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, September 7th, 2018 – 10:00 AM to 11:00 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 for their grandparents luncheon.  Outdoors.

    Leader: Marilyn Peterson
    Contact: Robin Kemmer 916-689-7322
  • Sunday, September 9th, 2018 – 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.

    This is indoors, for their grandparents day celebration.  Also play some patriotic songs, as patriots day is two days after this day.

    Leader: Dave Seagraves
    Contact: Sara 916-441-1015
  • Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 – 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Country Club Manor 2100 Butano Drive, Sacramento 95825.
    Leader: Dave Seagraves
    Contact: Cindy Kvick 916-481-9240
  • Thursday, September 27th, 2018 – 1:45 PM to 2:45 PM
    Camden Springs Ret. Community 8476 Sheldon Rd., Elk Grove 95624.
    Leader: Marilyn Peterson
    Contact: Chelsea 916-714-6565
  • Saturday, September 29th, 2018 – 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Carlton Senior Living Elk Grove 6915 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove 95758.
    Leader: Bev Anderson
    Contact: Samantha Goll 916-714-2404
  • Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 – 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Atria El Camino Gardens 2426 Garfield Ave., Carmichael 95608. Between Fair Oaks and El Camino Avenue
    Contact: 916-488-5722
  • Friday, October 19th, 2018 – 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Campus Commons Seniors Community 22 Cadillac Drive, Sacramento 95825.
    Contact: Barbara Higley
  • Saturday, October 27th, 2018 – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Atria Covell Gardens 1111 Alvarado Ave., Davis 95616.
    Contact: Kathryn Green 530-756-0700
  • Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 – 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Winding Commons 6017 Winding Way, Carmichael 95608.

    Play for their Halloween happy hour.

    Contact: Mary Singewald 916-485-0100
  • Saturday, November 17th, 2018 – 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Carlton Senior Living Elk Grove 6915 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove 95758.
    Contact: Samantha Goll 916-714-2404
  • Friday, May 17th, 2019 – 8:00 AM to 11:59 PM
    Lions Gate Hotel 3410 Westover Street, Sacramento 95652.

    North on Watt Avenue.  Left onto Palm Street.  Left onto Arnold Avenue.  Left onto Westover Street to hotel.


    Contact: SBB

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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.