Join us for our next winter Jams

no December, January 21, 2024
Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Rd,
Fort Wayne, IN 46809

noon until 6p
Food and beverage available
No charge to enter.

2023 Tri-State is in the history books!
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May 23-26 and August 29-31 Sept. 1, 2024
Kendallville, IN fairgrounds 46755

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Olin TJ Collins, 88, of Butler, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2023, at Parkview DeKalb Hospital in Auburn. 

He was a member of the Northern Indiana Bluegrass Association for 33 years and a long time board member. He will be dearly missed by his many Bluegrass friends. 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Pinnington Funeral & Cremation Services, 502 N. Main St., Auburn.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m., at the funeral home.

The family has requested that Memorial donations may be made to Northern Indiana Bluegrass Association for the benefit of scholarships.

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TJ was a very nice guy. Prayers for his family

I remember TJ, especially when we were working the gate, ferretting out folks who didn't pay. We would say "go get em' TJ", and he would. Nice man, always helpful to us. πŸ™πŸ˜₯

TJ was a good man. Always so helpful at the festival!

Jerry and I are so very sorry to hear this. TJ was an absolute good person. He will be missed by many. Our condolences and prayers for the family. πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ˜’β€

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Sending prayers and thinking jonesy and tj will be having a good time

Prayers to his family. Was such a nice person.

Praying for his family.

Such a great guy

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Thats awesome. I have one of your CDs and love your music!

See ya there cuz!

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Good crowd on Sunday at the Jam. Remember no Dec Jam

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Such wonderful people. I can’t wait until the next one.

I’ll be ready for the January jam

Cant wait for the next one.

We miss the meetings & Jams.

I'm so disappointed that I missed it. Sure hoping to make the next one. If anyone has video clips I'd sure like to see them posted.

Its great to hear that Nickel Creek is planning a 2024 US tour. As a Grammy-winning progressive bluegrass trio and recipients of the Americana Lifetime Achievement Award, they are undoubtedly a highly regarded act. Since tickets are going fast, its crucial for fans to secure their tickets promptly if they wish to attend one of their shows. 

Midwest performances are:
FEB 10, 2024 Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, Indianapolis, IN
FEB 12, 2024 Peoria Civic Center Theater, Peoria, IL
FEB 13, 2024 Kalamazoo State Theatre, Kalamazoo, MI
FEB 15, 2024 Mershon Auditorium, Columbus, OH
FEB 16, 2024 Clyde Theatre, Fort Wayne, IN
FEB 17, 2024 Louisville Palace Theatre, Louisville, KY
MAR 12, 2024 Canton Palace Theatre, Canton, OH

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Updated!!  Just added High Fidelity, Won Peace and Blue Hollar.   More to come!

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Would love to see you guys have the Whiskey Bent Valley Boys. Old timey bluegrass

Would like to see Sammy Adkins again

What about Breaking Grass

I'm in Florida..but went to this festival many times when I was real young .

Dang.... that is Kewl

When do tickets for 2024 go on sale or how do you access them?

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I still don’t see Breaking Grass on the schedule.

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You dont want to miss these great bands!

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Hope to Hear The BARREL SCRAPERS too

When is Ottawa County going to be there

I hope Blue Holler Band is part of the many more.

When is Steve Scott &Scott Brothers to be there

What festival Volume Five at?

Volume 5 would be the only band worth seeing. Wouldn’t waste money for anyone else. Low budget this year?

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