Listing of bluegrass, country, and old-time music schedules,
jam sessions, websites, and other music related information for
the acoustic musician. Greater Kansas City, Missouri area.
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Heart of America Bluegrass and Old-Time Music
Every 3rd Friday, Oct-Apr, Kansas City, Missouri
Heart of America Bluegrass and Old-Time Music is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and enjoyment of bluegrass and old-time acoustic music. HABOT is one of the largest gathering of acoustic musicians north of the river. The club meets every 3rd Friday during the months of October through April. We take time off in the summer so our family and friends can attend the many great bluegrass shows and festivals around Kansas City, and central United States.
Bradford and Franzke FretShop
Opened in June 2015 and specializes in Banjos, Acoustic guitars and mandolins. They have one of the largest selections of banjos and mandolins in the Midwest, and feature many local and independent builders like Leo Posch, Jim Triggs, Mark Franzke and Chris Petronilo, and their own Hawthorn brand of custom instruments. They are also a full service repair, restoration and custom shop for all fretted instruments including electric guitars.
Friend them on Facebook or check the website for more information about their monthly jam sessions, workshops and special events.
Listing of weekly, monthly, and yearly recurring jam sessions open to the public.
Most bluegrass sessions are acoustic-only please, with country western sessions
having some electric instruments. All are very friendly with mixed levels of
experience and styles.
Bluegrass Events, Festivals, Country Opries, Music Shows, and Bands showcasing some of the best
talent in the greater Kansas City area. And all year long, you can always find bluegrass
venues every weekend around Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Arkansas.
Listing of publicly available audio files, tablatures, sheet music, song lists with keys,
and artists songs, from around the web. Most content is old-time, traditional tunes that
span generations and continents. And music stores that specialize in stringed instruments.