that children who are actively engaged in traditional mountain music are more connected and better prepared to strengthen their communities for future generations.
a world in which all children have the opportunity to experience community through the joy of participating in traditional mountain music together.
is to provide communities with the support and tools they need to teach children to play and dance to traditional old time and bluegrass music.
What’s Happening in the JAM World
Galax JAM, Ashe JAM and Alleghany JAM are set to perform this Saturday at the Blue Ridge Music Center located at Mile Marker 213 on the Blue Ridge Parkway at JAM and Family Day. This annual event helps to promote traditional music education for area youth and also features Junior Ranger activities and an Instrument Petting Zoo. Please bring the whole family — it’s free! JAM kids will perform from 5 pm – 7 pm, opening up for area youth bands, Shadowgrass and the Wildmans.