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

Thursday nights are "electric night," so you may bring your amp. We just ask that  you please pay particular attention to volume. (It's usually a good idea to face your amp toward you so you can hear how loud it is.) Cafe Bohemia is compact and well insulate, so a little goes a long way. Also, if you have a choice between amps, please choose your smaller one. 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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  • Jim M.

    Had a great time, guys. Let the good times roll!

    September 14, 2013

  • Bill J.

    Good turn out! Enjoyed Marvin and Erin's harmonies on the John Denver songs, Eric's harp playing, Jim, Larry and Marvin's lead guitar playing, Breck's bass playing and really liked that stringed instrument with a bow, whatever it was. :) I Shot the Sheriff is my new favorite jam song!

    September 13, 2013

  • Bill J.

    Glad you enjoyed it Chuck! Come back soon.

    September 12, 2013

  • Chuck S.

    Bill and all,
    Had a great time last Tuesday night at Café Bohemia. It was great to meet you all and look forward to more, Thanks, great fun!

    September 12, 2013

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