Wayne Rice

Bluegrass Events Around San Diego

April 8, 2016
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Here are some upcoming bluegrass music events around San Diego and Southern California:.

  • Tuesday, December 5: Wayne Rice and Friends will host a Christmas Carol singalong to benefit Toys for Tots (bring a new unwrapped toy and get a free bluegrass CD!) at Round Table Pizza in Escondido (corner of Ash and Washington) at 8 PM. Sponsored by the San Diego North County Bluegrass and Folk Club. Free admission.
  • Friday, January 12: Ramblin' Jack Elliott and Peter Rowan will appear at AMSDConcerts in National City (2900 Highland Avenue) at 7:30 PM. For tickets and information call (619) 201-0520 or visit AMSDConcerts.com.
  • Friday, January 26: Greg Cahill and Special Consensus will appear at the First Baptist Church of Pacific Beach (4747 Soledad Mountain Road) at 8:00 pm. Mohavi Soul will be the opening band, performing at 7:30 pm. Sponsored by the San Diego Bluegrass Society. Free admission. A goodwill offering will be taken. Plenty of free parking.
  • Friday, February 9: Front Country will appear at AMSDConcerts in National City (2900 Highland Avenue) at 7:30 PM. For tickets and information call (619) 201-0520 or visit AMSDConcerts.com.

Regular Bluegrass Events Around San Diego:

  • 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.
  • 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 [email protected].
  • 4th Tuesday of the month: The San Diego Bluegrass Society holds it's monthly "featured band" night at the Boll Weevil Restaurant (9330 Clairemont Mesa Blvd) in San Diego from 6:30 to 9 PM. No admission charge; donations accepted.