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Bays Mountain Dulcimer Soc.  -  Kingsport, TN

Bays Mountain Dulcimer Soc.


Contacting the club

Contact person: Peggy Ferrell

E-mail: angel [at] naxs [dot] net

Phone: 423-247-3773


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Civic Auditorium on Ft. Henry Dr.
Kingsport, TN 37660
United States

Meeting schedule: 3rd Thursdays 7-9PM Sept. through May

Meeting directions: Civic Auditorium between Legion Pool and Dobyns-Bennett

Instruments welcomed: any acustic


Other club information

Other club comments: come and play with us now offering lessons

Chattanooga Hammered Dulcimer Club  -  Chattanooga, TN

Chattanooga Hammered Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: Richard Young

E-mail: laurayoung123 [at] gmail [dot] com

Phone: (423) 698-5928


Meeting information

Meeting location:

4315 Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN 37411
United States

Meeting schedule: We meet the first Tuedsay of each month from 1:30 to 4:00pm.

Meeting directions: We meet at the Brainerd United Methodist Church on Brainerd Road. Take the Moore Road Exit from I-24 and drive north to Brainerd Road. Then take a left onto Brainerd. The church is about 1/2 mile on the right.

Instruments welcomed: Hammered dulcimers

Cookeville Dulcimer Society  -  Cookeville, TN

Cookeville Dulcimer Society


Contacting the club

Contact person: Janet Fritz

E-mail: jmbf32 [at] frontiernet [dot] net

Phone: 931-528-3815


Meeting information

Meeting location:

First United Methodist Church Complex - Freeman Bldg. Spring & Dixie
Cookeville, TN 38501
United States

Meeting schedule: Meets at 2:15-4:15 p.m. each Tuesday at First United Methodist Church Complex - Freeman Building upper level Room 214.

Meeting directions: Park in parking garage just off East Spring St. (near corner of Dixie Ave.)under the Wellness Center gym. Take elevator to 2nd floor turn left and go to Room 214.

Instruments welcomed: All acoustic instruments welcome

Cumberland Dulcimer Club  -  Crossville, TN

Cumberland Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: Julia deRooy

Phone: 931/788-5003


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Crossville, TN 38555
United States

Meeting schedule: 3rd Sundays

Duck River Dulcimer Club  -  Columbia, TN

Duck River Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: denise gartin

E-mail: dlgartin [at] yahoo [dot] com

Phone: 9313343270

Club website: http://www.duckriverdulcimerclub.com


Meeting information

Meeting location:

contact for time and place
Columbia, TN 38401
United States

Meeting directions: Email for directions

Instruments welcomed: dulcimers


Other club information

Other club comments: We play traditional songs and some untraditional.

Dulcimer Dandies  -  Brentwood, TN

Dulcimer Dandies


Contacting the club

Contact person: Kaye Peltier

Phone: nanakaye@direcway.com


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Martin Center
Brentwood, TN
United States

Meeting schedule: every wed moring

Dulcimers and Accompaniment  -  Chattanooga, TN

Dulcimers and Accompaniment

A mountain dulcimer club.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Cheryl Forget

E-mail: lawrence_forget [at] comcast [dot] net

Phone: (423) 400-0373


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Brooks Memorial UMC 1551 Mercer Street
Chattanooga, TN 37415
United States

Meeting schedule: Practice on Tuesday from 1:30 to 3:30 PM each week. Monthly business meeting and practice on 2nd Saturday of each month from 1:30 to 3:30 PM.

Meeting directions: Brook's Memorial Methodist Church. 1551 Mercer Street, Chattanooga TN 37415. At the intersection of Hixson Pike and Lupton Drive, turn west (toward the TN River) onto Lupton Drive. Go about 0.90 mile (Lupton Drive becomes Mercer Street). The church is on the right.

Instruments welcomed: Primarily mountain dulcimers.

Grand Old Dulcimer Club  -  Nashville, TN

Grand Old Dulcimer Club

The Grand Old Dulcimer Club was started by David Schnaufer. It continues to meet monthly in Nashville for song sharing and jamming. Satellite groups also meet throughout the Nashville metro and suburban area.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Judy

E-mail: p16632 [at] msn [dot] com

Club website: http://grandolddulcimerclub.com

Club Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/dulcimer1


Meeting information

Meeting location:

2620 Pennington Bend Rd
Nashville, TN 37214
United States

Meeting schedule: Second Sunday 2 - 5 p.m.

Meeting directions: Meetings are held at the Grace Church of the Nazarene, located across Briley Parkway from the Grand Old Opry.

Instruments welcomed: All acoustic instruments are welcome.


Other club information

Other club comments: Contact Nancy for any news you would like distributed to the club via the club email list. nancyseifert [at] gmail [dot] com

Happy Dulcimers  -  Lebanon, TN

Happy Dulcimers

We welcome mountain dulcimer players of all skill levels and anyone interested in learning how to play the mountain dulcimer.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Betty Anderson

E-mail: tudunnum [at] yahoo [dot] com

Phone: 615-443-4804


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Cedar Seniors Center
Lebanon, TN 37087
United States

Meeting schedule: Every Monday except Legal Holidays from 9:30 to 11:30

Instruments welcomed: Mountain dulcimers.

Knoxville Area Dulcimer Club  -  Knoxville, TN

Knoxville Area Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: Nancy Basford

E-mail: nancy.basford [at] knoxvilledulcimers [dot] org

Phone: 865-483-1121

Club website: http://www.knoxvilledulcimers.org


Meeting information

Meeting location:

1524 Western Ave.
Knoxville, TN
United States

Meeting schedule: 4th Sundays (except November and December)
Second United Methodist Church open at 1:30 pm classes 2-3 pm and group jam from 3-4 pm

Meeting directions: Second United Methodist Church 1524 Western Ave. Knoxville TN (near 17th St. exit off I-40)
From the West: Take 17th street exit turn left at first traffic light go north under I-40 to next traffic light turn right and church is on the right. From the East: Take 17th street exit follow curve of ramp go straight through traffic light and church is on the right.

Instruments welcomed: MD HD plus acoustic stringed/other instruments


Other club information

Special club events: Smoky Mountain Dulcimer Retreat in November (usually 2nd weekend)in Townsend TN

Other club comments: KADC plays music for meetings nursing homes Rugby Festival festivals at Big South Fork and many other events upon request.

Maryville Area Dulcimer Club  -  Maryville, TN

Maryville Area Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: Jan Wagner

E-mail: jj.wagner [at] charter [dot] net

Phone: 865-981-4023


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Monte Vista Baptist Church, 1735 Old Niles Ferry Rd.
Maryville, TN 37813
United States

Meeting schedule: We meet every 1st 3rd Wednesdays of the month at 1:00 - 3:00pm.

Meeting directions: The church is parallel to West Broadway/Hwy. 411 in Maryville. The nearest cross street is either Sandy Springs Rd. or Montgomery Ln. There is an electric sign on West Broadway which will indicate the church property. If you decide to enter from West Broadway, come towards the Niles Ferry side when you park. When you face the front part of the church (Niles Ferry), go in the door on the left side with the "drive through" entry and where the sign says "OFFICE."

Instruments welcomed: Mountain Dulcimer Hammered Dulcimer Guitar


Other club information

Special club events: We cooperate with the Knoxville Area Dulcimer Club

McMinnville Dulcimer Club  -  McMinnville, TN

McMinnville Dulcimer Club

A place to gather, pick, strum and share the sweet sound of the Dulcimer, with each other, and the Community. Beginners, to advanced are welcome.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Martin Waldron

E-mail: mdwaldron [at] blomand [dot] net

Phone: 931-247-2968


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Irving College Baptist Church, Beersheba Hwy.
McMinnville, TN 37110
United States

Meeting schedule: We meet third Thursday's each month. 6:00 PM till 8:00 PM.

Meeting directions: In McMinnville, take Hwy 56 South, out of McMinnville toward Beersheba, About 6 or 7 miles out of town, on the left. When you pass intersection, of Hills Creek road, The Church is 1/2 of a mile on the left.

Instruments welcomed: All acoustics are welcome, that accompany the sweet sound of the dulcimer, and add to the sound of the Club.


Other club information

Special club events: We are excited about our new Club. We have accomplished so much this last year. we look forward to having some Special Club events. Will post when scheduled.

Other club comments: We are a new club. If you have a Dulcimer, you bought on vacation, or had given to you, or have one hanging on the wall, and always wanted to play, now is your chance.
If you are a beginner, come on out. 1st hour is beginner lessons, 2nd hour is play along. We look forward to seeing you.

Memphis Area Mountain Dulcimer Club  -  Memphis, TN

Memphis Area Mountain Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: Bob Magowan Club President

Phone: (901) 751-8306


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Memphis, TN
United States

Meeting schedule: 1st Sunday each month

Instruments welcomed: Mountain Dulcimer


Other club information

Other club comments: The Memphis Area Mountain Dulcimer Club was started in 2002 and meets on a monthly basis

Missing Links Music Club  -  Madisonville, TN

Missing Links Music Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: Angela Sanabia

E-mail: orme919 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Phone: 4232537582


Meeting information

Meeting location:

649 Old Tellico Highway
Madisonville, TN 37354
United States

Meeting schedule: Monday nights 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

Meeting directions: Meet at St. Joseph the Worker Church education building

Instruments welcomed: All acoustic


Other club information

Other club comments: We welcome all acoustic instruments. We have Mt. dulcimers guitars bass mandolins autoharps. All levels welcome

Mountain Echoes Dulcimer Society  -  Bristol, TN

Mountain Echoes Dulcimer Society

Our group was formed in 2013; we welcome all skill levels, and we have a Beginner meeting monthly.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Julie Blanton

E-mail: jbb1927 [at] gmail [dot] com

Phone: 423-914-9820


Meeting information

Meeting location:

First United Methodist Church, 322 Vance Drive
Bristol, TN 37620
United States

Meeting schedule: 2nd Friday of every month. 6p-6:30p Beginners Meeting, for lap dulcimers only; 6:30p-8p regular meeting.

Meeting directions: one block up from corner of Vance Drive and Holston Avenue.

Instruments welcomed: lap dulcimers, hammer dulcimers, ukuleles, spoons, various accoustic instruments

Paul Pyle Dulcimer Association  -  Tullahoma, TN

Paul Pyle Dulcimer Association


Contacting the club

Contact person: Fred Sackleh

E-mail: fjsackleh [at] cafes [dot] net

Phone: 931-455-0347


Meeting information

Meeting location:

First Presbyterian Church 110 N Washington St
Tullahoma, TN 37388
United States

Meeting schedule: 1st Saturdays 1:30- 4:00 beginners session play list jam and open jam.

Instruments welcomed: Mostly lap dulcimers other folk/acoustic instruments.


Other club information

Special club events: Annual festival the Saturday before the last Sunday in June

The Buffalo River Music and Dulcimer Club  -  Waynesboro, TN

The Buffalo River Music and Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: Tim Kelley

E-mail: stickmaker1 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Phone: 931-676-3344


Meeting information

Meeting location:

308 S. Main St
Waynesboro, TN 38485
United States

Meeting schedule: Were a newly formed club and we invite all instruments and skill levels. We meet every Monday afternoon at 2:00pm.

Meeting directions: south on Hwy13 in Waynesboro

Instruments welcomed: GuitarMandalin & dulcimers

The Dulci-mores  -  Fairfield Glade, TN

The Dulci-mores


Contacting the club

Contact person: Marsha Fleer

E-mail: mfleer [at] me [dot] com


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Christ Lutheran Church
Fairfield Glade, TN 38558
United States

Meeting schedule: Saturday mornings 10:00 - 11:30 at Christ Lutheran Church. All instruments are welcome as we are for dulcimers and more.

Meeting directions: Peavine Rd. to second Snead. Right on Snead to Lakeview. Church is on corner of Snead and Lakeview.

Instruments welcomed: Mountain Dulcimer, Hammered Dulcimer. Guitar, Banjo, Fiddle, etc.


Other club information

Other club comments: Come and jam with us if you are visiting in the area. Fairfield Glade is the Golf Capital of Tennessee. We love to help new people get started.

Three Rivers Dulcimer Association  -  Waverly, TN

Three Rivers Dulcimer Association


Contacting the club

Contact person: Roberta Robertson

E-mail: naled [at] att [dot] net

Phone: 931-296-2423

Club website: http://threeriversdulcimer.org


Meeting information

Meeting location:

North Church Street Senior Citizen's Center
Waverly, TN 37185
United States

Meeting schedule: We meet for practice almost every Tuesday. Beginners meet at 1:00 PM and Intermediate players meet at 1:30 PM. Call ahead if coming from out of town. Sometimes we do performances in other locations at that time.

Meeting directions: The Senior Center is on Highway 13N which is also Church Street about two blocks from the courthouse on the left.


Other club information

Other club comments: Mountain Lap Dulcimers Hammered Dulcimer and other acoustic instruments

Twangtown Dulcimers  -  Nashville, TN

Twangtown Dulcimers


Contacting the club

Contact person: Sue Sutton

E-mail: rsuzette40 [at] comcast [dot] net


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Hillcrest United Methodist Church 5112 Raywood Ln.
Nashville, TN 37211
United States

Meeting schedule: Every Wednesday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm 9:30 to set-up

Instruments welcomed: Mountain Dulcimers


Other club information

Other club comments: We meet in the Fellowship Hall in the lower level. Parking in back of the church lower level.

Uncle Daves Dulcimer Club  -  TN

Uncle Daves Dulcimer Club

This club is no longer active

Meeting information

Meeting location:

TN
United States

WHITE HOUSE DULCIMER PLAYERS  -  WHITE HOUSE, TN

WHITE HOUSE DULCIMER PLAYERS


Contacting the club

Contact person: CHESTER PAGE

E-mail: PAGEDGARDEN2 [at] WMCONNECT [dot] COM

Club website: http://www.whdp.webs.com


Meeting information

Meeting location:

117 MARLIN RD
WHITE HOUSE, TN 37188
United States

Meeting schedule: MONDAY NIGHTS @ 6:30

Meeting directions: HWY 31W IN WHITE HOUSE TO MARLIN RD TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH 1/4 MILE ON LEFT

Instruments welcomed: MOUNTAIN DULCIMER