Standing Jams, Gigs, and Dances


First Tuesday Jam at the Coffee Bandits. 309 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340, 7-9PM.  Every first Tuesday of the month.  Email for more info.

Modesto Jam at the Queen Bean Coffee House from 7:00-9:00 pm every Tuesday of the month except the first sponsored by Rainy 1126 14th Street. 

Open Mic in Manteca 7-9:00 pm at the Café Aroma 1499 West Yosemite across from the Good will store. For info call (209) 824-9978

Open Mic at Sonora Joe’s 2nd and 4th Thursday 7-9:00 pm on Washington St.

Open Mic at the Hideout Saloon in Mariposa Thursdays, 8:00 pm

Open Mic at the Rusted Mic in Lodi Thursdays, 7:00 pm

Columbia Slow Old Time Jam at the First Presbyterian Church (49er) 1:00 pm info every 2nd Sunday

Columbia Jam Tuesday nights at the Fallon House in the lobby


Boys Out Back Band. Classic Country for a Dance every Thursday from 10 AM -1:30 PM at the Veterans Foundation Hall, 3500 Coffee Road, Suite 15, in Modesto.  
Admission is $5.  Lunch also is available for $5.  This is a benefit for The Veterans Foundation of Stanislaus Country. Members are: Bonnie Carol, vocals and guitar; Glen Webb, Vocals and Bass; John Gwinner, steel guitar and mandolin; Dwayne Guffy, drums (not pictured). 


KCSS FAT SUNDAY from Turlock begins at 10 am with Texas Red until 1:00pm; and Uncle John every other Sunday afternoon from 1-4:00pm  with old-time, bluegrass, classic country, western swing, etc.  Please tune in at 91.9 FM or


Sonora Contra Dance at the Aronos Club in Sonora 3rd Saturday of the month.  6:30 pm potluck followed by dancing at 7:30 Live String Band and callers $7 donation for info