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2017 Schedule

Friday, Sept 1st -  Evening Performers

(Beginning at 7pm)

- Strictly Strings
- Bob Carlin
- Alice Gerrard

Saturday, Sept 2nd -  Youth Tent Line up:

(Tentative schedule)

Caldwell JAM Summer Program last class in Youth Tent starting at 10:00-10:55am;


Caldwell JAM 11:00 am
Blackberry Jam 11:30 am
Snake Oil Salesmen 12 noon
Sunflower String Band 12:30 pm
Mel and Danny Storytelling 1:00 pm
Presley Barker 2:00 pm
Rodney Sutton 2:30 pm
Burke County JAM 3:00 pm
Glen Alpine 3:30 pm
Autoharp Workshop 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Flatfoot Dance Workshop in Barn 5:00 - 6:00 pm

Blackberry JAM and select JAM Summer students will perform on Main Stage during Judges Break on Saturday.

Saturday, Sept 2nd - Mainstage Competition Schedule

(Approximate Times)


Preliminary Competition

Autoharp 10:00 am
Mandolin 10:20 am
Open Category* 10:45 am
Old Time Banjo 11:30 am
Flatfoot Dance 12:00 Noon
Old Time Fiddles 12:30 noon
Bluegrass Banjos 1:00 pm
Bluegrass Fiddles 1:20 pm
Guitar 1:40 pm
Twin Fiddlers 2:00 pm
Old Time Bands 3:00 pm
Bluegrass Bands 4:00 pm

Evening Final Competition

Autoharp 6:30 pm
Mandolin 6:40 pm
Open 6:50 pm
Old Time Banjos 7:00 pm
Flatfoot Dance 7:10 pm
Old Time Fiddles 7:30 pm
Bluegrass Banjos 7:40 pm
Bluegrass Fiddlers 7:50 pm
Guitar 8:00 pm
Twin Fiddlers 8:10 pm
Old Time Bands 8:30 pm
Bluegrass Bands 9:30 pm


After Saturday night's finals, the Band "Down the Hall" will provide music and will lead some simple Appalachian folk dances.

Sunday, Sept 3rd - Mainstage Schedule

(Approximate Times)


The Neighbors Band 10:00 am
Bear Wallow Bluegrass 10:30 am
Emily Schaad 11:05 am
Presley Barker/ Wayne Henderson 11:15 am
Steve and Donna Bing 11:40 am
Dom Flemons and friends 12:00 pm
Strictly Strings 12:40 pm
Mel and Danny 1:15 pm
Strictly Clean and Decent 1:35 pm
Harris Brothers and Guests? 2:15 pm
Banjorama 3:05 pm
Kruger Brothers 4:00 pm

Sunday, Sept 3rd - Workshops


- Fiddle by Emily Schaad 11:15 to 12:05 pm 
- Cajun by Steve and Donna Bing 12:10 to 1:00 PM
- The Blues by Mel Jones and Danny Wicker 1:30 to 2:20