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, 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.

    Leader: Dave Seagraves
    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.

    Leader: Bev Anderson
    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.

    Leader: Marilyn Peterson
    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.

    Leader: Marilyn Peterson
    Contact: Barbara 916-730-1707
  • Saturday, June 30th, 2018 – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Atria Covell Gardens 1111 Alvarado Ave., Davis 95616.
    Leader: Bev Anderson
    Contact: Karhryn Green 530-756-0700
  • Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 – 11:30 AM to 12:30 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.

    Play some patriotic tunes.

    Leader: Dave Seagraves
    Contact: Tobias 916-369-0331
  • Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 – 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    Mercy McMahon Terrace 3865 J Street, Sacramento 95816.

    Play some patriotic songs for July 4th.  THIS IS OUTDOORS.  SHADE AND WATER WILL BE PROVIDED.

    Leader: Dave Seagraves
    Contact: Princess/Ali 916-733-6821
  • Thursday, July 5th, 2018 – 2:30 PM to 3:30 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.

    Carpooling is suggested.

    Leader: Dave Seagraves
    Contact: Sabrina 530-272-5274


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.