+ Jams & dances near Frederick MD USA

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Upcoming jams and shows near Frederick MD USA

Recurring events

Thursday Night Jams @ Barns of Rose Hill Jam in Berryville, VA - 5 PM to 8 PM.  1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays of Month @ Beans in the Belfry - Old Time Music Jam Brunswick, MD - 1 PM to 5 PM.  Wednesday Night Jams @ The Barn in Harpers Ferry, WV - 6 PM Celtic Jam - 7:30 PM Ole Timey Jam.  2nd Sunday of Month @ Escutcheon Brewing Company Old Time Jam in Winchester, VA - 6 PM.  3rd Friday of Month @ River House Jam in Capon Bridge, WV - 6 PM . 

January 2024

Jan 6 DC Square Dance Collective square dance with Earl White String Band. Sat 8-11pm

Jan 17 Jonathan's jam in Takoma Park, now at Busboys and Poets, 3rd Wed 7:30pm

Jan 20 Baltimore square dance at Church on the Square. Rachel Eddy Band. Sat 7:30pm

Jan 21 Sanderson Jam with Ken Kolodner, Washington DC. Sun 3-6

Feb 2024

Feb 21 Jonathan's jam in Takoma Park, now at Busboys and Poets, 3rd Wed 7:30pm

Mar 2024

Mar 2 DC Square Dance Collective. Sat 8pm

Mar 15 Craggy Island at Beans in the Belfry, Brunswick MD. Fri 7pm

Mar 20 Jonathan's jam in Takoma Park, now at Busboys and Poets, 3rd Wed 7:30pm

Mar 24 Manor Mill Jam , Sun 2:30-5:30

April 2024

Apr 5 Jefferson County Museum opening day for the season and the John Brown exhibit. Old time jam is likely. Charles Town WV, Fri 5-8pm

Apr 7 Birthday jam at Beans in the Belfry, Brunswick MD. Sun 1-5pm.

Apr 9 Baltimore Old Time Jam in the Green Room. Tue 7-10

Apr 11 Fiddle Hell Online. Registration required.

Apr 17 Jonathan's jam in Takoma Park, Busboys and Poets, 3rd Wed 7:30pm

Apr 19-20 Baltimore Old Time Festival with so many great performers! Museum of Industry, Fri-Sat.

Apr 23 Baltimore Old Time Jam in the Green Room. Tue 7-10

Apr 28 Manor Mill Jam , Sun 2:30-5:30

May 2024

May 7 Baltimore Old Time Jam in the Green Room. Tue 7-10

May 10-12 Dare to be Square weekend hosted by DC Square Dance Collective. Registration required.

May 11 Geraldine band at Frey's Festival of Bluegrass, Mt. Airy MD.  Sat noon-9pm

May 15 Jonathan's jam in Takoma Park, Busboys and Poets, 3rd Wed 7:30pm

May 17 Critton Hollow at Barns of Rose Hill, Fri 7pm

May 19 Old Time Jam at Beans in the Belfry, Sun 1pm

May 25 Square Dance at Mobtown Ballroom in Baltmore, Sat 6:30-10:30 [tickets]

May 26 Square Dance at Rocklands Vineyards, Sun 5-8 [FB]

May 26 Manor Mill Jam , Sun 2:30-5:30

June 2024

Jun 1 Benefit concert at Shafer Farm to restore the old house & barn. 1606 Gapland Rd, Burkittsville MD. Sat noon-7pm. [Eventbrite] Food & beer for sale. Gravy Soppers play 2:15-3pm and 3:15-4pm. Dargan Benders play 5:00-6:30pm

Jun 2 Old Time Jam at Beans in the Belfry, Brunswick MD. Sun 1pm

Jun 2 Deer Creek Fiddlers Convention in Westminster MD. Sunday 

Jun 4 Kolodner Jam at the Green Room in Baltimore .Tue 7pm

Jun 8 Gravy Soppers at the annual Barnstormers, Sat 3-5pm. Tour beautiful barns of Frederick County. This year's barns are near Jefferson. Art auction, food court, and music at the last stop, Jefferson Ruritan, 4603B Lander Road, Jefferson, MD. 

Jun 8-9 South Central Pennsylvania Old Time String Band Festival at Elicker's Grove, Spring Grove, PA. Sat jams, optional camping overnight.

Jun 9 Howard County Jam in West Friendship Park (weather permitting) Sun 1-5pm

Jun 14-15 30th Annual Maury River Fiddlers' Convention. Glen Maury Park, Buena Vista VA

Jun 15 Gina & Dan play at New Market Plains Vineyard Saturday 3 to 6pm

Jun 15 Square dance at Hillsboro Old Stone School. Short Hill Mountain Boys. Saturday 7-10pm

Jun 16 Old Time Jam at Beans in the Belfry, Sun 1pm

Jun 19 Jonathan's jam in Takoma Park, Busboys and Poets, 3rd Wed 7:30pm

Jun 21-24 Brandywine Revival, West Chester PA

Jun 23 Manor Mill Jam , Sun 2:30-5:30

Jun 29 Kolodners' backyard concert, Baltimore, Sat 7pm

Jun 30 - Jul 6. Fiddle, Mando, Banjo Week at Swannanoa Gathering, Asheville NC.

July 2024

Jul 14 Howard County Jam in West Friendship Park (weather permitting) Sun 1-5pm

Jul 21 - 27 Old-Time Week at Swannanoa Gathering, Asheville NC. Erynn Marshall, Rhys Jones, Tessa & Chance McCoy, Earl White, John Herrmann, and many more!

Jul 26 Furnace Mountain at Barns of Rose Hill, Fri 7pm

Jul 28 - Aug 8. Guitar Week at Swannanoa Gathering, Asheville NC.

Jul 26 Appalachian String Band Music Festival. Clifftop WV, Pre-camping starts Fri 1pm

Aug 2024

Jul 31 - Aug 4 Appalachian String Band Music Festival, Clifftop WV. Wed - Sun

Aug 11 Howard County Jam in West Friendship Park (weather permitting) Sun 1-5pm

September 2024

Sep 6-7 Watermelon Pickers Fest, Berryville VA Sat-Sun

Sep 15 Howard County Jam in West Friendship Park (weather permitting) Sun 1-5pm

Sep 19-22 The Old Time Weekend, hosted by yours truly, Thur-Sun

Sep 28 Art at the Point featuring the Gravy Soppers band, Point of Rocks MD, Sat morning