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:

  • Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 – 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    Mercy McMahon Terrace 3865 J Street, Sacramento 95816.
    Leader: Polly Edgerton
    Contact: Ali True (916) 733-6821
  • Thursday, July 27th, 2017 – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Brighton Schools - Folsom 777 Levy Road, Folsom 95630.

    From Hwy 50 take Prairie City Road North (which becomes Sibley Street after you cross Blue Ravine Road).  Turn right onto Levy Road, go to address on right.

    This is outdoors.  Shade will be provided.  Audience will be young children, their parents and friends.

    Leader: Marilyn Peterson
    Contact: Danielle Bradley, 916-353-0777
  • Friday, July 28th, 2017 – 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Country Club Manor 2100 Butano Drive, Sacramento 95825.
    Leader: John Green
    Contact: Cindy Kvick, 916-481-9240,
  • Saturday, August 5th, 2017 – 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Double Tree Hotel 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento 95815.

    This is a birthday party.  Performance time will be arranged as date gets closer.

    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.

    Contact: Bernadette, 916-212-9672 email:
  • 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.

    Contact: Karen Thomas 916-712-0915


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.