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Thursdays, 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Free Show 

Special Note: This is the last show of the Bluegrass and Old Time series.  Thanks for your support over the past 20 years!


WHAT:          Atlas Cafe Bluegrass and Old-time Jam--20th Anniversary/Grand Finale

WHEN:         Thursday, March 30 7-10 p.m.

WHERE:      Atlas Cafe--3049--20th St. in San Francisco 94110, 415-648-1047

CONTACT:  JimBo Trout 415-821-3346

The Atlas Cafe Bluegrass and Old-time Jam is coming to an end, but it is also the 20th Anniversary and we want to celebrate in a big way! We are going to host a special 3 hour final edition with cameo appearances from some of our favorite bands, followed by a jam featuring the house band and special guests.

The Atlas Cafe Bluegrass Jam is the longest running bluegrass jam in the Bay Area.  JimBo Trout has hosted the jam and has also booked the Thursday night bluegrass series that goes back to 1996. Since its inception many world class musicians have made the small Atlas "stage" seem like a west coast version of the Grand Ol' Opry!

We endeavor to go out with a bang! Besides the house band we will also be featuring cameo appearances by the following bands (full or part):

Dark Hollow Bluegrass
Belle Monroe and her Brewglass Boys
Kentucky Twisters
Bermuda Grass
Savannah Blu
Gayle Lynn and the Hired Hands
Malibu Buckaroo
Skillet Licorice




Fridays, 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Free Show 

Mar   3     Eli Maliwan  Jazz Party!  Come jam with us!
Mar   10   Dan Neville
Vibraphone and original compositions! 
Mar   17   Bill Petitti Quartet Haute Sax!
Mar   24   Jonathan Hsu
4-piece Band featuring guitar
Mar   31   Geller-Gold Quartet
Back by popular demand!

Click a link above to find out more about the performers and to hear tracks.

Contact David Kaye for info at However, these shows are booked as ongoing monthly residencies, so it's unlikely that we'll have a spot in the near future.




Every Saturday 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Free Show

For information about this show, please contact Craig or Meredith directly.


Craig Ventresco and/or Meredith Axelrod Ragtime and blues!  Two experts on ragtime and early blues will delight you with their wide-ranging repertoires





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