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Times, dates and places are subject to change. Be sure to call the contact number for the jam before going!

Spokane/ N.Idaho area:

2nd and 4th Tuesday Jam at the Tamarack Pub, 912 W. Sprague Downtown 6:30-9 pm

Wednesday Northside Jam: 7 p.m. For location:  BillStrange22@gmail.com. 509-998-4200.
WA Old Time Fiddlers Fun Jam: 2nd Sundays, 2-5 p.m. Sep.-May, NEW ADDRESS: Park Place Assisted Living Center, 511 S. Park Road. Contact Joyce Durrant, 509-928-1189.
Old-time/Bluegrass/Celtic Jam: 1st Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Apela Violins, 12012 E Sprague Ave. Contact Steve Riggan sriggan@hotmail.com
Southside Jam on Tuesdays, 7 p.m. 2827 South Ivory St. Contact: Curt Connelly curtisconnolly@veradale.net .

Silver Lake Mall Jam in Coeur d’Alene, this Friday and every Friday. Mall is located at Hwy 95 & Hanley Ave, Coeur d Alene. The new hours are 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Contact Ray Tapia pop3787@yahoo.com.


Auntie’s Jam, on Sunday 3:00 - 5:45 pm on second floor. Contact  LaVona Reeves- lreeves@ewu.edu and Kirk Rowbotham - kirkrowbotham@ hotmail.com..


Cheney-West Plains jam. 1st and 3rd Monday of each month.  S 16510 Cheney—Spokane Road. Jim  Shamp at 509 235 5343 or jssshamp@gmail.com



   Post Falls Jam, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, AllStar Guitars, Post Falls, 6 p.m. Dan Howard allstargtr@comcast.net


   Scott Reid hosts the First and Third Thursday Open Mics at the Monarch Mountain Coffee, Sandpoint, 6-8 p.m. We’d love to have some Bluegrassers, Scott 208-304-8924.


Eastern Washington:

Pasco Bluegrass Jam; Open jam the first Thursday of the month. Pasco First Christian Church, 1524 W. Marie, Pasco WA, 7:00-9:00,(enter at back of church) This jam breaks during the summer. Call for info; Jim & Liz 509-545-8024, www.mctama.net
Wilbur Workshop: Interested? Contact Dale Wagner 509-647-2067.

Western Washington

* Bellevue, WA
Where: Bellewood Presbyterian Church., 10936 NE 24 St. at the basement recreation room.
When: 2nd Sunday 6:30 - 9 pm
Open to the Public Contact: Mike Liles 206 328 2816 Contact: Pastor John Rantal at the church office 425 454 1247
The Jam Songbook (PDF) is available for download here.

*Bremerton, WA
Jam every 4th SAT. beginning 22 OCT @ 4:00 PM-? No jam in December! Lincoln Ave Bible Church 1250 Lincoln Ave Bremerton, WA Bring a Dish to pass Dinner will be served at 6:00 pm. Contact Info: Marcus(Red) Culbert 224-402-8934 Email: msculbert@hotmail.com

* Cashmere, WA
Contact: Marie Vecchio....509-548-1230
Looking to Jam in Cashmere? Call Me.

* Centralia, WA (Formerly Chehalis)
There will be no more jams, shows, or pot lucks, at the Fords Prairie Grange

* Darrington, WA
Where: Darrington Community Center.
When: Second Sunday 1:00 pm - ?
Open to the Public Contact: Diana Morgan, 360-436-1179 Contact: Grover Jones, 360-436-1006

* Eatonville, WA
Where: Eatonville Library (Meeting Room), 205 Center St. W.
When: 1st Saturday: New Hours: 1:00-6:00 pm
Open to the Public
Contact: David Wuller, 360-832-8320

* Gig Harbor, WA The Bluegrass Jam has been discontinued.


* Kennewick, WA
Where: Quinault Baptist Church, 5400 West Canal Drive.
When: 1st, 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 7:00 -9:00 pm
Open to the Public
Contact: Jim and Liz Sapp 509-545-8024
Stringed acoustic music (bluegrass and other genres).
Quinault Baptist church is the one just in front of the Tri-Cities Court Club on Canal Street in Kennewick. Enter off North Grant Street. Enter through the front door, or walk past the play area and around the corner. The Third Tuesday of the month, this jam moves to Richland Garden’s assisted living facility. 770 West Gage Blvd. Richland WA

* Kent, WA
Where: Kent Senior Center
When: Third Saturday of the Month Sep. thru May 1PM to - 5 pm Open to the Public Contact: Bob Jones, 253-939-3305

* Longbranch, Washington
Where: Longbranch Community Church, 16518 46th Street KPS, in the fellowship hall.
When: Third Sunday of each month, commencing July 17, 2011, 6 - 8:30
Open to the Public Contact Pastor John Day (425) 492-4177. Songbook (PDF) available through Pastor Day.

* Maltby, WA
Where: Maltby Community Club, corner of 206th St. SE and 87th Ave. SE.
When: First Saturdays. We are changing to new Winter hours - Potluck at 5, Stage music at 6, jamming after the show ~ 10 or 10:30, depends on how many groups sign up to perform. Everything else the same. See you. Thanks.
Open to the Public Contact: Trisha Tubbs or Jan Jones, (360) 568-3685 Directions: From the north, go south on Hwy 9. Turn east on 180th St. SE (Clearview); right on 91st SE; right on 206th St. SE. The club is on the right. From the south, go north on Hwy 9; turn east on 212 St. SE; left on 86th Ave. SE; right on 206th

* North Bend, WA
The North Bend Jam is no more. Contact: Terry O`Brien/Mary Sackman, 425-888-2477
Visit www.northbendbluegrassjam.weebly.com/index.html

* Olympia, WA
Where: Traditions Cafe and World Folk Art, downtown at 300 5th Ave, SW and takes place every third Sunday from 2:00 to 4:30. Contact jameswmiernyk@comcast.net, Jim Miernyk 360/943-4406 Visit www.traditionsfairtrade.com * Olympia, WA
The Second Saturday Fiddlers jam. Black Lake Grange Hall, 6011 Black Lake Blvd., SW, Olympia, WA. 1:00 to about 4:00 every 2nd Saturday, Sept. through May. (Closed for the summer) Call Bobbi (489-1012) . Call Bobbi (489-1012) or email blackhillspickinparty@gmail.com for more information.

* Olympia, WA
The third Sunday Black Hills Pickin' Party jam. Black Lake Grange Hall, 6011 Black Lake Blvd., SW, Olympia, WA. has been discontinued.

* Orting
The Orting bluegrass jam will be back on September 22 (All jams will start around 1pm until!!) Full Schedule: September 22 2012, October 27 2012, November 24 2012, January 26 2013, (February 23 2013 Note) March 23 2113 and April 27 2013 The jam for Feb will be held because the next Wintergrass will be the last day of Feb and the first couple of days of March We hope to have some good times. Comtact is still Bill Addison at 253 617 3753 or Email biljadsn@hotmail.com

*Port Gamble
New monthly jam started in Port Gamble,WA held in the Historic Port Gamble Theater. Starts Sunday, March 25th beginning at 2pm until 4pm Open to the public. Please call Melanie 360-509-3305 for more information and find us on facebook for current updates. https://www.facebook.com/BluegrassJam

* Puyallup, WA
"Puyallup Area Second Saturday Jam".

Update. The Puyallup area second Saturday Jam will take place on October 14th at the Central Pierce Fire station on the corner of 176th Street and 22nd Avenue. 1-5pm. The address is 17520 22nd Ave E. Spanaway WA. Thanks.

The second Saturday jam will take place at Summit United Methodist Church located at 5316 104th St E Tacoma WA 98446. It's on the corner of 104th and Canyon Rd. 1-5pm. Contact Neil Massey 253-686-5912 for more info. There is NO jam in September 2012. Watch for updates.



* Pasco, WA Where; Pasco First Christian Church, 1524 West Marie
When: First Thursday of the month, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Open to the public: Contact Jim & Liz Sapp 509-545-8024
Bluegrass jam, the use of jam etiquette is appreciated and a play list will be developed as we go along. We meet at the back of the church in the old sanctuary.

* Richmond Beach, WA
Where: Richmond Beach`s "The Little Store" 2002 NW Richmond Beach Road in Shoreline, WA.
When: First Sunday of every month (a "hair of the dog" event for the Maltby regulars!) 11 am to 4 pm
Open to the Public Contact: For Info Call, 206-546-1944 Directions: from I-5, 175th Street exit ("Shoreline"), west to Aurora (hwy 99), Right, north to 185th, Left onto 185th. Stay on this road; name will change to Richmond Beach road. Richmond Beach Foods is at the corner of 20th NW and Richmond Beach Road.

* Seattle, WA
Where: Check www.meetup.com/seattlebluegrass for updates

* Seattle, WA
The new format of Saturday Jams at Dusty Strings continues, now with bluegrass jams every Fourth Saturday of the month. Starting January 23, 3:30-5:30. 3406 Fremont Ave N., Seattle WA 98103 (206) 634-1662 • www.dustystrings.com

* Sedro-Wooley, WA
Where: Cascade Middle School Cafeteria.
When: 1st Sunday of every month 1-4 pm
Open to the Public Contact: Ernest Queen, Skagit Bluegrass & Country Music Association, (360) 856-1058

*Shelton, WA.
Where: 40 & 8...in the blue ox room....113 w. Cota street (in downtown Shelton) When: alternating Tuesdays at 7 pm. to 9:15 pm. open to all acoustic instrument players and the public. This is a year round jam. Contact Duane l. Wilson 360-490-4240 for info, or email Sally B. at: autoharpersjb@gmail.com with 'Shelton jam' in subject line, to get on the email reminder list.

* Silverdale, WA
1st wednesday every month at the Global Bean 7-9:00.
Call Terry Enyeart 360 710-2361(cell) 360-373-1102(home).

* The Tacoma Carpenters Hall Jam has been cancelled The Union moved their meetings to Lacey and now jam can't be in Tacoma now.

* Vancouver WA Slow Jam - On thursday nights at the Barberton Grange (9400 NE 72nd Ave, Vancouver). We're playing fiddle tunes and songs, and have a mix of people each week. Contact: cprbr@comcast.net * Winlock, WA
Hope Grange Slow Jam, Winlock --- 2nd Saturday of every month from 1 pm til 4 pm.
This jam is great for beginners to advanced player alike. We keep the songs slow at about 85 to 90 bpm. This jam takes place from October thru May. Contact Marv Sobolesky at 360-785-4932 or email marv_at_marvsmusic.com Also visit www.marvsmusic.com for the latest updates to this great jam.

* Yakima, WA
Slow Acoustic Jam- Bluegrassy type fiddle tunes & songs. 3rd Thurs. each month. 7-9 pm. For information call Cheryl Hall in Yakima, WA: 509-966-0572. Email: cherylhall57@gmail.com (Private Fiddle and Rhythm Guitar Lessons also available).

Oregon

* Beaverton, OR
Where: Hillsboro/Portland Vicinity.
When: Every Monday 6:00 - 10:00
Contact: The Rambling Bluegrass Jam, 503-283-8520 http://www.ramblingbluegrass.org/