Community beach bluegrass jam at Sliders Seaside Grill at 1998 S. Fletcher Avenue every Sunday 6 to 9 p.m. this summer hosted by Down Yonder. Come play or sing your favorite bluegrass tunes. Everyone welcome. Contact email@example.com for more information
Every first Saturday workshop/jam at Barberville and Pioneer Settlement. Contact Ron Whisler and Carol Taktikian for workshop schedules & info. firstname.lastname@example.org.
NW FL Music Park Bluegrass Jam 4th Fri, 904.638.1016
Sunday Sampler: 2nd Sun monthly concert 2:30-4:45 pm, featuring a FL acoustic musician or group. Dunnellon Historic Depot, 12061 S Williams St. Info 352.489.3766
Loosey's Downtown -Open Mic first and second Thursday every month - and by summer or so transition to every Thursday again. 120 SW 1st Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601 http://www.gainesvilleopenmic.com/
Half-Fasst Jam 1st & 4th Tues, 8:30-11 pm. Location: 9710 SW 75th Way, Gainesville, FL 32608. Dea Browning- 352.495.2243 email@example.com
Wed nite pick-ins:
2nd Jack Nettles, 352.375.1396
3rd Richard Jones, 352.372.7592
4th Sue Grooms, 352.375.1592
5th Art Crummer, 352.371.0942
Irish Jam- 1st & 3rd Sun Shamrock's Irish Pub, 1017 W University. Info VirginiaBooneva@shands.ufl.edu
River City Dulcimers and Friends meet 1st and 3rd Sat 2-4:30 pm in Arlington. Info: Brucebwf@everythingdulcimer.com904.551.0114
Al Poindexter and River Rise. Thursdays 7–10 pm Free admission. Al Poindexter and River Rise play from 7 to 7:30 then host of the Open Mic Showcase 7:30 – 10 pm. Three Layers Cafe,1602 Walnut Streethttp://www.threelayersacoffeehouse.com
Al Poindexter and Eric Wendorf Fringe Eatery on Edgewood Fridays, noon to 2:00 pm. Free admission. 934 Edgewood Ave. S.www.metrojacksonville.com/article/2012-nov-fringe-cafe-and-eatery-on-edgewoodwww.facebook.com/friends/requests/#!/FringeJax?fref=ts
Songwriters Contest, $100 first Prize, First Tuesday of every month, Mudville Music Room, 3105 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, http://www.raylewispresents.com/SONGWRITERS-CONTEST.html
Marion Street Cafe, historic downtown. Last Thurs. of ea month featured performer(s) starting at 7 pm. 279 N Marion Ave. No Cover. Infomckenziew@alltel.net
Suwannee County Bluegrass Assn Jam, ea Sat 6-11 pm, Spirit of Suwannee Hwy 129, Non-members will be charged the Park fee which is $2 per person or $5 per car, whichever is cheaper. Info 386.364.1683
Suwannee Park open Mic at the music hall,1st & 3rd Wed 7 pm Host Smokey Greene.Bernie Mason- 386.249.7990.
Thursday Jam, (day of wk subject to change- call first) 7:30 pm Karen Newman 386.659.2041 or Pete & Eleta Sucsy 352.473.7761
Sweetwater Shape Note Singers 3rd Sun (following third Sat) of ea mo, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Church of the Mediator on Cholokka Blvd, No experience needed to join in the singing Pat at 352.377.8061, Pat3@juno.com or Jeanne at 352.463.6630,firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday Afternoon Jam 1 pm Jervey Gantt Park. Willie Ramsey 352.236.0662
Maple Sugar B'grass Pick-in 3rd Fri, Yellow Jacket Campground 352.542.8365, or 352.542.9510
Artel Gallery Folk Jam, Wed 5pm 223 Palafox Pl, GW Bohn email@example.com www.panhandlefolk.org
Mesquite Charlie's Muscogee River Girls ea Thur & Sat 6-10 pm 590 NW St 904.434.0498
SunRay Taco House-White Sands Panhandle Band ea Wed 7-11 pm, 400 Quiet Water Beach Boardwalk. 904.932.0118
Creekside Dinery, 160 Nix Boatyard Rd., St. Augustine, Fla, The Driftwoods (Eric Searcy, Gabe Valla, Lon and Lis Williamson) play folk, bluegrass, swing and old-time music the first and third Sunday of every month, 904-829-6113
The Corner Bar, 830 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine, Fla. Lis Williamson and Jim Quine play folk, swing, jazz and old-time music every Wednesday of the month (EXCEPT the third Wednesday) starting at 6:30 pm, 904-823-8700
The Milltop -live music nightly. Info- Don Oja-Dunaway 904.829.2329 or 829.3794, Sam Pacetti Mon, from 9 pm, Dave Dowling 1-5, Thurs 5:30-8:30 pm, Will Pearsall Tues 9 pm, Sharon Dunaway Sat 1-5 p
Peerce's Restaurant (in Camache Cove) Dave Dowling Weds. 5-8 pm
White Lion, Bob Patterson with the Friends of Mine Band, every Sunday 8:30-11:30 pm.http://www.storyteller.net
Allison's on Anastasia, Jay Gilmore Blues Band eawed.8-12pm, 113a Anastasia Blvd (A1A).Info 904.819.9334
O.C. White's, Bob Patterson 6:30-10 pm.http://www.ocwhites.com/
Cafe Alcazar, inside the Lightner Museum Antique mall, downtown, Rick Kuncicky every Wed-Sat noon-2:30 pm
Stogie's, The House Cats every Fri 9 pm, Charlotte Sangria's,
The House Cats every Sat, upstairs. Corner Hypolita & St George Sts.
TRADITIONAL IRISH SESSIONS
1st Sat 7-10 pm at Marinated Mushroom (850) 422-2131 Hosted by rotating bands; Info Marie Donnelly firstname.lastname@example.org
3rd Sun 8-10 pm, Fermentation Lounge; Band Tanager hostshttp://www.facebook.com/scarlettanagermusic
4th Sun 7-10 pm Finnegan’s Wake; Scotts host; info email@example.com or (850) 386-7784
A new Old Time Jam 7:00pm, 2nd Saturday of month at the Warehouse, 706 West Gaines Street. Contact person is Mary Allgire who can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cracker Coffeehouse, every 1st Sat. 7-9 pm. Songs stories, yodeling music, poetry Open Mic. Stephen Foster Park. 386.397.2733
Lundyville Music Hall operates out of the Historic Lake Juliana Boating and Lodging fish camp just off interstate 4 near Polk City / Auburndale.This small Acoustic Singer / Songwriter venue features the Acoustic Stage Open Mic every Wednesday night starting at 7:30 pm. Three song 15 minute sets available for any genre of music, covers or original works welcomed in a supportive listening environment. Seasoned and beginners are encouraged to attend.
Admission to the Acoustic stage is free on regular program nights. In addition, this open mic believes in the value of featured paid performers taking the stage periodically along with the open mic. On feature nights there is a $5 entry fee.Please check our facebook / Lundyville Music Hall page for upcoming dates and feature acts. We are open for the sole purpose of the music. We do not sell alcoholic beveragbut you are welcome to BYOB in non-breakable containers. Snacks and soft drinks available. Lundyville Music Hall is home to the Local chapter of the Nashville Songwriters Associationwith regular meetings every Third Saturday of the month @ 1pm. and the Simply Country Band performs every Thursday @ 6pm ($5) .lundyville.com
Cassia Community Club Bluegrass Jam, 2nd & 4th Sat 6-10 pm between Eustis & Deland on Hwy 44 info- 352.589.6573 or email@example.com
Caffe da Vinci is open Mon thru Fri 5pm-2am & Sat 12pm-2am. Caffe da Vinci offers live music of eclectic style: jazz, folk, rock, blues, reggae, jam, indie, electronic, rockabilly, and Americana. Thurs night's Open Mic with host Magda Hiller has grown to bring musicians from all over central Florida
Jam 1st Wed at Katie & Joe's 910 Braddock Rd. 386.717.5123 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The LEAD players (Lake Eustis Area Dulcimer) players meet the 3rd Sat. of the month in Eustis at the Arts Accord building next to the Pink Elephant on Orange Ave. It is across from the old Waterman Hospital (which is an empty lot.) Info. call 352-735-4907 or 352-989-1010
Olivia's, 108 N Bay St in downtown Eustis. Open mic Fridays 7-10 pm, Featured artists on Saturdays. Jenn Weidley hosts Celtic Jam one Sunday a month 1-3 pm. Info 352.357.1887, or email@example.com. The folk jam at Olivia's Coffeehouse is the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month, 7-9 pm http://www.oliviascoffeehouse.com/ Info 352.357.1887.
John French and Olivia Spilotros are hosting a Songwriters Forum night at Olivia's Coffeehousethe 4th Thursday of each month. Starts at 7 pm
Lake Eustis Jam every 3rd Sat, Trout Lake Nature Ctr Covered Dish dinner 7 pm, concert 8-9 pm, jam circle 9-10:30 pm Marvyn Rivettmarvynrivett@mac.com
Jamboree at Peace River Rec Ctr, I-4, S on US 98 to 98E, E on 98 1 1/2 mi. 2nd Sat 6-10 pm. No alcohol. Free. Country, bluegrass, gospel, cloggers. Bring lawn chair. 941.285.7776
Bluegrass Pickins 3rd Sat 6-10 pm, Free. Longwood Community Center 200 W. Warren Ave. Info Marilyn Pardo 407.260.3447
Circle Jam every 3rd Fri (Round Robin Format) All musicians interested in acoustic music & anyone who would like to listen & enjoy the variety of the evening…FREE. Longwood Community CtrInfo 321-303-6464 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Courtyard Rendezvous ea Sun 1-3 outdoors. Jazz & Light Pop music., Bring a chair. Corner 4th Ave & Alexander St. Sponsored by Mainstreet Leasing. 352.735.0334
Dulcimer Society meet monthly on the 1st Saturday of the Month W.T.Bland Library on Donnelly Street in Mount Dora 10:30 Pm to 1:00 am Contact: Ruth Harnden - email@example.com
Lakeside Inn Acoustic Folk Jam every Sunday 4-6 pm. All acoustic jam circle. Host John French. Inside Tremain's Tavern at Lakeside inn, 100 N Alexander St. 352-383-4101 Info firstname.lastname@example.org
Twistee Treat of Ocoee Bluegrass & Country Jam ea Fri 6:30 pm rain or shine. Free. 10920 W. Colonial Drive. Info- 407.656.6036 email@example.com
Black Cat Cafe open mic 2nd Fri, 8-11 pm, $2, 1st Unitarian Church 1901 E. Robinson St. Info Tom Greenman 407.482.1191 firstname.lastname@example.org
Reilly's Lantern Pub Open Jam each Tues w/ Mama Carrie & Carter Everett, 5681 Vineland Rd. 10 pm-2 am. Come early to signup.Info Carrie- 321.287.7721, email@example.com or Reilly’s- 407.351.2260
The Rubicon Cafe 1st Fri ea month Various performers host open mic. Free. Unity Church4801 Clarcona Ocoee Rd east of US 441, 7:30pm. Listeners and performers alike are invited.
Monthly House Party, pot-luck, concert, jam. Info Barry Brogan 321.264.0678, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dulcimer Central, 1st & 3rd Tues nights, 7 pm. Dr. Phillips area of Orlando. Info: David.P.Lippy@LMCO.com orhttp://www.geocities.com/dulcimercentral.
White Wolf Cafe Fri & Sat. Local folk artists. 1829 N. Orange Ave. Info email@example.com orhttp://www.whitewolfcafe.com
Osteen Diner 195 S State Rd 415. Acoustic Folk Jam every Tues 7-9 pm, Open Mic 1st& 3rdFriday 6:30 pm. Hosts Dell & Helen Hoyt. Google map:http://tinyurl.com/ 25tqbc7 or 407-304-0111 http://www.osteendiner.com
The Alley 114 S Park Ave, Sanford, 407.328.0700. Wednesdays, 7-11 pm Fiddlin' Al Eisenman,firstname.lastname@example.org
2nd Sun of the Month concerts is Sylvan Lake Park, just West of Sanford, off Hwy 46. We’re partnering with the Seminole County Parks Dept to bring you the best in Florida Folk Music. Featured performer 2:30 pm followed by Jam session. Bring your instrument (remember, your voice is an instrument) to sing and play afterwards. Of course, you can just stay and listen to the jam session if you like. $12 donation. Come join us for an afternoon of folk music. Map link: http://www.seminolecountyfl.gov/guide/parks/park16.asp
Picking Circle ea Mon 6:30 pm. Old Time Jam Lakeside Music Room. Info Sally Anderson 863.293.1510 or email@example.com
Dulcimerse practice time twice a month at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church from 10-12
1st and 3rd Mondays for Hammered Dulcimers. The performance group which plays on the Third Friday in the Park in Winter Haven at 5;30 p.m. For information, contact Sally Anderson at (863) 293-1510 if interested in joining.
Jam 3rd Wed. at Sharon Hartmann's 1209 Formosa Ave. Info 407.898.2929 or Pete 386.774.6951, Sandra 407.786.2373 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jam 3rd Wednesday, Each Month 6 - 8:30 PM, Winter Park Public Library 460 E. New England Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789 Phone: 407-623-3300 - Ext. 2 For Information on CFFG Will Becker at 407-422-5904 Email:email@example.com
I have been chronicling this twenty-three year old open jam for four years via HD video/stereo. https://www.youtube.com/user/vivatones66/featured Paul Shirley, Winter Garden, FL 34787, (407) 877-2158
Yalaha County Bakery Concert on the lawn ea Sat 11am-2pm., S of Lake Harris on CR 48, Info- bakery 352.324.3366 or http://www.yalahabakery.com
The Farm, 19234 Lake Lindsey Rd.-Thursday Night Jam/Open Mic -Open Mic from 7-9:00 pm, Our Featured Artist is on from 9:00 -10:00 pm then Jam until…. Check calendar for Featured Artist and any workshops. BYOB and BYOC (Bring Your Own Chair) Food provided is normally potluck and a small donation will get you plate of good home cooked food. Primitive Camping available (suggested donation $10) so plan on spending the night. Manager - 727-243-9266http://calendarhome.com/cgi-bin/calforward.pl?user=/TheFarmCalendar
Songwriter Sunday at Nature's Haven Aromatherapy Boutique 602 Brevard Ave Cocoa Village. This \regular event features liveoriginal music performances in a concert-like setting at our store on various Sunday afternoons, once monthly. Contact Tod orDoreen 321.632.1221, email firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com orhttp://www.naturespirit.com/songwriter-sunday-music-at-natures-haven/
Take Your Pick Dulcimer Club, 1st & 3rd Thurs 2-4 pm Arrowood Mobile Home Pk Clubhouse W Melbourne. Paul or Lome Jones 321.727.2316
Rock the Porch Jam, 2nd and 4th Sat, 1-3pm Contact Bee for local jam information, 321-427-4624, https://www.facebook.com/groups/open.porch.jam.melbourne.beach/ firstname.lastname@example.org www.beeandboo.net
Bluegrass open mic every Wed 7-9:30 at City Limits Restaurant & Lounge, 4851 S Dairy Rd
Bluegrass jam & show hosted by the Heartland Bluegrass Association of Florida. Monthly camping, jamming and stage show event on the 4th weekend of the month. It is held in Arcadia at Craig's RV Park. The jamming is all acoustic, and goes on at campsites and inside the air conditioned rec hall during summer months. Friday & Saturday! email: email@example.com.
Hammered Dulcimer Society 2nd & 4th Thurs. 6:30-9:30 Ray's Music Room, 14807 Del Valle Rd. All levels. Info Ed- 727.784.2193
Women's Spiritual Drumming Circle 3rd Thurs of each month 7:30-9 pm. pm @ Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater in the Social Hall Library @ 2470 Nursery Rd. Discover the contemplative, connecting energy of rhythm. Bring your own drum or enjoy the circle's diverse collection of percussion instruments. Info- Elly 727.848.7910/ 207-4994 or UUC 531-7704
Sertoma Youth Ranch Bluegrass camp/jam 1st weekend, 7 mi W of Dade City, 4 mi E of I-75 on CR 41. Info- 813.971.5294 or 681.7757
Concert Series at Old Court House. Infohttp://www.woodviewcoffeehouse.orgor 352.726.9814
String-a-long Dulcimer Soc, Informal lap dulcimer class at Heritage Village. Most Saturdays 10 am-12 noon. Beginners & adv. welcome. Info Camille- 727.797.7834
The Woodview Coffee House first Friday of ea mo. Each night presenting a featured group followed by an open mic. 2628 Woodview Lane, 7 pm with the music beginning at 7:30 pm. Info Jim Davis firstname.lastname@example.org or call 352-726-9814.
Performers’ Circle open mic, last Fri of ea month, beginning September 28, at 7 pm. Acoustic participants and all listeners invited. Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship at 2149 Norvell Bryant Road (Rte 486. Musicians, singers, poets and storytellers entertain in a friendly, low-key venue. All ages and levels welcome. Coffee and snacks for sale. The Fellowship is E of Rte 491 & just east of the Chevron Station.$3 donation suggested. Info: Bill Chess 352-746-7040.
Florida Folk Night, Every Thursday, Mad Beach Fish House, 13205 Gulf Blvd, 7pm to 11pm, 727-398-4103, http://www.madbeachfishhouse.com/
NEW PORT RICHEY
Hammerhead Dulcimer Society of Tampa which meets at Ray Belanger’s Music Room on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays
3rd Friday Music Series, Main St. 6-9 pm. FREE.– The Safety Harbor Downtown Business Council and the City of Safety Harbor. Shopping, Dining & Entertainment. This fun family event runs from 6-9:00pm, and features live music, food and craft vendors along Main Street from Bayshore Blvd. to 6th Avenue. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Friends of the Safety Harbor Library. Admission and parking are free.The 3rd Friday Music Series is sponsored by the City of Safety Harbor, The Safety Harbor Downtown Business Council, The Suncoast News, Budweiser and Ed’s Fine Wines.The 3rd Friday Music Series is a part of the Budweiser True Music Concert Series. For more information, please call the City of Safety Harbor’s Special Events Dept. at: 727-724-1572.
Florida Folk Night, Every Tuesday,Butler's Old Key West Bar and Grill.-St Pete, 2451 Central Avenue, 7-11 pm;http://www.beaksoldflorida.com
Wednesday Blues Jam w/ T.C. Carr, The Hideaway Cafe, 1756 Central Ave, 8:00 pm, 727-644-7895,http://www.hideawaycafe.biz/
Living Room Live - Singer/Songwriter Original Song Open Mic, Every Thursday, The Hideaway Cafe, 1756 Central Ave, 8:00 pm, 727-644-7895,http://www.hideawaycafe.biz/
The Hideaway Cafe, 1756 Central Ave, St Petersburg, 8:00 pm, 727-644-7895,http://www.hideawaycafe.biz/ Featured Music Performers, local and national, Every Friday and Saturday
Concerts in the UU Dome UU Church of Tampa. Info Gloria Holloway- 813.837.6572
Four Green Fields Traditional Irish Sessions every First Sunday 5-9 pm. 205 W Platt St. Frances Pisacane & Jasmine Hart (of Juniper) along with John McEwen will host the unplugged, authentic, acoustic Irish Session. 813.254.4444.http://www.fourgreenfields.com
Open Acoustic Jam: 2nd Tuesday at various homes; 4th Tues at Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse, 4819 E Busch Blvd, Temple Terrace. 7:00-9:00 or sometimes later. With Rick Ferriss, Cece Yocum, & friends. Details: http://www.folkjam.org/recurring-jam/us/fl/tampa/free-form-acoustic-jam. Contact: Rick at 813.850.8168 or email@example.com; or Sacred Grounds at 813.983.0837 or http://www.sacredgroundstampa.com/
Music Series every Sunday, except during the summer. Featured artists: 12:30pm & 1:30pm; open mic: follows. Sweetwater Organic Community Farm, 6942 W Comanche Ave. Rick: 813.887.4066. Directions on websitehttp://www.sweetwater-organic.org/about.htm
Jam session every 1st and 3rd Monday at Cafe Kili near USF. 5731 E Fowler Ave, 813.988.2879Infohttp://www.cafekili.comInfo re jam sessions- Ward Coxfirstname.lastname@example.org
Florida Folk music series at Gram's Place every 2nd Sat starting at 6:30 PM Gram's Place Inn - 3109 N Ola Ave Two folk/Americana artists plus Parson Brown, host band (813) 221-0596 email@example.com or http://www.grams-inn-tampa.com
Hammerhead Dulcimer Society of Tampa meets at Ray Belanger’s Music Room on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays
Manatee Historical Park, 4303 Manatee Ave in Bradenton from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, resuming in the fall. We play old time fiddle and dance music (not bluegrass). So come and play or come and listen. If you're a beginner you can get some tips from the more experienced players. If you will be using a GPS, or you're just plain lost, it might be helpful to know the proper address for the park is 1404 Manatee Ave East. Manatee Avenue is State Road 64, and the park is between I75 and Tamiami Trail, not far from either. This is a rain or shine event. If the weather is rainy, cold, snowing, or thundering, please check at the general store to find out where we are.
Mountain Dulcimer Club of Bradenton/Sarasota meets every Tues 6:30-8:30pm. Mt. Dulcimer players & anyone interested inlearning to play are invited. For info: Tom McGill 941-755-3427 firstname.lastname@example.org.
In celebration of the Cortez Grand Ole Opry and the rich musical heritage of Cortez, The Florida Maritime Museum invites you to Music on the Porch on the second Saturday of each month. Performances begin at 2 pm and continue until 5 pm. Come enjoy the music, or bring an instrument and make some of your own! This event is FREE! Both Children and adults welcome. For more info contact FMM at (941) 708-6120 or FMMinfo@manateeclerk.com
Folk Jam, 6pm every Monday evening year-round - weather permitting. Indian Mounds Park in Englewood. 210 Winson Ave, Englewood. Having expanded teh original venue of Bluegrass & Country we now include more music types; while still maintaining an unplugged acoustic show. - This is a Civic Community Activity providing a friendly, non-alcohol, family-like environment for ALL AGES... MUSICIANS, POETS, STORYTELLERS are all welcome to participate. **Musicians please arrive 30 minutes early to check in with the "Sound Crew." Contact BG Garner 941-460-8487
Bluegrass Jam, every Thurs. 7-9 pm Indian Mounds Park in Englewood. Just off 776 to Dearborn St. Follow the signs for park. Come by the Mounds at 6:30 to audition, bring a comfortable chair and bug spray.
Concerts, 1st Sun. 2 pm-5 pm Tinsley Pavilion on the grounds of the Lee County Civic Center, Old Bayshore Rd. $5 Info- 941.482.0363
Bluegrass Concerts 1st Sun. 2-5 Lee County Civic Center, N Fort Myers. $5. Info 239.693.5743
FT MYERS / CAPE CORAL
Fiddle Support Group ea Mon night; & Caloosahatchee Lap Dulcimer Society ea Tues night. Host Frank Dennis 239.542.2066 or email@example.com
FT MYERS / NAPLES
Dulcimer Club of SW FL meets Tuesday evenings. Info: Erma Clarke, President239.455.9552 firstname.lastname@example.org or Joyce Waltman, email@example.com
Pickin' in the Park Song Circle ea Thurs 7-? pm Gilchrist Park.
Old-time fiddle and banjo jam to meet at Gilchrist Park, Punta Gorda every Thursday starting at 5:30 PM. Traditional American fiddle music and old-time vocal music will be the focus of this jam. All string instruments are welcome to this unstructured jam. We encourage any Old-time musicians in the surrounding area to come out and join us. Contact us if you have any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bluegrass jam every Thursday 7-10 pm at Bee Ridge Park pavilion, corner Wilkinson & Lockwood Ridge. Info 861.5000
Folk Jam each Wed begins around 9 pm, various homes. Info: Jim Leps 941.747.2096
Old Packinghouse Cafe Live music Mon-Sat, 7-10 pm, Open Mic Mon. 987 S. Packinghouse Rd. Info: 941.371.9358
O'Leary's Tiki Bar & Grill open air venue, music daily 12-3 pm & 4-9 pm, 5 Bayfront Dr, 953.7505
Folk Jam at Hewitt's house, ea third Wed, 8-? pm. 941.377.9256, http://www.sarafolk.org or http://www.foff.org
Sarasota Folk Club Concert & Open Mic last Mon. 7:15-10 pm. Featured act starts 8:30. Sailing Squadron City Island. Beer & wine avail. $10 or more donation. Info: Jean 941-377-9256 Info http://www.sarafolk.org
Villa Toscana Ristaurante Italiano singer/songwriter night every Monday on the patio. Performance starts at 7pm till 9pm. 443 Burns Ct. Hosted by Bob Kraemer
Jam night Sundays 4-6:30 at Venice Beach Pavilion. Info email@example.com 941.223.6373. Directions: From 75, take the Jacaranda exit and then take a right at Venice Ave, the 2nd light. Take it all the way to the Gulf and we're right there.
South FL Bluegrass Assn jams and open mics-http://www.southfloridabluegrass.com/events.html
Liberties Bookstore, Music in the café 8-10 pm, Mizner Park, FREE. 309 Plaza Real 561.368.1300
Weekly Jams Call Bob Taylor for info-561.483.4535
Patrick J Meli Park 3rd Sat jam. Info 954.921.8704 or 561.395.7338
Café Barista Open Mic ea Wed, 529 E Ocean Ave. Host Ric Pattison 561.364.4008
The Barnacle Historic State Park 3485 Main Hwy Sept.-May Every full moon 6-9 pm $5, under 10 free. Info 305.442.6866 orhttp://www.floridastateparks.org/thebarnacle
Folksong Society Songswap & Jam, 2nd Sat 8 pm, Various homes. Info- Nellie 305.279.8100
BFC Singout in the Park every 4th Sun, 2-5 pm Secret Woods Nature Ctr 2701 W SR 84, Dania Beach. Sponsored by Broward Parks 7 Recreation. 954.791.1030
Wed nite Jam/open mic 6:30. Dania Beach Bar and Grill (end of Dania Bch Blvd) 65 N Beach Rd. Hosted by Kelly. Info 954-923-4148
Workshops at Unity Fellowship Hall, 2nd & 4th Sat. Diana Black 954.435.7956
The Coffee Table Open Mic, ea Thur 8 pm 7711 Nova Dr, FREE 954.424.3177
Open mic w/Robert Mason Tues. 8-11pm (acoustic only) Pine Ridge Plaza, 9118 SR 84 (Next to Uncle Funnie's and Kabooms) 954.474.5040.http://www.chocolatemoosecafe.com
Your Big Picture Café, 4900 S. University Dr., Davie, Fl. 954-252,5644, just south of Griffin Rd. Open mic Saturday 7 till..Info firstname.lastname@example.org
Glenn Allen jam every Monday at Stork’s Bakery and Cafe 3325 S University Dr, 954-473-4460 acoustic covers and originals. Acoustic instruments and spoken word are all welcome. Starts at 7:30pm and goes to midnight. Sign-up when you get there.
Open Mic with Glenn Allen every Friday at Stork’s Bakery and Cafe - covers and originals - same times and sign-up as above. By the way, for all you South Florida history buffs, this is part of the original bakery started in 1997 by Jim Stork in Wilton Manors, with both locations still good as gold.
4th Fri 7:30 pm Bluegrass Gospel Sing & Jam, 2400 S Pine Island Dr 954-578-1359 or 954-663-3568
Open mic every Thursday night at the MIXX Java Lounge, 2009 NE 2nd St. Sign-up is at 7 and music will be from 7:30-11:30.
Boston's on the Beach Acoustic & Folk Music, ea Thur & Fri 4-7 pm, 40 S Ocean Blvd. Info 407.582.2945
Bimini Bob's Acoustic Open Jam, ea Sun 7:30-11:30 pm 3205 S Fed Hwy. Info- 407.278.3545
Green Market, live music ea Sat 11 am-1 pm. W Atlantic Ave at NW 1st Ave E of Tennis Ctr. Info 561.276.7511
Dicey Riley's Open Mic, Tues w/Kevin; 217 SW 2nd St. 954.522.2202
Duck Soup Jam, ea Tues 9 pm. 3809 NW 9th Ave. 954.561.9134
Maguire's Hill, Celtic Fri-& Sat 9 pm. 16535 N. Andrews Ave, 954.764.4453
BFC Folk Music Open House, Songswap/Jam, covered dish party third weekend various homes. FREE Non-smoking. Janis Rubel 561.487.0253 email@example.com
Durty Nellie's Saloon, Darrell House plays ea Wed & Fri 9 pm-1 am 954.563.3222.
Cafe Bluefish, Darrell House plays ea Sun 2-5 pm. 954.563.FISH.
Main Library Acoustic Guitar Club 8th floor 7-9 pm every 4th Wed Room 8C. Info 954.357.7453
Juice Stop, 1st Sun. Silver Nightingale. 300 SW 1st Ave. Info 954.523.2288.
Musicians' Support Group, 1st Wed 7:30 pm. facilitated by Silver Nightingale, Borders Books & Music, 2240 E Sunrise Blvd. Info 954.566.6335 or 954.941.4645
UU Labyrinth Cafe concert Series, UU Church Every 2nd Sat 7:30 pm. Reservations requested. Info Myra- 954.779.2240 or firstname.lastname@example.org, and day of concert 954.478.8637
1st Sunday 12:30 pm So FL B'grass Asssn, Greynolds Park, Miami Gardens Dr & NE 22nd Ave, No Miami Beach 305-358-1800 or 888-950-BLUE or email@example.com
2nd Monday 8 pm, Chrystal Hartigan presents the Singer/Songwriters showcase. http://www.chrystalhartiganprresents.com in the Abdo New River room of the Broward Ctr for the Performing Arts, 201 SW 5th Ave. 954-462-0222. Open mic 8-9 pm. Featured songwriters starts at 9 pm
2nd Sat Sing-along/raffle, UU Church 3970 NW 21st Ave. Info day of concert 954-478-8637
Geiger Key Marine & Travel Pk., Live Bluegrass & BBQ 1st & 2nd Sun 6-10 pm. SR 941 mile marker 10.5. Info 305.296.3141
Green Parrot- Folk to Blues to Rock, Fri & Sat 5:30-7 and 7-10 pm. Info- Mitch Mestel, firstname.lastname@example.org Bottle Cap Bar & Liquor Store, 1128 Simonton St at corner Catherine St. Info Caroline- 305-296-2870
Library Song Circle First & Third Saturdays of each month, 1-4 PM, Share your special songs, tunes, and stories. Palm Springs Library, 217 Cyprus Lane 561.964.5141
South Florida Folk Club open house song swap and pot luck supper at 5 pm 2nd Sunday of the month in various homes. Call 305-667-4386 for info.
Music Tech, 4045 SW 96 Ave., Miami has open jam sessions every Friday 8-10 p.m. Info- 305.554.8818
John Martins Restaurant, Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, open mic Sundays from 7:30 p. Info- John Brown, 305.267.2200
Elks Club, Open mic every Thurs. US 1 at 63rd Ave. Sign up begins at 7:30 pm. Hosted by Charlie Rathburn- 305.989.7899 or Lodge 305.668.2495
Churchill's- Open Mic, 5501 NE 2nd Ave Every Wed 9 pm. Start the night with all you can eat Curry $9 - served all night. Fabulous buffet, all kinds of curries, sauces, breads and veggies. 9-10pm- act, Open mic, 10 pm-closing. Different featured act each week, 11pm 2nd open mic of the evening. Mon- Open Mic Outback Theatre starts 11 pm til closing- acoustic, alternative, poetry, music.
Concert Series at Lighthouse Caft, 117115 SW 87th Ave. Info Kathy Tues or Fri 10am-2pm 305-3325-1419 or email@example.com
Acoustic Underground Concert Series, Luna Star Café, 8 pm. 775 NE 125th St 8 pm. Presented byFolk Club S FL. Admission $7 members any folk Club, $10 non-members. Info 305.799.7123
Luna Star Cafe, Open Mic 2nd & 4th Sat & on the 1st Thursday, Country & Western or Bluegrass. 775 NE 125th St. 8-11 pm, 3 song limit. Info Alexis 305.799.7123http://www.lunastarcafe.com
Spinnaker's Bar & Grill, 18145 Northeast 19th Ave, North Miami Beach (305) 949-9105 Every Tues 7 to 10pm. Acoustic music, Solo or duo performers. Originals or covers, both firstname.lastname@example.org
NORTH MIAMI BEACH
1st Sundays, So FL Bluegrass Assn. Greynolds Pk, Miami Gardens Dr & NE 22 Ave. 305.358.1800 or 888.950.blue or email@example.com.
Barnes & Noble, NSAI Broward Songwriters' Workshops, 2nd Sun, 7:15 pm 591 S University Dr. Info- B & N 954.723-0489 or Diana 954.435.7956
Starbuck's Live music ea Fri & Sat at Nob Hill & Cleary.
Open Mic 7 pm, featured performer 9-11pm on 2nd Friday of each month. Info 954.587.2147 Sig or Liz
Fern Forest Jam/songswap 2nd Sun 2 pm 201 Lyons Rd. Karl 954.974.0318
The Green Marble, presents combination of young adults art gallery & teen coffeehouse open mic for teens ea Tues Eve, 616 E Atlantic Blvd 954.946.3992
Broward Folk Club monthly 1st Friday Open Mic w/ featured performer series. Stinger’s (stingerspizza.com)located on A-1-A in Pompano Beach, less than 3 miles from the Atlantic Boulevard exit of I-95
Old Time Music String Band Jam Tuesdays, 7:30-10 PM at The Elks Lodge, 700 NE 10th St., Pompano Beach, Fl. 33060 Contact John Amon, 954 943 6047,firstname.lastname@example.org
PORT ST LUCIE
Rooster's Dockside, near PSL Blvd & Bayshore, Open Mic ea Mon 8 pm midnite. 407.879.2422
Treasure Coast Dulcimer Society Tues.1-3 pm at Barry University Center, Len AlIman 561.460.9028 or Gloria Case 561.466.7313
Lyric Theatre Songwriters' Exchange, ea Tuesday 8 pm. Musicians must play originals only. Listeners invited. Info- Leigh Ann Cheek 561.220.1942
Dulcimers Plus, dulcimer group meets ea Mon. 7-9 pm at Pioneer Baptist Church. Info Julie Piraino 772.569.2525
WEST PALM BEACH
Coasters Play it in Public, Wed. Nights, Songwriters & Performers bring new material. 2409 S Dixie Hwy Info 561.655.4738
Underground Coffee Works, open mic Tues 8 pm. 105 Narcissus Ave. 561.835.4792
The Wing Hut Songwriters' Night, ea Thurs 8 pm 1632 S Military Tr 561.964.9596
Merlin's Bar & Grille Songwriters' Night, ea Thur 9pm-1 am, 1800 Latham Rd.Original material. 561.471.1331
Tree's Wings Songwriters' Workshop, 2nd Thurs 7:30 pm. 8020 S Dixie Hwy. Robin Plitt 561.586.4467, 561.582.0808
Yesterday Village, Get together & pick-in ea 2nd Sun, Palm Beach Fairgrounds. Info- John561.795-3100 or Bob 561.965.4876.
O'Shea's, 531 Clematis. Irish music, Sundays 5-7 pm. Free. 833.3865
Around the World Café, ea Thurs, 7-10 open mic
Nashville Songwriters' Assn workshop, song critiques, creative writing ex, etc. Wed 7:30-10:30 pm at The AMP Shop, 776 South Congress, Grant Livingston 305.264.0094, Janet Goodman 305.899.0730, or Rachel Wiseman 561.795.1458,http://www.grantlivingston.com/html/nsal.htm