Public Event Performances

You are invited to the following public events:

  • First & third Sundays (2:00-4:00 pm) - These are informal jam sessions held at Straw Hat Pizza Parlor at 2929 Mather Field Rd., Rancho Cordova, CA 95670-5417 (Mather Field Rd exit north off of Hwy 50). Banjo players are welcome to sit in. Everyone is welcome to enjoy the music for free. Excellent pizza and other refreshments available for purchase. Fan clips of jams.

Upcoming Events

We have approximately 75 private performances each year. Here are the ones for this month and next:

  • Friday, September 8th, 2017 – 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Merryhill School 9036 Calvine Rd., Sacramento (Elk Grove area) 95829.

    Go South on Hwy 99, go off at Calvine Road, Go East on Calvine to address.

    This is their grandparents day celebration, with preschool children.

    Leader: Marilyn Peterson
    Contact: Robin Kemmer 916-689-8312
  • Sunday, September 10th, 2017 – 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    Eskaton Monroe Lodge 3225 Freeport Blvd., Sacramento 95818.

    Going south on Hwy 5, exit at Sutterville Rd., go left (east) to Freeport Blvd., left (north) to address at approximately 8th Ave.


    Leader: John Green
    Contact: Mae Denman, 916-441-1015
  • Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 – 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Commons at Elk Grove 9564 Sabrina Lane, Elk Grove 95758.

    From Hwy 99, go west on Elk Grove Blvd, past Laguna Springs Drive, turn right onto Sabrina Lane.

    Play our western tunes to fit their current theme.

    Leader: Dave Seagraves
    Contact: Jessica Minch 916-683-6833
  • Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 – 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Golden Pond Retirement Community 3415 Mayhew Road, Sacramento 95827.

    From Hwy 50 go south on Bradshaw, turn right onto Goethe, turn right onto Mayhew to address.

    Leader: John Green
    Contact: Lupe 916-369-8976
  • Saturday, September 30th, 2017 – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Atria Covell Gardens 1111 Alvarado Ave., Davis 95616.
    Leader: Marilyn Peterson
    Contact: Kathryn Green 530-400-0700
  • Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 – 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Ben Ali Shrine 3262 Marysville Blvd., Sacramento .

    Play during their dinner.  Theme is cruising the Mississippi River / Mardi Gras.  Play appropriate music.

    Contact: David Barnekoff
  • Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 – 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Atria El Camino Gardens 2426 Garfield Ave., Carmichael 95608. Between Fair Oaks and El Camino Avenue

    This is for their birthday party.

    Contact: Gina 916-488-5722
  • Friday, October 13th, 2017 – 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Campus Commons Seniors Community 22 Cadillac Drive, Sacramento 95825.
    Contact: Barbara Higley 916-929-6003


Past Events

  • Banjo-Rama, April 22 & 23, 2017. This year's event washeld at the Elks Lodge in Carmichael. The 4-string banjo event of the year! Shows, workshops, vendors, jam sessions.
  • Sacramento Music Festival - May 26-29, 2017 - Old Town, Sacramento. The Sacramento Music Festival is a four-day, all-day party featuring LIVE music, 100 unique performances, street dancing, animated parades, instruments booming, and great food and drink in an energetic atmosphere.