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Next Jam - Jun 5The Manor

Tim O'Brien Interviewby Neal Loevinger

Bluegrass: Folk Music in Overdrive

2019 was the year the Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association presented six classes to senior citizens about Bluegrass Music. Andy Bing, a longtime member of the HVBA organized the sessions for the Lifelong Learning Institute held on the campus of Vassar College.Poughkeepsie.

Our thanks go out to Fred Robbins our videographer for all of his work in preserving the classes, to Andy Bing - our leader, and to all of the presenters. Stay tuned for the rest of the classes as soon as they are available.

Week One
Tara Linhardt - Mandolin

Week Two
Keith Edwards - Guitar

The HVBA hosts two monthly jam sessions!

The Manor at Woodside
168 Academy Street
Poughkeepsie, NY

Held on the first and third Wednesdays of each month.


All of our jam sessions feature the Slow Jam, which happens during the first 60 minutes. From 6:30 to 7:30, we invite you to play at a sane pace in a supportive, non-competitive environment. The regular jam begins at 7:30 and all level players are welcome for the entire evening.

For info, call Lynn at 914.456.1981

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