WFXR Spotlights JAM

                    This morning WFXR spotlighted Junior Appalachian Musicians in one of their Living Local stories. Program Director, Jim Lloyd sat down with Kianna Price to discuss the program. Click here to...

Blue Ridge JAM Featured in Plateau Daily News

              “Jammin’ out at the Village Green” Blue Ridge Junior Appalachian Musicians was featured this past month in the Plateau Daily News. Lessons are still being held weekly (while socially distanced) at The...

FREE Virtual Workshop!

Junior Appalachian Musicians, Inc., PineCone, and the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources are excited to present this FREE interactive training session for instructors of traditional music, facilitated by professional educators and...

New River JAM Band to Perform at Instrument Tree Lighting

On Saturday, Nov. 7th, the New River JAM Band, Jim Lloyd and others will be performing at a local art installation dedication event in Mt. Jackson, Virgina. The event will take place from 3-6pm at Hungry for Music Headquarters in Mt. Jackson, VA. For more information...

Mountain Music for Kids, by VPM

Junior Appalachian Musicians: Mountain Music for Kids The musical culture of Southwest Virginia is steeped in Appalachian instruments like the banjo, fiddle and duclimer. Made possible by the Smith Mountain Arts Council, the Junior Appalachian Musicians affiliate in...

JAM Honors Community Leader

JAM Honors Community Leader Independence, VA — For the past six years, Anthony Edwards of Galax, Virginia, has dedicated countless hours to Junior Appalachian Musicians, an organization with a mission close to his heart. Better known locally as JAM, the nonprofit...