​Preserving Bluegrass Music in Kansas


Area Jams - Call before you go. ​Check KBA newsletter for current info.

Arkansas City Bluegrass & Country Jam –Mondays 7-9 pm. Cherokee Strip Museum, one mile south of the Arkansas River bridge on hwy. 77. Back meeting room on the south side. Singers, musicians, and listeners welcome. Info: Delbert Peters 620-660-0169.

Auburn –No more jams during the summer!  Kansas Prairie Pickers Association Jam, 4th Sunday of the month. 1-5 pm.  Info: Ron Meier 785-887-6314 or www.kppamusic.org. 

Clearwater- 1st Saturday 7:00-9:00 pm, Clearwater Community Senior Center, 921 Janet Ave.  Info: Pamela 620-584-2332 or commcenter@sktc.net

Cottonwood Falls Emma Chase Friday Night Music–7:30 pm. More info on our Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/EmmaChaseMusic.  Outdoor location (weather permitting) Keller Feed & Wine Co., 317 Broadway.  Indoor location: Prairie Past Times (of Flint Hills Arts & Crafts), 220 ½ Broadway.

The Donut Whole. Old Time Music Jam, 1720 E Douglas, Wichita KS 7:00-9:00 pm, last Tuesday of every month (starting JULY 31st).  Here’s what to expect: probably a big emphasis on fiddle tunes, with the melody players playing in unison. Acoustic instruments only.  Traditional tunes please leave the sheet music at home!   For more info: renee.eberle@kansasbluegrass.org or 316-650-0187.

El Dorado- 1st & 3rd Fridays 7:00-9:00 pm, First Christian Church, 300 W. Central.  Info: Teresa Bachman 316-377-3877 or Andy Newbry at booking@andyebgb.com.

Garden City Jam -3rd Thursday 7-9:00 pm. Kadee’s Coffee Break, 210 E Spruce. Folk and Bluegrass.  Tip Jar for Relay for Life, American Cancer Society.

Greater Oklahoma Bluegrass Music Society Oklahoma Country- Western Museum & Hall of Fame, 3925 SE 29th, Del City, OK. 6:30 pm 2nd Sat every month. 405-485-2370 or 405-677-7515.

Green Country Bluegrass Association –Community Building, 301 S. Cedar, Owasso, OK 6:30-9:30 pm.  Guest band at 5:45 pm. 3rd Sat every month. Info:  918-250-8128   ♪

Grove, Oklahoma, blue grass jam meets almost every Monday evening from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Saint Andrews Episcopal
Church, 555 E. 3rd street in Grove, Oklahoma.   Contact Pastor David at 918-801-2203 and let him know you would like to join in the fun.  All musicians are welcome.

KBA’s Bi-Monthly Wichita Jams.  1st Saturday at Damm Music, Central and Tyler in Wichita, 2pm-5pm.  3rd Saturday at Cross Point Free Will Baptist Church, 1515 E Harry, Wichita KS 10am-1pm.  

Lawrence –Kaw Valley Acoustic Music Assoc. Jam at the Dillards. 1720 Troon Lane, 7-9:30 pm. Usually the 2nd Tues of the month. Info: John Dillard 785-865-5502.

Liberal Jam -2nd Tues 6:30-9pm. Baker Arts Center, Bluegrass & Folk.

Manhattan –Acoustic music jam, Ashland Stone Schoolhouse. I-70 exit 307, 6 mi north. 2nd Sunday of the month Oct –April. Info: Don or Hazel Sargent.

McPherson –Last Thursday of the month, 7-10 pm First Christian Church, 101 South Walnut. Info: Dan Bruce 620-242-4145.

Newton Jam - Updated: October 8, 2016 - Second Saturday of the month, 1:00-4:00 pm,  East Side United Methodist Church, 1520 E Broadway, Newton.   Info:  Joan Kennedy or Phil Kimerer, 316.283.0134. Acoustic instruments only please!  

Russell KS -3rd Sunday except Sept. Deines Cultural Center. 820 N. Main St. 3-6:00 pm. Potluck dinner. You don’t have to bring food to play. 

Topeka –Acoustic music jam, Potwin Presbyterian Church, first Saturday of each month (except June & July), 3:00- 5:00 pm. 400 Washburn, enter south door. Hosts: Ken & Martha Hagen. Info: hagen1525@gmail.com or 785-608-7044.