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by Rick Ferris
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  July 5, 2017

Here's some jam and jam-related news:
[DETAILS are down BELOW !!]

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Jon and Debbie will host the jam at their farm in Plant City on Tuesday July 11.
On July 25, the 4th Tuesday jam will be at Boba House, near USF.
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The north Tampa Bluegrass Jam convenes at Boba House each Monday (like July 10).
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A few other local music links are at the end of this intro section -- suggestions welcome.
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As always, please call or email if you'd like something posted, if correction is needed, if you need more info, if someone should be added to or removed from the list, if you have any technical problems with the email, etc ...

Some details about the jam are online at http://www.folkjam.org/recurring-jam/us/fl/tampa/free-form-acoustic-jam

keep on keepin' on ...

Rick Ferriss

cell : 813-850-8168

More info about local jams and related events (updated september 2015):

** The Friends of Florida Folk website has lots of statewide folk info, including a page that lists jams all over Florida (http://www.foff.org/index.php/recurring-events-mainmenu-72/189-recurring-music) -- jams in our area are listed in the WEST CENTRAL section, part-way down the page. There's also a Tampa Jam page, with a copy of this newsletter, at: http://foff.org/index.php/recurring-events/tampa-jams-news/tampa-jams. And the FOFF home page has info on various festivals and other folk-related events (http://www.foff.org/index.php/foff-home-page-mainmenu-1-1).

** Jim Glover manages the voluminous emails for the venerable Sarasota/Bradenton Wednesday jam (of which theTuesday night Tampa jam is an offspring) -- if you'd like to receive them, email him at jimglover@verizon.net

** folkjam.org/ -- lists lots of jams all around the world. After some down time, the site is back working again.

** Tampa Bay Musicians Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/tampa-bay-musicians/

** www.musictampabay.com has internet radio and lots more about local music (including plans for a new low-power St Pete radio station)

** The Tampa Bay Open Mic Meetup is for anyone who enjoys performing in or attending open mic nights:

** TBJammers is a Yahoo group : "an "anything goes" group for those in the Tampa Bay area who want to discuss music, open jams, open mic nights, or … ": https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/TBJammers/info

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The jam on July 11 will be at Ecofarm in Plant City


We're a little north of I-4 and Plant City or about 20 miles from Temple Terrace. 

Mapquest 4451 Needle Palm RD Plant City 33565 and it'll get you here. 

If interested, Jammers and friends are welcome to come out early (6 to 7) for a tour of the farm. 

We'll have a little food and some drinks (water buffalo burgers & veggie burgers). Might want to car pool out. 

Love to see ya!
Jon, Debbie, CJ & Hayley

4451 Needle Palm Rd. 33565
about 2 miles north of the I-4 SR 39 Plant City exit (exit 21).

Directions etc:

Head East from Tampa on I-4.
Take the Plant City/ SR 39 exit (exit 21) and head north on Paul Buchman Hwy (SR 39) for 1.5 mi
Turn left at McGee Rd & go about 1.0 miles (including right & left turns)
Turn right at Needle Palm Rd and go about 0.3 miles on dirt roads to 4451
(some signs will be posted)


btw: Rick plans to leave Seminole Heights around 5:00 so as to catch the farm tour. Please call or email if you'd like a ride: 813-850-8168 cell, tampajam@earthlink.net

On July 25, our regular 4th-Tuesday jam will be at:
Boba House
2764 University Square Drive 33612
(in the strip of shops at the Sears end of the road that runs to Sears from Bruce B Downs (30th st) [by Panera Bread])
7:00 to 9:00
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Here's a recent Bluegrass Jam email from Ward:
Subject: Musical fireworks are also a blast
Date: July 2, 2017 8:37:02 PM EDT
Hi everyone...
If you've been coming to Boba lately, you know that the fuse is lit.  If you come tomorrow night, it'll burn even brighter. See you at 6:30!
Boba House
2764 University Square Drive 33612
(in the strip of shops at the Sears end of the road that runs to Sears from Bruce B Downs (30th st) [by Panera Bread])
Bluegrass jam6:30 or 6:00
Boba's Facebook page: