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It’s time for JFS Winter Tour!! Catch us the following locations:

1/10–Four Saint’s Brewing, Asheboro, NC.
1/11–The Junction at Monroe, Tallahassee, FL.
1/12–The Mudville Music Room, Jackonville, FL.
1/13–Baygrass Bluegrass Festival, Islamorada, FL.
1/14–The Celtic Ray, Punta Gorda, FL.
1/15–The Baygrass Bluegrass Festival, Islamorada, FL.

Peace and love to all!!

Check out this Joe Dep original live from Sleepy Creek on the Potomac HarFest, with special guest Jody Mosser on dobro and Dave Brumberg on bass!!

Well folks, the new year is upon us and we have some wonderful things lined up for y’all!

We start with two warm up shows this week:

Wednesday, 1/4–The Harmony Inn, Harmony, PA. 7pm.
Saturday, 1/7—Ken’s Irish Pub, Friendsville, MD. 8pm.

Next week we head for Florida!!!
1/10–Four Saints Brewing, Asheboro, NC. 7pm.
1/11–The Junction at Monroe, Tallahassee, Florida. 8:30pm
1/12–Mudville Music Room, Jacksonville, Florida. 7:30pm
1/13–Baygrass Bluegrass Festival, Islamorada, Florida. 8pm.
1/14–The Celtic Ray, Punta Gorda, Florida. 9pm.
1/15–Baygrass Bluegrass Festival, Islamorada, Florida.

Happy New Year to all. We can’t wait to see you again in 2017.

Got your copy of our latest release, White Lightning Road, featuring songs by Darren Hunt, Gary Antol, and Joe Dep?  Check out what Appalachian Jamwich had to say about it:



Get are hard copy in the mail through our store, or order it on iTunes by following this link:

The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers are gearing up for a nice little fall run of shows!  We head south into the Smokies and then a few stops around the Carlolinas with Special Guests Robert Mabe (Robert Mabe Band, Drymill Road) on banjo and Special Guest Alex Richards (The Hillbilly Gypsies) on bass.  We are looking forward to a couple of months of playing shows with various friends in various combinations.  The full JFS lineup will get back together again at The Rex Theater on 12/2/16 in Pittsburgh, PA opening for The Steep Canyon Rangers!


Here’s where we are going to be in the next few weeks:


11/8       Asheville, NC

11/9       Charleston, SC

11/10     Winston-Salem, NC

11/11      Asheboro, NC

11/12     Charlotte, NC

11/17      Baltimore, MD

11/18     Shepherdstown, WV

11/19     Morgantown,  WV

11/25     Thomas, WV


Check our schedule page for more details!!!!


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The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers are stoked to playing TWO SETS at The Deep Roots Mountain Revival!

9/15  DRMR:  930pm

9/16 DMRV:  33opm

9/17  Private

9/18 Flax Scutching Festival, Stahlstown, PA.  4pm