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FREE Instrument Workshops at the 2015 Picnic
Download the 2015 poster for printing and email
Volunteers needed for this years Picnic!

We need your help before and during the Fiddler's Picnic. Volunteer to take tickets, work the table, hang posters, help with the mailing, etc. Contact:


NEXT PICNIC: Sunday, September 18, 2016
from 12:00-6:00
at the Iowa City 4H Fairgrounds


Old Time Music Tuesday Jam HAS MOVED

We play at Trumpet Blossom Cafe 310 E. Prentis, Iowa City,

Usual times---8:30-11-ish

All Music, All Musicians Welcome

In Fact VERY Welcome

Come Join Us!




FREE Instrument Workshops
from 2:00–3:00 at the 2015 Fiddler's Picnic

Fiddle -- TBA
Banjo -- TBA
Mandolin -- TBA
Guitar -- TBA

The Fiddler's Picnic Instrument Workshops provide a rare opportunity for beginning and intermediate players to experience hands-on instruction in folk style from some of the area's finest musicians. Many are professional music teachers who give lessons year round. Instruction level will be determined by attendees. Often there will be both beginning and intermediate fiddle workshops. We try to provide a variety of styles that vary from year to year. Bring your instruments and look for the signs for the location of each workshop.
Note: Workshops and instructors are subject to change depending on availability of volunteers.

Download this year's poster for printing and email

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IFOTM's Traditional
Tuesday Night Jam

Now at a fabulous
NEW location!

Trumpet Blossom Cafe
The eclectic session: Bluegrass, Old-Time, Celtic, Folk, Country, Blues, Singer-Songwriter, etc., depending on who shows up. This has been a regular event for over 30 years---since July 22 1983!
Tuesdays, 8:30-11:30
310 E. Prentis St
Iowa City, IA 52240



Wednesday Night Bluegrass

The Mill Restaurant
The Burlington Street
Bluegrass Band

Bluegrass, Country, Swing,
2nd and 4th Wednesdays
7:00-9:00 $5 Cover
120 E. Burlington St.


Irish Sessions

Uptown Bill's in Iowa City
First Saturday of the month
Dancers welcome

4:30 –- 6:00 pm
730 South Dubuque St
(319) 339-0401

More Info, visit Tara's blog:

The Backpocket Brewery
First and third Wednesday of the month---and the fifth Wednesday if there is one. Great beer!

8:00 –- 10:00 pm
903 Quarry Rd. Coralville, IA

Mickey's Irish Pub
Second Monday of the month. Great Food!

8:00 –- 10:00 pm
11 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA


Bluegrass Jam

Hy Vee Deli
Mondays evenings
7:00-9 :00 pm

2400 Second Ave
Muscatine, IA


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