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Local Jams

ARROYO GRANDE - Bluegrass Jam @ Heritage Square Park: Bluegrass Jam every Tuesday 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Heritage Square Park (small Gazebo behind large Gazebo between the Historical Library and Museum Buildings 126 S Mason St., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). Contact: Yael Gott (805) 450-7571. Please bring a folding chair. 
ARROYO GRANDE - Branch Street Deli: 1st Thursday - 5:00 p.m. Bluegrass Jam; Branch Street Deli; 203 E. Branch St.,Arroyo Grande Village; Contact: Yael (805) 450-7571 
ARROYO GRANDE - Lightning Joe's Guitar Heaven: 2nd Saturday of the month 1-4 PM in the village. Plenty of stools but bring music stands. Go up the stairs to the left of Lightning Joe's. 100 East Branch Street, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420 
ARROYO GRANDE - Nipomo Community Presbyterian Church: 1st Sunday of the month starting at 5:30 PM. The Community Room is very spacious with electrical outlets. Bring your instrument(s), music stand and books. 1235 N Thompson Rd, Arroyo Grande, Ca 93420 located east of 101 about 1/10 of a mile south of Windmill Farms on Thompson/Los Berros Road. 
BAKERSFIELD - Rusty's Pizza: First Monday of each month. Rusty's Pizza 5430 Olive Drive (in the Vons center) 6:00 - 9:00. Come on down and bring a couple of songs. Contact Kelvin Gregory 392-7973 home or 428-7044 cell. Alternate contact: S. C. "Slim" Sims 760-762- 6828 
FRESNO - Santa Fe Basque Restaurant: The Fresno Folklore Society has a weekly jam. It's the friends of Kenny Hall Memorial jam at the Santa Fe Basque Restaurant every Wednesday from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. 
GOLETA - Acoustic Jam @ The Draughtsmen Aleworks: Weekly Acoustic Jam Where: The Draughtsmen Aleworks 53 Santa Felicia Goleta, CA 93117 When: Wednesdays Time: 5 PM until ?? Music Styles: Folk, Country, Americana, Bluegrass, Blues, Rock, Classics Acoustic instruments only (except bass). No drums or percussion please. Contact: Barry McGuire - 
LOMPOC - Southside Coffee Co 105 So. H St 7-9 PM: LOMPOC: 2nd and 4th Wednesday evening jams, 7:00 -- 9:00 PM at Southside Coffee Co., 105 So. "H" St, Lompoc Ca 93436 -- for more info call Bill at (805) 736-8241. 
PASO ROBLES - Contra Dances @ Oak Creek Commons 635 Nicklaus Dr: Check Facebook "Paso Robles Contra Dances" for Date and Time: We meet in the common room in the common building at the center of the complex. Bring an instrument and join in! 
SANTA MARGARITA - Bluegrass Jam Session at The Porch Cafe: On the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month, The Toro Creek Ramblers and the Bluegrass Music Society of the Central Coast host a Bluegrass jam session at The Porch Cafe. The Toro Creek Ramblers is an informal group of Bluegrass music enthusiasts, anchored by "Executive Director" Dr. Bern Singsen on guitar, and"Musical Director" BanjerDan, a professional banjo player and entertainer. The Porch Cafe is located at 22322 El Camino Real, Santa Margarita, CA 93453. (805) 438-3376 
SANTA MONICA - Finn McCool's: The Bill Cheatham Bluegrass Jam // Chris Murphy. fourth Wednesday of the month, starting around 8:30 PM. The location is Finn McCool's Santa Monica at 2702 Main Street 
VENTURA - Bluegrass Jam @ Grapes and Hops Wine Bar: Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday. Grapes and Hops Wine Bar. 454 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA 93003 Contact: 805-340-2270 

Recurring Gigs

ARROYO GRANDE - Wild River Ramblers @ Branch Street Deli: Every 2nd Saturday from 3-5 p.m. 203 E Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. The WRR consists of: Amaya on fiddle, Scott Morris on bass, Tony Baloney on guitar, Rick Veeh on mandolin, and Julio Boysenberry on banjo. 
GROVER BEACH - Station Grill - The Dusty Shoes Bluegrass Gospel: every Saturday, 5- 7 p.m., no cover charge! The Station Grill is located at 170 West Grand Avenue (corner of Highway 1 and Grand), Grover Beach, CA. 93433 Come listen to the music of Dusty Shoes Gospel Band and food a at the Station Grill. Links:; 

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