The jams at Happy Sam's will be ending soon because the building has been sold.
The last Jam will be:
April 26, 7.00pm ... MVBS Jam hosted by Showtime Blues Trio
Happy Sam's Cocktail Lounge (Ramada), 141 New Hartford Street, New Hartford.
2ND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH - MVBS JAMS AT UTICA BREWS, 809 COURT ST., UTICA, NY
AS ALWAYS, ADMISSION AT THE DOOR IS $2 FOR MVBS MEMBERS, $4 FOR NON-MEMBERS.
Join the MVBS
Enjoy a lifetime membership for a one-time fee of only $30! Membership entitles you to:
Reduced price admission to all events, except for fundraisers.
Reduced admission fee to all of the monthly jams.
Attend, participate and vote in open meetings.
The Mohawk Valley Blues Society has hosted monthly blues jams, several major blues festivals, school presentations, charity events and concerts by touring blues artists, including Magic Slim and the Teardrops, Carl Weathersby, the Holmes Brothers, C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Lousiana Band, Sharee Williams, Coco Montoya, Duke Robillard and Jerry Portnoy, Lil' Ed and the Blues Imperials, John Hammond, the Nighthawks, Jimmy Thackery, Roxanne Potvin, Dave Gross, and many others.
The MVBS Jams are open to all blues musicians, and give our member artists a chance to play with each other, network and explore musically. For non-member jammers, they are an opportunity to see what the society is about, and why they should consider becoming a member.
"Mohawk Valley Blues Society, hereinafter also referred to as the society, shall operate as a not for profit corporation organized exclusively for charitable, educational, religious, or scientific purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Service Code, for the following purposes:
1) To bring the love of blues to our region by providing live entertainment to the Mohawk Valley area.
2) To offer blues artists another outlet in which to carry on the tradition and art of the blues.
3) To increase awareness of and educate people from all walks of life to have an appreciation for the blues."