Public Event Performances

You are invited to the following public events:

  • First & third Sunday Jam Sessions - We are back permanently at the Straw Hat on Mather Field Road in Rancho Cordova, but our hours have changed: we jam from 1:00 to 3:00 in the afternoon.

    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, May 11th, 2018 – 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    ACC Care Center 7801 Rush River Dr., Sacramento 95831.

    I-5 to Pocket Rd. Right (West) on Pocket Rd., right at Greenhaven Dr. (1st light), left at Rush River Dr. (1st stop sign), about 2 blocks to address on right.

    This is outdoors.  Will be indoors if weather is bad.

    Leader: Dave Seagraves
    Contact: Debra Williams, Activities Director. 916-393-9020 ext 237
  • Saturday, May 19th, 2018 – 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Carlton Senior Living Elk Grove 6915 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove 95758.

    This is for Armed Forces Day.  Play patriotic songs.

    Leader: Marilyn Peterson
    Contact: Samantha Goll 916-714-2404
  • Saturday, May 19th, 2018 – 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Campus Commons Seniors Community 22 Cadillac Drive, Sacramento 95825.

    This is for Armed Forces Day.  Play patriotic songs.

    Leader: Bev Anderson
    Contact: Barbara Higley 916-929-6003
  • Friday, June 1st, 2018 – 8:45 AM to 9:15 AM
    David Lubin Elementary School 3535 M St., Sacramento 95816.

    This is for their spring celebration.  It will be outdoors, under shade.  Bring a jacket.  They only want about 10 players.

    Contact: Patrick Powers 916-277-6271
  • Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 – 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Raley Field 400 Ballpark Dr, West Sacramento 95691.

    From Capital City Fwy West, take Jefferson Blvd toward West Sacramento. Keep right on offramp, turn left on Fifth street, then right onto Ballpark Drive.

    Outdoors.  play for the Walk for Arthritis.

    Contact: Wendy Maihack
  • Sunday, June 17th, 2018 – 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Atria El Camino Gardens 2426 Garfield Ave., Carmichael 95608. Between Fair Oaks and El Camino Avenue

    This is Father's Day.  Plan appropriately.

    Contact: Gina 916-488-5722
  • Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 – 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
    Casa Garden Restaurant 2760 Sutterville Rd, Sacramento 95820.

    Just west of Franklin Blvd. off Hwy. 99.

    This is for the meeting of the California Retired Teacher's Association.  They may want some sing-a-long.

    Contact: Barbara 916-730-1707
  • Saturday, June 30th, 2018 – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Atria Covell Gardens 1111 Alvarado Ave., Davis 95616.
    Contact: Karhryn Green 530-756-0700


Past Events

  • Banjo-Jam-A-Rama - April 6, 7 & 8, 2018
    The Courtyard by Marriott, near Arden Mall and Cal Expo
    THE Sacramento Banjo event of the year! Shows, Bands, Stars, Workshops, Vendors, Jam Sessions! This year's event focused on participation, with jam sessions every day. There were even special Ragtime jams with famous Ragtime piano players. A marvellous time was had by all!
  • 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.