Awesome April!

There are many opportunities to play music with us in Pierce County!  Come and see!  Bring a friend!

Hey!  Please consider renewing your membership!
Click on Membership, then Pay My Dues, or let me know if you’d rather have a paper form.

Welcome new member Laurie.
Thanks to the Marilyn Scott family for donating 2 fiddles to be used for beginner loaners.

Ongoing Jams

  • 3rd Sundays 2PM  District 8 Meeting and Jam.  See you April 21.  We will meet at the Mid County Community Center (MCCC).  We’ll have a short meeting followed by longer circle jam at 10205 44th Ave E, Tacoma 98446.  Behind the school, there’s plenty of parking. Bring a friend and an instrument.  Meet some nice people!  Finger foods welcome.
  • Mondays! 1:30PM-3:30 Open jam at Puyallup Senior Center – 210 Pioneer Ave.  It’s easy to find, easy to park.
    Note: this Senior Center is closed on Federal holidays.  We were able to substitute 2 locations during the March closure.  Mark hosted 3 jams at his home in Graham, and the Salvation Army welcomed us at their facility near Costco.  Both were very nice.
  • Mondays  5:30-8PM  1st and 3rd Mondays Dance Band at MCCC above.   We are getting this popular dance band activity going again!  Confirmed!  We will play at Folklife Festival!.   May 26 show at 3-4:30 at the Alki Court Stage for some beginner contra-dancers.   Check it out!                    contact Barbara
  • 1st Fridays 3:30PM-6:00  Gig Harbor Circle Jam.  For current location, contact Matt 202.631.34147
  • “Live Music Friday!”  NOTE: This one is on hold!  If you are interested in a slower jam setting let Barbara know.  At the Golden Rose Mobile Park community center in Puyallup,  6220 107th Ave E, Puyallup, WA 98372.

Mark your calendars for these Playouts!!

  • 3rd Thursdays 11:00 Luncheon at Mid County Community Center above.  Contact Barbara
  • 2nd Thursday   1:30PM Franke Tobey Jones see below:  March, June, September, December
  • May 26 Sunday 1-2 PM  Jam at Folklife Festival Jam Tent.  And dance at 3PM.  See above.
  • Jun. 13  1:30PM  Franke Tobey Jones Retirement Comm.           Contact Ron
  • TBA  1:30PM  Brookdale Allenmore Assisted Living on the (L)  Contact Carol
  • TBA  2PM       Brookdale Allenmore Independent Living on the (R)  Contact Carol above.

Upcoming Events          Click on the hyperlinks

  • FREE:  A Yamaha EMX 5000 mixer board with 12 channel capacity? Sticker says it once was ~$999,
    but I don’t know how old it is.
  • Interested in a nice stand up 3/4 bass fiddle with soft case?  Contact Dennis D  253 209 7181c or 253 904 8881.

Throwback to 1990!  Recognize any of these fine folks?  Please add those pictures.