First Saturday each month (Mar-Dec), 6.30 pm

Annandale Community Centre, 79 Johnston St, Annandale (NSW)

The Sydney Bluegrass & Old-time Music Get-togethers were temporarily suspended from March 2020 because of the Coronavirus pandemic, and this suspension has been extended to the end of the year.





We are planning to start up the Get-Togethers again on SATURDAY 3 APRIL, 2021 and continue on the first Saturday of each month through to December at the Annandale Community Centre, 79 Johnston St, Annandale, NSW.


We’ll have to adapt to whatever COVID Safe rules and recommendations are in place at the time, so we’ll keep you updated as plans develop. At present, the Council allows 35 people (+organisers) in the Back Hall at Annandale Community Centre. We had to submit a COVIDSafe Plan to the Inner West Council, and we are now registered as a COVIDSafe organisation.


Eventually, we want to get back to the community gathering as described below, with workshops, jamming, socialising and an informal concert of acoustic bluegrass & traditional country music.


Check out our Sydney Get-together Facebook page for information about updates on the Get-Together and on other events taking place. 


The Sydney Get-together is held on the first Saturday each month (April-Dec) in the Annandale Community Centre, 79 Johnston St, Annandale.


Safety In Numbers workshop: 6.30pm.

Open mic concert: 7.45pm.

Jamming all night!


Suggested entry donation is $6 BTCMSA members/conc, $8 others (under 18 free). All welcome.

Catch up with others who share your musical interests!


One of the aims is to encourage people to form bands and work on their performance skills. For the open mic concert, preference is given to bands who play bluegrass, old-time or traditional country music. The event is entirely acoustic*, with a great PA provided for the concert.


There are sometimes special concert nights where there is a visiting guest (eg. from the USA) or where one of the local bands is being featured. One thing for sure, it's a different show each month. Everyone volunteers their time.


*Acoustic means totally unplugged, no individual instrument amplifiers or DI's.


JAM SESSIONS ARE OPEN - you are welcome to join in and play bluegrass or old-time acoustic music.


Follow the Sydney Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Get-together on our Sydney Bluegrass Facebook page.


Annandale Community Centre
Annandale Community Centre


PO Box 396

Berowra Heights

NSW 2082


PH: 0423 363 270

Email Contact Form


Contact Nick Dear

Mobile: 0421 593 998







SAT 3 JULY, 2021

Annandale Community Centre, 79 Johnston St, Annandale, NSW.

6:30pm - Safety In Numbers

7:45pm - Acoustic bluegrass & old-time concert

All Welcome! $6 BTCMSA members/ $8 others / Under 18 & 80+ Free.

COVID Safe practices will apply.

Check out the Sydney Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Facebook Page for more details.



The  Blackwood Academy of Bluegrass & Old-Time Music offers a discount to members of the BTCMSA. Check out their Facebook page for information about upcoming events.

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