Pine Rid


Promoting the enjoyment of Bluegrass music
in the Durham Region

Join us at our monthly picking sessions!

  Woodview Community Centre
151 Cadillac Avenue North
Oshawa, Ontario
  One Sunday of each month, except July & August (see schedule below)
1:00 p. m. until 5:00 p. m.
  $2.00 for members, $4.00 for non-members
Yearly membership $20.00
  Picking, singing, jamming, performing and listening.
Musicians, beginners and listeners of all ages are welcome.
Snacks, hot and cold drinks available.
Family atmosphere.
What to bring:
  Acoustic instruments suitable for playing Bluegrass (electric bass allowed)
Voices, lyrics, etc.



How to get there:

Exit Highway 401 at Ritson Road. Drive north on Ritson to King Street (Highway 2). Drive east on King to Cadillac Avenue. Drive north on Cadillac until it turns the corner and becomes Beverly. On the east side of Cadillac, right at the corner, is the Woodview Community Centre.


2016 Picking Session Dates:

January 3

February 7

March 6 (plus Pot Luck Supper with Rhyme & Reason)

April 3

May 1

June 5

July and August - no sessions - we're off to the festivals!

September 18

October 16

November 6

December 4

Club Activities:

Picking (naturally) - Here are lists of popular instrumentals and songs, and a page about jam etiquette.

Stage show - sign up and play, or sit and listen.

Slow jam - Here's a list of tunes to practise.


Luthier's Corner


Coming Events table


Here's a link to the club's Facebook Page.

Lots of Club photos are at Photobucket.

You can join or renew your membership in the the Pineridge Bluegrass Folklore Society at any of our club meetings. If you would like to renew by mail, please print out the membership form, fill it out, and send it to:

Pineridge Bluegrass Folklore Society
51 Cherrydale Court,
Scarborough, Ontario.
M1C 3H1

Our Advertisers:




Pineridge Executive


Don Adams


Paul Puckrin

Vice President/Director
  Mike Kirkton
  Robert Laing
Hall Manager /Director
  Anne Delong
  Dave White  
"Strings" Editor
  Rod Craig
  Bill MacDonald  
Stage Manager
  Sheila Meyer  
Membership Manager
  Betty Hass
& Marcella McCaie
Social Convenors
  John & Carol Doyle  
Strings Mailing Assistants



For more information about the Pine Ridge Bluegrass Folklore Society, contact:
Don Adams  Phone:  905-985-1475   Email:
Gary Meyer Phone 416-281-1479 Email

Club bylaws (1.4Mb)

For information about other Bluegrass organizations, take a look at Ottawa Valley Music Association's listings at .

This site is maintained by Anne Delong.