The Carl Payne Big Band Returns

Come see the fantastic Carl Payne Big Band perform at Bill's on the 5th Tuesday - October 30th from 7-9pm for a $5 donation.  This is the real deal - a real Big Band that puts on a great show!  Listen to the music or swing dance along!

Join us Friday September 21st for Pickin' With The Pros featuring THE HAYMAKERS from Wichita, Kansas!

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Pickin' With The Pros

See the pros close out our stage show and stay to jam WITH them after!  Admission donation varies.  Upcoming dates are:

  • September 21st - The Haymakers $15
  • October 5 - The King James Boys $15
  • October 12 - Jimmy Fortune $45/$40/$35
  • November 2 - Williamson Branch $15
  • November 23rd - Larry Sparks $20
  • January 4, 2019 - Rhonda Vincent & The Rage $45/$40/$35

Dance Cruise

Are you interested in joining us on a Dance Cruise?  This 5 day cruise to the Bahamas on Carnival's Ecstacy will set sail from Jacksonville on June 22, 2019.  Contact  Jan for more information!  (803) 730-1288, or wwjr0715@gmail.com.

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Thursday Night Dancing

Our Thursday nights are dancing nights - from Line Dance lessons to shag lessons to open dancing... check our calendar for the full schedule.

Slow Jam

Our monthly Slow Jam group is one of our most popular events!  We welcome all skill levels and bluegrass instruments to join in this instructional and fun group!  1:00-3:30pm, September 22nd, $15.

All admission fees are suggested donation amounts unless noted otherwise.

Saturday Live Music & Dancing

On Saturday from 7-10 pm we've got a live band on stage playing music including shag, rock'n'roll, and classic country, and our dance floor is open!  $8 admission donation per person.  Line Dance lessons start at 6pm and are included in your donation.

Friday Bluegrass & Acoustic Open Stage

Come to Bill's for our legendary Friday night bluegrass and acoustic open stage and jam.  Doors open at 6, stage show is from 7:30 - 9pm, and jammin' goes until midnight.  $5 donation (PWP nights have varied admission).

Every Friday Night

​Doors Open at 6pm

FULL SERVICE MUSIC SHOP HOURS

Sunday:  Closed 

Monday:  Closed
Tuesday:  10am - 7pm

Wednesday:  10am - 7pm

Thursday:  10am - 7pm
Friday:  10am - 4pm, 6pm - Midnight
Saturday:   11am - 3pm


PICKIN' PARLOR HOURS
2nd & 4th Tuesday Open Mic 7-9
Thursday Dancing 6-11:30pm
Friday Open Stage & Jam 6pm-12am
Saturday Live Music & Dancing 7-10pm​

Check calendar for other events.


Extra Parking is available in the lot next to the Antique shop.

BLUEGRASS JAM SESSIONS

710 Meeting Street
West Columbia, SC 29169
PHONE:  (803) 796-6477

SOME NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS

Bluegrass Jam Cruise

Bill's is sponsoring a Bluegrass  & Jam Cruise on the Carnival Paradise from March 14th - 19th of 2020!  This cruise leaves from Tampa and visits Cozumel and Grand Cayman.  There will be daily workshops, jams, and concerts!   Click here for more information and see what bands will be on the ship!

Band & Orchestra Rental Instruments

Rent your band and orchestra instrument from Bill's!  We've teamed up with K&S Music to offer you low monthly rates and rent-to-own possibilities!  Call or stop by for more information!