SACRAMENTO BANJO BAND

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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:

  • 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.

    Leader: Marilyn Peterson
    Contact: Susanne Greaves, Allied Arts Club
  • Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 – 1:45 PM to 2:45 PM
    Camden Springs Ret. Community 8476 Sheldon Rd., Elk Grove 95624.
    Leader: Dave Seagraves
    Contact: Chelsea Erbe 916-714-6565
  • Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 – 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Carlton Senior Living Sacramento 1075 Fulton Avenue, Sacramento 95825.

    This is the BACK (Enhanced) building.

    Leader: Marilyn Peterson
    Contact: Roiee 916-971-4800 rdunham@carltonseniorliving.com
  • Saturday, January 18th, 2020 – 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Carlton Senior Living Elk Grove 6915 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove 95758.
    Leader: Dave Seagraves
    Contact: Samantha Goll sgoll@carltonseniorliving.com 916-714-2404
  • Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 – 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Sierra Pointe 5161 Foothills Blvd, Roseville 95747.

    They are celebrating Mardi Gras.  Play appropriate tunes.

    Contact: Danette Fadollone 916-780-3330 Danette.Fadollone@SRG-LLC.com
  • Friday, March 6th, 2020 – 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Carlton Senior Living Sacramento 1075 Fulton Avenue, Sacramento 95825.

    This is the FRONT (Sacramento) building.

    Contact: Roiee 916-971-4800 rdunham@carltonseniorliving.com
  • Thursday, March 12th, 2020 – 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
    Fremont Presbyterian Church 5770 Carlson Drive, Sacramento .

    Play background and possible sing-a-long.

    Contact: Phyllis Evans 916-489-2332 email : friedadog@sbcglobal.net
  • 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
  • Tuesday, April 14th, 2020 – 1:45 PM to 2:45 PM
    Camden Springs Ret. Community 8476 Sheldon Rd., Elk Grove 95624.
    Contact: Chelsea Erbe 916-714-6565
  • 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 cpnoah2@comcast.net
  • Saturday, May 16th, 2020 – 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Winding Commons 6017 Winding Way, Carmichael 95608.

    Red - White - Blue Pancake breakfast.  Play som patriotic tunes.

    Contact: Barbara Higley 916-485-0100 X58
  • Wednesday, May 20th, 2020 – 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Carlton Senior Living Sacramento 1075 Fulton Avenue, Sacramento 95825.

    This is the BACK (enhanced) building.

    Contact: Roiee 916-971-4800 rdunham@carltonseniorliving.com
  • 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, July 18th, 2020 – 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Carlton Senior Living Elk Grove 6915 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove 95758.
    Contact: Samantha Goll sgoll@carltonseniorliving.com 916-714-2404
  • Tuesday, July 21st, 2020 – 1:45 PM to 2:45 PM
    Camden Springs Ret. Community 8476 Sheldon Rd., Elk Grove 95624.
    Contact: Chelsea Erbe 916-714-6565
  • Friday, July 31st, 2020 – 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Carlton Senior Living Sacramento 1075 Fulton Avenue, Sacramento 95825.

    This in the FRONT (Sacramento) building.

    Contact: Roiee 916-971-4800 rdunham@carltonseniorliving.com
  • Saturday, September 19th, 2020 – 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Carlton Senior Living Elk Grove 6915 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove 95758.
    Contact: Samantha Goll sgoll@carltonseniorliving.com 916-714-2404
  • Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 – 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Carlton Senior Living Sacramento 1075 Fulton Avenue, Sacramento 95825.

    This is in the BACK (enhanced) bukiding.

    Contact: Roiee 916-971-4800 rdunham@carltonseniorliving.com
  • 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
  • Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 – 1:45 PM to 2:45 PM
    Camden Springs Ret. Community 8476 Sheldon Rd., Elk Grove 95624.
    Contact: Chelsea Erbe 916-714-6565
  • Friday, November 6th, 2020 – 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Carlton Senior Living Sacramento 1075 Fulton Avenue, Sacramento 95825.

    This in the FRONT (Sacramento) building.

    Contact: Roiee 916-971-4800 rdunham@carltonseniorliving.com
  • Tuesday, December 1st, 2020 – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Shepard Garden and Arts Center 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento 95816.

    From Business 80, take exit 7B to get to E street. Go East on E street which becomes McKinley Blvd after a couple of blocks. The Center is on the right just after you pass the park.

    Contact: Dana Hope 916-600-7524 (cell) 916-481-2808 (home)

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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!
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  • 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.