Past Bluegrass Related Events

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BBU’s Second Saturday Bluegrass Jam at CCM

Concord Conservatory of Music 1317 Main Street, Concord, MA

Starting October 14th, 2017 at 7 pm, the BBU is partnering with the Concord Conservatory of Music (CCM) to co-sponsor a new Second Saturday Bluegrass Jam in West Concord. This monthly jam is open to all ages, all levels, and all bluegrass instruments, and the fee is $5. The jams are located at the Concord Conservatory of Music, which is housed in the West Concord Union Church at 1317 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742. There is plenty of free street parking around CCM, but please note that the entrance is through the side door on Pine St. (opposite Main St.). We will only have access to the lower level of the church, but that includes at least five separate rooms to jam in. More details can be found online at



Concord Conservatory Open Bluegrass Jam

Concord Conservatory of Music 1317 Main Street, Concord, MA

The Open Bluegrass Jam is back! Thursdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm in the sanctuary Open to bluegrass players at all levels – guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, dobro, bass, singers – join Max Anderson as he calls the tunes, posts the charts, and leads the group (at a manageable speed) through the great repertoire of tunes and songs from the bluegrass tradition. Open to musicians and those who just want to listen and observe. Jam dates: December 2, 9, and 16, January 6, 13, 20, and 27, February 3, 10, and 17, March 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31, April 7, 14, and 28, May 5, 12, 19, and 26 $10 suggested donation is greatly appreciated to support the program.


Concord Conservatory Presents Rachel Sumner, a Masterclass & Concert

Bluegrass singer-songwriter Rachel will perform her original songs at the Concord Conservatory of Music on Saturday, March 12th, at 7:00 PM. Attend her masterclass first from 5:00 to 6:00 PM that explores the ties between traditional and modern folk songs and how we as writers can look to those old songs and find something new within them. (Masterclass tickets with concert, $45 or concert only, $20) Free for students 18 and under. Purchase tickets at or at the door. To attend CCM events, you must show proof of full vaccination. CCM is the area's non-profit community music school located at 1317 Main Street. / [email protected] / (978) 369-0010.