Events

Back Porch Old-Time Music Jam

Bring an acoustic instrument and join in on this old-time jam or just sit back and enjoy the sights and sounds as others play traditional Appalachian music. The Jam is held year-round. In warmer months, the jam takes place outside on the porch of the Oconaluftee Visitor Center. In colder months, the jam is moved indoors to the Oconaluftee Visitor Center.


Event Details

Location Oconaluftee Visitor Center
Cherokee, NC
Cost Free
Participation in the jam and admission to the park are free.
Music Styles Old-Time
Event Type Jam Session
  • ✔ Family Friendly
  • ✔ Handicapped Accessible
  • ✔ Open Jam

All are welcome regardless of musical ability. Event is focused on old-time music in the public domain. All levels of musicians participate, from very beginner to professional performers.


Contact Info

Phone (828) 497-1905
https://www.nps.gov/grsm/index.htm

Upcoming Dates:

  • Sat, May 6, 2017 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Sat, May 20, 2017 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Sat, Jun 3, 2017 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Sat, Jun 17, 2017 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Sat, Jul 1, 2017 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Sat, Jul 15, 2017 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Sat, Aug 5, 2017 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Sat, Aug 19, 2017 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Sat, Sep 2, 2017 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Sat, Oct 7, 2017 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Sat, Oct 21, 2017 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Sat, Nov 18, 2017 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Sat, Dec 16, 2017 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Sat, Jan 20, 2018 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Sat, Feb 17, 2018 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm