Bluegrass Open Jam & Slow Jam w/ Eric Lee at The Parlor Room

  • March 15, 2023 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • The Parlor Room

    32 Masonic Street
    Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
Ticket Price $15.00 This event is now over

The Parlor Room School of Music Presents
Bluegrass Open Jam & Slow Jam w/ Eric Lee
at The Parlor Room
Wednesday, March 15th
7-8pm Slow jam 
8-10pm - Open bluegrass Jam

PLEASE NOTE: Due to weather this event has been postponed from 3/14 to 3/15.



The slow jam is an opportunity for new-comers to learn and grow their confidence performing bluegrass in a relaxed and encouraging environment with others in public. Whether you’re looking to develop your skills as an instrumentalist or singer, get acquainted with general jam etiquette, or simply connect with a broader network of bluegrass enthusiasts, this is a great first step from getting up off the couch... and into The Parlor Room! 

While this portion of the night is primarily beginner-focused, all skill levels of traditional acoustic bluegrass instruments (banjo, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, dobro, and bass (stand-up/acoustic, electric, or washtub) are welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring their own repertoire, or can familiarize themselves ahead of time with these selections. 

There’s More Pretty Girls Than One 

Bury Me Beneath the Willow 

Toy Heart 

Roll on Buddy 

Blue Moon Of Kentucky 

It Takes One To Know One 

Losing You

Little Cabin Home on the Hill

On and On 

I saw the Light 

I’ll Fly Away 

Takes a Worried Man

Cry Cry Darlin’

Angel Band

Dim Lights Thick Smoke

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot 

Darling Corey

Walls of Time 

Going to the Races 

Blue Night

Working on a Building

Dark Hollow 

The later part of the evening will shift to an onstage jam for more proficient players, and will be an opportunity to experience the raucous energy of live bluegrass in a premier setting!


About the host:

Eric Lee is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist and songwriter who has performed and recorded with acts and artists including Eric Andersen, The Gibson Brothers, The Kennedys, Peter Rowan, Man About A Horse (Winners of the 2018 Freshgrass band contest), The Rowan Brothers, The Gather Rounders, Serene Green, and Ellis Paul. His first full-length album, Heartache Town, reached #26 most-played album in National Folk Radio Charts in 2019, and features the exquisite supporting talents of vocalist Tracy Grammer and five-time IBMA Mandolinist of the Year Jesse Brock, with the album's first track “The Garden” reaching number #21 most-played song. His cover of “Singin’ Man” was included on 2022’s release, Tribute to a Songpoet: Songs of Eric Andersen, alongside music notables Bob Dylan, Amy Helm, Richard Shindell, Janis Ian, Dan Navarro, Dom Flemmons, Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams, and others. He

 With his current project, Poor Monroe, Lee performs his own songs, as well as traditional bluegrass & gospel, and has appeared at festivals in New England including The Green River Festival, Ossipee Valley Music Fest, Podunk Bluegrass fest, and The Back Porch Festival.


The Parlor Room Nonprofit and School of Music's mission is to: Promote a vibrant musical community in downtown Northampton, MA for musicians of all abilities and at all stages of their career. The Parlor Room will bring nationally touring and local acts to our listening room to provide an exceptional experience for the artist and audience and guide musicians and anyone interested in a career in the music industry through our school of music. Learn more at

The Parlor Room is a BYOB venue.  Tickets are non-refundable. 

The Parlor Room is located at 32 Masonic Street Northampton, MA 01060

Date & Time

Wed, Mar 15, 2023 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Venue Details

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