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Nashville's Jams & Open Mics

Nashville lives up to its nickname of "The Music City" with at least one open jam every weeknight. Musicians and singers of all skill levels are welcome at any of the venues below.

 

We try to keep this list as up to date as possible, but things change occasionally, so be sure to check the links before heading to a jam you have not visited before. 

Check out our blog post on "Open Jams 101" for some guidance on how to get the most out of your jamming experience.

Regular Open Blues Jams

MONDAY

Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar

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8PM - 12 AM

w/ Corey Mac

TUESDAY

Carol Ann's Home Cooking Cafe

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7 PM

w/ Jimmy Church

WEDNESDAY

Cedar Glades Brewery

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6:30PM - 9PM

w/ Jasco Duende and the Blues Collective

THURSDAY

Dewayne's Bar & Grill

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8PM - 1AM

w/ Shane Douglas and Joe Bass

SATURDAY

Starstruck Farm

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7PM - 10PM

w/ Dr. Fong & Friends

SUNDAY

Hop Springs Beer Park

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2:30PM - 5:30PM

w/ Alan Baker

(Actual dates vary, please check the website)

MONDAY

Solberg Studios 

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8PM - 10 PM

Nashville Monday Night Jazz

w/ Fredrick Weathersby

TUESDAY

Joelton Hardware

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6:30 PM - 8:30

w/ Jasco Duende & The Tennessee Blues Society

WEDNESDAY

Elks Lodge #1102

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8:00PM - ?

Humpday Blues Jam

w/ Fredrick Weathersby

FRIDAY

Starstruck Farm

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7PM - 10PM

w/ The Farmhands

SUNDAY

Elm Hill Tavern

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3PM - 7PM

w/ Shantelle and the Juke Joint Band

SUNDAY

Smyrna Sports Pub

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3PM - 7PM

w/ The Regulators

TUESDAY

Rawhides Bar

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6:30 PM - 9 PM

w/ Chuck Kotlaris

(First Tuesday of each month)

WEDNESDAY

Papa Turney's BBQ

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6:30PM - 9PM

w/ Terry "Goose" Downing and Don Kendrick

WEDNESDAY

Red Silo Brewing Company (Cookeville)

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7PM - 10PM

w/ Few Miles On

(First Wednesday of each month)

SATURDAY

Papa Turney's BBQ

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6:30 PM - 9 PM

w/ Crooked Eye Tommy

SUNDAY

Dee's Lounge

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8PM - 11PM

w/ The Soulshine Family Band

Other Jams And Open Mics

SUNDAY

East Nashville Guitar Club

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3PM - 7PM

w/ Guthrie Trapp

(Monthly, please check website)

A guitar focused jam of all genres.

WEDNESDAY

The Cobra

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w/ Dylan Stansberry,Sammy Barrett, and Eviean Dureaux 

(Normally every 2 weeks, please check website)

This is more of an improvised jam, less covers.

MONDAY

Vinyl Lounge

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6PM - 10PM

w/ Blue House Band

Bring your song and work it up with a professional backing band. Often with industry panels and special guests.

TUESDAY

Pitch Meeting

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w/ Eric Fortaleza and the Pitch Meeting Band

(Dates and times vary, please check website)

Bring your song and work it up with a professional backing band.

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