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200 North Main St | Bloomington, Illinois | 309-827-0428

Old Time Music jam session- every Tuesday evening

Tuesday, May 3
Starts at 5:00 PM

McLean County Museum of History
200 N. Main St, Bloomington IL 61701

Join the Old Time Music group every Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Museum. A laid back and diverse group of musicians that try to get together once a week. The genre of music they play is called Oldtime, which is the music from the Appalachia region of the U.S. from before the time of radio and phonograph. People would play these “fiddle tunes” at house parties and square dances. Some of the tunes originally come from Scotland and Ireland. There are pockets of Oldtime players all over the U.S. and Canada. The music is mostly unwritten and learned and played by ear. They welcome any instrument to come and play, but the group is primarily composed of fiddle, guitar, mandolin, and banjo. All are welcome to come and play with them or just come and listen!

For more information, please contact the Museum’s Marketing Department at or (309) 827-0428.