Flatpicking Guitar Network

For Fans of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine

Washington DC Area Flatpickers

Information

Washington DC Area Flatpickers

This group is for flatpickers in the Washington DC area. This is the place to meet and greet, post local jams, news and host parties.

Website: http://flatpick.ning.com/group/DC
Location: Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and people who like to drive!
Members: 19
Latest Activity: May 23

Discussion Forum

This group does not have any discussions yet.

Comment Wall

Comment by Marcy Marxer "Iona Martin" on September 18, 2008 at 3:30pm
Hi DC Pickers,

Let's get a jam on the calendar!

See you soon!
Marcy
Comment by Alex Hodge on November 1, 2008 at 8:31am
Hi Ray,
There is a regular bluegrass jam session at Kingstowne Acoustic Music in Alexandria, VA (http://kingstowneacousticmusic.com) every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Slow jam runs from 1-2pm, regular jam from 2-6pm. The store is run by David Evans and has become a good place for jamming in Northern Virginia. Hope to see you there sometime!
Comment by Curtis Olson on November 6, 2008 at 2:37pm
Greetings folks. I'm still kind of a beginner (getting close to intermediate, maybe). I love going to Round Hill, it's only about 15 minutes away from me. Frying Pan Park sounds cool, but I haven't been yet.
Comment by Andy B. on November 10, 2008 at 6:59pm
Marcy,
This group looks very interesting. Hope to see it grow. BTW, I'm having a potluck/jam at my house Saturday November 22 starting at 1:30 pm and goes until. Seating is limited, RSVP please. To all who are interested, let me know via email address at: bryca137@aol.com ....

Take care Marcy and have a great day. I'll see you around IMT sometime.
Andy B.
Comment by Kathy de Plaza on November 18, 2008 at 7:50am
I like to drive! I also lived in DC area (Potomac) (pre flatpicking days) for 17 years. One of my daughters is still down that way, so I visit as often as possible. It would sure be nice to hook up with some jams and pickin buddies when I'm down there visiting! I am also a Kaufman Kamper always looking to hook up with carpoolers to Maryville.
Comment by Dave Caouette on December 12, 2008 at 2:12pm
Ha! Found this quite by accident. I'd love to jam with some fellown flatpickers although a lot of my time is spent with my group the Mill Run Dulcimer Band and the ugly four letter word called work. I live in Greenbelt.
Comment by Rick Hagen on January 15, 2009 at 10:32am
Hi folks, I'm over SE of DC in Owings, MD.

I was a regular participant at the Good Deale Bluegrass Shop jams (Deale, MD), but unfortunately the shop is no more. The Weds., Thurs., Fri., and Sat. jams there will be greatly missed.

Been getting together regularly at my place lately with a couple of fellow Orrin Star students and seeing noticeable improvement in my playing!
Comment by Chris Wayne Petry on March 28, 2009 at 1:29pm
I am moving back to MD the end of June and am wondering if there are any picks around the Baltimore area. I would love to get re-initiated to the scene and find some folks to pick and play with. Thanks for your ideas.
Comment by Andy Lemer on March 30, 2009 at 3:43am
Based in Baltimore city, commuting to DC, and taking kids to activities a couple of evenings each week, I try most days just to grab a few minutes to pick. I would like to supplement my sorta-regular Sunday morning jam with a couple of friends if I found or could help create a nearby opportunity.
Comment by Paul Comitz on April 2, 2009 at 6:47pm
Greetings, I live in Laurel.

Comment

You need to be a member of Washington DC Area Flatpickers to add comments!

 

Members (19)

 
 
 

Don't Miss These!

Badge

Loading…

Latest Activity

Guglielmo Palombella and Dave Siler are now friends
Dec 1
Dave Siler commented on David Burns's video
Thumbnail

McVerry's Men (from Crossmaglen) / St. Anne's Reel / Drowsy Maggie

"Lads, that's absolutely brilliant! Well played, and UP THE REPUBLIC!"
Nov 18
Louis Ruoti posted a video

Wildwood Flower - Louis Ruoti - Flatpick Solo

A Carter Family song, bless their souls! Instrument is a Blueridge BR 140, recorded with a Zoom H6 Handy Recorder and Logitech web cam.
Nov 10
Louis Ruoti posted a video

Santa Rosa Wildfire - Original Song - Louis Ruoti - Flatpick Guitar Solo

Another freewheeling "make it up as you go along" song. Instrument is a Blueridge BR 140, recorded on a Zoom H6 Handy Recorder.
Nov 9
billy jones bluez updated their profile
Oct 29
Dave Siler commented on Downtown Freddy Brown's group Taylor Guitar Owners and Lovers
"Just added the Taylor K22e to my collection. Physically, it is the most beautiful guitar that I have ever seen. The lovely KOA and maple combinations are literally breathtaking. The KOA and boxwood ocean vine inlay on the fret board is striking, as…"
Oct 29
Dave Siler joined Downtown Freddy Brown's group
Thumbnail

Taylor Guitar Owners and Lovers

People who own, wish to own or just plain love Taylor guitarsSee More
Oct 29
Louis Ruoti commented on Louis Ruoti's video
Thumbnail

Jessie and Ginny Original Flatpick Solo Louis Ruoti

"Where does the time go? I've come to accept the physical limitations which come with age, but mine are of a degree which interfere with my ability to play for more than a couple of hours per day. It's disheartening, but I simply do the…"
Oct 26
Dave Siler commented on Louis Ruoti's video
Thumbnail

Jessie and Ginny Original Flatpick Solo Louis Ruoti

"I hear you, buddy.  I will hit the big 70 in January! YikesI But nothing, and I mean absolutely nothing, will keep me from several hours a day on my guitar, banjo, and fiddle. I figure, now that I am retired, every day is Saturday! You are one…"
Oct 25
Louis Ruoti commented on Louis Ruoti's video
Thumbnail

Jessie and Ginny Original Flatpick Solo Louis Ruoti

"Thanks, Dave. Your kind praise spurs me on in the battle between my old bones and the instrument! "
Oct 25
Dave Siler commented on Louis Ruoti's video
Thumbnail

Jessie and Ginny Original Flatpick Solo Louis Ruoti

"As always, Louis, a TOP NOTCH rendition!"
Oct 25
Dave Siler commented on Joe Flatpicker's video
Thumbnail

O'Carolan's Draught

"Joe, the old blind harpist is proud of you. Very nice rendition!"
Oct 25
Tony Wetjen updated their profile
Oct 25
Jed C left a comment for Jonathan Trawick
"I'm sorry sir but the Chief Stewardess has said you've had enough....."
Feb 3, 2009
Steve Broitman is attending Kevin Justice's event
Thumbnail

Wilmington Winter Bluegrass Festival

March 13, 2009 at 6pm to March 15, 2009 at 6pm
The Wilmington Winter Bluegrass Festival is presented March 13-15, 2009 at the Holiday Inn Select in Claymont, DE. by Wilmington Wintergrass, Inc., as we proudly present our 2nd annual all-indoor festival.Featuring 2 stages, workshops, jamsSee More
Feb 3, 2009
Tim Pulley and Ray Fairbanks are now friends
Feb 3, 2009

© 2017   Created by Dan Miller.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service