Folk jam at the TAUNY Center in Canton
CANTON -- TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York), 53 Main St., invites musicians and friends of all ages to the next Friday Jam hosted by singer/guitarist Barb Heller, host of NCPR's String Fever, and fiddler Don Woodcock Friday, Oct. 13, from 7:15-8:45 p.m.
TAUNY's traditional music jams are open to people interested in gathering with North Country neighbors to play old time fiddle tunes and songs from American folk traditions.Participants are invited to bring an instrument and/or a singing voice to the event.
Fiddles, guitars, percussion, and/or other traditional instruments, as well as all levels of musicians, singers, and step dancers are welcome.
To help all players feel comfortable, tunes will be played at a variety of speeds throughout the evening.
Players will be invited to pick tunes from the set list -- round-robin style -- and begin the tune at their speed. Sheet music, words, and chords are provided for those who would like to read along.