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Information for bluegrass music jams for the southwest region and beyond. We try to keep the information on this page current. Some of the jams listed below may change location, times, days or no longer exist. We ask for your help. To submit a new jam or update jam info. please use the form at the bottom of this page.

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California  Jams

New Diamond Bar, CA, bi-weekly beginning level Jam We are trying to see if anyone in the Diamond Bar area would like to start a beginning level Jam. If interested, Contact Greg Horton by email: [email protected] Bakersfield, Ca: 1st Monday of the month, 6 – 9 PM, Rusty’s Pizza Rusty’s Pizza 5430 Olive Drive

Atascadero, Ca: 2nd Wed of the month, 6 – 9 PM, The first hour is an easy slow jam with sheet music provided. The second hour can be a more advanced jam. The third hour is open mic Last Stage West, Hwy. 41, 15050 Morro Road, If you want to help Lloyd out with the evening call (805) 441-7463.

Canoga Park Ca. We are a group of musicians who play Bluegrass, Traditional, Folk, County and some rock and roll. We meet once a month to play and sing together.
Canoga Park Jaam on meetups Click Here for more info

Corona, Ca: Bluegrass Jam. The first, third & fifth Thursday of the month., 6-9 PM, Crown Pointe Retirement Home 737 Kellogg Blvd Contact: Bill K. 951-907-7156

Covina, Ca: Open mic nite, 1st Saturday of the month, 8 PM, The Fret House Music Shop, 309 N Citrus. Entrance fee is $2.00. Call (626)339-7020

Covina, Ca: third Sunday every other month from 2-5 pm at The Fret House Music Shop, 309 N. Citrus Ave., Covina. (626) 339-7020. René Baquet jam host

Encinitas, Ca: Thursday nights, 6:30-9 PM, Round Table Pizza, 1321 Encinitas Blvd. behind McDonald’s near El Camino Real Contact: Vic (888)481-2100

Escondido, Ca: 3rd Wednesday each month 6 PM SAN DIEGO NO. COUNTY BLUEGRASS & FOLK JAM Round Table Pizza, 1161 E. Washington

Los Angeles, Ca: Bluegrass Thursdays at the Grand View Market, every 2nd Thursday of the month a dinner-time concert, 6:30-9 PM & every 4th Thursday of the month a bluegrass jam 7-10 PM, 12210 Venice Blvd. For Info: Jeff Fleck (310) 773-6753 or

La Mesa, Ca: SDBS Open mic & jam, 2nd Tuesday of the month 6:30-9 PM Fuddrucker’s, 5500 Grossmont Center Dr., For info call Fuddruckers at (619) 589-6144 or SDBS info line at (858) 679-4854 Sponsored by the San Diego Bluegrass Society

Loma Linda, Ca: Jam American Traditional Music Tuesdays, 7 PM, Loma Linda University, Patio Pantry,1161 Anderson St. Call Don Hergert (909) 796-8812for info & directions.

Lompoc, Ca: Evening jams, 2nd and 4th Wednesday, 7-9PM, Southside Coffee Co., 105 So. “H” St, for more info call Bill at (805) 736-8241

Lompoc, Ca: 2nd and 4th Wednesday evening jams, 7-9PM at Southside Coffee Co., 105 So. “H” St, for more info, call Bill at (805) 736-8241.

Long Beach, Ca: Tuesday’s Soup Jam 6:30 PM, 2420 Gundry St in Signal Hill, Contact: Don Rowan (562)883-0573, open to everyone (this jam is held in an industrial building)

Long Beach, Ca: Open Bluegrass Jam 2nd Thursday of the month 7-10 PM Red Leprechaun 4000 E Anaheim St, Long Beach, CA [email protected]

Long Beach, Ca: 4th Sunday jam, 1-5 PM, Shutts Fabricators 1632 W 15th St., 562-432-4648 SWBA Jam Host Mark Shutts Newhall, Ca: Jamming from Noon to 4 PM, Vincenzo’s Newhall 24504 Lyons Ave. 661-259-6733 Palos Verde, Ca: Jam 1- 4 PM, Amuse Music Center, 43 C Peninsula Center This is technically on Indian Peak Rd, a block from Silver Spur (which intersects Hawthorne Blvd) San Diego, CA: 3rd Monday 7 – 8:30 PM SDBS Bluegrass Slow Jam Learning session with Janet Beazley, Our Savior Lutheran Church (in the back) 4011 Ohio St, San Diego, CA. Please contact Janet for more info: [email protected] San Diego, CA: Poway Folk Circle 3rd Saturday Bluegrass Slow Jam with Janet Beazley, 9:30-11am at Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Community Room, 10301 Scripps Lake Drive, Please contact Janet for more info: [email protected] or click here to go to Folk Circle San Diego, CA: Walt Richards SLO Jam 6:20 PM 3rd Friday San Carlos Recreation Center, 6445 Lake Badin Ave., 6:30 PM – 9 PM SDBS OPEN MIC, PICKUP BANDS, FEATURED BAND San Juan Capistrano: Jam every Saturday 10 am -12 noon  Heritage Park (across the alley from The Swallows.) Torrance, CA: EL CAMINO College Bluegrass Jam, 1st Sunday of the month 1-3 PM 16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Steve Barilovits 310-367-8975 [email protected] West Hills, Ca: Jam, Fourth Sunday of the Month, 1-5 PM The West Valley Music Center, 24424 Vanowen St. 818-992-4142, Everyone Welcome! Join the Jam or just listen Yorba Linda, Ca: Thursday Jam 6-9 PM Main Street Restaurant, 4902 Main St., (714) 777-9427, Jan host Barney Barnhouse.