Jam Sessions are updated 2-2-2020
Jam Sessions:
Jam sessions are usually on Sundays, but are held on other days of the week as well.  
Come out and support these folks.  You may get performers up there that range from Aunt Sadie to Taylor Swift.  You just never know, but WOW do we professionals ever get blown away several times a year, by just being there at the right time to hear someone new.  
If you’ve never been to a jam session, you owe it to yourself to come and enjoy the talent just one time whether it is country, blues, jazz or bluegrass or whatever it is these folks want to perform for you.  Not only do you get the opportunity to enjoy the music, but can take usually a Sunday early afternoon or evening to enjoy music, dancing, good food, favorite beverages and being around some wonderful people.
We have more good talent right here in our Northwest neighborhood than most localities throughout the United States.  These musicians, some old duffers and many newcomers to the music business need folks to come out and hoot and holler for them a few times.  
Several of the younger performers have started at these jam sessions and went on to recording contracts.  
All musicians deserve hugs and just coming in and saying hi helps a lot.  
Applauding and smiles are a big help.  Musicians in general have a bad reputation. Yes, there are a few who deserve that, but the vast majority of them have spent thousands of hours to perfect their music skills, enjoy what they are doing and love to entertain.  Singer or instrumentalist, they pour their hearts out all over the dance floor trying to tell a story or putting out feelings and in many cases the folks just stomp all over ‘em.  So pay attention to these entertainers and give ‘em your warm and welcome support.   Back to top 

Pat's Little Red Barn   +7 to 10
2091 Washington 300  Belfair, WA 98528
(360) 275-4441
All Friday Nights **Invitational Jam     

Update 1-19-2020
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Uncle Sam's in Parkland--160th And Pacific Ave--Country, Blues, Rock
Bob Evans, Charley Gould, Jain Reidel  
Every Sunday 7 to 11 
16003 Pacific Ave S, Spanaway, WA 98387
(253) 507-7808
Just past 160th and Pacific Ave on your left going South.
Update 1-19-2020 No answer on phone, but new owners and probably no country.  

Stonegate---5421 S Tacoma Way  CLOSED IN 2019
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City Hall Saloon— Eager Beaver 
Rock, Country & Blues-5:30 to 10  Big Billy Jam only on Sunday 
360-886-0569
Cumberland, WA 
Update 1-19-2020

Dawson’s in Tacoma—Blues & Rock Jam--Heather Jones, Tuesday. Billy Stoops, Wed. Linda Myers ,Thurs.  Billy Shew on Sunday.  All start at 8  Blues Jam every Sunday
Live Music every Fri-Sat start at 9
By 56th & South Tacoma Way 
5443 South Tacoma Way  Tacoma, WA 98409
253) 476-1421
1-19-2020
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Robin Hood Pub—Rock, Jazz, Blues Jam—Wednesdays—8 to 11--Robin Hood Pub in Union, WA—360-898-4400---Acoustic and Electric.  Country pickers are welcome. Many original songs in the Folk category. 
6790 Washington 106  Union, WA 98592
(360) 898-4400  Must leave a message and depending on what it is, will answer accordingly 
Update 7-26-2019  

Mostly Country, but rock as well
Union Deli       Thursday night is Open Mic  6 to 8             
310 E Dalby Rd.      Friday night bands 7 to 9  Kind of Jazzy n Bluesy  
Union, WA 98592
360-898-3354
Update  1-19-2020

NW Western Swing Society showcase: all at the Lynnwood Eagles
1 PM till 5 PM every 2nd Sunday of the month. 
3rd Sunday of every month will be a jam session at Enumclaw Music at 1515 Cole St. in Enumclaw. 2 to 5 pm  425-432-7888 for more info. Jeanne Yearian & Toby Hanson
hosting 

Swing. Local bands from the Puget Sound area that share our passion for this musical genre join us on the second Sunday of every month, from September through June. Host bands play from 1 to 3. From 3:15 to 5 jam bands fill the stage with music.
The showcase jams will be at the
Lynnwood Eagles
19223 Hwy 99, Lynwood, WA 
Update 2-2-2020
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NorthWest Live Music Newsletter
Est 2002
For the Preservation of Live Country Dance Music. 
Copyright 2002-- 2020, Wally Giffin  All Rights Reserved.
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Updates by Wally Giffin
Site established on Oct. 28, 2002
**  Invitational for Little Red Barn

Please plan on asking the band leader about getting up to play or sing.  

Do not bring instruments in unless you have been invited.  This place is not large enough to have guitar cases or even harmonica cases lined up against the wall.  
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