Today
Ordinal
Bluegrass, Country, and Old-Time Music
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.
Today
Ordinal
Listing of weekly and monthly reoccuring jam sessions within the greater Kansas City, Missouri area.
Many have a website for more information. All have contact information.
Mondays
Hooverville Jam
2nd Monday of the Month
Platte City, MO
6pm - 9pm

Website Link
Google Map Location

Open Jam Session. Acoustic Instruments Please
Hoover Christian Church
15180 92nd Hwy
Platte City, MO 64079
Music held in Fellowship Hall
Marty and Janice Wolbrecht
mwolbrecht@gmail.com
Great jam session. Friendly musicians playing old-time and bluegrass tunes.
Bring your acoustic instrument and join us. Everyone welcome to play or sing.
Tuesdays
Knights of Columbus Jam
Every Tuesday
Kearney, MO
1pm - 4pm

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Open stage band, public invited
701 North Jefferson Street
Kearney, MO 64060
Knights of Columbus Hall
Church of the Annunciation Catholic Church
Doug Speaks 816.320.3287
Larry Rader 816.810.5258
No Email Available

Open stage, some electric guitars. Sign up on list for guest turns. Mostly country western with some variety too. Very friendly atmosphere for everyone.

Updated
St. Lukes Methodist Church
Every Tuesday
Kansas City, MO
6pm - 9pm

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Google Map Location

Open Jam Session. Acoustic only please.
9420 James A. Reed Road
Kansas City, MO 64138
St. Lukes Methodist Church
Carl Gustafson
816.522.5424
carlg@kc.rr.com

The jam is open to most acoustic styles. Musicians sit in a circle and take turns leading the song. This jam provides a relaxed, no pressure atmosphere for those just starting out. There's always coffee and goodies. For more information, contact Carl at 816-522-5424. You can also send email to carlg@kc.rr.com The church's website is www.stlukeskc.org.

Wednesdays
Gospel Jamboree
2nd Wednesday
Lee's Summit, MO
7pm - 9:30pm

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Google Map Location

Open Jam Session. Acoustic only please.
1650 E. Langford Road
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
Life Christian Church
Dan and Kathy Marsh
816.878.4694
No Email Available

This is a ministry to those who love gospel music; whether you are a musician or just enjoy listening. Every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7p.m. There will always be great fellowship, food and ministry. 7-8pm is open mic, then a featured guest performs the rest of the evening.

Thursdays
Community of Christ Church
Every Thursday
Kansas City, MO
6pm - 10pm

No Website Available
Google Map Location

Open Jam Session. Acoustic only please.
9801 Blue Ridge Extension
Kansas City, MO 64134
No Sponsor Available
Gary Russell
816.761.5848
No Email Available

Easy jam session with a bunch of very friendly folks.

Fridays
HABOT
3rd Friday, October - April
Kansas City, MO
6pm - 10:30pm

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Google Map Location

Heart of America Bluegrass and Old-Time Music
1321 NE Vivion Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64118
North Cross United Methodist Church
Mary Canton, President
816.516.5562
habot@habot.org

HABOT is the largest gathering of acoustic musicians north of the Missouri river. Admission is FREE but donations for the hall rental are requested. There are usually 3-4 bands scheduled to perform on stage with numerous jam sessions in all rooms throughout the facility.

Community of Christ Church
2nd Friday of the Month
Kansas City, MO
6pm - 10pm

No Website Available
Google Map Location

Open Jam Session. Acoustic only please.
9801 Blue Ridge Extension
Kansas City, MO 64134
No Sponsor Available
Gary Russell
816.761.5848
No Email Available

Same session as every Thursday.

Orrick Opry
1st Friday of the Month
Orrick, MO
7pm - 10pm

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Public Jam Session. Acoustic only please.
111 E South Front St
Orrick, MO 64077
Orrick Coummunity Center
Rick Horn
816.805.5625

Join Rick Horn and fellow musicians on stage for a variety of acoustic music. Very easy atmosphere. Musicians are the house band, as well as a sign-up sheet to sing or play a couple numbers. Enjoy Country, Bluegrass, Gospel, and some Old-Time music.

Gower Goodtimers
Every Friday
Gower, MO
7pm - 10pm

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Open stage with audience. Acoustic only please.
3rd Street
Gower, MO 64454
No Sponsor Available
No Contact Available
816.424.6655
goodtimers@usa.net
Jam Session Discontinued.

Gower Goodtimers has been around a long time. They have a mic'd stage and welcome all players.

New Location
KCABMC
1st Friday October - May
Kansas City, MO
6pm - 10:30pm

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Google Map Location

KC Area Bluegrass Music Club
5055 Blue Ridge Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64133
Blue Ridge United Methodist Church
Beckie Collins
816.536.6764
beckie7296@aol.com

Established organization with multiple jam rooms/sessions, live bands, and food.

Mackintyres Church
1st Friday of the Month
Lathrop, MO
6pm - 9pm

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Google Map Location

Bluegrass Show
1241 SE 228th Street
Lathrop, MO 64465
Macintyres Church
Glen and Stacey Garton
816.930.2874
garton67@gmail.com

Gospel and bluegrass show. Public welcome. Review their website for more information.

Picking in the Heartland
4th Friday of the Month
Lee's Summit, MO
6:30pm - 9:30pm

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Bluegrass music for all generations
4725 NE Lakewood Way
Lee's Summit, MO 64064
Woods Chapel Church
Bill Barker
816.224.2330
Jam Session Discontinued.

Multiple jam rooms, all levels, acoustic only please.

St. Matthews Acoustic Jam
1st Friday of the Month
Riverside, MO
7pm - 10pm

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Acoustic jam session
5047 NW Gateway Ave.,
Riverside, MO 64150
St. Matthews Evangelical Lutheran Church
Rev. Bud Elliott
Bud Elliott 785.331.8600
Margaret Elliott 913.636.4100
budelliott@sbcglobal.net

For over 15 years St. Matthew's has hosted an "acoustical jam" on the first Friday evening of each month, now running all year, from 7:00-10:00 p.m. Anywhere from 10 to 20 musicians come each time to play and sing for the audience to enjoy. Instruments include guitar, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, bass, etc. We hear gospel, bluegrass, country, folk, rock and roll, etc., and have some laughs too. Everyone has a great time.

Northtown Opry
Every Friday
North Kansas City, MO
7:30pm

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Northtown Opry and Company
1419 Swift Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64119
816-471-6779

Northtown Opry and Company put on a wonderful country show with variety and guests musicians every Friday night. Closed Until Further Notice.

Saturdays
New Jam
Bradford & Franzke Jam
2nd and 3rd Saturdays of the Month
Kansas City, MO
Noon - 3pm

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Bradford & Franzke Fine Acoustic Music Store
Plaza Area
4448 Belleview
Kansas City, MO 64111
Mark Franzke 816.283.0400

Acoustic jam session. All musicians, all levels invited. Hosted by Brett Hodges. The 2nd Saturday is a fast jam and the 3rd Saturday is a slow jam.

Bentley Guitars
Every Saturday
Parkville, MO
12pm - 4pm

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Google Map Location

Open jam session. Acoustic only please.
122 S. Main Street
Parkville, MO 64152
Bentley Guitars
816.746.9772
bentleygtr@aol.com

Acoustic jam session. All musicians, all levels invited.

Country Classics
3rd Saturday of the Month
Lawson, MO
7pm - 10pm

No Website Available
Google Map Location

House band. Small venue.
3rd Street and Pennsylvania
Lawson, MO 64062
Community Center
Duke Creason 816.637.5434

House band performs. Small venue. Guest musicians.

Eagleton Center
4th Saturday of the Month
Richmond, MO
6pm - 10pm

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Google Map Location

Stage band, musicians invited
1015 West Royle Street
Richmond, MO 64085
Ray County Fellowship Center
Florence Williams
816.776.2998
No Email Available

Open stage, some electric guitars. Sign up on list for guest turns. Mostly country western with some variety too. Very friendly atmosphere for everyone.

Holt Country Hoedown
2nd Saturday of the Month
Holt, MO
6:30pm - 10pm

No Website Available
Google Map Location

On stage band, public invited
4th and Main
Holt, MO 64048
Holt America Legion Hall
David Simmons 816.419.2389
Colleen Montgomery 816.589.2436
No Email Available

Open stage, some electric guitars. Sign up on list for guest turns. Mostly country western with some variety too. Very friendly atmosphere for everyone.

New Location
The Country Pickin Show
1st Saturday of the Month
Excelsior Springs, MO
7pm - 10pm

No Website Available
Google Map Location

Open stage, musicians welcome
112 Thompson Ave
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
Community Center
David Simmons
home: 816.630.6156
cell: 816.419.2389

Join friends in a very easy, friendly night. Some electric instruments, otherwise mostly acoustic. Generally old time music with some gospel mixed in.

Closed Until Further Notice.
Weston Cafe Jam
2nd Saturday of the Month
Weston, MO
3pm - 7pm

Website Link
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Cafe located downtown scenic Weston, Missouri
407 Main Street
Weston, MO 64098
Scenic Weston main street
Rich Ziga
home: 913.758.1011
cell: 913.704.5881
richziga@gmail.com

Acoustic instruments are welcome. All kinds of music. Jam session is inside restaurant.

Whiskey Just After Breakfast
2nd, 3rd, and 4th Saturday
Lenexa, KS
10am - 12pm (noon)

Website Link
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Parkside Coffee Shop in back of the Cedar Ridge Church
8839 Lackman Road
Lenexa, KS 66215
Parkside Coffee Shop
No Contact Available
No Phone Available
No Email Available

Acoustic instruments are welcome. We play predominantly Old Time, Contra Dance and Irish tunes in ensemble style (rather than break-passing style). This is an intermediate level session, although we frequently start tunes at an inclusive tempo and often pick them up in speed as we go.

KCMO Autoharp Club
4th Saturdary of the Month
Kansas City, MO
5pm - 8pm

Website Link
Google Map Location

Trailside Center
9901 Holmes Road
Kansas City, MO 64131
Jan Lacey-Hodges
913.825.2540

Acoustic autoharp club. Give Jan a call for more information.

Sundays
Northwest Opry Country Music
Every Sunday
Maryville, MO
2pm - 5pm

Website Link
Google Map Location

Marlins Golden Country Band
213 W. 3rd Street
Maryville, MO 64468
Movie Magic Meeting Room
Charles Smith
660.927.3620
No Email Available

The Band appears here every Sunday. Walk-ons are invited. In other words anyone who wants to get up on stage and perform is welcome. Dancing is encouraged and refreshments are served free of charge. This usually consists of coffee and tea. There is a snack bar and Pop/Soda is available at a reasonable charge. To attend the show a small donation, to help cover expenses, is requested.

Leavenworth Bluegrass Club
1st Sunday of the Month
Leavenworth, KS
1pm - 5pm

Website Link
Google Map Location

Leavenworth Bluegrass Club
Leavenworth Public Library
417 Spruce Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048
Rich Ziga
913.758.1011
913.682.5666
richziga@gmail.com
Jam Session Discontinued.

Great jam session with variety of music styles; country, bluegrass, and little blues mixed in for fun. Acoustic only please.

Yearly
Folk Alliance International
Every February

Website Link

Since 1989, Folk Alliance® has served as the headquarters for Folk Music and Dance. With over 3000 members worldwide and an annual conference that is one of the five largest music conferences in North America, Folk Alliance continues to grow and mature while providing a unique range of member services to our community.
String Band Rendezvous
End of May

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Annual acoustic music campout and open jam session. Open invitation to those who enjoy acoustic Americana music.
4-day event. Registration required. Clinton Lake, Lawrence, Kansas.