We do not require masks at weekday jams per OSHA guidance. Only Saturday jams will require masks and proof of vaccination.
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. Our studio is centrally located at 211 SE Madison St in Portland, OR. Please schedule a visit with us through Meetup.com.

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Monday Open Jam: Sing or play familiar songs with supportive collaborators at our Madison Street Studio from 6:00-8:00pm. 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 just received a Small Arts & Culture grant from Fred W. Fields Fund of Oregon Community Foundation. This is a direct result of your enthusiastic participation, ongoing support, and collaboration in making Community Jams a valuable service for Portland musicians. Thank you all so much!

Thanks to the tireless efforts of our musician, Board member, and Technology Director Robert Steele, the new version of the bsteele Music App has been released. Please remove your old links to the beta and bookmark this version going forward!

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 communityjamspdx@gmail.com

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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Upcoming Jams on Meetup


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 communityjamspdx@gmail.com to get involved!