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:

  • Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 – 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Sierra Pointe 5161 Foothills Blvd, Roseville 95747.
    Leader: Dave Seagraves
    Contact: Danette Fadollone, 916-780-3330
  • Saturday, September 14th, 2019 – 1:45 PM to 3:15 PM
    City of Galt , .

    This is for the 150 year celebration of Galt. Entry Point is 417 B Street. Someone will meet us there to help us unload, guide us where to go and park.   Carpooling is suggested.  Play in the city park from 1:45 - 2:15, take half hour break, play from 2:45 - 3:15.  Food will be provided if we want it.

    Leader: Marilyn Peterson
    Contact: Shawn Farmer,
  • Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 – 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Winding Commons 6017 Winding Way, Carmichael 95608.

    Due to space constraints they request a maximum of 15 players.

    Leader: Dave Seagraves
    Contact: Barbara Higley 916-485-0100
  • Saturday, October 5th, 2019 – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Atria Covell Gardens 1111 Alvarado Ave., Davis 95616.
    Leader: Dave Seagraves
    Contact: Kathryn Green 530-756-0700
  • Friday, October 25th, 2019 – 1:45 PM to 2:45 PM
    Camden Springs Ret. Community 8476 Sheldon Rd., Elk Grove 95624.
    Leader: Marilyn Peterson
    Contact: Chelsea Erbe 916-714-6565
  • Saturday, October 26th, 2019 – 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Atria El Camino Gardens 2426 Garfield Ave., Carmichael 95608. Between Fair Oaks and El Camino Avenue
    Leader: Dave Seagraves
  • Friday, November 15th, 2019 – 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Carlton Plaza of Sacramento & Crown Plaza 1075 / 1071 Fulton Avenue, Sacramento 95825.

    This is in the front building.

    Contact: Roie 916-971-4800
  • Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 – 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Neil Orchard Senior Activities Center 3480 Routier Road, Sacramento 95827.

    From Hwy 50, go south on Bradshaw, turn left on Old Placerville Road, turn left on Routier Road. to address.

    Contact: Heather 916-366-3133
  • Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 – 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Dante Club 2330 Fair Oaks Blvd., Sacramento 95825.

    Allied arts club.  Play 45 minutes, 1:15 to 2:00.

    Play for 45 minutes, after lunch entertainment, possible sing-a-long.

    Contact: Susanne Greaves, Allied Arts Club
  • Saturday, April 4th, 2020 – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Atria Covell Gardens 1111 Alvarado Ave., Davis 95616.
    Contact: Kathryn Green 530-756-0700
  • Saturday, April 25th, 2020 – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Sun City Roseville Sierra Pines Clubhouse, 7600 Whistle Stop Way, Roseville 95747.

    Hwy. 65, west on Blue Oaks, south on Del Webb Blvd. 2 blocks to Whistle Stop Way entrance to Sierra Pines Clubhouse. Or, Watt to Baseline to Fiddyment to Dell Webb Blvd. Or I-5 to 99 to Riego to Fiddyment to Dell Webb Blvd.

    Contact: Carolynn Smith
  • Friday, July 3rd, 2020 – 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Hilltop Commons, Grass Valley 131 Eureka Street, Grass Valley, CA 95945.

    Go North 23 miles from Auburn on Hwy 49.  At exit 182A, take ramp right toward Grass Valley.  Turn left onto S. Auburn Street.  Turn right onto E. Main Street.  Turn left onto Murphy Street.  Turn right onto Eureka Street.  Turn left onto Hilltop to  location.

    Play some patriotic tunes.

    Contact: Activities Director 530-272-5274
  • Saturday, October 10th, 2020 – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Atria Covell Gardens 1111 Alvarado Ave., Davis 95616.
    Contact: Kathryn Green 530-756-0700

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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.