Regional Jam List

Brandywine Friends Regional Jam List

This list is being updated as the Covid 19 pandemic recedes.  The contact person listed will have current requirements for attendance. Many jams have been discontinued or postponed.

Below is a list of bluegrass or acoustic jams in the Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey region.  If you know of changes in these jams or jams that are not included in this list send an email to

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A Jam  in honor of Jerry Schultz meets every 2nd Thursday of the month in the basement of St Thomas Episcopal Church 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711from 7:30pm to 10:00pm.  Jerry did a lot of good work for this music community, mark your calendar for this jam.  All levels are welcome.
The Wilmington Bluegrass Jam  (This jam was originally at the LOMA Coffee House) is on hold. For additional info contact Rich Myers at
The Woodside Farm Creamery is open.  Weather permitting*, we are kicking-off the 17th season of the Woodside Farm Creamery Summer BG Jam on Saturday from 1-5p.m. at the Woodside Farm Creamery, 1310 Little Baltimore Road, Hockessin, DE 19707. Directions and map at  $2 off ice cream to all musicians. Please bring your own chair.  Everyone welcome.
  Refer all questions to  Cell 302 605 6513.  _______________________________________________________________________
Brandywine Dulcimer Fellowship in the Grace Lutheran Church at Route 41 and Graves Lane, Hockessin, DE 19707. All acoustic instruments welcome, including lap dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, banjo, fiddle, guitar, flute, recorder. 1st Friday of each month 7:30 PM.  For more information contact Bill Collins Phone: 302-762-6270
Delaware Friends of Folk “Pickin-In”. Blue Earl Brewry 210 Artesan Dr. Smyrna DE 19977 This is an Acoustic Folk event. Songs to Share. 2nd Saturday of each month 12 P. M.  For more information call (302) 465-0805.

The Music School of Delaware Monthly Bluegrass & Old Time Jam, is held the 3rd Saturdays of each month at The Music School of Delaware, 4101 Washington St., Wilmington, DE 19802. For more information, go to or e-mail Rich Myers at


We no longer have information about the White Oak Jam (Lancaster County): At the White Oak Campground, 3156 White Oak Rd Strasburg, PA. . If you have any information about a jam in this area please send info to
Chaplin’s Music Cafe Bluegrass Jam in Spring City (Chester County), PA. has been discontinued until further notice.
Downingtown (Chester County) Acoustic Guitar Jam. has been discontinued.

Bluegrass jam at Walter Burke’s house every Wednesday night, 7- 10 pm.  All levels welcome. Fiddle tunes, Gospel Bluegrass, and traditional bluegrass. Location close to Rt 841 and Rt 896. For information contact Walter Burke 117 Liberti Lane Lincoln University PA 19352 302-690-9069.
Bluegrass and Old Time Jam 2 pm to 4 pm every 4th Saturday of the Month at The Oxford Arts Alliance 38th South 3rd St. Oxford PA. 19363.  All Skill Levels welcomed.  $5 entry fee.  For information call 610 467 0301
A folk and bluegrass jam 7 to 10 PM, the second Friday of each month at the Haycock Township Community Center in Quakertown, PA. The address is: 1014 Old Bethlehem Rd, Quakertown, PA 18951-2915.  ALL ARE WELCOME.  Donations are welcome.  Refreshments available.  For more information, email Rich Laughlin at

Old time jam at the Spring Hollow Golf Course (Route 724 near Bridge street) Spring City, Pa. This is a strictly old time (& gospel jam).  1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. 6 to 9 p.m.  For more info contact Ron at
Fitzwater Station Old Time Jam the 1st Wednesday of month 7 – 9pm at 264 Canal St, Phoenixville, PA 19460.  For information visit Organizer: Elyssa Hilton

Additional information on Philadelphia jams can be found at

The Abbaye Bluegrass Jam is on hiatus. For more information Contact:
Holmesburg Bluegrass & Country Jam. The MacSwiney Club, 510 Greenwood Ave, Jenkintown, PA 19046.
In warm weather it meets at Jenkintown Town Square Gazebo at 307 Leedom St, Jenkintown, PA 19046. Thursday 8 – 10:30 PM.  For more information visit  All Player levels are welcome.
Mermaid Inn Old Time Jam 1st Tuesday 8 – 11pm at 7673 Germantown Ave. in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia.  For information Organizer: Carl Baron, email
The Kelly Center
Bluegrass Jam is being held every first and third Tuesday of the month at 4 E Eagle Road Havertown, PA.  This jam is to restart  Tuesday Feb. 15 2022 at 7PM. All are welcome.  For more information go to
Philadelphia Folksong Society (PFSS) Monthly Sing. These sings are very folky in nature.  Saturday Nights Location rotates among homes.  You should be a member of the PFSS to attend regularly but you can attend one or two before actually joining. See

The Main Line Old Time jam at the Gryphon Cafe is no longer active.

Gogjjo Old Time jam every Wednesday 8 – 11pm at Gojjo (2nd floor, out back if it’s warm) 4540 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143, <>  Organizers: Linda Moskowitz & John Salmon


At The Barn – JAM 2000 Harris Mill Rd Parkton, MD. Every 7 Days Until December 17, 2017 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Details at
Franklintown Jam Franklintown Fire Hall 2 Miles south of Dillsburg on Rt 194 $2 admission.  Thursdays 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Repeats Every Week Until December 21, 2017.  Details at
Carroll Township Community Center Jam at the Carroll Township Community Center Shermans Dale, PA.  Fridays 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.  Every Week Until December 29, 2017.  Details at  Call 582-2312 for directions.


 MOM’s Bluegrass jam Doylestown – Maxwell’s On Main, 37 North Main Street, Doylestown, PA 18901. Thursday 7:30 PM.  Please check the events page for further details.  All welcome.

Doylestown Jam Location: German Hungarian Sportsmens Club, 1622 Hilltown Pike, Hilltown PA.  Monthly Jam Location: Maxwell’s On Main, 37 North Main Street, Doylestown PA.  Wednesday Evening starting around 7:30 PM for a fun, and entertaining evening.  Please check the events page for further details. Ben at
Ponco Folk Song Society Jam at the Quality Inn, 1220 Main St., Stroudsburg, Pa.  If you play an instrument, please bring it along and join one of the many jams.  Admission is $7 ($6 for members). Membership is $10.00 per year and you can purchase here via PayPal.  1st Sunday of Month, Stage Shows 12:30 – 5 PM.  For info 570-420-1000.

Appalachian Fiddle & Bluegrass Association. at the Plainfield Township Fire Company,6480 Sullivan Trail, Wind Gap, PA.  2nd Sunday September – April  Doors open 10:30 AM. Open Stage 12:30 – 5PM.  Info:

Acoustic Jam hosted by Dave Fry at Vargtimmen King Koffee, 506 Chestnut St., Emmaus, Pa.  Bring your instrument and a favorite song or two, any style, for some pickin’ and singin’ with host Dave Fry!  Every 4th Thursday 7- 9 PM.    For information  All skill levels are welcome!

Join Fred Gilmartin and friends for a fine music circle in the tradition at Godfrey Daniels  7 E. 4th St. Bethlehem, PA. on the 2nd Tuesday of each month 7:30 to 10 pm except Summer – Bluegrass jam.  Information at or contact Fred at,
The Old-Time Jam is hosted by Tom and Betty Druckenmiller at Godfrey Daniels 7 E. 4th St. Bethlehem, PA.  1st Tuesday of each month Old Time Jam.  Information at
Godfrey Daniels at 7 E. 4th St. Bethlehem, PA. Presents Blues, Swing, Irish Seisiún and Songwriters Workshops.  For Information on specific dates and times at

Washington House Blue Grass Jam: Main Street, Sellersville, PA.  1st & 3rd Tuesdays 8 to 11 p.m.  For details contact Ed Lick at or see

For jams in the Greater Washington, D.C. area visit DC Bluegrass website at

The Eastern Shore Bluegrass Association hosts concerts and pick-ins at the Marydel Fire Hall in Marydel, DE 2nd Sunday of each month at 1 p.m.  For info Call (410) 648-5366 or on facebook at Eastern Shore Bluegrass Association.  There is no charge for first time visitors.
Beans in the Belfry Bluegrass Jam. Is held the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month. 3-6 p.m.  and the 1st Thursday of each month from 6:30-9 p.m. at 122 West Potomac St Brunswick MD.  Bluegrass musicians are cordially invited to jam with other bluegrass lovers in this cozy family friendly venue.  No Cover.  For information: call 301-834-7178
Arcadia Bluegrass Jam has been postponed until further notice at the Arcadia Volunteer Fire Company Activities Building, 5415 Arcadia Ave., Upperco, Maryland 21155 is held Every Wednesday night.  Doors open at 6 p.m.  For more details see.
The Baltimore old time jam every other Tuesday night of the month slow jam starting at 7 pm an fast jam at 8:15pm at the Five and Dime Ale House, 901 W 36 St, Baltimore, Maryland 21211.  This facility also hosts a Bluegrass Jam on the other Tuesdays.  For more details, email The Facebook group: Baltimore Old Time Jam Faceboook Group, or
Baltimore Bluegrass MeetUp Group. Meets every 2nd Sunday of the month from 2 – 5 pm at the Victory Villa Community Center at 404 Compass Rd. at the corner of Compass Rd. & Martin Blvd. in Middle River, MD.  Hosted by Bud Dickens and Tony Bonta.   For details




Kevin Justice’s Bluegrass Jam at Stubini’s Tavern South, 270 Shell Rd (Rt. 130), Carney’s Point, NJ 08069.  3rd Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. Fall and winter months.  To confirm call the Tavern 856-299-8920. or e-mail 

Albert Hall – 131 Wells Mills Road (Rt. 532) Waretown, NJ Jamming on the Picking Porch and in the Picking Shed is held Saturday 6:30 PM. For information visit

An Old-Time open jam session is held at Mannion’s Pub and Restaurant in Somerville, NJ on 1st and 3rd Tuesday evening of every month.
Starting time is 7:30 p.m.
SJARMS meets at the Medford Memorial Community Center at 21 South Main Street on 2nd Monday of month at 7:00 pm-9:30 p.m.  For Additional information at

The Bluegrass and Old Time Music Association of New Jersey (BOTMA) is announcing an Old Time jam to be held on the third Sunday of the month from 1pm to 5pm from January through May at Embury United Methodist Church, Little Silver, NJ.  There is a minimal charge of $4 for BOTMA members, $6 for Nonmembers. Memberships can be obtained for $4 per year for single membership and $8 per year for family memberships.  For more information visit The doors open at 12 noon, with entrance downstairs after 12:30 p.m.  To keep the music flowing, there will be two wonderful moderators. They come with a host of experience in the genre and are looking for like-minded individuals to share it.
The Princeton Bluegrass meetup is held at Small World Coffee 14 Witherspoon St. Princeton, NJ on the 2nd Sunday of month 7 p.m. For more information seach on facebook for Princeton Bluegrass Jam Group.  All stringed instruments are welcome.
An Open Folk Jam (Fiddle Tunes – Old Time – Bluegrass) at Birdhouse Center for the Arts 7 Main St. Lambertville, NJ on the last Wednesday of month 8 p.m.  Information at  $10 Suggested Donation. All Playing Levels welcome.

A traditional bluegrass jam is held on the 4th Sunday of the month from 2 to 4:30 pm at Pino’s 13 North 4th Avenue in Highland Park NJ.08904.  For more information contact Marie Austin at