Saturday park jams have moved to our studio. We follow the new OHA requirements to mask indoors, regardless of vaccination status.
Welcome! Community Jams is the nonprofit development of Portland Casual Jams, a network of 4000+ local musicians. We connect musicians of all abilities to foster community, compassion, and harmony by playing live music together.

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Monday Open Jam: Sing or play familiar songs with supportive collaborators at our Madison Street Studio from 6-8:00pm. RSVP

Monday Improv Jam: Explore a fun, different way of playing live, enjoying the fluidity of improvisation. At our Madison Street Studio from 8-10:00pm. RSVP

Wednesday Open/Beginner Jam: Learn to play together with favorite easy-to-play songs at our Madison Street Studio from 7-9:00pm. RSVP

Thursday Open Jam: Sing or play familiar songs with supportive collaborators at our Madison Street Studio from 7-9:00pm. RSVP

Saturday COVID-conscious Jam: Masks and proof of vaccination required, 2-5pm at Madison Street Studio, 211 SE Madison Street. RSVP


Community Jams and our specialized jam technology is featured in The Magpi, the Raspberry Pi magazine, thanks to Robert Steele, our Technology Director.

Support us

We rely entirely on your donations to keep things running. Please consider one-time or monthly donations on Patreon to help us cover the costs of gear, online broadcasting, and holding our lease space until COVID clears up!

Can you help us with time and expertise? We are looking for support with grant-writing, promotion, and event organization. Drop us at note at

COVID-19 Status

Our studio space is located at 211 SE Madison St inside the East Creative Collective, a centrally-located studio and gallery for artists. Following the latest Oregon business guidance, masks are required within the building and studio.

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Would you like to volunteer to help connect musicians through live music? We’re looking for a few folks that are interested in helping with marketing, website management, and social media. Email to get involved!