Huntsville Traditional Music Association
HTMA Coffeehouse Music Series

OCTOBER - 2017 - CRISP DAYS OF EARLY AUTUMN, STARRY NITES OF MUSIC !

 

Welcome to HTMA's website, where you can learn about our organization, membership, upcoming meetings and current calendar of local playing events.

 

It's time for FOOTBALL, crisp clear starry nights, friends and family and musical gatherings! We just finished our 2017 HTMA GAZEBO CONCERT at Burritt of the Mountain Museum - please download or view our October NEWSLETTER online and read all about the great time our organization had. There's many more playing opportunities this month - whether you are performing, participating or listening ... browse through this Month's upcoming events and happenings in the valley.

 

We'll do our best to keep you informed on who's playing, where and encourage everyone to come out and listen, play, jam with us. Support your local bands and players and have some good down home Alabama music fun!

 

We always welcome new members interested in playing, singing or just listening!

Please plan to join us on Sunday, October 15th for our next member meeting/jam for some fine down-home and traditional music-making - so come on out and be a part of the fun!

 

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Quick Links ...
click to View Performance and Technical Guides

Upcoming Area Events Calendar - SEPTEMBER 2017


Jerry LeCroy, HTMA PRESIDENT


 




HTMA Monthly Member Jam/Meeting

 

-- SUNDAY -- OCTOBER 15TH STARTING AT 1:15 pm
HTMA'S Monthly Meeting and Jam will be held at the MAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY-Auditorium -

starting at 1:15 PM - til around 4:00 PM - NEW MEMBERS ALWAYS WELCOMED !!!

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24TH - BURRITT OLD COUNTRY CHURCH

Our Featured Concert will be Russell Gulley, with an opening by Lowery Reithmaier/April Pend

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SATURDAY, oct 7th - starting 3:00 PM
Elmcroft Assisted Living
8020 Benaroya Ln - Huntsville, Alabama
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SATURDAY, oct 14TH - starting 10:30 AM
Harborchase Retirement Home
4801 Whitesport Circle- Huntsville, Alabama

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SATURDAY,oct 28th - starting 3:15 PM
Regency Retirement Village
(in the NEW BUILDING)
2004 Max Luther Drive, Huntsville, Alabama

 

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(HTMA Members playing at scheduled GIGS and EVENTS)

 

 

Musgrove Session - (Pat Long, Don Evans and other HTMA-ers)

Friday - October 6TH -- 4 - 6pm -HAPPY HOUR
Playing at Yellow Hammer Brewing at Campus 805

-- also --

Friday - October 15TH -- at the Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll

 

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Wednesday - October 4TH - 7 - 9pm -

Monthly Brewgrass Jam
Every 1st Wednesday of the Month - starting at 7:00 (setup time 6:30 for musicians!!!) PM

NEW LOCATION!!! We will now be at 805 CAMPUS (IN THE GYM) located 2610 Clinton Avenue, Huntsville ... Y'all COME .... this is GREAT FUN!!! Meet and Jam with great musicians!


Straight to Ale Brewery - 2610 Clinton Avenue - Huntsville, Al
http://www.straighttoale.com

 

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OCTOBER 6th & 7th

Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddler's Convention ...
a special FREE CONCERT on THURSDAY night OCT 5 - 7:00 PM featuring
Mark Kuykendall, Bobby Hicks and the Asheville Bluegrass Band

 

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SATURDAY, OCT 7TH - 6:30 - 9:30 PM

Jeri Ann Payne-TRILLIUM STRINGBAND - along with Dan Charles and Chris Kidd

will play THE BOOT PIZZERIA, So Memorial Pkwy, Huntsville AL

 

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SUNDAY - OCT 8TH -- 2 PM til around 5-ish

Green Mountain Monthly Bluegrass Jam

JOIN WITH BLUEGRASS PLAYERS, SINGERS AND DANCERS GREEN MOUNTAIN NATURE TRAIL -

HUNTSVILLE, AL ..... note: THIS WILL BE OUR FINAL BLUEGRASS JAM FOR 2017!
Come on out and make it a good'one!

 

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Brian Curtis's Bluegrass Band - Please check out Blue-Water Roads CALENDAR OF EVENTS
for current information on playing dates and times

 

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Karen Newsum has the following concerts in October:

Saturday - Oct 7th -- beginning 11:00 am Graves Grocery Fundraiser in Lacey Springs

Friday, Oct 13th -- 5 -- 7:00 PM Honest Coffee for Downtown Huntsville

Saturday, Oct 14th -- 7:00 House Concert Mike's Garage - Brown Paper Ticket sales
Thursday, Oct 26th -- 6:00 PM - Snak Shack, Somerville Al with Diane Miller

 

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SATURDAY, OCT 7TH -- 6:30 - 9:30 Dan, along with Chris Kidd / Jeri Ann Payne, will play with

TRILLIUM STRINGBAND -THE BOOT PIZZERIA on SOUTH MEMORIAL PKWY

 

FRIDAY - OCT 14 -- 9 PM til 1:00 Am --
MILLTOWNE is playing at THE KILN - AM Booth Lumberyard

 

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TUESDAY, OCT 24TH - beginning 7:00 PM -
HTMA'S OPENER FOR OUR BURRITT OLD COUNTY CHURCH COFFEEHOUSE CONCERT will feature Lowery Riethmaier, along with April Pendegrass (GIRL, GUY & GUITAR)

 

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Connie and Allen Watkins

THURSDAY - OCT 26th - 6:00-9:00 pm -- will play at STEM & STEIN in Madison AL

 

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be sure to follow us on Facebook for more announcements ...more info.....

 

 

 

Some of our sponsors and affiliates ....


WAYNE ERBSEN
http://www.nativeground.com

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source for Guitar Strings & more..

http://www.stringsandbeyond.com

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hosts Jam Sessions at the store,
three mornings per week
and supports Traditional Music!

info: http://www.harmonysoundmusic.net

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Fine dining ... and many HTMA'ers
play live music frequently !

 

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STRAIGHT TO ALE

( Monthly Brewgrass JAM / Open Mic -
1st Wed of the Month )
http://www.straighttoale.com

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The FRETSHOP

Huntsville Premier Music Retailer

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Huntsville Madison County Historical Society

Huntsville-Madison County Historical Society
Preserving the Past to Enrich the Future

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The FOLK MISSION (Huntsville AL)
hosts intimate monthly "listening room"
concerts with world-class
folk/blues/acoustic singer-songwriters.
Join us at Straight to Ale brewery
for earlier-evening
smoke-free shows ...

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Public Radio

89.3

 

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BIG COUNTRY -
WQAH Radio


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ALABAMA FOLK SCHOOL

 

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OLD COUNTRY CHURCH