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February kicks off with some fantastic stuff for JFS!!!


Friday, 2/3–JFS is excited to bring our friends from Florida, The West King String Band to one of our favorite venues, Dante’s in Frostburg, Maryland.  We will also have special guest, Jody Mosser, on loan from Grand Ol’ Ditch on dobro.  This is going to be a great night, we strongly encourage you to come out and check this one out!

Saturday, 2/4–JFS is stoked to be back at Caine’s Crabshack in Washington PA.  8pm.

Sunday, 2/5–The Alternative Souper Bowl with WYEP!!!  We will be live on WYEP at noon.  Here’s some more info:

91.3 WYEP invites you to join us to enjoy live music and help tackle homelessness in our community.

Our annual Alternative Souper Bowl kicks off before the big game on Sunday, February 5th, from Noon to 3 p.m. At Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Main in Oakland. Join us for live music featuring Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers, Brooke Annibale, and The Buckle Downs .

You’re invited to bring a non-perishable donation for HEARTH, providing shelter and support for families in southwestern Pennsylvania.

WYEP’s annual Alternative Souper Bowl is sponsored by Dollar Bank and Pittsburgh Magazine.


ON THE HORIZON:  JFS with The Woodshedders at 123 Pleasant Street, Morgantown, WV, Friday night, February 10th!!!  Be there!




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This weekend The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers will be at Four Seasons Brewery, in Latrobe, PA!! Come out and enjoy good food, great beer, and wonderful company. Of course, there will be Bluegrass!!!

Our summer schedule is lining up quite well. Keep checking back for news about where will be and when. We thank you for your support!!

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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.

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