Monthly Friday Night Blues Jam

Friday Night Blues Jam featuring local artists and bands, with rotating hosts.
Doors 7 pm, Host Band 7:30 pm, jamming approximately 8:15 pm – 11 pm
Location: Eagles Hall
, 33868 Essendene Ave., Abbotsford (beside Paliotti’s). 
Cash Only Venue, Cover:  $10 (Jammers no cover)

Join us for live music, good times, dancing and to get your groove on. A Great Way to end your week.
Most music is the standard 12 bar blues music but there are variations. Sign-up sheet at front table and please introduce yourself to the host in between sets.

jam-session-posterWe provide the drum kit (bring your own sticks), amps, monitors, mics and PA, most times a keyboard. You bring your own instrument (except drums & keys).

Audience is welcome, bring friends and family! The large wooden dance floor is generally packed.

Shouldn’t need rules but guidelines are helpful. Here’s some great ones:

Pages 2 (vocalists) & page 3 (guitars) give some good pointers.
Disclaimer: In no way do we condone or support any of the points this person is making. It is solely for information purposes, to guide you on how to participate in a musical jam session.

Jam Sessions: (2nd Friday unless there’s a holiday)

May 10 – Jamie Dale Band (new host)
Jun 14 – Brent Lawrence Band

Summer Break

Sep 13 – Paul Hendriks & the Scary Lizards
Oct 11 – Jon Gale & the Gale Force Blues Band
Nov 8 – Corey Lavigne (new host)
Dec 13 – Don Jones & Indigo

Note: No Jam in July & August (It’s Festival Time, baby!)
Check out our Live Music Shows

Jam Videos:

March 2024 Jam, snippet of the many amazing musicians we had in the house. The video opens with Jamie Dale on vocals, Steve Ranta on keys, Bob West on guitar, Rae Paul on sax, Loren Etkin on drums. Video by Pete Cordalis.

Oct. 8, 2021 Jam featuring Jonathan on guitar, Lisa Dunn on vocals, Kathryn on keys, Ivan on skins (sorry but not sure of bass player’s name). Thanks Pete for the great sound and video!

March 13, 2020 Jam. Thank you Pete Cordalis for the video and bringing great sound to our jams.

Natalie Giesbrecht – Feelin Alright, Oct 8, 2021 jam. Thanks Pete Cordalis for the video & the sound quality.

James Thorhaug Band featuring James on guitar, Kathryn on keys, Kerry on drums, Paul on bass. Thanks Pete Cordalis for the great sound and recording!

First round of Jamming with host band & Art P, our sound guy, Sept. 18, 2015

Round 5 (I think) featuring Andi on vocals, Don on guitar, Kathryn on keys, Doug on Sax & Jon on Drums

Last set played on Sept. 18, 2015 Jam

Listen to the January 2015 session (partial).

Audio of 2 sets of the Jan. 2015 Jam Session

Short Interview @ the Jam Session by Go! Fraser Valley (Shaw