Music Jam and Open Mike at Hoover School and a Concert -- and a Special Event
Join us at the
March jam at Hoover School for music indoors and out.
Our usual format: multiple jam groups from 1-5, open-mike performances on stage
in the Hoover multi-purpose room starting around 1:30 and
the Beginners’ Circle slow jam from 2-3.
At about 3:15 we'll have a concert by well-known bluegrass fiddler
A West Virginia native, Blaine has performed and recorded with first-generation
bluegrass artists Bill Monroe, Jimmy Martin, The Osborne Brothers and Jim and Jesse,
and legendary country artist Charlie Louvin of the Louvin Brothers. He has also
recorded and performed with a number of contemporary bluegrass groups, as well as
his own ensembles and solo performances.
Come hear some great bluegrass! Here is the
event flyer (PDF).
Blaine will also teach an hour-long workshop before the concert (2:00-3:00),
aimed at intermediate-level and above adults. He plans to explore
traditional bluegrass fiddling as well as some great old-timey traditional
Appalachian Mountain tunes, working on such aspects as improving tone,
driving a fiddle rhythmically, and backup techniques in the context of a
For this event, jam+concert admission will be $15 for adults, and $5 for youths
17 and under (payable at the door).
For those who want to attend the workshop, a limited number of combination
tickets for the jam, concert and workshop will also be available
for an additional $10 ($25 total for adults or $15 for youths).
We hope you can join us.
Details updated: 01/20/15