Jam Sessions - Every Monday @ 7:00 PM!
1st Monday - Acoustic Song Circle (songs of the simpler variety) - In-person
1st Monday of each month, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
The heart of a song circle is you. Join Laura and Eric (aka Toast and Jam) for this musical round robin. Everyone gets a turn to call and lead a song. We will have Mid-City song books you can choose from and a whiteboard you can write on. Bring songs with 5 chords or less for the best chance of everyone being able to play along. See you there!
Mid-City Community Music
4011 Ohio St, San Diego, CA 92104
Host Team: Toast and Jam (aka Laura and Eric)
For any questions or concerns please contact:
Scan to view or download
MCCM Folk Songbook Ver. 1.1.PDF
1st Tuesday - Open Mic -ONLINE
1st Tuesday of each month, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
First Tuesday - ONLINE Open Mic
(formerly Showcase Jams)
Host/Instructor - George Sanger
7:00 - 8:30 PST on the first Tuesday of each month
Zoom opens at 6:45 for optional chit-chat and check-in
Sign up to play a tune! First Come First Served!!
Are you feeling your Star Power? Showcase your latest musical achievement, play along with what your friends are doing, or just kick back, listen and smile!
-Have you written a song that you're ready to try out in front of people?
-Have you worked out a new cover tune that you want to share?
-Are you just wanting some more challenging and new tunes for jamming?
Here's a chance to
-show off for your friends
-play along with what your friends have been doing, or
-just kick back and listen with your buddies.
Instead of just leaping into the old songbook as we do at the other MCCM Monday jams, we’re giving top priority to your latest explorations:
-Songs you’ve worked out
-Musical things you’ve been working on
If you plan to lead a tune or two or three, it would be extra cool if you’d bring charts so folks can play along.
Even if you aren’t planning to lead a tune, bring your instrument as always, because it’s MCCM, isn’t it? And for this showcase, the audience can play along without disturbing the performer!!
And because we all need to relax, feel free to just bring a smile and open ears.
HOORAY FOR THE INTERNET!!
See y’all then!!!
-- George and the MCCM staff
2nd Monday Jam - Jamolele with Open Mic - In-Person
2nd Monday of each month, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
We host a jam with with ukulele oriented chords and an opportunity to lead songs, try different instruments but mostly have a great time. Great for beginners or seasoned musicians. Step up to the mic with your voice and/or chosen instrument, and lead us all in one of the songs from our song set. We'll all play along and hold down the beat.
Feel free to bring your uke, guitar, banjo, rhythm instrument... a piano and cajon are available to play, too. If you'd like to lead a song we don't have, please have your chart ready as a Google Doc and send Cadence a message at least 7 days before the meetup.
Like all Mid-City Community Music jams, it's about community, and everybody playing along. Feel free to stay in your seat or try something new! There is a $5 recommended donation.
Songs are projected on a screen at the front of the room. Here is a link to our 2nd Monday Song Set => M2 Songs
3rd Monday Jam - SDBS Bluegrass Slow Jam - In-Person
3rd Monday of each month, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Join Mary Jane Cupp and Paul Belke for the in-person San Diego Bluegrass Society jam
Fun and friendly way to learn and practice jamming skills:
Playing chordal backup & simple leads
Using a capo
Singing lead & harmony parts
Learning bluegrass standards at slower tempos
If you are a beginning/intermediate guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dobro, or bass player (or even ukulele or dulcimer player!), of any age, you will enjoy learning & reviewing bluegrass jamming basics with other friendly folks!
Chords are represented as Roman Numerals, not letters.
Check out the San Diego Bluegrass Society at: www.sandiegobluegrass.org
$10 Public / $5 SDBGS Members
For any questions or concerns please contact Mary Jane: firstname.lastname@example.org
4th Monday Jam - Classic Rock and Pop Jam - In-Person
4th Monday of each month, 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Fun and friendly jam session open to all levels.
Charts will be displayed via projector and screen.
Format: First 10 songs a.k.a. First Set -Team 4 pick. After break, next 10 songs participants pick from our MCCM Songbook.
"Participants who wish to lead a song have the option to lead it by themselves, or with help from members of Team 4 "
If you have a song that’s not in our songbook, and want to play it, please email me, Michael Evans a.k.a. Mikey at email@example.com with a chart in the PDF format at least a week before the jam so we might include it in the second half.
Please include your name and in the Subject Line, please reference “My Song Suggestion for MCCM 4th Monday Jam”.
The Setlist & Charts will be available online the Wednesday before the jam👀
Charts and Zoom links can be found here: http://SDCommunityMusic.org/jams Songs in the style of:
• Neil Young
• The Eagles
• The Beatles
• Creedence Clearwater Revival
• Elton John
FREE - $5 Sugg. Donation