Idaho Sawtooth Bluegrass Associatian – 2009 Spring Super Jam

Will Williams and Gravel Road, Chicken Dinner Road, and Tradition

Date:  May 8, 9, 10 Mother’s Day

Location: Lewis & Clark Resort, Kamiah, Idaho

Cost: Free Admission

Make reservations at Kamiah Resort 208 935-2556
Motel, RV spots, cafe, dry camping.
Special Bluegrass Rates




  • Friday, 8th
    Open jam, all day and into the night
    Open mic Friday evening from 4-6pm
  • Saturday, 9th
    9:00 AM Annual ISBA general meeting
    10:00 Instrument Workshops — Banjo, guitar, and fiddle
    11:00 Instrument Workshops — Bass, Dobro, and guitar
    12:00 Noon Open jam all afternoon
    2-6 Free performance of bluegrass bands: Will Williams and Gravel Road, Chicken Dinner Road, and Tradition
    6:00 Catered dinner and buffet
    7:00 Jam all night
  • Sunday, 10th
    Open MIC bluegrass gospel. Sign-up with Raynae Redman

New This Year: Beginner/Intermediate Jamming

This year we are trying something new — a beginner/intermediate jam for the shy people of the bluegrass world. We have consulted with the jams in the three areas of the state to compile a song list for this jam so that you may come prepared. There will be no pressure to do breaks. Our goal is to have fun and give beginner/intermediates a chance to play with other people at their level. We will post a sign where people can gather for this jam and have a jam master to moderate and help those with questions.

Song List for Beginner/Intermediate Jam

  1. Bury Me Beneath the Willow G
  2. I’ll Fly away G
  3. Life is Like a Mountain Railway G
  4. Lonesome Road Blues G
  5. Salty Dog Blues G
  6. Will the Circle Be Unbroken G
  7. Gold Rush A
  8. Rebekah B
  9. Randy Lynn G
  10. All the Good Times Are Past and Gone G
  11. Fireball Mail G
  12. No Mother Nor Dad
  13. Cripple Creek A
  14. Old Joe Clark A
  15. John Hardy A or G
  16. Bury Me Beneath the Willow G
  17. Maggie G
  18. Cumberland Gap G

Kids in Bluegrass

The Kids in Bluegrass program was so successful at our Round Valley Festival last Fall that we will be continuing with this program at both the Superjam in Kamiah, and once again at Round Valley. Our association is about helping to preserve and promote the bluegrass music that we all enjoy and play. Through the encouragement and teaching of the children and then allowing them so showcase their talents at our activities we can show them how we value their efforts.

If you have a child or know of a child 18 years and younger who is playing or singing bluegrass they are welcome to participate in the “Kids In Bluegrass” program. This is for all abilities and all children under age 18. The only criteria is that it must be bluegrass music that the child is playing or singing. So if you have a child and would like them to participate you may contact Raynae Redman or by phone at 208-839-2267 or you can just get ahold of me at the festivals and let me know of your child. I will be working with the kids at the festivals and more information as to times and places will be available there. So come one come all. Raynae (Cuzin Ray)

For more information about the Idaho Sawtooth Bluegrass Association visit their website.

Lots of pictures from the 2008 Jam

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