May 2017 Jam

The May jam is in the meeting room of the Northeast branch of the Seattle Public Library, 6801 35th Ave NE, from 2pm to 4pm on Saturday, May 20th.

Tunes from the core repertoire to be played in May are:

  • Arkansas Traveler (D)
  • Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine (D)
  • Spotted Pony (D)
  • St. Anne’s Reel (D)
  • Swannanoa Waltz (D)
  • Jeff City (G)
  • Nail That Catfish to a Tree (G)
  • Red Wing (G)
  • Shove That Pig’s Foot… (G)
  • Turkey in the Straw (G)

You can find the full list of core tunes, including a downloadable PDF tunebook with sheet music and chords, at

After that, the next scheduled jams are:

  • May 27, NW Folklife Festival (Armory Loft), 3pm–4pm
  • June 17, Lake City, 1:30pm–3:30pm
  • July 15, Lake City, 1:30pm–3:30pm
  • August 19, Northgate, 2pm–4pm