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.

It is always best to contact the jam leader to make sure all is correct.

City Type Contact Location
ABQ
Judy’s 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.

 Questions?
Send an email!
B2B  Garden Brewery
Albuquerque
8338 Comanche, NE
ABQ
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
Albuquerque
8338 Comanche, NE
ABQ
Fourth Sunday of the month
Cowboy and Western Music
4 pm to 6 pm
The AFF will resume that jam when outdoor playing is appropriate.
Western Music and Cowboy Songs.
Song Circle Format
Everyone gets a chance to call a song
Questions?
Send an email!
B2B Garden Brewery
Albuquerque
8338 Comanche, NE
ABQ
Folk Festival Sing Along
First 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
Albuquerque
8338 Comanche, NE
ABQ
Western Music
Fifth Sunday of the month
4 pm to 6 pm
Western Music and Cowboy Songs.
Song Circle Format
Everyone gets a chance to call a song
Questions?
Send an email!
B2B  Garden Brewery
Albuquerque
8338 Comanche, NE
ABQ
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
First Saturday of the Month!
2 pm – ?
Cajun Music Jam
If you are interested in hearing or playing the French music of bayou Louisiana, come on by. (Note: this group plays old-style cajun music, not zydeco.) 
Contact Brenda with your questions and for additional information. Nexus Blue Smokehouse
1511 Broadway, SE
ABQ – Get Off The Couch Beginner’s Bluegrass Jam
1st and 3rd Saturday –
1 to 3 pm
Bluegrass Only All Levels!
Email Laura Watt for More Info

Covenant Presbyterian Church

9315 Candelaria NE

ABQ
1st and 3rd Saturday
3:00-4:30 pm
Acoustic Music
Celtic Heavy and Other Old Tunes
All Levels
Hosted Jam
(505) 899-2267
Email Jim Stapp
Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church
8600 Academy, NE
Adult Education Wing
ABQ
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
ABQ
Thurs,
6-9:30
Celtic Hops Brewery Los Rancho Taproom
7222 4th ST, NW
ABQ
Wednesday
5:45 pm to 7:45 pm
Celtic Music Session Bob Deaver is in charge  Singing Arrow Community Center (behind Sprouts Academy and Tramway)
13200 Wenonah SE
ABQ
2nd and 4th Saturdays
Noon to 2 pm
Celtic
Beginner’s VERY Slow Jam
All Instruments welcome!
Email Kip
for a song book
phone 505-980-7828
 Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center
ABQ
2nd and 4th Saturdays
Noon to 2 pm
Celtic
Beginner’s VERY Slow Jam
All Instruments welcome!
Email Kip
for a song book
phone 505-980-7828
 Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center
ABQ
3rd Saturday
1-3 pm
Celtic (formerly Apple Mountain Sessions) Contact Jim Crowley
for 3 Tune Books
High & Dry Brewing
529 Adams, NE – ABQ
ABQ
Mon, 7:00 to 9:30 pm
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
ABQ
Tuesdays, 7-9:30
Scottish Sherilyn Urban
or call
505-604-4631
North Valley
Private Home
ABQ
Acoustic Jam and Song Circle
Wednesdays
10 am – 12 noon
Open Acoustic Jam
All Instruments – all levels
North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center
Near Wyoming and Paseo NE
Room 7
Email for more information.
ABQ
Monday Evening Ukulele
5:30-?
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
ABQ
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)
ABQ
2nd and 4th Thurs, 6-9
Ukulele See Website Albuquerque Press Club
201 Highland Park Circle, SE
Aztec
1st and 3rd Saturdays
1-3 pm
Email for more information
Call Elaine (505) 326-7571
for location and information
Gallup
Friday Night
7-9pm
 Hootenany  Toni Neff
505-722-5017
Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe
306 South 2nd Street
Gallup, NM
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
Tuesday
6-8 Bluegrass
8-9 – Anything Goes
Bluegrass from 6-8
Anything goes from 8-9
Bob Fisher
Email
Sage Inn
725 Cerrillos Road
(Don Diego x Cerrillos Roads)
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 via email Greg Neal
for more information
(505) 577-7004
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
Ukulele
Great Horny Toad Ukulele Club

See website for schedule and additional information

 

Contact Jack
call 650-464-7113
Socorro
Alternate Thursdays
Open Mike-everyone takes a turn performing  More Info at this link Capitol Bar
110 Plaza
575-835-1193
Socorro
Alternate Wednesdays
6:30-10
Zoom open mike
Everyone takes a turn performing
Jim Ruff
(575) 835-2929
For the link and date information, contact Jim Ruff.
Taos
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