Join us for a concert of traditional songs and instrumentals, with some of our own songs and tunes too. We are really looking forward to the evening.
The concert will be streamed on the Old Songs YouTube Channel. A link to the concert and a reminder will be emailed to registered attendees a day before the concert. Register at: https://ti.to/oldsongs/thehammonds
Sat22Jan20227:00 pmVanilla Bean Café in Pomfret, CT
Great music ahead this coming Saturday, January 22 at 7:00 p.m. when Bennett and I join Howie Bursen and Sally Rogers and John Bailey at the Vanilla Bean Café in Pomfret, CT for a livestream fundraiser for the local Emergency Food Bank. There will be an online after-party too. And twenty lucky, well vaccinated, folks can buy in-person tickets too. Hope to see you there! For full ticket info: ttps://www.musae.me/vanillabeancafe/experiences/1258/emergency-food
Monday, January 24, the Hammonds offer their next SAMW “Hammond Jam” (virtual) starting at 7:30 p.m. You will find them that night on Lorraine's Facebook homepage: https://www.facebook.com/lorraine.l.hammond. With Groundhog Day fast approaching, you’d best brush up on your version of that folk classic. Lorraine and Bennett will have their version ready too, along with lots of other songs and tunes for you to play and sing along with at home.
Join Lorraine and Bennett Hammond on Valentine’s Day, Monday, February 14, at 7:30 p.m. for another (virtual) evening of songs and tunes to jam along with at their WUMB/SAMW guided jam. You will find them that night on Lorraine's Facebook homepage: https://www.facebook.com/lorraine.l.hammond. Lots of great, playable and singable music to make hearts happy!
On the weekend of February 25- 27, 2022 the SAMW/WUMB Winter Weekend returns in person in Groton, MA, and we’ll be teaching, jamming, and performing with John Kirk and Trish Miller, Ben Pearce, Bob Halperin, Rachel Sumner and John Doerschuk. We are nearly sold out, so check out our website and register promptly! https://samw.wumb.org/camps/winter-weekend-2022/
Fiddle Hell – and not just for fiddlers! For a great, great, great time check this site out and sign up:
- Augusta Heritage Center
- Banjo Camp North
- Country Dance and Song Society
- John C. Campbell Folk School
- Lorraine and Bennett on YouTube
- Lorraine's Banjo Class at BCN w/ Alan Kaufman
- Mandolin Camp North
- Sarah Bauhan
- Summer Acoustic Music Week