Bluegrass Jam Sessions Return to Elkton

The Blue Ridge Mountains and foothills of eastern Rockingham County have an amazing history of Appalachian Music development, with bluegrass music jams dating back to the 1730s. These jams are considered the bread and butter of a Shenandoah Valley music heritage.

Now all can enjoy, and even participate in (if desired), bluegrass jam sessions in Elkton. Every Tuesday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 PM from now through May 13th, and starting up again this fall, young and old, novice and experienced are welcome to jam at the Elkton Community Center. It is free and open to the public!

Elkton Bluegrass Jam Sessions

PHOTO CREDITS: Kneeling LtoR: Danny Lam, Don DePoy, Randy Edward, Cliff Shifflett.
Standing LtoR: Martha Hills, Jerry Armstrong (banjo), Walter Grooms, Hazel Randall, Allen Kennedy, Bill Randall, Greg Eppard

Wondering what a Bluegrass jam is like? Acoustic. Creating music by ear without written notation. 3-part harmonies. Instant performing art that has been going on in the valleys, mountains, cabins, garages, and front porches of eastern Rockingham County for over 275 years.

Bonus: Did you know that Elkton is the childhood home place of Patsy Cline?

Event Details

Bluegrass Jam Sessions
Tuesdays through May 13, 2014
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Elkton Community Center
FREE – All ages welcome

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1 thoughts on “Bluegrass Jam Sessions Return to Elkton

  1. Dave

    Are Tuesday evening bluegrass jams still being held in Elkton? I found info in a 2014 blog.
    Do you know of any other BG jams in the area this week?
    Mando Dave

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