CLUBS

If you would like to have your dulcimer club listed here, please send an email with the information to: kevin.teague@dulcimertab.com.

    
Alabama
Off The Wall Dulcimer ClubGulf Shores, ALMichelle Fife
michellefife1000@aol.com
317-446-0500 or
Irene Morrison
231-487-8142
rip1951@sbcglobal.net
Meets January 1 thru mid-March at St. Andrew By The Sea. Regular players meet Monday from 10:30am to noon & Wednesday from 2 to 3:30pm. Beginners class on Wed. from 1-2pm
Montgomery Dulcimer PlayersMontgomery, ALPam Robinson
robinsonpamelakay@yahoo.com
Meets 1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month from 7-9pm in the fellowship hall at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 4475 Atlanta Hwy. Mountain & hammered dulcimers & all acoustic instruments welcome. All levels welcome. Classes for beginners are held 45 mins prior to meetings, but please contact first.
Arkansas
Toadsuck Dulcimer ClubConway, ARMeets every Monday night from 6:00-7:30 at Family Life Bible Church. All strings welcome.
Colorado
Loveland Heart Strings Jam GroupLoveland, CODianne Jeffries
970-391-9688
diannejeffries@outlook.com
Meets on 1st & 3rd Thursdays of each month from 1-3:15pm in the Hall of Faith at Faith Church, 2707 N. Wilson Ave, Loveland, CO 80538.
MD & HD and all acoustic instruments wecome. All skill levels welcome. Newcomers, please call to confirm meeting location.
Vallecito MetroGnomesVallecito, CODiana Willson
970-884-6163
djwillson2013@gmail.com
Meets every Monday, 1-4pm. First half hour is a short lesson for MD players. At 1:30pm, other acoustic instruments join us. Everyone is welcome!
MD lessons are every Thursday morning, 9-11am.
Florida
Southwest Florida Dulcimer ClubFort Myers, FLVicki Maggard
vicdonmagg@aol.com
Meets each Tuesday at 7pm.
River City Dulcimers and FriendsJacksonville, FLDarlene Larson
904-645-5930
darleneandkim@att.net

Kay Evans
904-743-1885
bobkayjax@gmail.com
Meet first, third and fifth Mondays from 2-4pm at the Ft. Caroline Community Center, 4131 Ferber Road, Jacksonville, FL 32277
Key Largo Dulcimer ClubKey Largo, FLSharon Hutkowski
305-562-7703
littlemangokitty@yahoo.com
Meets every Monday from 6:45pm to 8pm at Sharon's house. Contact Sharon for location.

Also offers beginner Mt. Dulcimer lessons in the Upper Keys.
Melrose Dulcimer ClubMelrose, FLLaurie Alsobrook
alsobrooklp@gmail.com
website: https://melrosedulcimers.org/
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MelroseDulcimer/
Meets monthly on the 2nd Saturday.
Picky Chics & ChapsSanford, FLSheryl Chapman
407-840-5550
Sherylchapman123@gmail.com
Meets nearly every Saturday in Sanford, FL. Beginners at 11am. Regular players at 1pm.
Tallahassee Dulcimer PlayersTallahassee, FLJill Endicott
850-556-4255
jtendi3@yahoo.com
Linda Collins
850-559-8813
linda@cabinhillmusic.com
Facebook Link
Meets regularly on the third Thursday of the month from 5:30-7:45pm at the Eastside Public Library, 1583 Pedrick Road. Occasional changes occur, so check the Facebook page for updates.
On Top Of The World Dulcimer GroupOcala, FLRich Furlong
rfurl@hotmail.com
352-237-8734
Meets every Tuesday at 1:30pm in the music room in the Arbor Activity Center located in Ocala on SR200.
Take Your Pick Dulcimer PlayersMelbourne, FLCara Boyd
321-727-2105
cjboyd@cfl.rr.com
Meets every Thursday from 1 to 4pm (except holidays) at the West Melbourne Public Library, 2755 Wingate Blvd, West Melbourne. Call Cara with any questions.
The Wildwood DulcimersWinter Haven, FLDiane Newman
512-696-7170
MDDnewman@gmail.com
We meet every 2nd and 4th Saturday, at 10:30 AM,  in the Village Park clubhouse located at 428 Village Cir SW, Winter Haven, Fl 33880. All skill levels welcome.
Georgia
Gold Country PlayersGainesville, FLGoldcountryplayers@gmail.comWe meet on Thursday afternoon from 2:00-4:00 at First Baptist Church in Gainesville. We offer a beginner class free of charge from 4:15-5:00. All are welcome regardless of skill level.  If you play an instrument that complements the lap dulcimer, please join us!
Illinois
Gateway Dulcimer SocietyFairview Heights, ILSharon
618-651-8271
gdsmf98@gmail.com
www.gatewaydulcimer.org
Meets every Monday evening (except some holidays) for teaching & jamming. Meeting schedule and location information is on our website. It's about 20 miles east of St Louis, MO.
South Suburban Dulcimer and Folk Music SocietyHomewood, ILhttp://www.southsuburbandulcimer.wordpress.comAll information available on the website.
Indiana
Central Indiana Folk Music & Mountain Dulcimer SocietyIndianapolis, INLois Molitor
317-855-3193
indianafolksociety@gmail.com
Second Sunday of each month.
Meets at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 526 E 52nd St, Indianapolis, IN 46205
Exception: June event at Eagle Creek Park
Dulcimer ConnectionGreenfield, INJody Webb
317-462-3356
webbjo@juno.com
Meets every Thursday, 10:30am to noon in the Senior Center at Riley Park
Chords of FriendshipNew Castle, INKen Holmes
765-730-5165
KellyKat@aol.com
We meet weekly on Tuesday from 2:30 to 4:30.
Dulcimer GatheringLafayette, INPaula Diller, Jan Mayer & Sue Young
lafayettedulcimergathering@gmail.com
Website: https://dulcimergathering.wordpress.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dulcimer.gathering/
The Dulcimer Gathering is a loosely organized group of mountain and hammered dulcimer players to promote the love of the instruments and folk music. All acoustic instrument players are welcome to join in our meetings.
Meet the 3rd Thursday each Month Sept – May at the Tippecanoe Arts Federation, Wells Center, Lafayette, IN
Summer Schedule:  Meet Weekly on the 1st Tues of June through last Tuesday in August at Cumberland Park, West Lafayette IN  (bring folding chair or blanket to sit on)
We offer teaching opportunities to beginner players forty-five minutes before the meeting.
Iowa
Tallgrass String BandPolk City, IAJeff Glascock
jeffnbevg1967@aol.com
765-520-7204
Meets every Wednesday morning. Acoustic instruments.
Kansas
Hutchinson Mountain Dulcimer Players & FriendsHutchinson, KSNancy Maes-Simonetti
n_simonetti21@hotmail.com
Meetings: Elmdale Senior Center at 5:30pm on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday; Delos Senior Center at 12:30pm on 2nd & 4th Tuesdays.
Kentucky
Strings of FriendshipMt Sterling & Winchester, KY
DJ Dixon
859-795-1531
8b104365@opayq.com
https://www.reverbnation.com/stringsoffriendship
Meeting location:

Gateway Regional Arts Center, 101 E. Main St.- College Park Gym 15 Wheeler Ave.
Mt. Sterling - Winchester, KY 40391
United States

Meeting schedule: We now meet in two locations; Thursdays, we meet in Mount Sterling and occasionally on Tuesdays, we are in Winchester. We meet from 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm and work with beginners, by prior arrangement, from 6:30 - 7:00 pm. Please check our website for our calendar.

Meeting directions: Mount Sterling:
Gateway Regional Arts Center
101 E. Main St.

Winchester:
Winchester-Clark County Parks & Recreation
College Park Gym
15 Wheeler Avenue
Instruments welcomed: Mountain dulcimers but any acoustic string or non-amplified instruments are welcome, as are vocalists.
Bluegrass Dulcimer ClubLexington, KYBetty King
belking@windstream.net
Facebook Link
Meets every Monday.
10-11am Beginners
11-12:30pm Performance
1-2:30pm Jam on 1st & 3rd Mondays
Heartland Dulcimer ClubElizabethtown, KYwww.heartlanddulcimerclub.org
heartlanddulcimer@gmail.com
Club meets at 6:30 the first and third Monday of the month at the First Presbyterian Church at 1016 Pear Orchard Road Elizabethtown. All traditional instruments are welcome.
Madison DulcimersRichmond, KYSue Bowman
madisondulcimers.net
See website for info.
Fleming County Dulcimer ClubFlemingsburg, KYJeffrey Lambert
dulcimersbyjeff@msn.com
606-209-0142
We invite everyone to be our guest for our weekly dulcimer practice sessions.  We meet every Wednesday at 4:30 PM at the Senior Citizen Center in Flemingsburg, KY  41041.  Everyone of all ages are welcome!
Lessons are free, instruction book(s) are $10 each.  Loaner dulcimers available.
Louisiana
Cajun Dulcimer SocietyLafayette, LAJoseph Besse
337-873-8758
joebesse@aol.com
Meets at 10am every second Saturday at the Jean Lafitte National Park in Lafayette, LA and play jam songs until 11:30AM. All acoustic instruments welcome.
Lagniappe Dulcimer SocietyBaton Rouge, LAHelen Bankston
hmbankston@cox.net
225-753-7917
Meets weekly on Monday nights from 6 to 8:30pm.
Massachusetts
New England DulcimaniacsRaynham, MATom Irving
tom468strings@yahoo.com
508-823-4477
One meeting a month, on a Friday or Saturday at 6:30pm. Exact day of month varies.
Meetings held at:
Ricks Music World
421 New State Highway (Route 44)
Raynham, MA 03761
Mississippi
Magnolia Strings DulcimersHattiesburg, MSPaul G. Sykes
601-583-4115
pgsykes1@hotmail.com
Meets every Friday morning from 9-11am at the Lamar County Senior Center on 4th Street in West Hattiesburg.
Southern StringsHattiesburg, MSKaren Mims
601-583-6424 or 601-606-1848
Meets each Tuesday at 6pm at the Dixie School Log Cabin, Elks Lake Road, Hattiesburg.
Pine Hill DulcimersWiggins, MSKaren McQueen
601-528-1663
Mcqueen8998@bellsouth.net
Second & fourth Sundays from 6-8pm, at the Wiggins Presbyterian Church, 331 E. College Avenue.
Missouri
Show-Me Dulcimer ClubFulton,MOCarol Welch
573-581-3202 or 573-253-3425
showmedulcimerclub@yahoo.com
Meets on a Saturday afternoon, once a month, usually the second Saturday at the Callaway County Public Library, based on availability, from 1-4pm. Call or email for where meetings will be.
Free MD lessons noon-12:50 prior to meeting by prior arrangement.
New Jersey
Rockaway Dulcimer ClubRockaway, NJGeorge Nixon
certhiaxis@yahoo.com
Usually meets the first Monday of each month. Email for directions.
North Carolina
Triangle Mountain Dulcimer AssociationCary, NCMark Rose
marksusanrose@gmail.com
919-460-0033
Page Walker House, Ambassador Loop Road, Cary, NC

We meet on the 1st Thu of the month from 7-9 PM, players of all levels welcome, we conduct jams and play at the Cary Farmers’ Market and some senior retirement communities and assisted living facilities.
Triangle Hammered Dulcimer Slow JamDurham, NCMark Rose (Cary)
marksusanrose@gmail.com
Wendy Segreti (Cary)
segretiw@bellsouth.net
Esther Robie (Durham)
ester.robie@gmail.com
Kirk of Kildaire, 200 High Meadow Drive, Cary NC and Durham Co-Housing, 130 Hunt St, Durham NC

We meet on 2nd Sunday of the month from 2-4 PM, rotating between Cary and Durham locations. We welcome players of all levels and try to play slowly so that everyone can participate.
Cane Creek Mountain DulcimersSaxapahaw, NCMarti Friddle
martifriddle@gmail.com
336-516-3835
Any acoustic instrument welcomed as long as it doesn't overwhelm the dulcimers. We have both DAA and DAD players, restricted to intermediate players.

Meetings are the 2nd Thursday of each month at Saxapahaw United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 7 - 9 pm
Nikwasi Dulcimer PlayersFranklin, NCSally DeLawter
hdelawter@gmail.com
828-524-1040
Meets every Thursday at the First United Methodist Church Outreach Center in Franklin, NC at 1:30pm.
Also offers lessons at 12 noon on Thursdays.
Western North Carolina Dulcimer CollectiveAsheville, NCwncdc.orgA member-supported group of MD & HD players and those who enjoy listening to dulcimers and/or playing other traditional instruments with them. Meets the second Sunday of each month from 2:30-5pm at the Folk Art Center Upstairs Gallery, Blue Ridge Parkway at US-70, Asheville, NC.
Camel City StrummersWinston-Salem, NCJudy House
judyhouse@mindspring.com
Monthly club meeting is 2nd Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8pm.
Monday morning jam is 4th Mondays from 10 to 11:30am.
We meet at the South Fork Community Center on Country Club Road.
Foothills Dulcimer ClubShelby, NCJoe Collins
dulciman@bellsouth.net
http://jcdulcimer.com/club/foothills.htm
Meets 2nd Saturday of the month at 10am at Northside Baptist Church, 1220 Scenic Drive, Shelby, NC
Hawfields JammersMebane, NCTed Henson
henson112@bellsouth.net
336-684-3074
Meets every Wednesday from 2-4pm at Hawfields Presbyterian Church, 2115 NC Highway 119, Mebane, NC.
Pick & Play Dulcimer PlayersSylvia, NCDr. Kathy Jaqua
kathyjaqua@live.com
828-349-3930
We welcome all beginners & experienced dulcimer players. Songs played include traditional tunes, hymns and more modern music. The group meets every 2nd and 4th (and 5th) Saturday of every month at 1:30pm in the basement of the St. Johns Episcopal Church, 18 Jackson Street, Sylva. Beginners can come early at 12:30 for lessons and slower jam.
Duplin Dulcimer ClubPink Hill, NCBarbara Strickland
910-298-8182
Meets the third Wednesday and fourth Monday at Cabin Missionary Baptist Church, 818 N. Blizzard Town Road
Mountain High Dulcimer ClubHighlands, NCPaul Andry
828-787-1586
Meets every Tuesday at 10am. On pretty days, we meet on the bandstand at the Kelsey Hutchinson Park. Otherwise, we meet at the United Methodist Church on Main Street. Call Paul Andry for further information and directions. Intermediate lessons start at 1:30pm and beginner lessons at 3pm. Lessons are free with loaner instruments available.
Crossroads StrummersStatesville, NCcrossroadstrummers@gmail.com
tarheelstate.wixsite.com/CrossroadsStrummers
Meets on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays from 2-4:30 at the Statesville Library.
Carolina Mountain Dulcimer PlayersChapel Hill, NCCornelia Johnson
caj1949us@gmail.com
Meets every 3rd Thursday at the Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 from 7:00-8:45pm
Ohio
Village MusiciansRichfield, OHRita Schrimpf
ritaharp@gmail.com
Hammered dulcimer and other acoustic instruments.

Meets the first Tuesday of the month, September thru June, 7-9pm at the Fellowship Hall, 3909 Broadview Road, Richfield, OH 44286
Wayne County Mountain Dulcimer PlayersOrville, OHRita Schrimpf
ritaharp@gmail.com
Meets the fourth Monday of the month, except on a holiday, 6-7:45pm at the Library located at 230 North Main Street, Orville, OH 44667
Mountain Dulcimer Society of DaytonTipp City, OHEmail: daytondulcimers@gmail.com and on Facebook
Website: www.daytondulcimers.com
Meetings the first Saturday of each month
Beginners - 5:30, Intermediate - 6pm, main jam & meeting - 7pm
West Charleston Church of the Brethren, 4817 State Route 202, Tipp City, OH.

Dulcimer Doin's, the club's musical retreat, happens every February. Music, fun and friends....for 38 years and counting. Look for us on Facebook and the MDSD website
Cincinnati Dulcimer SocietyCincinnati, OHcincinnatidulcimer@gmail.com
cincinnatidulcimers.com
Facebook: Cincinnati Dulcimer Soc
See website for info
Mad River Valley Dulcimer SocietyBellefontaine, OHMeets 1st Monday and 3rd Saturday of each month at the First Lutheran Church, Wesr Sandusky Ave, Bellefontaine, Ohio.
Club meetings may be cancelled due to a conflicting performance or severe winter weather.
Germantown Dulcimer SocietyGermantown, OHDebbie Simpkins
daksm53@gmail.com
513-594-7855
Meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month from 6-7:45 pm at the Germantown Church of God, 760 Farmersville Pike, Germantown, Ohio 45327. Mountain Dulcimer learning circle and jam.
No December and July meetings.
Oklahoma
Red River Valley Dulcimer ClubDurant, OKrrvdc.ok@gmail.com
www.rrvdc.com
Meets 3rd Saturday most months at 124 W. Evergreen St, Durant, OK 74701 at the First Baptist Church. Open to the public with workshops in hammered and mountain dulcimer from 10am to noon.
A brown-bag lunch and meeting at noon and then jamming until 3pm.
Joyful StringsBartlesville, OKMary Ann Hetrick
JoyfulStrings@msn.com
www.JoyfulStrings.org
Classes every Monday:
10:00 to 11:00 am - Beginning Ukulele
11:00 to 12:00 pm - Beginner's Plus Ukulele
12:30 to 1:30 - Beginning and Beg. Plus Mountain Dulcimer and Hammered Dulcimer
1:30 to 3:30 - Joyful Strings rehearsals for monthly community events which include all acoustic string instruments and vocalists.
Joyful Strings is a Music Ministry of the Bartlesville First Baptist Church.....sharing the love of Jesus Christ through music.

Gospel Play & Sing Jam Sessions
2nd Monday each month
5:30 to 8:00 pm
320 E. 4th Street
Bartlesville, OK
At the Family Life & Recreation Center of the Bartlesville First Baptist Church
Oregon
Mt. Hood DulcimersSandy ORLynn Thies
mtstrummer@gmail.com
Meets every Wednesday at 10am until noon in Bunsen Brew Pub.
Slow Jam Dulcimer ClubMilwaukie, ORDenice Karstetter
ddkadk@comcast.net
Meets every first & third Wednesday of the moon from noon until 2pm.
Sally's String BeingsGrants Pass, ORSally Pursell
541-218-8309
salgaljane@yahoo.com
Meets every Monday morning at 9:30am. Call for directions or further inquiry.
South Carolina
Carolina Dulcimer CoalitionNorth & South CarolinaSteering Committe c/o Gwen Caeli
carolinadulcimercoalition@gmail.com
A regional ‘community network’ for mountain and hammered dulcimer players and clubs based in Upstate South Carolina and Western North Carolina. Gatherings are quarterly on a Saturday from 11:30 - 3:30, hosted by a member group in their respective state. So, everyone travels at some point! Contact us for upcoming gathering locations and dates.
Tennessee
Knoxville Area Dulcimer ClubKnoxville, TNknoxvilledulcimers.org
Facebook: Knoxville Area Dulcimer Club
Meets 4th Sunday of the month, 1:45pm-4pm, January thru October.
Memphis Area Mountain Dulcimer ClubMemphis, TNBob Magowan
901-751-8306
magowandulcimers@comcast.net
Meets first Sunday of each month from 3-5pm at the Magowan Residence.
Mountain Echoes Dulcimer ClubTelilco Village, TNBen D'Ooge
dooge@hotmail.com
Kathie Garzony
tellicokat@yahoo.com
Meets every Monday, 4:15 pm – 6:30 pm at Tellico Village Recreation Center, 145 Awohili Dr, Loudon, TN 37774
Every Friday, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church, 260 Wade Rd W, Loudon, TN 37774
Maryville Area Dulcimer ClubMaryville, TNJan Wagner
865-599-2514
jj.wagner@charter.net
Sandi Scrugham
865-980-1678
sandiscrugham@gmail.com
Meets every first and third Wednesday at 1-3pm
Remedy Campus of Fairview United Methodist Church
2505 Old Niles Ferry Rd., Maryville, TN
The Grand Old Dulcimer ClubNashville, TNthegrandolddulcimerclub.comAn historic group founded by David Schnaufer. We meet on the 3rd Sunday of the month from 2-4 PM. We encourage players of all levels and all instruments to join us, and help is available for mountain dulcimer players during our meetings when requested. We conduct jams and play at the at various venues in and around Nashville by request. For more information, send us a note at our website contact page and we’ll get right back to you.
Texas
Eagle Flats BratsVernon, TXMary Jane Ethington
gojavajane@yahoo.com
940-886-6846 (text first so that I will answer)
We are a very active club. We have workshops with clinicians such as Margaret Wright, Atwater-Donnelly, Stephen Seifert, David and Annette Lindsey, David Ellison and Don Pedi

We meet at the First Presbyterian Church, Thursdays at 5pm. 2001 Yucca Lane, Vernon, TX 76384
Sun City DulcimersSun City, TXMembership limited to Sun City residents
HeartStrings Dulcimer ClubBridgeport, TXCarolyn Marlett
2lakeoaks@gmail.com
940-393-3493
Very active club. Meets every Thursday from 9-11. We play for many civic, church, club & other functions & have a special mission to play for nursing homes each month. We include mountain dulcimers, guitars, dulci-jos, mandolin, harmonica, upright bass & limit participants to acoustic instruments.
North Harris County Dulcimer SocietyHouston, TXJan Hargraves
hargraves3@sbcglobal.net
Website: https://houstondulcimer.com
Facebook link
We meet the 3rd Saturday of the month
Acoustic instruments only
2pm-6pm Advent Lutheran Church,
5820 Pinemont, Houston, TX
(enter from back)
Free lessons starting at 2pm
NorthEast Texas Dulcimer ChorusPittsburg, TXJanice Marsh
jwm2507@gmail.com
The Northeast Texas Dulcimer Chorus began in 1997 with 8 charter members. To date, we have over 50 member, and average about 25-30 per meeting. We meet in Pittsburg TX on the first Saturday morning of the month (with exception of holiday weekends). We specialize in mountain dulcimer & hammer dulcimer, but love & welcome all acoustic instruments. Currently we are meeting at the Hanson Sewell Center of NTCC located at 237 College Street, Pittsburg TX 75686
Vermont
Dulcimer EnsembleLyndonville, VTJulie Sturm
vermontdulcimer@gmail.com
Meets twice a month and playing multi-part music.
Virginia
NoVA Mountain DulcimersFairfax County area, VAKathy Wilson
wilson4601@yahoo.com
We have 2 jams a month plus an ongoing gig at a National Park. We either meet in Fairfax County libraries (2nd Tuesday) or a local church (4th Tuesday).
Blue Ridge Mountain Dulcimer PlayersFishersville, VA
Bridgewater, VA
blueridgedulcimer@comcast.net
blueridgemountaindulcimerplayers.com
Click here for Facebook page
Meets on 1st & 3rd Saturdays of most months. First Saturday is in Bridgewater and the third in Fishersville at the August County Library. Lots more info on the website!
Washington
Old Growth Mountain Dulcimer ClubPuget Sound Area, WAoldgrowthmountaindulcimerclub.comMeets once per month with weekly classes offered for those interested. Check our website for current locations and class offerings.
Three Rivers Dulcimer SocietyRichland, WASue Decker & Martha Einan
threeriversdulcimersociety.net
Meets on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month at the Richland Public Library. Beginner lessons from 12-1pm. Jam from 1-3:30pm. All acoustic instruments are welcome. Visit website for more info.
Wisconsin
Southern Wisconsin Dulcimer ClubMilton, WINancy Garrett
608-752-6514
kyuk_04@yahoo.com
https://southernwisconsindulcimerclub.com

Mary Jensen
musicinspirations@outlook.com
Meets the second Saturday of the month from Sept thru May at Small Wonders Learning Center, 880 Mc Ewan Lane in Milton, WI.

PLEASE NOTE the time change. Teaching and or socializing occurs from 9:30-10. From 10-11 mountain will meet in one room and hammer in another (any string instrument may participate). Then from 11-12, we’ll meet together and jam.

Presently we are again planning on playing at Rotary Garden’s Winter Light show, so there will be some extra practices in Nov. No date is presently set.