Category: Dusty Strings Jam

Dusty Strings Jam, 2016/05/08

It was Mother’s Day, so turnout was a little light; thanks to Sarah and Sarah’s mom for making the trip into Seattle to host! Here’s what we played: Old Joe Clark (A) Soldier’s Joy (D) Red-Haired Boy (A) Tune of

Dusty Strings Jam, 2016/03/13

This jam was officially canceled due to high winds, but I figured the room would be open and there would probably be folks who didn’t see the Facebook post announcing the cancellation, so I headed down. It was interesting to

Dusty Strings Jam, 2016/01/10

I forgot to post the tunes from December 2015 or January 2016 before now. I blame the holidays followed by a month with the Portland Old-Time Music Gathering and the Bellingham Folk Festival in it. Here’s what we played in January: Sarah Armstrong’s (D)

Dusty Strings Jam, 2015/12/13

Huh! Looks like I forgot to post the tunes from December 2015 or January 2016 before now. Well, here’s what we played in December: Old Aunt Sally Put a Bug on Me (D/A) Red-Haired Boy (Amix) Tune of the Month: Masters

Dusty Strings Jam, 2016/02/14

A Valentine’s Day jam at Dusty Strings! At one point I think there were three banjos and one banjitar, probably the most banjos we’ve had at this jam. (Didn’t help much with the frequent key changes, alas.) Here’s what we played:

Dusty Strings Jam, 2015/11/08

A pretty good turnout this month, including a banjo/harmonica player who was on a road trip scheduled around what jams he could make it to in the area. Fun! Here’s what we played: Boil Them Cabbage Down (A) Cripple Creek

Dusty Strings Jam, 2015/10/11

I should write up jam notes closer to when they happened, because I’m just getting around to October a month later, and I’ve forgotten the details. I still have the recording, though, so here’s what was played: St. Anne’s Reel

Dusty Strings Jam, 2015/09/13

A larger than normal turnout this month, with a bunch of folks new to the jam! Here’s what we played: Tune of the month: Ten Strike (C) Here’s some history for this tune.  Shortnin’ Bread (D) Forked Ear (D) Soldier’s Joy

Dusty Strings Jam, 2015/08/09

Same as last year, I drove back from the Subdued Stringband Jamboree and had just about enough time to take a shower and change clothes before heading down to Dusty Strings. This time I remembered my recorder, though! Here’s what

Dusty Strings Jam, 2015/07/12

Sarah was out of town, so I was guest host for the Dusty Strings jam in July. It was a completely different group of folks than are usually there and we spent more time socializing than normal, so there were