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.
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.
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
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
Jammalong in Melbourne. 2nd Saturday each month. Jell's Park, Waverley Rd,
Wheelers Hill, near Madeline's Cafe. 12midday-3pm. More information here.
Red Hill Old-time Jam. Last Friday each month. Red Hill Hotel, 163 Main Rd,
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.
Bluegrass jam every second Monday. Redwood Tasting Room, 345 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy North. 6-8.30pm. Organised by Daniel Watkins.
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.
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
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.
Cardigan Bar Bluegrass Jam. 3-6pm. 198 Seymour St, Sandgate. Organised by Gary Vann. Look for the cardigan bar bluegrass jam Facebook page.
Jammalong at Coochie. 3rd Saturday each month. 2pm. Pioneer Park, Coochiemudlo.
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.
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/
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/
Old Timey Wednesday - Old-time jam every Wednesday. 4-6pm. Smith's Alternative, 76 Alinga St, Canberra.
Wirrina Bluegrass & Acoustic Roots Festival. Yearly - 4th weekend in November. 2023 dates: 25-27 November. Watch for updates on their website or Facebook page.
Jammalong at Gawler. 1-2pm. Gawler Sport & Community Centre, Nixon Terrace, Gawler. Some information about dates for 2023 on the internet.
Club Acoustica. First Sunday of month - open mic. Olive Branch Cafe, 84 Main Rd, Balhannah. There is a Club Acoustica Facebook page.