JAM believes

that children who are actively engaged in traditional mountain music are more connected and better prepared to strengthen their communities for future generations.

We envision

a world in which all children have the opportunity to experience community through the joy of participating in traditional mountain music together.

Our mission

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

Ashe JAM Offers Extra Jams!

      THIS OPPORTUNITY HAS BEEN EXPANDED! Ashe JAM is continuing to offer a great "jam" opportunity to young pickers. Join instructors and master musicians Chris Testerman and Martha Spencer at the Ashe Civic Center in Jefferson on Tuesday evenings, March 1 and March 8 for jamming!

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Holiday E-Newsletter

Click below to view our full holiday e-newsletter and catch up on what is happening in the JAM world!

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Update to IBMA’s Wide Open Bluegrass JAM Showcase Stage

Due to the weather, the Street Festival has been moved inside the Raleigh Convention Center. You can find the JAM Showcase Stage in Room 304 - ground floor - of the Raleigh Convention Center for Friday and Saturday's Wide Open Bluegrass festival. See the next post or our Facebook page for more information about the lineup on both days! For more information about the IBMA Festival in Raleigh, North Carolina Many thanks to the team that made this happen: Doug Grissom, Laurie Okun, Taylor...

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