Jams, Singalongs, and Other Festival Events 2015

Campfire sing 2014

  • Bluegrass Jam with Dan Andree - Calling all musicians! Jams are open to musicians of all skill levels and experience, and each jam will be facilitated by jam-seasoned musicians. This daytime bluegrass jam will be led by Dan Andree. Spectators welcome.
  • Blues Jam with Joe Asselin - Calling all musicians! Jams are open to musicians of all skill levels and experience, and each jam will be facilitated by jam-seasoned musicians. This daytime blues jam will be led by Joe Asselin. Spectators welcome.
  • Campfire Open Sea Chantey Sing with Chris Maden - Join chanteyman Chris Maden and some of the regulars from the Chambana Chantey Sing for an open song session. We’ll sing chanteys (sailors’ work songs) and forebitters (recreational songs), songs of the oceans and inland waterways, songs of fishing, of … Continue reading
  • Campfire Singalong with Rebecca Grosser and Hilary Valentine - Join old-time musicians Rebecca Grosser (guitar) and Hilary Valentine (mountain dulcimer) to sing songs of the Carter Family – the “First Family of Country Music,” including “Keep on the Sunny Side,” “Storms Are On The Ocean,” “I’m Thinking Tonight of … Continue reading
  • Irish Session with Jake Schumacher - Calling all musicians! Jams are open to musicians of all skill levels and experience, and each jam will be facilitated by jam-seasoned musicians. Jake Schumacher will host this session. Spectators welcome.
  • Musical Marionettes Parade with Anne Newman - Join Anne Newman and her magical and musical marionettes on a parade that will start in the Landmark Hotel Ballroom. Can you dance as well as the marionettes? We can’t wait to see!
  • Old-time Jam with Cliff Harrison - Calling all musicians! Jams are open to musicians of all skill levels and experience, and each jam will be facilitated by jam-seasoned musicians. This daytime jam will be led by Cliff Harrison. Spectators welcome.
  • Open Jam Session - Calling all musicians! Jams are open to musicians of all skill levels and experience. These late night Iron Post events are “no-host” sessions, so get there first and pick your style! Spectators welcome.
  • Piato Buffet Lunch Fundraiser - The Piato Cafe in Lincoln Square is hosting a $5.00 all-you-can-eat lunch buffet as a fundraiser for the CU Folk and Roots Festival. Enjoy your lunch to the sounds of festival-hosted bluegrass jamming!
  • Pickin’ Illini Jam Session - Come join members of the Pickin’ Illini in an old-fashioned, pickin’-style jam! If you love to pick bluegrass, blues or folk, or just want to sing along, then pull up a chair and join us in playing through some great tunes, old … Continue reading