Weekly/Monthly Events

This is an SFBA calendar that lists live music, radio programs, jam sessions and DJed events that occur regularly.
Find full live music listings on the Calendar in the sidebar.

1st SUNDAY
Original Famous Twang Sundays w/rotating bands @ Thee Parkside, 1600 17th St., SF, 4-7pm free
Honky-Tonk Sundays w/DJ Blaze Orange @ Comstock, 155 Columbus Ave., SF, 7–midnight free
Hillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue @ Riptide, 3989 Taraval, SF, 730pm 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, no simulcast

1st MONDAY
The Pick Bluegrass 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

1st Wednesday
Jeanie and Chuck’s Bluegrass Jam @ Plough and Stars, 112 Clememt, SF 8pm free

1st THURSDAY
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
Bluegrass/Honky-Tonk Thursday w/rotating bands @ Atlas Cafe, 3049 20th St., SF, 8–10pm free
Mitch Polzack 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

1st SATURDAY
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

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2nd SUNDAY
Lonestar Retrobates @ Presidio Yacht Club, Sommerville Rd., Bldg. T679, Ft. Baker, 3–6pm (2-5pm in winter) $5-10
Joe Goldmark & the Seducers @ Riptide, 3989 Taraval, SF, 730pm free
Original Famous Twang Sundays w/rotating bands @ Thee Parkside, 1600 17th St., SF, 4-7pm free
Honky-Tonk Sundays w/DJ Blaze Orange @ Comstock, 155 Columbus Ave., SF, 7–midnight 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, no simulcast

2nd MONDAY
The Bachelors @ The Saloon, 1232 Grant, SF, 10pm free

2nd TUESDAY
Los Trainwreck’s Rock/Bop/Country Jam @ El Rio, 3158 Mission, SF, 8pm free

2nd WEDNESDAY
Country Jam Night with Kevin Russell’s Old School Country Band @ Twin Oaks Tavern, 5745 Old Redwood Hwy, Penngrove, 7pm free

2nd THURSDAY
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
Twang! Honky-Tonk: DJed line dancing with lesson @ Fiddler’s Green, 1333 Columbus Ave, SF 8–close free

2nd FRIDAY
Jinx Jones & the Kingtones @ The Saloon, 1232 Grant Avenue, SF, 4-8pm free

2nd SATURDAY
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

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3rd SUNDAY
Original Famous Twang Sundays w/rotating bands @ Thee Parkside, 1600 17th St., SF, 4-7pm free
Honky-Tonk Sundays w/DJ Blaze Orange @ Comstock, 155 Columbus Ave., SF, 7–midnight 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, no simulcast

3rd MONDAY
The Bachelors @ The Saloon, 1232 Grant, SF, 10pm free

3rd THURSDAY
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
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
Twang! Honky-Tonk: DJed line dancing with lesson @ Fiddler’s Green, 1333 Columbus Ave, SF 8–close free
Bluegrass Jam hosted by the Beauty Operators String Band @ Doctors, 4826 Mission, Sf 8pm free

3rd FRIDAY
Jinx Jones’ Jazzabilly All Stars @ Speisekammer, 2424 Lincoln Ave., Alameda, 4-830pm free

3rd SATURDAY
Bakersfield Backbeat with host Quarterman Jack @ Radio Valencia, 2-4pm
Bluegrass Signal w/host Peter Thompson @ KALW, 91.7 FM, 5–630pm
Mountain Dojo (Toshio Hirano & Dave Berry) @ Precita Park Cafe, 500 Precita Ave, SF, 8–10pm free

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4th SUNDAY
Original Famous Twang Sundays w/rotating bands @ Thee Parkside, 1600 17th St., SF, 4-7pm free
Honky-Tonk Sundays w/DJ Blaze Orange @ Comstock, 155 Columbus Ave., SF, 7–midnight 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, no simulcast

4th MONDAY
The Bachelors @ The Saloon, 1232 Grant, SF, 10pm free

4th WEDNESDAY
Loganville @ Sam’s BBQ, 1110 S. Bascom Ave., San Jose, 6-930pm free

4th THURSDAY
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
Atlas Bluegrass Jam @ Atlas Cafe, 3049 20th St., SF, 8–10 pm free (This is last Thursdays whether a month has 4th or 5th Thursdays.  If the month has five Thursdays, there will be a band on 4th Thursday instead of the jam.)
Twang! Honky-Tonk: DJed line dancing with lesson @ Fiddler’s Green, 1333 Columbus Ave, SF 8–close free

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

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5th SUNDAY
Original Famous Twang Sundays w/rotating bands @ Thee Parkside, 1600 17th St., SF, 4-7pm free
Honky-Tonk Sundays w/DJ Blaze Orange @ Comstock, 155 Columbus Ave., SF, 7–midnight 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, no simulcast

5th MONDAY
The Bachelors @ The Saloon, 1232 Grant, SF, 10pm free

5th THURSDAY
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
Atlas Bluegrass Jam @ Atlas Cafe, 3049 20th St., SF, 8–10 pm free
Twang! Honky-Tonk: DJed line dancing with lesson @ Fiddler’s Green, 1333 Columbus Ave, SF 8–close free

5th SATURDAY
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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Last FRIDAY
Big B & the Snakeoil Saviors @ Cheese Board Pizzeria, 1512 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, 430pm free