Sellwood Park jams are cancelled Saturday, April 24, due to rain.
Instead, visit our Twitch Online Play-along Jam at 6pm
Community Jams is the nonprofit development of Portland Casual Jams, a network of 3800+ local musicians. We connect musicians of all abilities to foster community, compassion, and harmony by playing live music together.

Please subscribe to our email list to stay updated!



Keep jamming and rsvp on to our online events:

Wednesdays: Sellwood Park Jams – Join us Wednesdays 5-7:30pm, weather permitting. Please rsvp at In inclement weather, we’ll replace the park jam with an online play-along jam broadcasted on Twitch with a patio musician when possible. Please visit and add some requests to the chat window. We’ll create live backing tracks of your favorite songs while you listen or play along at home!

Thursdays: NINJAM asynchronous jams – Play online together through NINJAM technology, Thursdays at 7pm. Visit our NINJAM overview and rsvp at

Second Fridays: Zoom Open Mic Songshare – During second Fridays at 7pm, take turns sharing songs, riffs, or anything you are working on, no pressure for completion or perfection. Or just listen and support others! Join here:    Personal Meeting ID: 610-826-3816.

Saturdays: Sellwood Park Jams – We’ll be playing together outside while we transition toward reopening our jam studio. Join us Saturdays 1-3pm or 4-6pm, weather permitting. Please rsvp at

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

While respecting guidelines for preventing the spread of coronavirus, we are taking a break from our new studio space at 211 SE Madison St inside East Creative Collective, a centrally-located studio and gallery for artists. We continue to keep musicians connected through online meetups that include park jams and online play-along jams broadcasting through our Twitch tv channel. If you’re more interested in the new world of synchronized online jams, read our info on NINJAM and send us a message at

Latest Posts

Upcoming Jams

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!