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PineCone Youth Bluegrass Jam

Saturday, May 18, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Jam Session

Calling all youth musicians who play guitar, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, or bass, and or who enjoy singing! You’re invited to jam with other young musicians in the area who enjoy playing the same types of music you do.

These fun, friendly jams will continue to include some skill building, and will also provide opportunities for young musicians to meet each other and learn about bluegrass jamming. This month’s jam will be facilitated by fiddle player Tatiana Hargreaves.

Songs will be determined depending on the skill levels of the students who come to the event. More experienced music students have the option to come prepared with a song to lead, either an instrumental or a singing song where they sing the verses/chorus, preferably with only 3 or 4 chords throughout (for simplicity in teaching) – this is not a requirement to participate.

We’ll be in the Paul Cooper Studio at the Cary Arts Center.

Songs played at past youth jams have included:


  • Angeline the Baker (D)
  • Arkansas Traveler (D)
  • Soldiers Joy (D)
  • Whiskey Before Breakfast (D)
  • Liberty (D)
  • Old Joe Clark (A)
  • Cripple Creek (A)
  • Salt Creek (A)
  • Cherokee Shuffle (A)
  • Blackberry Blossom (G)
  • Billy in the Lowground (C)
  • St. Anne’s Reel
  • Faded Love
  • Lonesome Moonlight Waltz

Songs with Lyrics:

  • Bury Me Beneath the Willow
  • Nine Pound Hammer
  • Long Journey Home
  • I’ll Fly Away
  • My Home’s Across the Blue Ridge Mountains
  • In the Pines
  • Shady Grove
  • Old Home Place
  • Boil them Cabbage Down

This our final youth jam in Cary before our summer bluegrass camps for youth in Cary.


Saturday, May 18, 2019
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Cary Arts Center
101 Dry Avenue
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The Town of Cary