Scott Co. JAMS (VA)


Scott County JAMS is a Crooked Road JAM program that began in 2014. The program is open to students grades 4-12 and is held at Shoemaker Elementary School on Tuesdays from 3:30 – 5:30. A non-mandatory supervised practice is held every other Thursday. Scott County JAMS currently offers instruction on fiddle, banjo and guitar. The kids perform at many events in the community, including Bush Mill Days, Mountain Empire Community College’s Home Craft Days, the Civitan Clergy Night, Rotary Membership Breakfast, Heartwood Youth Music Festival, Delta Gamma Yearly Meeting, and many others. 

Scott County is located in Southwestern Virginia near Tennessee. The area has a deep musical history and is proud to be the homeplace of The Carter Family among many other legendary artists.

Current Instructors

Sarah Collins – fiddle
Eric McMurray – guitar
Tommy Freeman – guitar
John Rushing – guitar

Scott County JAMS Advisory Committee:
Jennifer Frazier
John Kilgore
Andrea Lawson
Danny Mann
Kathie Noe
Jonathan Romeo

For more information, please contact:

Andrea Lawson
Scott County Schools
(276) 386-6118
[email protected]