Delta-Sierra News
Delta-Sierra Activities Vice President
Hi Y’all,

This Saturday, The John Roman Jackson Trio will play Stage 3, a selfless promotion info at hope to see you there!

Thursday Fiddles Etc at Mike’s Pizza and the Sonora Contradance on Saturday. Next week is CBA Fall Camp-out in Lodi.

2nd Saturday Art Walk…every second Saturday of the month, there is an Art Walk in Sonora. Businesses and art galleries remain open from 5-8:00 pm. Many of the locations have live entertainment so come on down and hangout. Info - my contact

CBA Website. Band Links, chat rooms, CBA news of note, etc. go to


Sonora/ Soulsbyville - California State Old Time Fiddlers Association at the Standard Community Church 1st Sunday of the Month from 1-5:00 pm for info call (209)743-9352 or email

Sonora Open Mic at Stage 3 Every Sunday different event open mic, kareoke, readings check out

Modesto Jam at the Queen Bean Coffee House from 7:00-9:00 pm every 1st Tuesday of the month except the first sponsored by Rainy 1126 14th Street.

Open Mic in Modesto at The Boardroom 4th Monday of the month 1528 J St.

Open Mic Angel’s Camp every Saturday from 7:00-9:30 pm at the Burger Bar across from the Angel’s Theater for info email

Open Mic in Manteca 7-9:00 pm at the Café Aroma 1499 West Yosemite across from the Good will store. For info call (209) 824-9978

Open Mic at Sonora Joe’s 2nd and 4th Thursday 7-9:00 pm on Washington St.

Open Mic & Jam Night at the Eagle Tavern (Eprosan House) in Twain Harte Wed at 9:00 pm

Open Mic at the Jack Douglass Saloon in Columbia Fridays 6-9:00 pm

Open Mic at the Hideout Saloon in Mariposa Thursdays, 8:00 pm

Open Mic at the Rusted Mic in Lodi Thursdays, 7:00 pm

Sonora Contra Dance at the Aronos Club in Sonora 3rd Saturday of the month. 6:30 pm potluck followed by dancing at 7:30 Live String Band and callers $7 donation for info

Merced Jam at The Coffee Bandits . First Tuesday of the month. Bluegrass, Old time, Americana. Acoustic only. 7:00 -9:30 PM 309 W. Main St. Merced CA. 209-383-1200

KCSS FAT SUNDAY from Turlock begins at 10 am with Texas Red until 1:00pm; and Uncle John every other Sunday afternoon from 1-4:00pm with old-time, bluegrass, classic country, western swing, etc. Please tune in at 91.9 FM or

Community radio station at this station will feature music from many local bands and will serve the foothills including Tuolumne, Calaveras and Amador at 90.7 Broadcasts now on the air.


Tim Hagar and Friends at the Hideout Saloon in Mariposa from 7-10:00 pm Sundays, Jazz and blues

News in the Key of A

Thursday, October 15 Fiddles, Etc will be playing Classic Country, bluegrass and some Old-Time Fiddle music for your entertainment this Thursday from 6:00-8:30 PM at Mike's Pizza, 14721 Mono Way in East Sonora!!

Thursday, October 15 Dave Stamey at the Black Oak Casino

Friday, October 16 Ann Roos and San Cummings Celtic Harp and Bagpipes at Greens on Tenth in Modesto

Saturday, October 17 The John Roman Jackson Trio in Concert at Stage 3 in Sonora Tickets $15 for info go to

Saturday, October 17 Sequoia at Frogs Tooth Winery in Murphys 2-5 pm

Monday-Sunday, October 19-25 CBA Fall Campout at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds go to

Friday-Saturday, October 23-24 Northern California’s Women’s Music Festival in Modesto with Lita Ford, Tracy Bonham, Barbara Dane (Folk Legend) and more for info go to

Friday, November 6 The Poor Valley Band at Greens on 10th 8:00 pm

Saturday November 7 Rita Hoskings at the Sutter Creek Theater go to CD release

Saturday November 14 Red Moon Road at the Sutter Creek Theater go to

Saturday, November 28 Lacy J Dalton at the Sutter Creek Theater go to

Saturday December 5 Molly’s Revenge (Celtic) at the Sutter Creek Theater go to

Sunday, December 6, Megan Lynch and Mary Sue Englund at Greens on Tenth in Modesto $20 3:00 pm

Saturday December 12 Black Irish Band at the Sutter Creek Theater go to

Saturday December 19 SourDough Slim and Wild and Wooly Revue at the Sutter Creek Theater go to

Thursday- Monday, May 12-15 Kowana Valley Folks School Workshop with Keith Little guitar and vocal, Sharon Gilchrist mandolin and vocal, and Mike Wichter on Dobro for info This is a local workshop

See ya


I typically provide information about music in the five counties of San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Amador and Calaveras. On occasion, I will post events out of the area, I do this as a favor to bands who live in this area and are performing elsewhere. Please do not be offended if I do not provide statewide coverage.

Posted By:  Bill Schneiderman

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