SINGALONGS

•  CARPE DIEM COMMUNITY SING

Family-friendly gatherings; no experience necessary.  Bring refreshments & songs to share if you wish.  Monthly birthdays celebrated with cake, candles and the best birthday song ever!  Donations gratefully accepted.

when:  the 21st of every month, 6:30-8:30 PM

where:  Washington Revels – 531 Dale Drive, Silver Spring MD  20910

more infoBusy Graham  301.466.0183  ||  Jo Rasi  301.587.3835

•  COMMUNITY SING WITH YSAYE BARNWELL

when:  7:00–9:00 PM, monthly on Wednesday evenings.  Dates vary; see calendarVIDEO

where:  Levine School of MusicNW DC, Silver Spring, or SE DC/THEARC campus

•  DC SHAPE NOTE SINGERS  (SACRED HARP SINGING)

Learn the basics at 7PM Singing School.  Loaner books available; please bring snacks to share.  New to Shape Note?  Here’s a video about the music and performance of the hymn,“Star in the East.”  More info on Wikipedia.

when:  monthly on 1st Mondays, 7:00–9:00 PM

where:  Impact Silver Spring – 8807 Colesville Road, Silver Spring MD (basement)

more info:  Corinne Ducey  240.462.0543  ||  Emma Kaufman ||  more DC-area sings

•  BALTIMORE SHAPE NOTE SINGING

when:  2nd & 4th Thursdays, 7:00 PM

where:  Cathedral of the Incarnation – 4 East University Pkwy, Baltimore MD

more info:  Kevin Griffin Moreno  410.428.7740

•  CARPE DIEM WOMEN’S SONG CIRCLE

when:  7:00–9:00 PM; dates vary.  7–7:30, wine & cheese, tea; post-sing social & pie, 9-9:30.

where:  locations vary

more info:  Busy Graham  301.466.0183

STRUMS & JAMS

•  1ST SUNDAY UKE JAMS AT ARCHIE EDWARDS

Come, play and learn!  Most gatherings include a pre-jam workshop from 1:15 to 1:45.  FREE  (donations welcome)

when:  monthly on 1st Sundays, 2:00-4:00 PM

where:  Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation – 4701 Queensbury Road, Riverdale MD

more info:  (or to be added to mailing list)  Phill Daniels

•  MARYLAND UKULELE JAM

Bring your uke/s, music stand, songs to lead (2 copies), folder for music, donation ($5 suggested)  Want to present a song?  Send it to md uke jam.

when:  3rd Sundays, 2:00–4:00 PM

where:  Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 205 S. Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg MD

more info:  Nani Lowery  240.621.0853  ||  Lori Perine

•  WEEKLY UKULELE JAM AT VICTOR LITZ

Ukesters play through the two Daily Ukulele Books — 365 songs for better living!

when:  weekly on Wednesdays from 3:30–5:15 PM

where:  Victor Litz Music Center306 East Diamond Avenue, Gaithersburg  MD

more info:  301.948.7478

•  BALTIMORE UKULELE MEET-UP

•  BALTIMORE UKULELE CLUB

•  CAJUN JAM

Come play, listen or dance!  Bring a fiddle, guitar, squeezebox, triangle — or even ukulele!

when:  monthly on 4th Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00 PM

where:  Takoma Park VFW – 6420 Orchard Avenue, Takoma Park  MD  |  301.270.8008

more info:  Tom Hall  |  410.693.4956 (call or text)

•  SINGER’S GLEN SUNDAY JAM

Celebrating American Roots Music, especially classic country, bluegrass & gospel.  Bring 6-8 copies of songs you’d like to lead.  All instruments welcome.

when:  monthly on 2nd Sundays, 2:00-5:00 PM

where:  9819 Capitol View Avenue, Silver Spring MD

more info:  Bruce Cohen  301.816.9394  ||  Dorie Hightower

•  BLUEGRASS JAMS

Sponsored by DC Bluegrass Union

when:  1st & 3rd Mondays, 7:00-10:00 PM

where:  Takoma Park VFW – 6420 Orchard Avenue, Takoma Park  MD  |  301.270.8008

more info:  Barb Diederich

stay tuned!  more coming soon…  suggestions?  please, email me