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, August 7th, 2019 – 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Carlton Plaza of Sacramento & Crown Plaza 1075 / 1071 Fulton Avenue, Sacramento 95825.

    This is in the back building.

    Leader: Marilyn Peterson
    Contact: Roie 916-971-4800
  • Monday, August 12th, 2019 – 2:00 PM to 3:00 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
  • Saturday, August 17th, 2019 – 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: Anna Sethman 520-990-5934
  • Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 – 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Sierra Pointe 5161 Foothills Blvd, Roseville 95747.
    Contact: Danette Fadollone, 916-780-3330
  • Friday, September 6th, 2019 – 10:30 AM to 11:15 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.

    Annual Grandparents Celebration.

    Contact: Robin Kemmer 916-689 7322
  • Saturday, September 14th, 2019 – 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    City of Galt , .

    For the Galt 150 year celebration.  Further details will be forthcoming.

    Contact: Shawn Farmer

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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.