JOIN US FOR OUR WEEKLY AND MONTHLY BLUEGRASS JAMS IN-STORE OR NEARBY!
Bring your acoustic guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dobro or any acoustic instrument and come out to any of our Down Home Guitars-sponsored jams! All jams start at 7pm. Listeners are welcome, too!
Every Thursday- IN-STORE at Down Home Guitars. All ages and skill levels welcome, no cover. The focus is on easier 3-4 chord songs, perfect for students and those new to bluegrass music. We convert the front of the shop into a full jam circle, with extra seats for listeners, so come on out! As an added bonus in the summer months, you can enjoy the Frankfort Car Club’s weekly car show on Thursdays in May-September. 7-9pm.
Every Monday- Tribes Alehouse in Tinley Park 9501 W. 171st Tinley Park, IL. Just west of LaGrange Rd (rt.45) next to CVS. Restaurant/ brewpub atmosphere. All ages welcome, no cover. 7-10pm.
First Wednesday of the Month- Blue Island Beer Company 13357 S. Old Western Ave. Blue Island, IL. All ages, all-level jam in the taproom. They serve craft beer and sodas, and food can be brought in or ordered for delivery. Proprietors Alan and Brian are great supporters of local bluegrass and sponsors of the Frankfort Bluegrass Fest. We love working with them and support each other any way we can! 7-9pm.
Fourth Wednesday of the Month- Northwoods Hearty Home Cookin’ & Saloon 968 E Steger Rd, Crete, IL 60417 (708) 672-1167. All ages, all-level jam in the Wisconsin north woods log cabin-themed restaurant. We will be pickin’ in front of the stone fireplace. Home cooked food and northwoods hospitality. 7-9pm.