Jams, Workshops, Festivals,
and anything else
that'd be fun to go to
Sage Creek a playin' in the background!
This page is the place to get all kinds of information about happenings in the area. We'll keep you up-to-date with details, flyers, locations, and contact information for anything we hear about!
(Page background music is Gotta Travel on by Sage Creek.
Check out the video below and visit a jam, soon!)
When you hear about something coming up, feel free to let us know about it.
Annie Pinkerton, (775) 225-9462
Join us for the bi-monthly
NNBA Bluegrass Workshop/Jam
held at the First Congregational Church of Reno.
627 Sunnyside Drive, Reno, NV 89503
The jams are held on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. These jams are for players at all levels and experience.
NNBA Intermediate/Advanced Jam
Ceol Irish Pub
Ceol Irish Pub, 538 S. Virginia St., Reno
This is an intermediate/advanced jam. Pickers are expected to know the tunes and play up to speed.
One bass player at a time (take turns).
Beginners are welcome to play along, but perhaps sit outside the main circle or just come and listen.
For more information
contact Neil Linden at (925)550-8694
Monday Night Volunteers
The Monday Night Volunteers is Northern Nevada's oldest and most respected bluegrass band. These musicians have given tirelessly of themselves to Reno and neighboring communities, bringing music and smiles to listeners for many years.
The MNV will entertain you with plenty of stories, laughs and lots of good, toe-tappin' music!
For bookings, contact Tex Tankersley: email@example.com
Bluegrass & Root Music Jam Susanville
Monthly Jams are held at the Arts Council, 807 Cottage St., Susanville, CA on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month. In the winter, hours are 1:00 - 5:00pm. In the summer, hours are 5:00 - 8:00pm. Contact Suzanne McDonald at (530) 375-0199, or firstname.lastname@example.org each month for info and directions.
All instruments and abilities are welcome.
Lassen County Arts Council Inc, 807 Cottage St,
Susanville, CA 96130
Western Folklife Center Jam
Western Folklife Center, Pioneer Saloon, 501 Railroad Street, Elko
The Western Folklife Center hosts "Jam On!", a monthly jam session
for all musicians, from beginner to professional.
Spectators are welcome, and the Pioneer Saloon will be open.
Join us for some old-time, country, western, and Celtic music jamming
from 6-8 pm every second Wednesday of the month in 2016.
For more information please visit
Let's start out with our own
2017 Bowers Mansion Bluegrass Festival
18-20 August, 2017
Cartoon by Larry Brennan
The Lost River Bluegrass Festival
is just over the border into Oregon.
No passports needed!
This is a brand new festival and is looking to be a good one.
Nevada's own local band "RICOCHET"
is on the Marquee for this one.
NNBA President Rick Sparks will be doing one of his
Wernick Method Jam Camps for this festival. Always fun and a great learning experience
Looks like fun! Click on the poster at left for more information!