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Monday Jam Sessions 

Each Monday night at 7:00 PM
Fun and friendly jam session open to all levels.
  • All acoustic instruments, vocalists, and percussionists welcome.

  • Different host team and theme for each week (see below).

  • Unless otherwise noted, lyrics and chords sheets are projected on the wall - no need to print out or bring music.

  • $5 Suggested donation

  • Directions and Parking

  • Join our MeetUp to stay up do date on jams!



Setlists and Charts for this coming Monday's jam:

2nd and 4th Monday, 7 - 9 PM
First Monday - Song Circle Jam
1st Monday of each month, 7:00 - 8:30 PM 


Host Team: James Clarkston and Gregory Gross

Folk Song Circle jam using Rise Up Singing

What we'll do: Form a circle and take turns leading songs from the classic

folk song anthology, Rise Up Singing, plus handouts from James. 

What to bring:
A copy of Rise Up Singing and a music stand if you have them.  You are also welcome to bring copies of other songs you'd like to lead to share with the group.


Second Monday - Classic and Contemporary Rock Jam
2nd Monday of each month, 7:00 - 9:00 PM 


Host Team: Tom Pastore

Songs in the style of:

  • The Who

  • The Grateful Dead

  • R.E.M.

  • Simple Minds

  • The Kinks



Third Monday - SDBS Bluegrass Slow Jam with Mary Jane Cupp
3rd Monday of each month, 7:00 - 8:30 PM 


Hosted by San Diego Bluegrass Society (SDBS): Mary Jane Cupp assisted by David


Fun and friendly way to learn and practice jamming skills:

  • Playing chordal backup & simple leads

  • Using a capo

  • Singing lead & harmony parts

  • Jamming etiquette

  • 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! 


Note: Chord charts and lyrics are in printed format - not projected.  A few copies are available to borrow for first-timers.

Chords are represented as Roman Numerals, not letters. Tutorial

$5 SDBS members / $10 non-members


For more info, email Mary Jane at mjcupp@yahoo.com. Check out the San Diego Bluegrass Society at www.sandiegobluegrass.org.



Fourth Monday - Popular Classic Rock with Mike Evans
4th Monday of each month, 7:00 - 9:00 PM 


Host Team: "Mikey" Evans assisted by Julie, Rob, Colin, Greg and others


Songs in the style of:


  • The Eagles

  • Neil Young

  • The Beatles

  • Creedence Clearwater Revival

  • Elton John



Fifth Monday - Wildcard Jam
5th Mondays, Starting 7:00PM 


Host Team: TBD


5th Jam possibilities:


  • Bluegrass / Classic Rock Mashup

  • Beatles Night

  • Other tribute themes

  • Let your jam host know what YOU would like to do