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  The Rome Art and Community Center and Mohawk Valley Bluegrass Association will be hosting a Bluegrass concert and Jam session Monday August 8th at 7:00 PM in the Carriage House located in the rear of the parking lot.

  The featured group for the August 8th performance will be “Quarter to Orange.”

  All are welcome to attend to enjoy the concert and jam. Musicians who play bluegrass music are encouraged to bring their instruments to join in and jam with the band after the concert.

  The suggested donation for all attendees is $5.00. Doors will open at 6:30, concert starts at 7:00, and the jam session will follow immediately after the concert.

   Quarter to Orange is a new bluegrass band in Central NY featuring Aaron Ingersoll on Mandolin, Cody Witherell on banjo and dobro, Shay Witherell on guitar, and Jameson Dunham on bass. They play everything from the founding fathers of bluegrass to the progressive pickers of today and feature some original music.

   Aaron Ingersoll, form Pulaski, has been playing bluegrass, gospel, and country music for several years in NY as well as Colorado and Wyoming with the Ingersoll Family band, and has played with John Fogarty, Number 9 Coal, and Wyoming after Dark.

   Cody and Shay Witherell, from Madison, have been playing together as the duet “11 Strings” for 15 years in Northern NY and Central NY. They also play with the Country group “Stache the Mic”.

   Jameson Dunham, from Oneida, is a working and teaching musician, and recording engineer. In addition to his bass playing, he is an accomplished guitar, banjo, and mandolin player.


Heres the band photo - thanks!!




"Bluegrass has brought more people together and made more friends than any music in the world. You meet people at festivals and renew acquaintances year after year."

-Bill Monroe

Up coming events

Hello All,
has welcomed us with open arms!
They have agreed to let us have a gathering on the second Monday of each month. Next one is CONFIRMED!

August 8, 2022 
in Rome, N. Y. 
at the 
Address is: 308 West Bloomfield St. , Rome, N. Y.     7:00 - 9:00 pm. 

There will be a $5:00 donation at the door for the use of the Art Center.

Let’s get our club back !!!
Spread the word !!

We’ll be jamming in the Carriage House located at the back of the parking lot, not in the main building. Very easy access!!


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The jams at Steuben Town Hall will be discontinued for the summer months.

Plans are being made for a picnic later on.


Keep an eye out here for more information. 

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                     MVBGA Jams will continue on August 8, 2022