Open Jams and Shows


Sunday:  Hickory Vaught hosts a Sunday brunch jam at the Dark Star Tavern, 6313 River Road, Prospect, KY. from 12 Noon - 3:00pm.  

Sunday:   Louisville Turner’s at 3125 River Road.  4pm - 8pm. This beginner friendly, not strictly Bluegrass jam is hosted weekly by Blue Murphy. Potluck dinner every week. On the deck in nice weather, or in lounge when it’s cold or stormy. Some parking by the pool and softball field if gates are open.   

Monday: LaGrange Coffee Roasters Jam. 110 E Main Street, LaGrange, KY. 502-265-0563 6:00-9:00pm

Tuesday: St Paul’s Episcopal Church parish house, 1015 E Main Street, New Albany, IN 6:30 – 8:30. Info Jim and Rhonda Wolfe. 502-649-6491 

Wednesday: Relic performs at the Barrett Bar, Barrett Ave, Louisville. 9 pm. No cover. 

  Thursdays BG show: 7 – 9pm Eddie Wells and the Kettle Creek Ramblers Mt.Washington Family Diner And Ice Cream  1150 N Bardstown Road, Mount Washington, Kentucky 40047 formerly Kettle Creek restaurant). No cover  

 Thursday:  Hickory Vaught & Friends at Blu Café Marriott Hotel, 280 W. Jefferson, Louisville, 8-12pm 502-671-4285. 

Thursday: Old-time jam at Mellwood Arts Center hosted by Harry Bickel.

 Thursday: BG show: Hillview City Hall, Hillview/Louisville, KY, 6pm. Preston Hwy, Gene Snyder S., Rt. on Hillview Blvd, Right at 1st stop, left at 2nd stop. 

Thursday: Public Jam, 6 to 9 pm CT. Historic Thomas House, between Am. Cave Museum & KY Repertory Theatre. 119E. Main St, Horse Cave, KY 42749. Host: Shari Mabe: 270-358-4664,  Info available on Facebook.

Friday: BG Jam every Friday at the barn in Rosine, KY, Bill Monroe’s home place. Starts 6:30.  Church, 7-8 miles N.E. of E-Town. Exit 102 off I-65 to Battle Training Rd, KY 434. 

Saturday: Open Jam at Goodwood Brewing Company. 638 E Main Street, Louisville, KY. 3pm to 7pm.

Saturday: Open jam at Richwood Opry, 12 Noon-showtime (7-10pm), 859-474-0554   


1st & 3rd Fridays:  Louisville Folk School hosts Happy Hour beginner friendly jam at Butchertown Social . Full service bar and food.1601 Story Avenue, Louisville, KY 5:30 -7:30pm. For info contact the Louisville Folk School website.  

1st Wednesday: Family Music: 9837 Old Third St, Suite 102: Louisville, KY. Info Ernie Amburgey or John Darby at 502-709-6520 

2nd & 4th Wednesday: Fairdale Pub & Pizza Jam. Hosted by Bill Stovall 10619 W. Manslick Rd, Fairdale, KY  40118 6:30 - 9:00

1st Thursday: Evening jam at the International BG Music Museum, Owensboro, KY. 270-926-7891  

February Open Jam moved to February 9th! 

2nd Friday: Bluegrass jam presented by The Lodge at Rough River and the Breckinridge Bluegrass Music Association. 6:00pm. 

1st Sat: (except July) Jefferson Co. (IN) Fairgrounds, Hwy 256 W of Madison. Festival 1st Sat of April. 2 pm  

2nd Sat of Mar, Jun, Sept, & Dec (except Sept): Greater Hayden American Jamborees, Free BG-Gospel Show 6:00pm. Open Jam at 4:00pm; Don Tatlock 812-522-8327. Dates for 2017: March 11, June 10, September 2nd, and Dec 9  

3rd Sat ReOpens March 2017: Little Grantville Bluegrass; S. off Hwy 50 at Shawswick School Road, 4 miles east of Bedford, IN. Closed for Winter: 6pm in March. See web at for info updates. 812-277-1705 Gary. 

3rd Sat: Grayson County Bluegrass Opry: 125 East White Oak St, Leitchfield. Show starts 6pm, Various artists. For info via Grayson County Bluegrass Opry Facebook Page. 

3rd Sat: Leroy’s Country Mart, Lexington IN, Hwy 203 and 356, 6pm. Info: Leroy Williams 812-889-2310