Open Mic and Jams

Song Circles and Group Sings

Jam Sessions

  • Every Monday 7:30 Irish Traditional  – Murphy’s Pub 1928 N 45th  7:30 PM
  • Every Monday: Contra dance music jam session at Sande and Alan’s house. 7:30-10:00 p.m. For more information contact  fiddle1@mac.com
  • Every Tuesday Cabin Tavern  7PM (singing also)
    19322 Richmond Beach Drive Northwest   Shoreline, WA 98177-2945
    (206) 542-1177
  • Every Tuesday Old Time jam Wedgwood  Ale House 8515 35th NE.  8-11 with Tony Mates unthoroughfaresome@yahoo.com
  • 3rd Wed. Klezmer Jam   Bernice Maslan  www.seattleklezmer.com
  • Every Wednesday 7:30 PM  Peter Tilton runs a Bluegrass workshop and Jam session at 723 NE Northlake Way, Seattle.   http://www.workshopmusic.org/
  • Every Thurs 1-4 JACKS DAYJAMS (warm weather)  Greenlake Bath house area
    park in North lot Info: 206 999-0885 Bring a chair
  • 1st & 3rd Saturday 11am – 1pm Irish Session Couth Buzzard  8310 Greenwood N 
  • 2nd & 4th Saturday Antique Sandwich,  5102 N Pearl, Tacoma 12-4 PM
  • 2nd and 5th Saturday  Jam at Aurora Antique Mall  Sunday 1-5PM  Doug: 206-660-7801
  • Every Sunday Irish Jam :  Fado’s, 801 1st Avenue, 264-2700, 4-7pm (but not during Seahawks home games)
  • 1st Sunday Jam at the Little Store 1P-4P
    20th NW and NW Richmond Beach Rd.   Doug 206-660-7801
  • 1st & 3rd Sunday Choro  2-4P, hosted by Stuart Zobel Couth Buzzard  8310 Greenwood N
  • 2nd Sunday  Northwest Scottish Fiddlers will meet for a jam monthly (may switch to 3rd Sunday when there is a holiday conflict).  contact
    Marcia Thumma  email: m.thumma@mac.com
  • 2nd Sunday: Traditional Scottish, 2–5pm. The Fireside Room, Calvin Presbyterian Church, 18828 3rd Ave. NW, Shoreline. See nwscottishfiddlers.org for more info.
  • 2nd Sunday: Old Time Jam, Sarah Comer, 1:30–3:30, at Dusty Strings. Info: music@dustystrings.com.
  •  3rd Sunday: “Mostly Northern” (Contra dance music) 3-6PM, various living rooms, contact Harvey 329-2559, Mary Varnum mevarnuum@yahoo.com
  • 3rd Sunday, Ukulele Jam, Sunga Rose, 2:30–4, at Dusty Strings. Info: music@dustystrings.com.
  • 3rd Sunday Irish Harp Circle Mountlake Library 2-4:30 PM Info: info@pugetsoundfolkharpsociety.org
  • 3rd Sundays Cape Breton (Poulsbo) – Celtic open trad music session 2-5 PM.  We meet at Tizleys Europe Pub & often stay for a meal.  Fiddles, whistle, guitar,  banjo, concertina, small pipes ..singers welcome.  Jane Landstra   360-697-6192
  • 4th Sunday Jam Grateful Bread Bakery –
    NE 70th & 35th NE Seattle 1P-4P  JACK 206 999 0885
  • Fourth Sunday, Bluegrass Jam, Rob Bulkley, 2:30–4:30, at Dusty Strings. 3406 Fremont Av. Info: music@dustystrings.com.
  • Fourth Sunday: Northern Tunes open session led by the Rhythm Rollers (Laurie Andres, Cathie Whitesides, and WB Reid). 6–9pm, free. Couth Buzzard Books. All instruments and levels welcome. Info: Rhythm Rollers

Open Mics

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RIP – Silent Strings

  • Sessions or locations no longer hosting Jams or Open Mics
  • Tacoma Irish Session stopped early 2014
  • Tacoma Celtic Players – also no longer active as of 2012
  • Dubliner Pub Irish Harp Sessions
  • Wired and Unplugged Coffee House, 717 1st St, Snohomish.
  • Gypsy Cafe & Pub , Fremont
  • Flying Pie Pizzeria, Issaquah
  • Hotwire Coffeehouse, Shoreline
  • Pickled Onion, Renton
  • Golden Steer, Kent
  • Triple Door – no response