Our Club – Out and About

Throughout the year, many of our club members are actively sharing the beautiful sounds of this simple Appalachian instrument. At our last Annual Meeting, it was suggested that we share our music in places where others can hear and be introduced to the dulcimer, and it looks like members took that to heart! Here are just a FEW of the many places that club members have been playing this year.

  • Pay Your Dues

    January 18, 2020 by

    BRMDC Dues are “due” by March 31 for 2020 membership. Be sure to pay up in order to get “club” rates for our Jeff Furman Workshop on May 2, 2020.

  • January 18, 2020 Jam Cancelled

    January 18, 2020 by

     Due to the weather uncertainty, we will be cancelling the Blue Ridge Mountain Dulcimer JAM at Augusta County Library Jan 18th from 2-4 today. Stay safe and play a few tunes! We hope to gather in February: February 1 in Bridgewater, and February 15 at the Fishersville Library. Note that the March, April and May… Read more

  • 2020 Jam & Program Schedule

    January 6, 2020 by

    Workshop planned for May 2, 2020 Check out the ** plans here ** for Jeff Furman’s Workshop for our club, on May 2! The location will be: Alexander Mack Room, Maple Terrace, in the Bridgewater Retirement Village, 210 Virginia Avenue, Bridgewater, Virginia 22812 Read more about Jeff, his music and his teaching on his website:… Read more

  • Join Us At Our Next Jam

    January 2, 2020 by

    Note: In the event of inclement weather, PLEASE CHECK THIS WEBSITE or our Facebook page for a notification of cancellation. Our next First Saturday jam will be February 1, 2020 from 2 – 4 pm in the Maple Terrace in the Bridgewater Retirement Community. (unless ongoing construction requires a relocation – check your email to… Read more

  • Jeff Furman – May 2, 2020 Workshop

    November 9, 2019 by

    Plans are underway for a May 2 WORKSHOP featuring JEFF FURMAN. Jeff is a multi-instrumentalist (mountain dulcimer, clawhammer banjo, guitar, autoharp, and string bass) who has been playing old-time music since 1980. Primarily a banjo player for many years, Jeff developed a rhythmic and melodic style of playing which has heavily influenced his dulcimer playing.  Jeff… Read more

  • Retirement Communities & More

    October 29, 2019 by

    Music Memories: Familiar Music for those in Nursing Care, Memory Units and Retirement Villages Jan and Tom include music related stops in their travels, including several areas that claim they are the home to Old Joe Clark of the old time tune. However, Kentucky may have the most authentic claim; they have his statue and… Read more

  • “Heartstrings”

    October 27, 2019 by

    Some of our northern-most club members are the “Heartstrings” Club members Vicky Germroth, Arna Zulauf, Irene Mertens, Ann Grisdale and Sally Walters gather to play as “Heartstrings”.  This year they played at the Greenfield Nursing Home in Strasburg in February, April and May. They took our Limberjack  (Jig Doll) and the residents loved it!  They… Read more

  • “The Pride”

    October 26, 2019 by

    The Pride of the Blue Ridge – Blue Lions! Batesville Market, December 1, 2019 The Pride performed at the Batesville Market (read more here) the afternoon of December 1. It was a fun venue and lovely market! The Pride also will play at the Augusta County Library in Fishersville on December 11. Homecoming Sunday at… Read more

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