Pickin' In The Park

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New Season: 2018-19 Fall/Winter

Join us at the Story Mansion beginning September 5th for another fun season! 

Musician Shawna Lockhart bring years of experience and a true passion for acoustic music, and is eager to share it with our community through Pickin’ In the Park. The Parks and Recreation Department is excited to add new opportunities to the series this spring!

Acoustic String Jam

  • Wednesday Evenings at 7:30 pm
  • Story Mansion, 811 S. Willson Ave.
  • Free

An open community jam for all acoustic string instruments such as guitar, mandolin, banjo, Dobro, fiddle and bass. We play songs and tunes in the traditional bluegrass style as well as other folk, Americana, country blues and old-time styles. All levels welcome. This is a fun, easy jam where all are made to feel welcome and encouraged to participate. Non-players are also welcome to come and listen and dance. Come out and join the fun.

Fiddle Tune Jam

  • 1st Wednesday of every month from 6:30-7:30pm
  • Story Mansion, 811 S. Willson Ave.
  • Free

This once-a-month community jam gives fiddlers and players of other stringed instruments an opportunity to jam on fiddle tunes. The tunes played are American-style fiddle songs common to fiddlers in our region, played at beginner to intermediate levels. The atmosphere is friendly and fun for all ages. For a list of the tunes played at the jam, visit nancypadillamusic.com.

Pickin' In the Park Concert Series

This concert series features some fine musicians bringing their acoustic music to the mansion and is sponsored by our partner, the Bozeman Folklore Society.

No concerts will  be held in June, July, and August.

The next concerts coming soon!

Doors open 7pm; concert at 7:30 for all 3 concerts. Tickets available at Cactus Records, 29 W. Main St.
  • Chuck Suchy on Saturday, Sept. 29th
  • Pearl Django on Thursday, Oct. 4th
  • Bill Staines on Saturday, Oct. 6th
  • Saturday, November 3rd - Details to be announced soon
  • Friday, November 9th - Details to be announced soon
  • Friday, December 7th - Details to be announced soon