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scheduled jams at the botmc
The Thursday and Friday afternoon jams (Sept. 19 and 20, 1:00 to 4:00 pm each day - FREE) are a great place to meet people, visit, play tunes, etc. This has been an important part of the BOTMC for many years.  Because they take place at a private home, we don't publish the address on the web. 
To get the location, email BOTMCAfternoonJam@gmail.com and you will receive an automated reply with the address. 

Wed. Sept. 18
Ashkenaz (included with admission to the Welcome Party and Dance)
8:00 til ???    Old time jam in the back studio, hosted by BOTMC performers
INSTRUMENT CHECK AVAILABLE so that you can do some jamming and also some dancing.

1317 San Pablo Ave, near Gilman.  Parking available across the street in the REI lot.

Thurs. Sept. 19
1:00 to 4:00 pm (FREE) Afternoon jam 
email BOTMCAfternoonJam@gmail.com for location

5:00 to 6:00 pm (FREE) hosted jamming in front of the Freight
2020 Addison.  Meters go til 6:00. Parking garage right next door.

Fri. Sept. 20
1:00 to 4:00 pm  (FREE) Afternoon jam email BOTMCAfternoonJam@gmail.com for location
5:00 to 6:00 pm(FREE) hosted jamming in front of the Freight
2020 Addison.  Meters go til 6:00. Parking garage right next door.

Sat. Sept. 21
1:00 to 2:00 pm (FREE)  Old Time hosted jam at Civic Center Park (during String Band Contest)  
Civic Center Park is at MLK Jr. Way between Center and Allston. Free street parking is usually available in the residential neighborhood below MLK and there are several parking garages within a few blocks.

4:00 to 6:00 pm   (FREE)  Shred Sesh hosted by the Propagators at the Starry Plough  
An "onion" jam, with tunes played at top speed, all welcome to join the layers with host band  the Propagators in the center - or get a beer and some food and enjoy the tunes.  The Starry Plough is at 3101 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley at the corner of Prince.  


Evening jamming at Ashkenaz (included with ticket to the dance)
8:00 til ???  Old Time jam hosted by BOTMC performers
INSTRUMENT CHECK AVAILABLE so that you can do some jamming and also some dancing.
1317 San Pablo Ave, near Gilman.  Parking available across the street in the REI lot.

Sun. Sept. 24
11:00 am til noon    (FREE)  hosted jamming outside the Freight
2020 Addison.  Street parking is free on Sundays!
2:00 - 5:00 pm (FREE) open jamming & visiting in Ohlone Park
New this year: friendly intermediate/student level jam hosted by Robin Fischer & Rowan McCallister.
Please bring a chair or 2 if you can -- this is a great wind-down time, a last chance to play tunes, sing songs, visit. It's at the end of Ohlone Park across the street from the North Berkeley BART station - near Sacramento and Delaware.  Street parking is usually easy to find.
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