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This article is from the Open Musical Jam Sessions FAQ, by Rich Kulawiec rsk@gsp.org with numerous contributions by others.

14 USA Open Musical Jam Sessions part14

Westborough, Massachusetts, USA: [Folk]

Open Mic at the Old Vienna Kaffeehaus, at the rotary in the town center.
Thursdays @ 8pm, donation requested.

Contributed-by: David Fagan <daf@bbn.com> [Apr 96]

Wilton, Massachusetts, USA: [Folk]

Open Mic at Java Joe's, hosted by Steve Rabson. Day:??, cost:??

Contributed-by: David Fagan <daf@bbn.com> [Apr 96]

Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA: [Folk]

The Canal Street Coffeehouse. Open mike for acoustic musicians, poets, and
storytellers fourth Saturday of every month at 7:00 in the Heritage State
Park Visitors' Center on Canal St. in Lawrence. Sponsored by the Cowpasture
Collective. For more information, call (508) 688-3569 or (508) 374-1058.

Contributed-by: Sean.P.Donahue@Dartmouth.edu (Sean P. Donahue)

Waltham, Massachusetts, USA: [Folk]

Fiddle Jam 1st and 3rd Saturdays each month, Luthier's Workshop, 99 Moody St,
3:30PM - 6:30PM. Mostly contra-dance tunes, but also a fair bit of old-time,
Swedish, Scottish, jazz/blues improv, depending on who turns up. Not just
for fiddles! Usually lots of fiddles and guitars of all standards, plus
banjo, mandolin, recorder, accordion, bass, whatever, and a very friendly

Contributed-by: richard@meiko.com (Richard Cownie) [Apr 94]

Worcester, Massachusetts, USA: [Blues]

Open blues jam and "recording workshop" (you can have your performance
recorded on DAT). Sundays, 8-12 PM, Gilrein's, 802 Main St.,
508-791-2583. Host band is BBQ Bob and the Rhythm Aces. Band leans
toward more traditional/retro blues styles (no Hendrix!!).

Contributed-by: Brian Rost <rost@maelstrom.Timeplex.COM> [Feb 95]

Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA: [Jazz]

Bird of Paradise, (207 S. Asheley, 662-8310) has a jazz jam on Sunday
hosted by Paul Finkbeiner and friends. The jam runs ~9:30 pm to 1 am.

Contributed-by: John I. Hritz (jih@ox.com)
and Genie Baker <gbaker@umich.edu> [Apr 95]

Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA: [Blues]

Blind Pig ((208 S. First St., 996-8555) has a blues jam on Sundays hosted
by various bands, from 9:30 pm to 1:30 am.

Contributed-by: John I. Hritz (jih@ox.com)

Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA: [Misc]

The Ark, 637-1/2 S. Main, Ann Arbor, MI, 313-761-1451. Acoustic Open
Stage on Wednesday nights, usually 2 or 3 times a month (call for exact
nights). Folk, jazz, blues, international, other, and storytelling are
usually heared; acoustic is the only rule. All levels of ability and
experience. Hosted by local folk musician/radio host. Good mic'ing and
lighting, and there's a baby grand available. Starts at 8:00, door opens
and musicians sign up at 7:30. Performers are free, students/seniors $2,
others $3.

Contributed-by: collicot@brutus.aa.ab.com (Duane Collicott)

Lansing, Michigan, USA: [Bluegrass]

The Mid-Michigan Bluegrass Association sponsors an open stage and
bluegrass jam session at Lewton School on Mt. Hope in Lansing on the
second Saturday of each month from 7-11 p.m.

Contributed-by: ben@lansing-online.com <Greg Smith> [Feb 96]

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, USA: [Unknown]

The New Riverside Cafe has open jam sessions one Thursday each month, as
well as the best veggie food in the Twin Cities. 329 Cedar Avenue (at
Riverside Avenue in the Seven Corners theatre district) (612) 333-4814.
[This place was reported as closed, but has now been reported as open
again. --Rsk]

Contributed-by: pmk@craycos.com (Peter Klausler)
and Gwendolyn M Vickers-1 <vicke004@maroon.tc.umn.edu>

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, USA: [Blues]

Whiskey Junction, at 348 Cedar Ave., (612) 338-9550 in Minneapolis/west Bank.
Monday night blues jam with RJ Mischo. Good sound stage with equipment
available for harp, guitar, bass drums, vocals and horns. Blues jam
with a traditional Flair. 9:30-1:00am.

Contributed-by: Chris Michalek <micha018@maroon.tc.umn.edu>


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