Jim’s Picks for the Next Thirty Days

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Monday, Feb 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.

  • 7:30 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, Feb 21
  • 7:00 pm Cole Quest & The City Pickers
    Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St., at E. Houston, NY, NY 10002 – 212-477-4155

  • 7:30 pm UWS Bluegrass Jam
    Grill on the Hill, 1624 Amsterdam Ave at 140th St, NY, NY 10031 – 646-838-8879

    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 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!

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

  • 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 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.

  • 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 Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys
    Cafe Nine, 250 State Street, New Haven, CT 06511 – 203-789-8281

  • 8:00 pm Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams w/ Bill Payne
    City Winery, 155 Varick St., corner of Vandam, NY, NY 10013 – 212-608-0555

    http://tinyurl.com/grbqvx8

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

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

  • 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 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, Feb 23
  • 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.

  • 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

  • 8:30 pm Charlie Judkins
    Milk and Roses, 1110 Manhattan Ave., Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY 11222 – 718-389-0160

    Ragtime & Stride piano

  • 9:00 pm Gordon's Grand St. Stompers
    Radegast Hall & Biergarten, 13 North 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3973

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

Friday, Feb 24
  • 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, Feb 25
  • 12:00 pm Mama Tried
    Daryl's House, 130 Route 22, Pawling, NY 12564 – 845-289-0185

    Bluegrass Brunch. Free!

  • 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

  • 7:00 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 River City Slim & the Zydeco Hogs
    The Outer Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden, CT 06514 – 203-288-6020

  • 7:30 pm Contra beginners' workshop
    United Methodist Church of the Village, 201 W. 13th St., NY, NY 10011

    http://cdny.org/ for more 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 Contra Dance for All
    United Methodist Church of the Village, 201 W. 13th St., NY, NY 10011

  • 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!

  • 9:15 pm Spuyten Duyvil
    Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214

Sunday, Feb 26
  • 12:00 pm Moonshine Creek Bluegrass
    Daryl's House, 130 Route 22, Pawling, NY 12564 – 845-289-0185

    Bluegrass Brunch. Free!

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

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

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

  • 3:00 pm Stillhouse Serenade House Concert
    24 North Terrace, Maplewood, NJ

    RSVP to Miriam at emptynestconcerts@gmail.com

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

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

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

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

    led by Stacy Phillips

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

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

    A long-standing bluegrass jam run by Tony Delello

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

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

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

    Weekly Irish jam

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

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

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

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

  • 7:30 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

    Mardi Gras Party

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

    http://tinyurl.com/owvchng

  • 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 27
  • 7:00 pm Brain Cloud
    Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718–965–9177

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

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

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

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

    No Cover. Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

  • 8:00 pm Trad 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, Feb 28
  • 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 Oldtime Jam at the Globe
    The Globe, 158 East 23rd Street, btwn 3rd & Lexington, NY, NY 10010 – 212-477-6161

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

  • 9:00 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!

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

  • 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, Mar 1
  • 6:00 pm Hudson Valley Bluegrass Assn. Jam
    The Brown Derby, 96 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 - 845-452-3232

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 7:00 pm Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam
    The Old Stone House, 336 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718-768-3195

    http://tinyurl.com/q2mdq2x

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz.

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

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

    Here every Weds night!

Thursday, Mar 2
  • 8:00 pm Taj Mahal Solo
    Fairfield Theatre, 910 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06605 – 203-259-1036

    http://tinyurl.com/j4rsvqg

  • 8:30 pm Charlie Judkins
    Milk and Roses, 1110 Manhattan Ave., Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY 11222 – 718-389-0160

    Ragtime & Stride piano

  • 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, Mar 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

  • 7:45 pm Orrin Starr
    Minstrel Coffee House, Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 – 973-335-9489

  • 8:00 pm Stephane Wrembel
    Stern Audiorium, Carnegie Hall, 881 Seventh Ave., NY, NY 10019 – 212-247-7800

    Django a Gogo http://tinyurl.com/zdewpnq

Saturday, Mar 4
  • 12:00 pm Last Fair Deal
    Daryl's House, 130 Route 22, Pawling, NY 12564 – 845-289-0185

    Bluegrass Brunch. Free!

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

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

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

    Blues jam. All singers and players welcome

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

  • 6:00 pm The Dirdy Birdies Jug Band
    Tavern at Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Ave., Staten Island, NY 10306 – 718-351-1611

    Two shows: 6:00 and 8:00

  • 7:00 pm Hazmat Modine
    Terra Blues, 149 Bleecker St., NY, NY 10012 – 212-777-7776

  • 7:30 pm Contra beginners' workshop
    United Methodist Church of the Village, 201 W. 13th St., NY, NY 10011

    http://cdny.org/ for more 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. http://www.folkproject.org/swtern/swtern.shtml#ST2011-11-19

  • 8:00 pm Contra Dance for All
    United Methodist Church of the Village, 201 W. 13th St., NY, NY 10011

  • 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

    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

    New Orleans

Sunday, Mar 5
  • 12:00 pm The Wool Hats String Band
    Daryl's House, 130 Route 22, Pawling, NY 12564 – 845-289-0185

    Bluegrass Brunch. Free!

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

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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 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, Mar 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.

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

    First, third & the occasional fifth Monday monthly. 7.30pm - Late

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

    No Cover. Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz

  • 8:00 pm Trad 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, Mar 7
  • 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, Mar 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.

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

    Here every Weds night!

Thursday, Mar 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

  • 8:30 pm Charlie Judkins
    Milk and Roses, 1110 Manhattan Ave., Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY 11222 – 718-389-0160

    Ragtime & Stride piano

Friday, Mar 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.

  • 8:00 pm Tony Trischka
    Emelin Theater, 153 Library Lane, Mamaroneck, NY 10543 – 914 698 0098

Saturday, Mar 11
  • 12:00 pm The Feinberg Brothers
    Daryl's House, 130 Route 22, Pawling, NY 12564 – 845-289-0185

    Bluegrass Brunch. Free!

  • 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
    United Methodist Church of the Village, 201 W. 13th St., NY, NY 10011

    http://cdny.org/ for more 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 Hilary Hawke
    68 Jay St. Bar, 68 Jay St., at Water, Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718-260-8207

    Songs of Hilary Hawke - free!

  • 8:00 pm Valerie June
    Town Hall, 123 W 43rd St, NY, NY 10036 – 212-997-1003

    http://tinyurl.com/jef7o7y

  • 8:00 pm Contra Dance for All
    United Methodist Church of the Village, 201 W. 13th St., NY, NY 10011

  • 8:00 pm Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem
    Branford Folk Coffeehouse, First Cong. Church, 1009 Main St., Branford, CT 06405 – 203-488-7715

  • 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 The Jug Addicts
    An Beal Bocht Cafe, 445 West 238th St., Riverdale, Bronx, NY 10463 – 718-884-7127

Sunday, Mar 12
  • 12:00 pm Too Blue
    Daryl's House, 130 Route 22, Pawling, NY 12564 – 845-289-0185

    Bluegrass Brunch. Free!

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

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

    The Joe Beasley Singing, monthly

  • 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 Jeffrey Broussard & The Creole Cowboysf
    Connolly's 'Klub 45', 121 West 45th St., btwn 6th & B’way, NY, NY 10036 – 212-597-5126

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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, Mar 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.

  • 7:30 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, Mar 14
  • 7:00 pm Old-Timey Southern Fiddle Tunes
    Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main Street Beacon, New York 12508 – 845-831-4988

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

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

  • 9:00 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, Mar 15
  • 6:00 pm Hudson Valley Bluegrass Assn. Jam
    The Brown Derby, 96 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 - 845-452-3232

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz.

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

    Third Weds every month, replaces Sycamore jam.

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

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

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

    Here every Weds night!

Thursday, Mar 16
  • 8:30 pm Charlie Judkins
    Milk and Roses, 1110 Manhattan Ave., Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY 11222 – 718-389-0160

    Ragtime & Stride piano

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

Friday, Mar 17
  • 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

  • 7:45 pm Spuyten Duyvil
    Minstrel Coffee House, Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 – 973-335-9489

  • 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!

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

Saturday, Mar 18
  • 12:00 pm Rockwell & The Still River Ramblers
    Daryl's House, 130 Route 22, Pawling, NY 12564 – 845-289-0185

    Bluegrass Brunch. Free!

  • 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 Contra beginners' workshop
    United Methodist Church of the Village, 201 W. 13th St., NY, NY 10011

    http://cdny.org/ for more 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. http://www.folkproject.org/swtern/swtern.shtml#ST2011-11-19

  • 8:00 pm Contra Dance for All
    United Methodist Church of the Village, 201 W. 13th St., NY, NY 10011

  • 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, Mar 19
  • 12:00 pm Jan Bell & The Maybelles
    Superfine, 126 Front St., at Pearl, Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718-243-9005

    ...and special guests!

  • 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 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 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.

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

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

  • 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, Mar 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.

  • 7:30 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, Mar 21
  • 7:30 pm UWS Bluegrass Jam
    Grill on the Hill, 1624 Amsterdam Ave at 140th St, NY, NY 10031 – 646-838-8879

    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 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...