Blissfield Bluegrass on the River

August 27, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Bachmayer Park, Blissfield, Michigan. FREE admission. Bands, Jams, Vendors, Food, and Fiddlin’ Dixie with Lil’ Friends Kiddie Corner. SMBMA is a sponsor of this event, let’s all attend and keep it rolling in a big way. We have heard lots of comments about the great jamming.

A map of Bachmayer Park is here.

Don’t forget to stop our booth and renew your membership!

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Jam and Instrument Petting Zoo At the Milan Festival

Join the Association and many other bluegrass fans at the Milan Bluegrass Festival. The Association will be hosting an informational table throughout the Festival. Just before the last afternoon show of each day, newly elected members of the SMBMA Hall of Honor will receive their awards.

There will be a jam under the pavilion at 3 p.m. on Wednesday for those with three day tickets. A potluck will follow at 6 p.m. Set-up for the potluck will begin at 5:30, you may bring hot dishes closer to 6.


See you there!

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Next SMBMA meeting will be May 21, 2016 at 1 p.m.

Potluck with a short business meeting followed by a jam. Meat will be provided; bring a dish to pass and your own beverage.

There will also be a round table discussion to gather information about the early bluegrass scene in Southeast Michigan. If you know an early contributor to bluegrass in our area, please invite them to the meeting, or contact us at so we can invite them.


The meeting will be at at KC Campground, 14048 Sherman Road, Milan, MI 48160.

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Just in – Jam in South Lyon Friday October 30

We just received an email with this information:


Open Bluegrass Jam @
Java House Cafe
25480 Pontiac Trail
South Lyon, Michigan
(248) 446-6080

7PM - 9PM Friday, October 30th

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Meeting and Jam December 4

The December meeting will be at the Kentuckians of Michigan, 28391 Bredow Rd. Romulus, MI 48174.

We will meet on Friday, December 4, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. Please remember your membership card to get a $1 discount on admission. We will be jamming after a brief meeting and between sets. Plan to be with us!

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