 September–June. Entrance on 54th St—choir room on theatre level. July–August it moves to St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 346 W. 20 St. btwn 8th & 9th, NY, NY 10011 – 212–929-2390
8:00 pm Big Eyed Rabbit Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 347-422-0248 Traditional appalachian fiddle tunes and original compositions
8:00 pm Greensky Bluegrass Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave., btwn N. 11th & 12th, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3369 http://tinyurl.com/qzz9k9m
8:00 pm The Booglerizers 16 Prospect Wine Bar & Restaurant,16 Prospect St., Westfield, NJ 07090 – 908–232–7320 Acoustic Ragtime & Blues. http://www.booglerizers.com No cover
8:30 pm Terry Waldo, Ragtime & Jazz Piano The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog, 30 Water Street, NY, NY 10004 – 646-422-7906
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 Bluegrass Brother Singin' The Shanty, 79 Richardson St. btwn Leonard & Lorimer, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11222 – 718-412-0874 Bennett Sullivan and Pedro Barquinha pickin' and singin' bluegrass brother favorites in the styles of the Monroe Brothers, Louvin Brothers, Skaggs and Rice and many more!
Every Wednesday 9-11.Come hang, listen & drink some of the killin' gin they distill ON SITE!
9:30 pm Sherrif Uncle Bob's Bluegrass & Goodtime Jam Zirzamin, 90 W Houston St., NY, NY 10012 – 646-823-9617 'til 1:30
9:30 pm Roosevelt Dime Brooklyn Winery, 213 North 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 347–763–1506 Here every Weds night!
9:30 pm Roots 'n Ruckus Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214 Folk, old-time and blues music every Wednesday featuring banjos, guitars, washboards, tub-basses kazoos and harmonicas. The gig to go to for real deal folk music in New York City. Hosted by Feral Foster and featuring a stellar group of musicians. http://www.jalopy.biz/performance.php
11:58 pm Mulebone Ear Inn, 326 Spring St., btwn Greenwich & Washington, NY, NY 10013 – 212-431-9750 Hugh Pool with John Ragusa 11.59pm-3am Traditional Blues Guitar plus Flutes
Thursday, Jan 29
6:30 pm The Hot Sardines Top of The Standard, 848 Washington St. at 13th, NY, NY 10014 – 212-645-4646 (Note: Sneakers and athletic gear not permitted. Look spiffy, or they may not let you in!)
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.
7:00 pm Stephane Wrembel Bar Tabac, 128 Smith St. at Dean, Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 212-923-0918
7:30 pm Bluegrass & Beer Acoustic Café, 2926 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06605 – 203-335-3655u call for time
8:00 pm The Ebony Hillbillies Iridium, 1650 Broadway, NY, NY 10019 – 212-582-2121
8:00 pm North Mississippi Hill Country Night Shrine, 2271 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd., NY, NY 10030 – 212-690-7807 8-9pm: Shannon Mc Nally - Americana / Indie / Roots Music, 9-10:30pm: Garry Burnside - Blues; 10:30pm-12am: Pork Chop Willie - Blues
8:00 pm Andy Statman Charles St. Synagogue, 53 Charles St., at W. 4th, NY, NY 10014 – 212-242-6425
8:00 pm Greensky Bluegrass Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave., btwn N. 11th & 12th, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3369 http://tinyurl.com/qzz9k9m
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 Two big and bawdy shows are in store, from 8:00 sharp until 10:00, along with salty snacks, DJ "Son of Scratchy" and no cover charge
8:30 pm Bluegrass Spectacular Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214 Featuring Elio Schiavo, Rob Hecht, Grant Gordy, James Genus and Ellery Marshall; opening set from The Kings County Cut-Ups!
9:00 pm The Nameless Trio The Acoustic Bar & Music Hall, 2926 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT, 06605 – 203-335-3655 Bluegrass
9:00 pm Kings County Ramblers The Way Station, 683 Washington Ave. btwn Prospect & St Marks, Prospect Hgts, Brooklyn, NY 11238 – 917-279-5412 Bluegrass in Brooklyn! A good time celebration with organic instruments; banjo, mandolin, acoustic guitar and Bob the upright bass. Y'all should come!
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, Jan 30
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. http://www.booglerizers.com
7:30 pm Big Apple'achia Christ Church, 20 Carroll Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 – 845-452-8220 Welcome back, guys! http://tinyurl.com/n5y2fgs
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. http://www.themanhattaninn.com http://www.smokinbillyslater.com
8:00 pm Marie Reilly and Friends Glucksman Ireland House, NYU, 1 Washington Mews, NY, NY 10003 - 212-998-3950 http://tinyurl.com/ncgf6dh
9:00 pm Peter Stampfel & Jeffrey Lewis Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214
10:00 pm Danny Weiss & John Pinamonti An Beal Bocht Cafe, 445 West 238th St., Riverdale, Bronx, NY 10463 – 718-884-7127
Saturday, Jan 31
12:00 am The Ashokan Center Winter Hoot Ashokan Center, Inc., 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge, NY 12461 – 845-246-2121 Featuring our own Down Hill Strugglers with John Cohen, who will be playing a late afternoon set followed by an 11pm square dance! Should be great fun!
http://www.homeofthehoot.com
1:30 pm Bluegrass Brunch w Fresh Baked Bluegrass Randolph Beer, 343 Broome St, btwn Bowery & Elizabeth, NY, NY 10013 – 212-334-3706
2:00 pm Harry Bolick Desmond-Fish Library, 472 Route 403 Garrison, NY 10524 – 845-424-3020 Solo presentation, a talk about writing the Mississippi Fiddle Tunes book and teaching - with fiddling and singing - Free
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
4:00 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.
4:30 pm Raya Brass Band Radegast Hall & Biergarten, 13 North 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3973
5:00 pm Bluestone 739 West End Lounge, 955 West End Ave., at 106th St., NY, NY 10025 – 212-531-4759 Old time folk, bluegrass and good
time music. Fiddle, guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele accompany
vocals in the old tradition.
6:00 pm Jessy Carolina & The Hot Mess Flute Midtown, 205 W 54th St, New York, NY, 10019 – 212-265-5169
6:00 pm 5 Mile String Band Tavern at Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Ave., Staten Island, NY 10306 – 718-351-1611 Two sets: 6pm & 8pm
7:00 pm The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn Winnie's at Refinery Hotel, 63 W. 38th Street, corner 6th Ave., NY, NY 10018 – 212-729-0277
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 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 Love Canon, The Brummy Brothers Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave., btwn N. 11th & 12th, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3369 bluegrass-ish http://tinyurl.com/l5wt6ho
8:00 pm American String Conspiracy Freddy’s Bar, 628 Fifth Ave. btwn 17th & 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718-768-0131
8:00 pm Stephane Wrembel Fada Restaurant, 530 Driggs Avenue, NY, NY 11211 – 718-388-6607
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. http://www.themanhattaninn.com http://www.smokinbillyslater.com
9:00 pm Tin Pan Flute Midtown, 205 W 54th St, New York, NY, 10019 – 212-265-5169 Join us on the last Saturday of every Month for Wit's End, our salute to the Jazz Age, with live hot jazz and cold cocktails. 1920's/1930's vintage or vintage-inspired evening wear required. $12 door charge
10:00 pm Bluegrass Jam at Sunny's Sunny’s, 253 Conover St., at Beard, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-625-8211
Sunday, Feb 1
2:00 pm Stephane Wrembel MoFiddles, 4260 Town Center Way, Livingston, NJ 07039 – 973-994-1083
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 Downhill Strugglers The Old Stone House, 336 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718-768-3195 http://tinyurl.com/o4cfya4
4:00 pm The Milkman & Sons Henry Public, 329 Henry Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718-852-8630 Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz
7:00 pm BG Jam at Olde Prague Tavern Olde Prague Tavern, 28-48 21st Street, Astoria, New York 11102 – 718-777-1690 Bluegrass in Queens, people!
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 Jug Addicts Skinny Dennis, Skinny Dennis, 152 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
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
9:00 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, Feb 2
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 and Beyond Jam at Paddy Reilly's 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 Blue Vipers of Brooklyn Brooklyn Public House, 247 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205 – 347-227-8976 Fort Green Brooklyn amazing selection of beer on tap and great food.
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 1st Monday Bluegrass Jam Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St., at E. Houston, NY, NY 10002 – 212-477-4155 Hosted by Michael Daves http://tinyurl.com/kvcn2vf
9:30 pm Big Ed Sullivan's Blues Jam The Red Lion, 151 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012 – 212-260-9797 http://www.redlionnyc.com/
10:00 pm Mona's Bluegrass Jam Mona's, 224 Ave. B, near 13th St., NY, NY 10009 – 212–353–3780 Built around a band with Rob Hecht on fiddle, Bennett Sullivan on banjo and Jared Engel on bass.They play bluegrass standards and some less standard ones: Bela tunes, Manzanita-era Tony Rice Unit and Strength In Numbers will find a place among Monroe, Jimmy Martin and Stanley Brothers favs.
Tuesday, Feb 3
7:00 pm Blue Vipers of Brooklyn Quartet Bar Tabac, 128 Smith St. Brooklyn NY 11201 - 718-923-0918 Featuring Billy Nemec on vocals and guitar while, The Biergarten in Manhattan features the trio with Sean Condron on vocals and guitar. More Vipers = More Happiness!!!! Wow, franchising like Bob Wills! Go for it!
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: http://www.folkmusicny.org.
8:00 pm The Dang-it Bobbys Claret Wine Bar, 4602 Skillman Ave, Sunnyside, Queens, NY 11104 – 718-937-7411
9:00 pm Sheriff Bob's Broome St. Sessions Brinkley's Broom St., 406 Broome St. at Center, NY, NY 10013 – 212-680-5600 Bluegrass & Country http://www.sheriffunclebob.com/news.asp
9:00 pm Dirt Floor Review Freddy’s Bar, 628 Fifth Ave. btwn 17th & 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718–768–0131 The Dirt Floor Revue combine the twang of Buck Owens, the grit of Johnny Cash and the edge of the Flying Burrito Brothers to create their own modern urban country sound.
10:00 pm Michael Daves Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen Street, at E. Houston, Lower East Side, Manhattan 10002 – 212-477-4155 http://www.myspace.com/michaeldavesmusic
11:00 pm Mona's Hot Four Mona's, 224 Ave. B, near 13th St., NY, NY 10009 – 212-353-3780 Jazz from the 20's & 30's. Every Tuesday 11 pm til late...
Wednesday, Feb 4
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. http://www.themanhattaninn.com http://www.smokinbillyslater.com
7:00 pm Matt Turk Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St., at E. Houston, NY, NY 10002 – 212-477-4155 Matt on guitar, mandolin and vocals, be Rik Mercaldi (guitar), Mike Visceglia (bass), Gary Schreiner (keyboards) and Doug Yowell (drums). http://www.ticketfly.com/event/736127
7:00 pm Manhattan Midweek Sacred Harp Singing Saint Peter's Church, 619 Lexington Ave. at 54th St., NY, NY 10022 September–June. Entrance on 54th St—choir room on theatre level. July–August it moves to St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 346 W. 20 St. btwn 8th & 9th, NY, NY 10011 – 212–929-2390
7:00 pm The Milkman & Sons Melibea, 2 Bank St, New York, NY 10014 – 212-463-0090
8:00 pm The Booglerizers 16 Prospect Wine Bar & Restaurant,16 Prospect St., Westfield, NJ 07090 – 908–232–7320 Acoustic Ragtime & Blues. http://www.booglerizers.com No cover
8:00 pm Third Wheel Band Brick Café, 30-95 33rd Street, Astoria, Queens, NY 11102 – 718–267–2735 Two sets. http://www.thethirdwheelband.com/Home.html
8:00 pm Jake Schepps Quintet featuring Matt Flinner SubCulture, 45 Bleeker St., downstairs, NY, NY 10012 – 212-533-5470 banjo, mandolin, guitar, violin and bass
8:00 pm Andy Statman Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 347-422-0248
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 Stephane Wrembel Radegast Hall & Biergarten, 13 North 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3973
9:00 pm Bluegrass Brother Singin' The Shanty, 79 Richardson St. btwn Leonard & Lorimer, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11222 – 718-412-0874 Bennett Sullivan and Pedro Barquinha pickin' and singin' bluegrass brother favorites in the styles of the Monroe Brothers, Louvin Brothers, Skaggs and Rice and many more!
Every Wednesday 9-11.Come hang, listen & drink some of the killin' gin they distill ON SITE!
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
9:30 pm Sherrif Uncle Bob's Bluegrass & Goodtime Jam Zirzamin, 90 W Houston St., NY, NY 10012 – 646-823-9617 'til 1:30