The Ashland Blues Society will turn down the volume from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at The Grass Shack Cafe, 2045 Fern Valley Road, Phoenix. Steel guitarist Pete Herzog will host the jam — the first of the ABS’ informal, acoustic jams. Herzog’s style is Delta blues with a Northwest influence, and he’s chosen to represent ABS as a solo blues artist early next year at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. See www.ashlandblues.org for information. Admission to the jam is free.

The Ashland Blues Society will turn down the volume from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at The Grass Shack Cafe, 2045 Fern Valley Road, Phoenix. Steel guitarist Pete Herzog will host the jam — the first of the ABS’ informal, acoustic jams. Herzog’s style is Delta blues with a Northwest influence, and he’s chosen to represent ABS as a solo blues artist early next year at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. See www.ashlandblues.org for information. Admission to the jam is free