I’ve listed as much information as I could obtain about acoustic music jams in The Land of Enchantment.  You can view the jams by city, and if you find errors, or if you know of any jams to add, please email me.





City Type Contact Location
Duke City Jug Band Jam
Third Sunday of the month
4 pm to 6 pm

Acoustic Jug Band Music

Jugs – Washboards – Mandolins – Violins – Spoons – Kazoos, Guitars, etc.

Send an email!
B2B  Garden Brewery
Albuquerque8338 Comanche, NE
Megaband Old Time Appalachian Jam Second Sunday of the Month
4 pm to 6 pm

Contradance Tunes!

Fiddle, Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin

Contact Bruce  B2B Garden Brewery
Albuquerque8338 Comanche, NE
Folk Festival Jamming
Fourth Sunday of the month
4 pm to 6 pm
Acoustic Music  –
Mostly fiddle-oriented music including old & new tunes from the Americas, as well as tunes from Celtic, Bluegrass, and other styles
Send an email!
B2B Garden Brewery
Albuquerque8338 Comanche, NE
Folk Festival Sing Along
1st Sunday of the Month
4 pm to 6 pm
Dan brings the songs and everyone sings (and plays acoustic instruments if they want) Contact Dan Matthews B2B Garden Brewery
Albuquerque8338 Comanche, NE
Mondays 1 pm -4 pm

Classic Country/Folk

All Levels – All Acoustic Instruments

Phone 505-291-1611 for additional information

Bear Canyon Senior Center

4645 Pitt St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111


ABQ – Get Off The Couch Beginner’s Bluegrass Jam
1st and 3rd Sunday –
1 to 3 pm
Bluegrass Only All Levels!
Email Laura Watt for More Info

Covenant Presbyterian Church

9315 Candelaria NE

1st and 3rd Saturday
3:00-4:30 pm in Winter
4:00-5:30 pm in warmer weather
Acoustic Music All Levels
Hosted Jam
(505) 897-3199
Email Elizabeth Runyon
Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church
8600 Academy, NE
Adult Education Wing
2nd Saturday
2-3:30 pm
Acoustic Music
All Levels
Old Time Appalachian Music Jam

Heli Roosild

(505)  797-7578

Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church Adult Ed Wing
8600 Academy, NE
Room 404
Sunday 2 pm to 4 pm

Open Bluegrass Jam


Email or phone Robert O’Malley

(856-912-1253) for Additional Information

The Craftroom
2809 Broadbent Parkway.NE
Tues, 7:30-10pm
Bluegrass and Country
Intermediate to Advanced
Email Lynn for more information Albuquerque Press Club
201 Highland Park Circle, SE
Celtic Email John Connoboy Hops Brewery Los Rancho Taproom
7222 4th ST, NW
6:30 pm
Beginner’s VERY Slow Jam
Email Kip
for a song book
phone 505-980-7828
 Kip Malone’s Place
315 Washington, SE
3rd Saturday
1-3 pm
Celtic (formerly Apple Mountain Sessions) Contact Jim Crowley
for 3 Tune Books
High & Dry Brewing
529 Adams, NE – ABQ
Mon, 7:30-10
Old Time Music – Appalachian fiddle and banjo music.
Led by Virginia Creepers Old Time Band
Jane Philips
Not For Beginners
Learn More Here:
Hosted Jam
Tractor Brewery
118 Tulane, SE
Tuesdays, 7-9:30
Scottish Sherilyn Urban
or call
North Valley
Private Home
Acoustic Jam and Song Circle
10 am – 12 noon
Open Acoustic Jam
All Instruments – all levels
North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center
Near Wyoming and Paseo NE
Email for more information.
Monday Evening Ukulele
ABQ Strummers
Contact Mary Ann O’Brien for more information (505-263-8621)
Email MaryAnn Faith Lutheran Church
10000 Spain, NE – in the Big Sanctuary to the right as you enter
Wednesday Afternoon
Beginning Ukulele Instruction
Ukulele Instruction Beginners Only
Contact Anne Withrow
4:30 -6:30 pm Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE (behind Dion’s Restaurant on Central)
2nd and 4th Thurs, 6-9
Ukulele See Website Albuquerque Press Club
201 Highland Park Circle, SE
1st and 3rd Saturdays
1-3 pm
Email for more information
Call Elaine (505) 326-7571
for location and information
Friday Night
 Hootenany  Toni Neff
Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe
306 South 2nd Street
Gallup, NM
Rio Rancho Bluegrass Jam
Wednesday 6-9
Bluegrass 505-385-4815. Contact Steve for Details
Rio Rancho
Monday Night
Doors Open at 6:30
Western Music (505) 463-3169 Blue Grasshopper Brew Pub
4500 Arrowhead Ridge Dr, SE
Santa Fe
Tues, 6-8
Bluegrass Dave Dillman or Bob MacFarlane
The Alley in DeVargas Mall
Enter through the back side of the mall behind Home Goods
Santa Fe
NM Folkmads
1st and 3rd Wednesdays
6:30-8:30 pm
Santa Fe Megaband
Contradance Tunes
Contact Vinnie with questions Saint John’s College
Music Room
Santa Fe
Second Sunday of the Month
Bluegrass and Bagels
Open Jam
10 am to noon
Contact Dave Dillman for more information Bagels and coffee provided by Boultawn’s Bagelry, Café and Gallery Community Room at the Railyard Park in Santa Fe
Behind Site Santa Fe
Santa Fe
Every Tuesday of the Month
Klezmer Music Jam
235 B Rosario
All musical styles and levels welcome
7 PM Contact Liv Orovich (603) 770-6070.
Santa Fe
Practice Varies
Santa Fe Dulcimer Ensemble welcomes other acoustic musicians.  An aspiring group of beginning and intermediate players performing in Santa Fe. Doug Conwell Different locations.  Contact 505-231-5802
Santa Fe
Alternate Thursdays
3:30-5:30 pm
Great Horny Toad Ukulele Club

See website for schedule and additional information


Contact Jack
call 650-464-7113
Alternate Thursdays
Open Mike-everyone takes a turn performing  More Info at this link Capitol Bar
110 Plaza
Alternate Wednesdays
Zoom open mike
Everyone takes a turn performing
Jim Ruff
(575) 835-2929
For the link and date information, contact Jim Ruff.
Wed, 6:30 pm to 10 pm
First Beer free for Pickers
Acoustic Jam.  All Levels
Bluegrass, old-tyme, old country, Americana
Jacob Haggerty
(575) 770-6313
Burger Stand at Taos Ale House
401 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte
Taos, NM
(575) 770-6313