Founded in 1986
Jamming, Concerts, Workshops and more...
- The September 5th Jam is ON at the Frank Brush Barn in Smithtown! The jam is 2pm - 6pm, Sunday, August 1st. The weather looks good so we can pick outside. The barn will be open for us to use also.
- The Long Island Bluegrass festival is August 21st from noon to 7pm! Our headliner is Danny Paisley and the Southern Grass!! We are live at Tanner Park, Copiague NY.
Please pick responsibly and use social distancing guidelines as per NY State.
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Directions to the Frank Brush Barn, 211 East Main Street, Smithtown, NY 11787:
LIE Exit 56 (Route 111 North) about 4 miles to Route 25 East. The barn is 1/4 mile down on the left.
The Bluegrass Club of Long Island: www.longislandbluegrass.org
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The club hosts a bluegrass jam every month – usually on the first Sunday at the Smithtown Historical Society’s Frank Brush Barn. The jam starts at 2PM and runs until 6PM. Come at any time. All are welcome - from beginners to those with years of experience - from players to listeners. Come one, come all ! There is a $5 donation for each jammer to keep the BCLI running. It’s free to listen – come say hello!
The bluegrass jam dates for 2021 are:
Aug. 1st, Sept. 5th Oct. 3rd, Nov. (Checking Dates!!!)
The Bluegrass Club of Long Island (BCLI) is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization now in its 33rd year of promoting the appreciation and expanding the knowledge of 'Bluegrass' music across Long Island. All of our programs and activities are open to the public. They include partnering with The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) to bring you the 17th Annual Long Island Bluegrass Festival, offering educational presentations for the young and old including workshops and clinics, hosting local Bluegrass concerts, and providing opportunities for bluegrass musicians to play live music together and network.