Other Regular Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Events

The events and clubs that used to be listed here were taken offline because COVID-19 shut most of them down during 2020 and early 2021. We have started the process of adding them back to this page. Thanks for your patience. if you see any errors (eg. discontinued jams) or changes needed, PLEASE let us know. Also, if you have an acoustic bluegrass/Old-Time jam, festival or other regular event, let us know either on our Facebook page or via the Contact Form.

 

WARNING

These are regular events that might be cancelled or changed from time to time. It's always a good idea to check that the event is on before heading off to attend.

NEW SOUTH WALES

JAMBEROO

 

Regular jam session on the First Friday of each month. Jamberoo Uniting Church Hall, 11 Wyalla Rd, Jamberoo. 6.30pm. Gold coin entry donation to help with hall hire and upkeep. Old-Time, Bluegrass & Country Music tunes, played at a slow to moderate pace. For more info Email: art alley at live.com.au

 


VICTORIA

NORTHCOTE

OLd-time jam session. Every Saturday. 3-6pm. The Merri Creek Tavern, 111 High St, Northcote. Hosted by Craig Woodward. Event notice is on Facebook as MCT Old-time Jam Session..


BRUNSWICK

Brunswick Old Time String Orchestra. Fortnightly jam session at 33 Saxon St, Brunswick (upstairs from the community room in the building in the quadrangle). Check out their Facebook page or email botso1234@gmail.com

 

SOMERVILLE

Last Sunday in month. 1-4 pm. Annie Sage Community Centre, Blacks Camp Rd, Somerville. Organised by James Harrison. More info on Somerville Bluegrass Facebook group.

 

THORNBURY

Old Time session, monthly on Tuesdays. Cafe Gummo, 711 High St, Thornbury. 7pm. Organised by Double Dole Stringband. On Facebook as Old Time Session at Cafe Gummo.

 

WHEELERS HILL

Jammalong in Melbourne. 2nd Saturday each month. Jell's Park, Waverley Rd, Wheelers Hill, near Madeline's Cafe. 12midday-3pm. More information here.

 

CHEWTON

Red Hill Old-time Jam. Last Friday each month. Red Hill Hotel, 163 Main Rd, Chewton. 6pm. 

 

SALE

Wellington Bluegrass Jammers. First Sunday of every even month (Feb, Apr, Jun etc) at Bond Street Event Centre, 10 Bond St, Sale. More information on their Facebook page.

 

FITZROY NORTH

Bluegrass jam every second Monday. Redwood Tasting Room, 345 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy North. 6-8.30pm. Organised by Daniel Watkins.

 

FERNTREE GULLY

Mountain Pickers Association club night last Tuesday of each month. Ferntree Gully Bowling Club, 2A Glenfern Rd, Ferntree Gully. 7.45pm. Chalkboard concert with feature bands. $10 members/$12 Concession/$15 non-members. For more information, check out their website or phone: 0417 107 004.

 

HARRIETVILLE

Great Alpine Pick bluegrass & old-time music convention held annually on the last weekend in February. The next one is 24-26 February, 2023. Organised by the Mountain Pickers Association

 

YARRA JUNCTION

Fiddlers Convention held in February each year. Camp Eureka, Tarrango Rd, Yarra Junction. Concerts, workshops, dance, jamming. The next one is 10-12 February 2023. More information on the website or Yarra Junction Fiddlers Convention Facebook page.

 

 

QUEENSLAND

 

SANDGATE

 

Cardigan Bar Bluegrass Jam. 3-6pm. 198 Seymour St, Sandgate. Organised by Gary Vann. Look for the cardigan bar bluegrass jam Facebook page.

 

COOCHIEMUDLO

Jammalong at Coochie. 3rd Saturday each month. 2pm. Pioneer Park, Coochiemudlo. 

 

CEDAR CREEK

Cedar Creek Bluegrass Jam, 3rd Sunday of the month. Cedar Creek Hall, 1 Chardon Bridge Rd, Cedar Creek. Organised by Richard Drew and the Gold Coast Bluegrass Pickers.

 

 

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

PARKES

Jammalong in Canberra, 2nd Saturday of each month. Parkes Place West, Parkes, under the pergola on the lake side of the Question Building. 12midday. Hosts are Dianne & Michael Porter. More information at https://parkmusic.weebly.com/

 

AINSLIE

Jammalong at UpOpping - open acoustic jam session, 1sr Saturday of each month (excl. Jan). 10am-2pm. Ainslie Church of Christ, Limestone Ave, Ainslie, free entry. Hosted by Dianne & Michael Porter. More information at https://parkmusic.weebly.com/

 

CANBERRA

Old Timey Wednesday - Old-time jam every Wednesday. 4-6pm. Smith's Alternative, 76 Alinga St, Canberra.

 

 

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

WIRRINA

Wirrina Bluegrass & Acoustic Roots Festival. Yearly - 4th weekend in November. 2023 dates: 25-27 November. Watch for updates on their website or Facebook page.

 

GAWLER

Jammalong at Gawler. 1-2pm. Gawler Sport & Community Centre, Nixon Terrace, Gawler. Some information about dates for 2023 on the internet.

 

BALHANNAH

Club Acoustica. First Sunday of month - open mic. Olive Branch Cafe, 84 Main Rd, Balhannah. There is a Club Acoustica Facebook page.

BTCMSA

PO Box 396

Berowra Heights

NSW 2082

Australia

PH: 0423 363 270

Email Contact Form

PICKING IN THE PARK

SUN 5 MARCH 2023

Banjo Paterson Park, Punt Rd, Gladesville (NSW). 12-6pm. Free. 

BYO instrument, chair, food and drink, family & friends. All welcome.

Picking in the Parkfacebook.com

Auspiced by BTCMSA.

VICTORIA

Contact Nick Dear

Mobile: 0421 593 998

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SYDNEY BLUEGRASS & OLD-TIME MUSIC GET-TOGETHER

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SAT 1st APRIL, 2023

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ANNANDALE COMMUNITY CENTRE

79 Johnston St, Annandale

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*6.30pm: Safety in Numbers workshop and rehearsal

*7.45pm: Bluegrass & Old-Time Music acoustic concert

*Jamming all night

$8 Concession/BTCMSA members; $10 Others. Under 18 and 80+ Free.

ALL WELCOME!!!!!

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If you are unwell, particularly with COVID, please follow health advice and stay home this time. Thanks.

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