Here in Austin, you can find an oldtime or tranditional music jam or song-circle most every day. So what are you waiting for?  Get out your instruments and come join us.  You can play, sing or just enjoy the music. Everyone is welcome at these sessions.


Every First Sunday of the month, 2 to 5pm
The Barn - 6218 Brodie Ln, Austin

A monthly song circle of all music celtic

Second Sunday of the month. 2 to 5 pm
The Buzz Mill - Coffee House, 5012 E 7th St, Austin.

A jam session follows the Monthly AFTM Board meeting.

Third Sunday of the month
Texas Music Museum ,1109 E 11th Street, Austin

A tune and song circle where all types of traditional music are welcome.

Fourth Sunday of the month. Beginners 2 to 3:30, Intermediate 3:30 to 5:00
In homes (click through for information)

Jams for budding musicians young and old

Every Tuesday 6:30 to 10pm
Aristocrat Lounge 6507 Burnet Road

Pick and grin every week.

Every Saturday from 5 pm
St. Roch's Bar, 515 Pedernales St, Austin

A great jam for Cajun fans and everyone!

Fourth Saturdays, 7pm-10pm
Friends Meeting of Austin, 3701 E Martin Luther King

Temporarily cancelled due to COVID-19. Open sing-along sessions using the Rise Up Singing songbooks.

Second Fridays, 7 to 10 pm
UU Church, 4700 Grover

Jam and sing-along using "Rise Up Singing” and “Rise again” songbooks which contain more than 2400 mostly traditional songs.

More Jams!

Here are still more pickin' and grinnin' opportunities.  Locations and times may change so check websites etc.

Austin Scandinavian Folk Music and Dance Events

Also listed in Dances

Bluegrass Jams.  For information about Bluegrass jams check the Central Texas Bluegrass Association website.

  • 4th Sunday of each month 2pm-5pm.  Meets at homes around town.  Beginner jam from 2-3:30pm, Intermediate jam 3:30-5pm.  Request to join Yahoo Group to get info and keep in touch with other members.
Irish Session at Fiddlers Green, check their website for details and updates.
  • Irish - Every Sunday, 7:00 - 10:00 pm

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