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JAM Showcase at Wide Open Bluegrass

We are excited to announce the JAM Showcase Stage at IBMA’s Wide Open Bluegrass this year! Friday and Saturday, October 2 & 3 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Featuring old time, bluegrass, americana and more from some of the region’s top youth performers....

Arts Partnership to Offer JAM in TN

Junior Appalachian Musicians, Inc. (JAM) has announced its partnership with South Arts of Atlanta, Georgia. The two non-profit organizations will be collaborating on In These Mountains: Central Appalachian Folk Arts & Culture, a special project that will focus on...

JAM Welcomes New Program Director

Junior Appalachian Musicians, Inc. (JAM) has announced the recent hire of traditional music educator, Jim Lloyd, of Rural Retreat. JAM is the parent organization for more than 40 after school Junior Appalachian Musicians programs throughout North Carolina, South...

Summer E-Newsletter

JAM’s summer e-newsletter! Make the Mountains Ring with Music             Click above to view the entire e-newsletter, provided by Mailchimp. To sign up for our e-newsletter, click...

Register Now – JAM Day – May 19!

The registration is now available for JAM kids to sign up for the second JAM Day for the “northern region” to be held at the Blue Ridge Music Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway outside of Galax, VA on Saturday, May 19. There will be several learning and...

Courthouse JAMboree #3!

Please join us for the third installment of the Courthouse JAMboree coming up on Friday night, March 23 at the Historic 1908 Courthouse Baldwin Auditorium in Independence, VA featuring Strictly Strings, the Mountain Park Old Time Band, and local JAM kids! The show...

Bluegrass Planet Radio!

Bluegrass Planet Radio – The Heart & Soul of Music. All the Time. JAM is excited to be partnering with Bluegrass Planet Radio! Please tune in to their station which is broadcast online 24/7 and get yourself one of these awesome t-shirts! A part of the...

Goal Met!!

Many thanks to our donors for helping us meet our $5,000 Holiday Giving Festival fundraising goal! Congratulations also to Lee Bidgood, who is the winner of the Martin guitar. Donors were entered into a give-away for participating in the fundraiser. Y’all are...