It’s Festival Time!

2023 Workshops & Community Jams

Click here for a festival schedule.


Fiddle: Jennifer Wilkin and Becca Wintle
Banjo: Maggie Shar
Guitar: Vicky Boulay
Flatfooting: Sophie Wellington

Click here for workshop descriptions.


Community Jams are moderate-to-regular-paced jams that are open to all. A big thanks to our Community Jam leaders!

Old Time Slow Jam (slower pace)
Tunes in G – led by Laura Murawski

Old Time Open Jams (moderate to faster pace)
Tunes in A – led by Jenny Monfore and Chris Hollis
Tunes in C – led by Marge Sume and Tony Sume
Tunes in D – led by TBA
Tunes from Mississippi – led by Harry Bolick and Jacques DiCroce

Swing Jam led by Lloyd Graves and friends

Sunday Sing-Along
Traditional, country, gospel and secular songs – led by A’yen Tran


“Some Real American Music” – Gribble, Lusk, and York, a Black string band from rural Tennessee
Presentation and jam – led by Linda Henry and friends


All the time, always open, all are welcome! Join a jam in progress, or start your own!

Any schedule/location changes will be reflected here and posted at the festival.

Details, logistics, how to get there: Read the FAQ Page 

Register at the Gate!
Cash, Checks, and Credit Cards accepted.

Admission includes workshops & all the jamming you can do.
Full weekend: $40 per adult (includes camping)
Friday only: $20 per adult (no camping)
Saturday only: $30 per adult (no camping)
Sunday morning: pay what you wish

Additional $25 fee for a tag for anyone needing access to electricity (RVs, medical equipment, etc.)

Kids under 18 are free but must attend with a parent or other responsible adult.

For more information please contact:

Black Creek Organizers

Old Songs, Inc. at (518) 765-2815