Open Jam at Cafe Bohemia - "Acoustic Night" Tuesday from 7pm - 10pm

Tuesday nights are "Acoustic Only" (with an electric bass as an exception). Cafe Bohemia is compact, so please keep your gear simple. Space is at a premium.

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If you are looking for a break from the stress and structure of your week and an opportunity to share & develop your musical skills in a laid-back “song circle” format (It’s not an “Open Mic” event.), we look forward to you joining us. We are a warm, friendly group, and we love music. You are welcome to bring your original works, but we encourage you to bring pieces that others are familiar with, so everyone can play along with you. Ultimately, that’s what an “open jam” is all about; everyone playing & singing, learning and having a good time together.

This group is mainly for guitar & stringed instrument enthusiasts. However, there are often other acoustic instruments in participation. Cafe Bohemia is a "cozy" venue. So, most participants bring their more "compact" instruments, and are aware of the need for maintaining a reasonable volume level. For instance, whereas an accordion has tended to be a challenging fit in the past (given its intense volume), a harmonica or bongos have been more of a "complement" to our group. We meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM, and the third Saturday of each month from 1pm until 5pm. Tuesday nights are "Acoustic Only" (with an electric bass as an exception). Thursdays are the designated “Electric Nights.” The third Saturday meetups are acoustic. Again, since it is a compact and well-insulated venue, we ask that you pay close attention to volume and if you have a choice of amps, please bring your more compact one.


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  • Steve F.

    Last night was excellent! I really enjoyed meeting some of the members I had not met before, and the music was wonderful!

    August 7, 2013

    • Steve F.

      August 8, 2013

    • Bill J.

      Very good!

      August 8, 2013

  • Rich F.

    Each week this jam gets better and better! The song selections are great for group play and the level of encouragement for all skills is the best I've seen in any jam environment - Bill, you've done a great job leading this - Evie, you're a gracious host! Thanks for opening your place to us!

    August 7, 2013

    • Bill J.

      Thanks Rich but Evie and the folks who come and precipitate get all the credit. (Auto correct at its best! I know that's the wrong word but I kinda like it.)

      1 · August 7, 2013

    • Steve F.

      Great evening! I promise to learn some better jamming tunes before next time (I will not be able to make it next Tues, however). Thanks for letting me join in!

      August 7, 2013

  • Lonnie P.

    I will bring some extra picks just in case rich shows up!!

    1 · August 1, 2013

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