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Arab, AL: Arab Dulcimer Club  -  Arab, AL

Arab, AL: Arab Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

E-mail: wjacksonmullins [at] gmail [dot] com


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Arab, AL
United States

Meeting schedule: First and Third Monday of each month

Instruments welcomed: Mountain Dulcimer Recorder Guitar Ocarina and more! Any acoustic instrument is welcome

Athens, AL: Athens Dulcimer Jam Group  -  Athens, AL

Athens, AL: Athens Dulcimer Jam Group


Contacting the club

Contact person: Jerry Todd or Roger Patterson

E-mail: jerloutodd [at] charter [dot] net

Phone: 256-233-1262/256-233-0192

Club website: http://athensdulcimerclub.wordpress.com


Meeting information

Meeting location:

U.S Hwy 31 N. and Al 251/ Athens Recreation Center.
Athens, AL 35613
United States

Meeting schedule: 1st and 3rd Thursdays (some exceptions)in Oct. & Dec. At 6:30-7:00 there is a mini-concert open-mic or new tune instruction. Jammin begins at 7:00 2nd Wed. of each month

Meeting directions: Athens Recreation Center On corner of Hwys. U.S.31 N and AL 251 by Athens High Football stadium

Instruments welcomed: Mountain Dulcimers & other acoustic instruments


Other club information

Special club events: Informal Campin & Jammin at Joe Wheeler State Park on U.S. 72 West. This begins the weekend of the Old Time Fiddlers Convention and continues the week following. Fiddlers is always the first Fri. & Sat. of October. For more info. see www.athens.edu.

Other club comments: We are a fun-lovin Jam group that plays a variety of music from fiddle tunes oldtime gospel to waltzes and inbetween. Everyone is welcomed!*Classes provided as needed. Practice groups on varied schedules

Cahaba Olde-Tyme Music Society  -  Centreville, AL

Cahaba Olde-Tyme Music Society


Contacting the club

Contact person: Jack and Jimmie Smitherman

E-mail: jimjac [at] pocketmail [dot] com

Phone: 205-926-3999


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Centreville, AL 35042
United States

Meeting schedule: Mondays

Instruments welcomed: MD and HD (other acoustic instruments welcome)

Deep South Dulcimer Association  -  Mobile, AL

Deep South Dulcimer Association


Contacting the club

Contact person: Joyce Harris


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Mobile, AL 36693
United States

Dulcimer Assoc. of Andalusia and Opp  -  AL

Dulcimer Assoc. of Andalusia and Opp


Contacting the club

Contact person: Byrdell D. Kersey


Meeting information

Meeting location:

AL
United States

Meeting schedule: Monday Mornings

Emelle Dulcimer Players  -  Emelle, AL

Emelle Dulcimer Players


Contacting the club

Contact person: Jannice Poole

E-mail: mlsbt306 [at] aol [dot] com

Phone: 205-652-7200


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Emelle, AL 35459
United States

Meeting schedule: No specific schedule

Meeting directions: One block west of Alabama Hwy 17 on Co Rd 24 at Emelle Community Church located In the Oaks

Instruments welcomed: DAD Tuning is used exclusively by the jam players and classes unless specified otherwise...Soloists and open stage players are welcome to use whatever tuning they desire


Other club information

Special club events: All acoustic instruments dulcimers pickin'sticks guitars harmonicas spoons bass fiddles etc.

Jam n' Folks  -  summerdale, AL

Jam n' Folks


Contacting the club

Contact person: Mary Anne Cieutat

E-mail: jamnfolks [at] yahoo [dot] com

Phone: 334-988-8300

Club website: http://www.geocities.com/jamnfolks


Meeting information

Meeting location:

summerdale, AL 36580
United States

Meeting schedule: Tuesday mornings (MD HD)

Jam-n-Folks  -  Fairhope, AL

Jam-n-Folks


Contacting the club

Contact person: Mary Anne Cieutat / Miles Doolittle

E-mail: jamnfolks [at] yahoo [dot] com

Club website: http://www.geocities.com/jamnfolks


Meeting information

Meeting location:

300 South Section Street
Fairhope, AL 36533
United States

Meeting schedule: Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. First Baptist Fairhope Al Monday 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Methodist Church in Lillian Alabama

Meeting directions: First Baptist Fairhope:Enter through covered walkway turn left then follow hall to meeting room. Lillian Methodist Church: Hwy 98 to Lillian turn right at veterinarian's office church is in view from Hwy. 98.

Instruments welcomed: Lap and hammered dulcimer violin viol de gamba recorder krummhorn flute harmonica guitar banjo mandolin ukelele banjo-uke autoharp bowed psaltry penny whistle concertina vielle rebek lap harp.


Other club information

Other club comments: Alternate email: belibashnme [at] yahoo [dot] com

Jubilee Pickers Dulcimer Society  -  Fairhope, AL

Jubilee Pickers Dulcimer Society


Contacting the club

Contact person: Jim Hays

E-mail: jimchays [at] bellsouth [dot] net

Phone: 251-990-9114


Meeting information

Meeting location:

924 Plantation blvd
Fairhope, AL 36532
United States

Meeting schedule: We meet in the ballroom of Homestead village of Fairhope each Thursday for 9:00 A M until Noon.

Instruments welcomed: All stringed non-electric instruments are welcome.


Other club information

Special club events: Our festival is held the fourth Friday and Saturday or March. It is held at the Southwind R.V. Park between Fairhope and Foley Alabama. This is also 25 miles from Gulf Shores and Alabama's beautiful white beaches. Maps and information on request.

Other club comments: We welcome visitors. We have a great coffee break about 10am.

Lookout Mountain Strummers  -  Fort Payne, AL

Lookout Mountain Strummers


Contacting the club

Contact person: Mickey Luck

E-mail: mluck [at] farmerstel [dot] com

Phone: 2568451282


Meeting information

Meeting location:

85 co. rd. 660
Fort Payne, AL 35967
United States

Meeting schedule: Meets Monday Nights at 6:30.

Meeting directions: Call or e-mail M. Luck for directions

Instruments welcomed: Mountain Dulcimers other acoustic insts. welcome


Other club information

Other club comments: New players welcome to join anytime. Free instruction.

Madison Ducimer Gospel Group  -  Madison, AL

Madison Ducimer Gospel Group

We will meet first Tuesday of every month to sing and play gospel music. Time 6pm until 8 pm

Contacting the club

Contact person: Jon Harris

E-mail: jonharris [at] gmail [dot] com

Phone: 2568376218


Meeting information

Meeting location:

416 Gillespie Rd
Madison, AL 35758
United States

Meeting schedule: First Tuesday of every Month

Meeting directions: From Hwy 72, South on Wall Trina turn West on Gillespie road until you reach 416

Instruments welcomed: all


Other club information

Special club events: We are here to sing and play only gospel music from 6pm until 8 pm

Montgomery Dulcimer Players  -  Montgomery, AL

Montgomery Dulcimer Players

We are a fun group of all ages that enjoy the sweet music of the dulcimer. Types of music we enjoy playing are old-time, gospel, fiddle tunes and folk.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Betty Reeves

E-mail: dulcimergran [at] charter [dot] net


Meeting information

Meeting location:

4475 Atlanta Hwy
Montgomery, AL 36109
United States

Meeting schedule: First and third Thursdays of the Month at 7:00pm. We meet at St. Paul Lutheran Church in the fellowship hall.

Beginner classes are at 6:30 pm, prior to the regular meeting. Please contact Barbara at heartstrings2 [at] charter [dot] net if interested.

Instruments welcomed: Mountain Dulcimer Hammered Dulcimer Guitar Psaltry any other acoustic instruments.


Other club information

Special club events: "We Shall Gather at the River" Dulcimer Festival held the fourth weekend in March each year. The festival is held at Gunter Hill Corp of Engineers Campground outside of Montgomery.

Other club comments: We invite players of all levels including beginners and listeners too. Acoustic instruments welcome.

Morgan County Dulcimer Association  -  Priceville, AL

Morgan County Dulcimer Association


Contacting the club

Contact person: Janet Henderson

E-mail: dulcimernotes [at] bellsouth [dot] net or jhendersonal

Phone: 256/353/4239

Club website: http://everythingdulcimer.com/mcda


Meeting information

Meeting location:

318 Highway 67 South
Priceville, AL 35603
United States

Meeting schedule: The 2nd Saturday of every month at 1:00 p.m. for bowed psaltery and autoharp practice and to help new players

Meeting directions: Priceville United Methodist Church 318 Hwy 67 South Priceville AL

Instruments welcomed: The main instrument is the mountain dulcimer -- DAA or DAD tuning -- whichever! Other instruments are always welcome and encouraged -- if it makes music bring it! Several of our members play the hammer dulcimer.


Other club information

Special club events: May Dulci-Fest and an October Camp & Jam

Other club comments: Join the Fretted Friends for fun and fellowship

Sand Mountain Dulcimer Society  -  Boaz, AL

Sand Mountain Dulcimer Society


Contacting the club

Contact person: Lynn Padgett

E-mail: willynpadg [at] aol [dot] com

Phone: 256-840-9117


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Branchwater Assisted Living
Boaz, AL 35957
United States

Meeting schedule: every Tuesday 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Meeting directions: West on Corley Dr. (first street south of Marshall Medical Center South) approx 1 block left at small Branchwater sign go to large building at end of road

Instruments welcomed: Mountain and Hammered Dulcimer


Other club information

Other club comments: contact us for information about lessons SMDS plays for community events churches schools senior centers assisted living and nursing homes.

Shelby Strummers  -  Alabaster, AL

Shelby Strummers

Currently 26 members

Contacting the club

Contact person: Robert Sutton

E-mail: rsutton4 [at] hotmail [dot] com

Phone: 205-668-0659


Meeting information

Meeting location:

67 Camp Branch Road
Alabaster, AL 35007
United States

Meeting schedule: every other Tuesday 1 to 3PM

Meeting directions: Camp Branch Methodist Church

Instruments welcomed: Any acoustical instrument


Other club information

Special club events: Christmas @ Camp Branch
Gigs at area Senior Centers, churches, and nursing homes.

Shoals Dulcimer & Folk Music Association  -  Florence, AL

Shoals Dulcimer & Folk Music Association


Meeting information

Meeting location:

"The Club", 450 Country Club Drive
Florence, AL 35630
United States

Meeting schedule: Our group meets at "the Club" on the fourth THURSDAY of each month from 6pm - 9pm. November and December meetings are usually adjusted due to Thanksgiving and Christmas. Our annual festival is held in May at a separate location. Your may also contact carlralston [at] gmail [dot] com for specific information.

Meeting directions: From Cox Creek Parkway in Florence: The Club is located 1.2 miles South of Cox Creek Pkwy on the left; or 3.4 miles North of McFarland Park on Savannah Hwy (Hwy 20) on the right.

Instruments welcomed: Besides the dulcimer, all acoustic instruments are welcomed!


Other club information

Special club events: TENNESSEE RIVER DULCIMER FESTIVAL is the third weekend in May, held at the BROADWAY RECREATION CENTER in Florence.

Other club comments: IF ANYONE WANTS TO VISIT OUR CLUB YOU WILL TRULY BE WELCOME. WE ARE A FUN LOVING GROUP OF MUSICIANS :)

Southern Appalachian Dulcimer Association  -  Hueytown, AL

Southern Appalachian Dulcimer Association

Established in 1973 for the purpose of bringing dulcimer players together. Monthly jam sessions along with small jam groups in the greater Birmingham area.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Dawn Wilson

E-mail: halfpintwil [at] gmail [dot] com

Phone: (205) 516-2854

Club website: http://sdulcimer.wordpress.com/

Club Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001030281014

Club Youtube page: http://www.youtube.com/user/SouthernAppDulcimer


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Tin Mill Rd and Allison Bonnett Memorial Drive
Hueytown, AL 35023
United States

Meeting schedule: 1st Saturday of the month at 11am except November is 2nd Saturday. May & October are at Tannehill State Park
Small groups meet on Other days of the week, see website for more information

Meeting directions: Bethlehem United Methodist Church Corner of Tin Mill Road and Allison Bonnett Drive Hueytown. EXCEPT:
May and October meetings are at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park McCalla

Instruments welcomed: Mountain & hammered dulcimers plus other acoustic instruments. No amps allowed.


Other club information

Special club events: Festival at Tannehill State Park week ending 1st Saturday in May.

Jam alternating Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. at Trussville 1st Baptist Church Trussville AL. More information on website

Shelby Strummers meet on Tuesdays, see website for more information

DulceTones currently not meeting

Other club comments: President: LaVelle Wright
Vice President: Dennis Jones & Nancy McIntosh
Treasurer: Joyce Clark
Secretary: Polly Vaughan
Festival Chairman & Public Relations: Dawn Wilson

Stitch In Time  -  Hamilton, AL

Stitch In Time


Contacting the club

Contact person: J. Greg Thomas

E-mail: bct [at] sonet [dot] net

Phone: (205) 921-4074


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Hamilton, AL 35570
United States

Instruments welcomed: MD for ages 10-18

Waterloo Dulcimer Group  -  Waterloo, AL

Waterloo Dulcimer Group


Meeting information

Meeting location:

O C Epps Community Center
Waterloo, AL 35677
United States

Meeting schedule: The Community Center is open Monday through Friday with music being played from 8:30 - 10:40. The main music days are Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Instruments welcomed: Mountain Dulcimer Guitar Autoharp Mandolin Harmonica Bucket Bass - anything!


Other club information

Other club comments: The Waterloo Dulcimer Group is not an official club but just a group of folks who love to get together and play! We love to have visitors come and join in and once youve played with us youre no longer a visitor but one of us. In the category I stated Mountain dulcimer only club but thats only because we have no one that plays a hammered dulcimer! If youve got one bring it!

Whistle Stop Pickers  -  Loachapoka, AL

Whistle Stop Pickers


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Pioneer Park, the Lee County Historical Society Museum and grounds. located in Loachapoka, AL, in L
Loachapoka, AL
United States

Meeting schedule: every Saturday from 1-3 pm at the museum

Meeting directions: If you don't have one, but wish to try one out we have extras for you to try. Come join the fun.


Other club information

Other club comments: The Whistle Stop Pickers, a group of mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, autoharp, guitar, and banjo players meet weekly at Pioneer Park to practice and play "old time" mountain, bluegrass, and gospel songs