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Bluegrass Jam on Marietta Square

Audio version of this story here.

 Bluegrass music originated in the Appalachians, from musical traditions dating back to the eighteenth century. In recent years, bluegrass and old-time music have enjoyed a renewed popularity in the mainstream. But for some, it has just always been a part of life. Producer Scott Casavant happened upon a few of those folks at the historic Marietta Square one night, and listened in on their weekly bluegrass jam. Here’s the story he brought back.

Interested in watching, or maybe even taking part in the bluegrass jam? Visit the official jam website to learn more.