Bluegrass Events Around San Diego

April 8, 2016
Bluegrass Events around San Diego

Wayne Rice

Categories: 

Here are some upcoming bluegrass music events around San Diego and Southern California:.

  • John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band (J2B2) will perform on July 16 for a Ventura County Fairgrounds’ drive-in concert. The band includes Jorgenson plus Herb Pedersen, Mark Fain and Patrick Sauber. Online tickets only at www.venturamusicfestival.org. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Portable restrooms, but no concessions so bring your own refreshments. The 75 minute concert audio is delivered through each car’s FM radio, or Wi-Fi. .

Regular or Recurring Bluegrass Events Around San Diego (CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC)

  • 1st Tuesday of the month: The North County Bluegrass and Folk Club holds it's monthly featured band night at Round Table Pizza, Ash and Washington in Escondido. 7-10 PM. No admission charge; donations accepted.
  • 2nd Tuesday of the month: The San Diego Bluegrass Society holds an open mike and jam at Fuddruckers/La Mesa (Grossmont Shopping Center) 6:30-9 PM. No admission charge. Everyone is invited.
  • 3rd Monday of the month: The San Diego Bluegrass Society holds a slow jam at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in North Park (4011 Ohio Street), led by recording artist and music instructor Janet Beazley. There is an admission charge of $5 for SDBS members and $10 per session for non members. Non members can join on site and receive their discount immediately. Janet also conducts a monthly "slow jam" in Poway (time and place varies). For details and information contact jmbeazley@gmail.com.
  • 4th Tuesday of the month: The San Diego Bluegrass Society holds it's monthly featured band night at Proud Mary's (5550 Kearney Mesa Road) from 6:30-9 PM. No admission charge. Everyone is invited.
  • Every 2nd and 4th Sunday, the Duck Foot Brewery hosts a bluegrass jam session from 1:00-4:00 PM (8920 Kenamar Dr #210, San Diego). 
  • The Del Mar Library hosts a monthly bluegrass series on Thursday evenings. Contact the library for details. The library is located at 1309 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA.