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:

  • Saturday, August 5th, 2017 – 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Double Tree Hotel 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento 95815.

    This is a birthday party.  Play in Salon D.

    Leader: Marilyn Peterson
    Contact: Dan McClure 626-205-2855
  • Sunday, August 6th, 2017 – 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    TBA , .

    Address is 8700 Seckel Court, Elk Grove.This is for a block party, outdoors, shade and chairs will be provided.

    Go south on Hyw 99, left on Elk Grove Blvd, left on Williamson, right on Kelsey, left on Seckel.

    Leader: Bev Anderson
    Contact: Bernadette, 916-212-9672 email:
  • Thursday, August 10th, 2017 – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    St. Rose Church 615 Vine Avenue, Roseville, CA 95678.

    Take Douglas Blvd. West from Hwy. 80.  Go about one half mile. Turn left onto Keehner Avenue.  Go about one half mile to Vine Avenue.

    Plenty of parking behind the church.

    Leader: Dave Seagraves
    Contact: Erma 916-782-1862
  • Saturday, August 19th, 2017 – 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Arcade Creek Manor 6546 Auburn Blvd., Citrus Heights 95621.

    I-80 to Greenback Ln., left on Auburn to address.

    Leader: Marilyn Peterson
    Contact: Karen Thomas 916-712-0915
  • 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.

    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.


    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.

    Contact: Jessica Minch 916-683-6833
  • Saturday, September 30th, 2017 – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Atria Covell Gardens 1111 Alvarado Ave., Davis 95616.
    Contact: Kathryn Green 530-400-0700


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.