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
Boom’s Twang Sunday w/rotating bands @ Tupelo, 1337 Grant Ave., SF, 4-7pm 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
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 THURSDAY
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
The Royal Deuces @ Blondie’s, 540 Valencia, SF, 930pm 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

1st SATURDAY
Bakersfield Backbeat with host Quarterman Jack @ Radio Valencia, 2-4pm
Bluegrass Signal w/host Peter Thompson @ KALW, 91.7 FM, 5–630pm
Shelby Ash presents Americana Jukebox, live bands @ Plough and Stars, 116 Clement, SF, 9:30, $6-10
Tom Armstrong & the Branded Men @ Speisekammer, Alameda, 830–1130pm free

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2nd SUNDAY
Lonestar Retrobates @ Presidio Yacht Club, Sommerville Rd., Bldg. T679, Ft. Baker, 3–6pm $5
Boom’s Twang Sunday w/rotating bands @ Tupelo, 1337 Grant Ave., SF, 4-7pm 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
Joe Goldmark & the Seducers @ 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

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
Why, Baby Why w/rotating hosts @ KALX, 90.7, weekly 1159pm

2nd THURSDAY
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

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

2nd 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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3rd SUNDAY
Boom’s Twang Sunday w/rotating bands @ Tupelo, 1337 Grant Ave., SF, 4-7pm 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
Tom Armstrong @ The Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland Ave., SF 8pm free
Chicken Coop Juke w/DJ Teets @ Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd Street, SF, 10pm free
America’s Back 40 w/Mary Tilson  @ KPFA, 94.1 FM, weekly 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 TUESDAY
Why, Baby Why w/rotating hosts @ KALX, 90.7, 1159pm

3rd THURSDAY
Chris Ford @ The Saloon, 1232 Grant Avenue, SF 4-8pm 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

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
Boom’s Twang Sunday w/rotating bands @ Tupelo, 1337 Grant Ave., SF, 4-7pm 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 w/Stompin’ Steve Hathaway @ KKUP, 91.5 FM, weekly 9pm–Midnight, no simulcast

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

4th TUESDAY
Why, Baby Why w/rotating hosts @ KALX, 90.7, 1159pm

4th WEDNESDAY
Carolyn Sills Combo @ 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
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 it has five, there will be a band 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
Boom’s Twang Sunday w/rotating bands @ Tupelo, 1337 Grant Ave., SF, 4-7pm 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 w/Stompin’ Steve Hathaway @ KKUP, 91.5 FM, 9pm–Midnight, no simulcast

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

5th TUESDAY
Why, Baby Why w/Meaty Paws and Jose Segue @ KALX, 90.7, 1159pm

5th THURSDAY
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
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 WEDNESDAY
Polka Cowboys @ Champa Thai, 3550 San Pablo Dam Road, El Sobrante,  730–930pm free