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Get Your Bluegrass on Green Grass!

Join Ijams Nature Center and East Tennessee Bluegrass Association for another year of amazing music with the 2023 Pickin' on Nature Bluegrass Series! This series features five concerts with local and regional talent on the Visitor Center lawn (unless otherwise noted) PLUS FREE bluegrass jams on the third Sunday of every month at Mead's Quarry!



April 20 6-8 pm 

Sleepy Eyed John's Stringband and True Blue

June 15 6-8 pm

Brand New Box of Matches and Direct Connection

Aug. 24 6-8 pm

Tim and Jodi Harbin and The J Birds

Oct. 19 6-8 pm

18Strings and New John's Creek Grass

Dec. 9 1-3 pm

Pickin' on Christmas (inside the Visitor Center)

Doors open one hour before showtime. Each event will feature a food truck and the Ijams beer garden. NO OUTSIDE COOLERS OR ALCOHOL, PLEASE. Dogs are welcome if the event is held outdoors, but must be on leash. In the event of inclement weather, check the concert's event page on the Ijams Calendar of Events to see if the event has been postponed, canceled, or moved.

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