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Jam Sessions

Our Jam Sessions of acoustic, old time and traditional music resumes at the Old Mill in Bushwood, MD.

Musicians and friends are invited to gather around 7 p.m. on the 2nd Friday and at 4 on the last Sunday of each month for music, conversation and lots of fun.


"The Bushwood Mill Jam Sessions" has it's own Facebook following.


We are a society of local residents dedicated to the preservation and promotion of regional traditional and contemporary folk music and dance. We schedule monthly events and support similar events in our area. Please review our newsletter and website, attend our events and consider becoming a member. We appreciate your participation and support.


* * * Click here for article about us in the Enterprise and the Post!

Contra Dance

We're Going On the Road!
May 14th

Caller: Sargon DeJesus


SMOBWe are packing up and heading to the Southern Maryland Music Assembly at Anne Marie Gardens in Calvery County. Its a full day of songs, music, open mic performances and old time band jams. Fun starts at 1 pm with the Contra Dance wrapping up the big event at 7 pm. Music will be provided by the SMTMD Open Band with Sargon DeJesus calling the dancing.


This is one of thes events you just don't want to miss! Just click on the logo below to get complete schedules and information on this special event.

Contra is a traditional American style of social dance and is a huge amount of fun (and exercise) for the whole family! If you’ve ever danced a Virginia Reel or been to a Square Dance, you have a good idea how much fun it can be. If you haven’t, it’s about time you tried it!





For a complete listing of scheduled Contra dances in the Washington DC area go to: Contradancers.com

April 22nd Concert

Bob Zentz


This month, the great Bob Zentz returns to SMTMD. As a performer, Bob is a prolific musician, playing several dozen instruments in a repertoire of more than 2,000 songs. His albums span the genres of folk, traditional, Celtic and maritime music and beyond, and his recordings also appear on other artist compilations. As a songwriter, he is celebrated by fans and peers alike; dozens of performers have covered his original compositions, three of which have been published in "Rise Up Singing," Sing Out Magazine's award-winning community songbook.
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The doors open at 7:00 pm, and the music starts at 7:30 pm. Admission is $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Refreshments are available (donation requested). For more information and directions, go to www.smtmd.org.


For information regarding this year's annual meeting, agenda's, reports, and minutes, go to: About Us