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
Folk Festival Jamming
First Tuesday
of the Month
7 pm to 9 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!
 Thirsty Eye Brewing Company
206 Broadway, SE
2nd Saturday
9 -10 am
Bluegrass SLOW Jam
Great opportunity to learn to play with others!
Learn to:
Manage Tempos, Focus on Playing Good Music, Play Breaks, Learn the Rules of Jamming.  Everyone gets a turn.
Gregg Daigle
See Website for Updates
email Gregg
Mennonite Church
1300 Girard NE|
$ 10-$ 20 Donation
ABQ – Usually
2nd Saturday
10:30 am to noon
Mid-Morning Intermediate Bluegrass Jam
Great opportunity to learn to play with others!
Learn to:
Play in the singer’s key, performance tempos, and bluegrass fun.
Gregg Daigle
See Website for Updates
email Gregg
Mennonite Church
1300 Girard NE|
$ 10-$ 20 Donation
One Tuesday Per Month
7:30-10 pm
Old Time Appalachian Music Megaband Jam
Enjoy playing and learning music played at contra dances.Dates are shown to the right for 2019.
email Bruce
High and Dry Brewing
529 Adams NE
1st and 3rd Sundays
Beginning Bluegrass Jam
Get Off Your Couch and Play Bluegrass Music!
Learn basics of bluegrass in a welcoming group setting. Covenant Presbyterian Church
9315 Candelaria, NE
email Laura Watt
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
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
Duke City Ukes
Two Each Month
Duke City Ukes Ukulele
Hosted Ukulele Jam -All Levels!
We play and sing and learn!
Juan Tabo Library, Tony Hillerman – Dates Vary.
Email for link to songs to learn and play
Usually 1st Saturday at 2:30 and 3rd Tuesday at 5:00 pm.  Best to email to confirm.
Email for locations, times and dates
Monday Evening Ukulele
6:30-8:00 pm
Changing to Thursday Evening in March
ABQ Strummers
Contact Albuquerque Strummers for details and/or more information
All Levels.  All  Instruments Welcome – Ukuleles ENCOURAGED! Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church
8600 Academy Rd at Moon.  Adult Ed building on the south end of the complex. Enter the parking lot on Moon and head toward the back building labeled “Adult Ed”
Wednesday Afternoon
Beginning Ukulele
Ukulele Instruction Beginners Only
Contact Anne Withrow
4:30 -6:30 pm Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE (behind Dion’s Restaurant on Central)
Saturday Morning
Road Runner Strummers
Contact Phyllis Ryan for details and/or more information
Regulars (10-11:30)
Beginners (11:30-?)
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
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
New Location effective 3-1-16
Bluegrass Dave Dillman or Bob MacFarlane
Derailed at the Sage
725 Cerillos Rd
Santa Fe
Second Sunday of the Month
Monthly Acoustic Jam
Book Mountain Book Store
2101 Cerillos Road (at Apache)
Bring a chair if you can!
All musical styles and levels welcome
Starts at 1 and continues to 3:30. Contact Char at (505) 988-1624.
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
Friday, 6-9
Open Mike-everyone takes some turns performing  Jim Rupp
Sofia’s Kitchen and Burrito Thyme
105 Bullock Street
Alternate Wed  6:30-10
Open Mike -everyone takes some turns performing Jim Rupp
(575) 835-2929
Twisted Chile
115 Abeyta Street W
Last Thurs, 7-9
Acoustic Jam Jim Rupp
(575) 838-0650
Socorro Springs Brewing Company
1012 N. Califronia St
Wed, 6:30-9
Acoustic Jam, Bluegrass, Old Time Billy Stewart
(575) 779-3390
Eskes Brew Pub
106 Des Georges Lane
(505) 758-1517