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Lonesome John discovers Tinder
Lost Girl found
Maybe the tune is straight and the rest of the world is crooked. Woah!
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Augusta reschedules to February
Netherton returns to melody after long separation
Term “oldtime” deemed politically insensitive to the elderly
Asheville, NC banjo player can’t decide whether to wear his Red Wing or Frye boots to tonight’s jam
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All tunes played at 140 bpm at first ever Missouri slow jam
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Mississippi Sawyer displaced by chainsaw
Bruce Molsky slowly coming to grips with the fact he has groupies
West Virginia oldtime musicians narrowly avert brawl by not talking about politics
Scienticists shocked to discover that oldtime is actually still new
Springfield police officer Matt Stevens enters mental freeze when he uncovers local punks playing oldtime music
National Endowment for the Arts grants $12.15 and a six-pack of Mtn Dew to compose “Tenth of January”
Phrase “one more tune” found to be potentially misleading
Banjo uke given presidential pardon
Local New Haven djembe player subtly uninvited to next jam
Bass overtakes harmonica as fifth most popular oldtime instrument
Records reveal oldtime royalty not really royal
Ralph Stanley switches to banjo, harmonica “too hard”
Pig’s foot officially too far in the fire
Wife of Vermont oldtime fiddler hasn’t seen husband “in decades”
After a decade of brave resistance, Midwest fiddler Laura Heinmann finally retunes to cross A
Confused bluegrass guitar player keeps asking himself, “Where’s the f**king one?”
Drunken frat boy assaulted after requesting “Wagon Wheel” not once, but twice

Find a Jam

There are more oldtime jams around the world than you can shake stick at. But how do you find them? Here's one great way. The diligent folks from Old-Time Open Jams have been quietly compiling a map of jams. Have a look and get out there! Old-time jams are in blue, festivals are red, and contests are purple. They've also included some Irish sessions in green if you're looking to branch out. Happy hunting!

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