Weekly/Monthly Events

This calendar lists weekly and monthly regularly scheduled
live music, radio programs, jam sessions and DJed events.

SUNDAY

FIRST SUNDAYS
Twang Sundays w/rotating bands @ Thee Parkside, 1600 17th St., SF, 4-7pm free
America’s Back 40 w/Mary Tilson  @ KPFA, 94.1 FM, 1–3pm
Pig in a Pen w/Ray Edland or Panhandle Country w/Tom Diamont @ KPFA, 94.1 FM, 3–5pm
Cupertino Barndance w/Stompin’ Steve Hathaway @ KKUP, 91.5 FM, 9pm–Midnight
‘Shoe Jam (bluegrass) @ Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland Ave, SF 8pm free

Milos and GGB

Band leader Milos Sonka on the deck at the Travis Marina Bar in Marin where the Lonestar Retrobates play every second Sunday.

SECOND SUNDAYS
Lonestar Retrobates @ Travis Marina Bar, Sommerville Rd., Bldg. T679, Ft. Baker, 3–6pm (2-5pm in winter) $5-10
Joe Goldmark & the Seducers @ Bird &Beckett, 653 Chenery, SF, 730pm free
Twang Sundays w/rotating bands @ Thee Parkside, 1600 17th St., SF, 4-7pm free
America’s Back 40 w/Mary Tilson  @ KPFA, 94.1 FM, 1–3pm
Pig in a Pen w/Ray Edland or Panhandle Country w/Tom Diamont @ KPFA, 94.1 FM, 3–5pm
Cupertino Barndance @ KKUP, 91.5 FM, 9pm–Midnight

THIRD SUNDAYS
Hillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue @ Armando’s, 707 Marina Vista Ave, Martinez, 4pm free
Twang Sundays w/rotating bands @ Thee Parkside, 1600 17th St., SF, 4-7pm free

Bernal Hillbillies

The Bernal Hillbillies follow the bluegrass jam every fourth Sunday at the Lucky Horseshoe in SF.

FOURTH SUNDAYS
Bluegrass Jam @ Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland, SF, 4-7pm free
Bernal Hillbillies @ Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland, 8pm free
Twang Sundays
w/rotating bands @ Thee Parkside, 1600 17th St., SF, 4-7pm free
America’s Back 40 w/Mary Tilson  @ KPFA, 94.1 FM, 1–3pm
Pig in a Pen w/Ray Edland or Panhandle Country w/Tom Diamont @ KPFA, 94.1 FM, 3–5pm
Cupertino Barndance @ KKUP, 91.5 FM, 9pm–Midnight

FIFTH SUNDAYS
Twang Sundays w/rotating bands @ Thee Parkside, 1600 17th St., SF, 4-7pm free
America’s Back 40 w/Mary Tilson  @ KPFA, 94.1 FM, 1–3pm
Pig in a Pen w/Ray Edland or Panhandle Country w/Tom Diamont @ KPFA, 94.1 FM, 3–5pm
Cupertino Barndance @ KKUP, 91.5 FM, 9pm–Midnight

MONDAY

Tom Lucas

Tom Lucas leads the invitational Taco Jam at Oakland’s Baja Taqueria every first Monday.

FIRST MONDAYS
The Pick Old-Tyme Jam @ Amnesia, 853 Valencia, SF 6pm free
Jeanie & Chuck’s Bluegrass Jam @ Plough & Stars, 116 Clement St., SF, 8pm free
Bluegrass Monday w/rotating bands @ Amnesia, 853 Valencia, SF, 8pm free
Taco Jam (invitational bluegrass) @ Baja Taqueria, 4070 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, 8pm free
The Bachelors @ The Saloon, 1232 Grant, SF, 10pm free

SECOND MONDAYS
The Pick Bluegrass Jam @ Amnesia, 853 Valencia, SF 6pm free
The Bachelors @ The Saloon, 1232 Grant, SF, 10pm free

Emily Bonn &t Vivants

“The Pick” bluegrass jam, which hapens every Monday evening at Amnesia in SF, is just for the ladies on third Mondays.

THIRD MONDAYS
The Pick Bluegrass Jam Lady’s Night @ Amnesia, 853 Valencia, SF 6pm free
Whiskey River (DJed Honky Tonk) @ Make Out Room, 3225 22nd, SF 10pm free
The Bachelors @ The Saloon, 1232 Grant, SF, 10pm free

FOURTH MONDAYS
The Pick Bluegrass Jam @ Amnesia, 853 Valencia, SF 6pm free
The Bachelors @ The Saloon, 1232 Grant, SF, 10pm free

FIFTH MONDAYS
The Pick Bluegrass Jam @ Amnesia, 853 Valencia, SF 6pm free
The Bachelors @ The Saloon, 1232 Grant, SF, 10pm free

TUESDAY

FIRST TUESDAYS
Bluegrass Tuesday @ Winters Tavern, 1522 Francisco Blvd, Pacifica 7pm free
The Barn Dance @ San Francisco Community Radio/Save KUSF, 6-8pm
Country Junction @ St. Mary’s Pub, 3845 Mission, SF, 9-1am, free

David Phillips

David Phillips on pedal steel, and the rest of the house band, will back you at the popular Los Train Wreck jam every second Tuesday at El Rio in SF.

SECOND TUESDAYS
Los Train Wreck’s Rock/Bop/Country Jam @ El Rio, 3158 Mission, SF, 8pm free
The Barn Dance @ San Francisco Community Radio/Save KUSF, 6-8pm

THIRD TUESDAYS
Bluegrass Tuesday @ Winters Tavern, 1522 Francisco Blvd, Pacifica 7pm free
The Barn Dance @ San Francisco Community Radio/Save KUSF, 6-8pm

FOURTH TUESDAYS
The Barn Dance @ San Francisco Community Radio/Save KUSF, 6-8pm

FIFTH TUESDAYS
The Barn Dance @ San Francisco Community Radio/Save KUSF, 6-8pm

WEDNESDAY

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Live country and rockabilly bands play Jaxson in SF every Wednesday.

FIRST WEDNESDAYS
Jeanie and Chuck’s Bluegrass Jam @ Plough and Stars, 112 Clememt, SF 8pm free
Java Jam (bluegrass semi-invitational) @ Lulu Carpenters 1545 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, 8pm free
Cow Hollow Hoedown (live bands) @ Jaxson, 3231 Fillmore, SF, 8pm free
Humpday Hayride with DJs Blaze Orange and The Ozark Hillbilly @ The Ruby Room, 132 14th St, Oakland. 10pm-2am

SECOND WEDNESDAYS
Country Jam Night with Kevin Russell’s Old School Country Band @ Twin Oaks Tavern, 5745 Old Redwood Hwy, Penngrove, 7pm free
Java Jam (bluegrass semi-invitational) @ Lulu Carpenters 1545 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, 8pm free
Cow Hollow Hoedown (live bands) @ Jaxson, 3231 Fillmore, SF, 8pm free

THIRD WEDNESDAYS
Java Jam (bluegrass semi-invitational) @ Lulu Carpenters 1545 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, 8pm free
Cow Hollow Hoedown (live bands) @ Jaxson, 3231 Fillmore, SF, 8pm free

FOURTH WEDNESDAYS
Loganville @ Sam’s BBQ, 1110 S. Bascom Ave., San Jose, 6-930pm free
Java Jam (bluegrass semi-invitational) @ Lulu Carpenters 1545 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, 8pm free
Cow Hollow Hoedown (live bands) @ Jaxson, 3231 Fillmore, SF, 8pm free

FIFTH WEDNESDAYS
Java Jam (bluegrass semi-invitational) @ Lulu Carpenters 1545 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, 8pm free
Cow Hollow Hoedown (live bands) @ Jaxson, 3231 Fillmore, SF, 8pm free

THURSDAY

Royal Deuces

Every first Thursday, Mitch Polzak and the Royal Deuces play Blondie’s in SF.

FIRST THURSDAYS
Blue & Lonesome (trad-grass) @ Willowbrook Inn, 3600 Petaluma Blvd North, Petaluma, 645pm free
Mikiya Matsuda Trio (steel guitar jazz) @ Townie, 1799 University Ave., Berkeley 7pm free
Mitch Polzak and the Royal Deuces @ Blondie’s, 540 Valencia, SF, 930pm free
F. & F. Bluegrass Jam @ Frog & Fiddle, 1544 Webster St, Alameda, 8pm free
Whiskey Pills Fiasco @ Topelo, 1337 Grant Avenue, SF 930pm

SECOND THURSDAYS
Blue & Lonesome (trad-grass) @ Willowbrook Inn, 3600 Petaluma Blvd North, Petaluma, 645pm free
F. & F. Bluegrass Jam @ Frog & Fiddle, 1544 Webster St, Alameda, 8pm free

Christopher Ford

Chris Ford’s band plays country every third Thursday at the Saloon in SF.

THIRD THURSDAYS
Chris Ford @ The Saloon, 1232 Grant Avenue, SF 4-8pm free
Mikiya Matsuda Trio (steel guitar jazz) @ Townie, 1799 University Ave., Berkeley 7pm free
Blue & Lonesome (trad-grass) @ Willowbrook Inn, 3600 Petaluma Blvd North, Petaluma, 645pm free
F. & F. Bluegrass Jam @ Frog & Fiddle, 1544 Webster St, Alameda, 8pm free
Honky-Tonk Thursday @ Amnesia, 853 Valencia St., SF 9pm $7
Bluegrass Jam hosted by the Beauty Operators String Band @ Doctors, 4826 Mission, Sf 8pm free

FOURTH THURSDAYS
Blue & Lonesome (trad-grass) @ Willowbrook Inn, 3600 Petaluma Blvd North, Petaluma, 645pm free
The Bim Bam Boys @ Townie, 1799 University Ave., Berkeley 7pm free
Bluegrass/Honky-Tonk Thursday w/rotating bands @ Atlas Cafe, 3049 20th St., SF, 8–10pm free
F. & F. Bluegrass Jam @ Frog & Fiddle, 1544 Webster St, Alameda, 8pm free

FIFTH THURSDAYS
Blue & Lonesome (trad-grass) @ Willowbrook Inn, 3600 Petaluma Blvd North, Petaluma, 645pm free
F. & F. Bluegrass Jam @ Frog & Fiddle, 1544 Webster St, Alameda, 8pm free

FRIDAY

FIRST FRIDAYS
The Jukebox Charlies @ Club DeLuxe, 1511 Haight St, SF, 6pm free
Jinx Jones and the Kingtones @ Tupelo, 1337 Grant Avenue, SF 930pm free

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Jinx Jones and the Kingtones, with guests the Bad Mommies, tear it up every second Friday at the Saloon in SF.

SECOND FRIDAYS
Jinx Jones & the Kingtones @ The Saloon, 1232 Grant Avenue, SF, 4-8pm free
Mitch Polzak & the Royal Deuces @ Club DeLuxe, 1511 Haight St, SF, 6pm free
Free Range FridaysLa Promenade Café, 3643 Balboa St, SF 7pm

THIRD FRIDAYS
Jinx Jones’ Jazzabilly All Stars @ Speisekammer, 2424 Lincoln Ave., Alameda, 4-830pm free
The Triple Shots @ Club DeLuxe, 1511 Haight St, SF, 6pm free

FORTH FRIDAYS
The Triple Shots @ Club DeLuxe, 1511 Haight St, SF, 6pm free

SATURDAY

FIRST SATURDAYS
Bakersfield Backbeat with host Quarterman Jack @ Radio Valencia, 2-4pm
Bluegrass Signal w/host Peter Thompson @ KALW, 91.7 FM, 5–630pm
Americana Jukebox, live bands @ Plough and Stars, 116 Clement, SF, 9:30, $6-10

Laura Benitez

Laura Benitez and the Heartache hold the stage every second Saturday at Overland in Oakland.

SECOND SATURDAYS
Laura Benitez and the Heartache @ Overland, 101 Broadway, Oakland, 9pm
Mostly Simply Bluegrass
@ Murphy’s Pub, Sonoma, 8-10pm
Bakersfield Backbeat with host Quarterman Jack @ Radio Valencia, 2-4pm
Bluegrass Signal w/host Peter Thompson @ KALW, 91.7 FM, 5–630pm

THIRD SATURDAYS
Bakersfield Backbeat with host Quarterman Jack @ Radio Valencia, 2-4pm
Bluegrass Signal w/host Peter Thompson @ KALW, 91.7 FM, 5–630pm

FOURTH SATURDAYS
Bakersfield Backbeat with host Quarterman Jack @ Radio Valencia, 2-4pm
Bluegrass Signal w/host Peter Thompson @ KALW, 91.7 FM, 5–630pm
Mitch Polzak & the Royal Deuces @ Club Deluxe, 1511 Haight, SF, 10pm free

FIFTH SATURDAYS
Bakersfield Backbeat with host Quarterman Jack @ Radio Valencia, 2-4pm
Bluegrass Signal w/host Peter Thompson @ KALW, 91.7 FM, weekly 5–630pm

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