PineCone Beginners Bluegrass Jam - RESCHEDULED

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Wednesday, 2018, January 31 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
556 Pylon Dr
Raleigh, NC 27606

Due to snow and anticipated road conditions the night of Jan. 17, the PineCone Beginners Bluegrass Jam for January has been postponed to Wednesday, Jan. 31. Join PineCone and Jef Walter for the first PineCone Beginners Bluegrass Jam of 2018! This month's featured song will be "Little Cabin Home on the Hill" in the key of A (or "key of G" with your capo on the second fret). Download the chord charts for "Little Cabin Home on the Hill"

As always, jammers have the option of breaking off into smaller groups at the halfway point (or at any point, really).

The PineCone Beginners Bluegrass Jam is open to all musicians, and it is specifically for those who are learning the basics of bluegrass music and playing with other musicians. It is open to participants of all ages and abilitiesThis is a great opportunity for participants to learn basic jam etiquette before jumping into a traditional jam.

Songs played at past learning jams include:

  • Little Maggie
  • Love Please Come Home
  • The Old Home Place
  • Tennessee Waltz
  • Devil's Dream
  • Wagon Wheel
  • Old Joe Clark
  • Nine Pound Hammer
  • My Home's Across the Blue Ridge Mountains
  • In the Pines
  • Amazing Grace
  • Whiskey Before Breakfast
  • Ashokan Farewell
  • Salt Creek
  • Will the Circle Be Unbroken
  • Soldier's Joy
  • Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms
  • I'll Fly Away
  • Angeline the Baker
  • Blue Moon of Kentucky
  • Big Sandy River
  • Down the Road
  • St. Anne's Reel
  • Auld Lang Syne
  • Jingle Bells

Facilitator Jef Walter is a local musician who plays bass and guitar with Charles Pettee & the Iron Mountain Messengers and other groups; he also mentors The Carolina PineCones, a local youth bluegrass band.

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