Open Jams and Shows



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

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
Thursday: Old-time jam at Mellwood Arts Center hosted by Harry Bickel. 7-9pm
Thursday: Bluegrass & Bourbon series: Cabel Street above Butchertown Pizza Hall. 1301 Story Ave, Louisville.
 7:30 – 10:30pm. Free. Family event. Great pizza and music. Check website for schedule.

Thursday: BG open mic: Hillview (KY) City Hall, 6pm. Preston Hwy south of Gene Snyder
Thursday: Jammin’ on the Front Porch Thursday, 6 - 9 pm CT. Free. The Bookstore: 111 Water St; Horse
 Cave, KY. 42749. 270-786-3084. Bring your acoustic instrument or come by & listen.  

Friday: BG Jam every Friday at the barn in Rosine, KY, Bill Monroe’s home place. Starts 6:30

Friday: Jam Colesburg (KY) Baptist 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. 3 -7pm
Saturday: Open jam at Richwood Opry, 12 Noon-showtime (7-10pm), 859-474-0554

Sunday: Beginner friendly BG Brunch Jam: The Limbo, Louisville, KY. Hosted by Louisville Folk School. 11a-1pm. Free
 Jammer discount. 411 W. Chestnut St., 502.822.1222

Sunday: Hickory Vaught hosts brunch jam at Dark Star Tavern, 6313 River Rd, Prospect, KY. 12Noon – 3:00pm

Sunday: Blue Murphy hosts open jam at Louisville Turner’s, 3125 River Road. 4-8pm, potluck dinner.


1st and 3rd Fridays: Louisville Folk School hosts Happy Hour beginner friendly jam at Butchertown Social in the
 Louisville, 1601 Story Avenue, Louisville. 5:30 -7:30pm. Info:

Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday: BG jam hosted by Bill Stovall. 6-9pm. Fairdale (KY) Pizza & Pub. 502-742-3940

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

2nd Friday: Bluegrass jam presented at 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 

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.
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. 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

Just Some of our Regional Festivals: 

February: 1st Thursday/Friday/Saturday of Feb: SPBGMA Bluegrass Music Awards & national Convention & Band
 Championship. Sheraton Music City Hotel, Nashville, TN. Contact :,

March 16 & 17: KY Fried Pickin’ End of Winter Jam: Holiday Inn Riverfront; Owensboro, KY. Free. Open Jams

May: 2nd or 3rd Saturday: Forest Fest BG Festival at Horine Center, Jefferson Memorial Forest, Louisville. Forest Fest FB

May: Bluegrass Anonymous Pig Roast, dates vary. Member appreciation event. BA provides meats. Free to members,
 $5 donation non-members. Potluck. Bring instruments and friends. for info

May: Last weekend Tri-State Bluegrass Festival, Kendallville, IN.,
May:  Last weekend John Hartford Memorial Festival, Bean Blossom, IN.
June: First weekend Bardstown (KY) Bluegrass Festival, White Acres Campground.
June: 2nd weekend Festival of the Bluegrass, Horse Park, Lexington, KY.
June: 2nd weekend x 10 days: Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival, Bean Blossom, IN.

June: 3rd weekend:  ROMP Festival, Owensboro, KY.
July: 3rd weekend: Carter Co. Shrine Club BG Festival, Olive Hill, KY.
Sept: 3rd weekend: Vine Grove (KY)e BG Festival.

Louisville Folk School: Louisville, KY. 

International Bluegrass Music Association:  Nashville, TN.:

International Bluegrass Music Museum (IBMM): Owensboro, KY.:

Society for the Preservation of BG Music in America:

Visit for show listings at The Station Inn in Nashville, TN

BG News Website:

Shepherdsville (KY) Music Barn Bluegrass: BG Season October – April:

Northern Kentucky Bluegrass Music Association: 

KY Friends of Bluegrass Music Club: Clay City, KY.: 

Bluegrass music at Cumberland Caverns, SE of Nashville: Shelby, NC center dedicated to the music & stories from the Am. South
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