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Monthly Meetings-New 2020 Venue!

Come Jam With Us!

The IOTFA hosts monthly jams and activities on the third Sunday of each month.  The program runs from 2 to 5 pm followed, as needed, by a short business meeting of officers and board members.  A PA is available and everyone is welcome to attend and participate in the jam and/or dancing.  The format may be a jam or an open mic, depending.  Participants are welcome and encouraged to become members and a free will donation can is available.  All of the funds collected are used for rental of the building and other miscellaneous expenditures related to the monthly meetings. However, donations designated for support of the Annual Fiddle Contest are always welcome!

We have a new place to jam!

Effective January 19, 2020, the Monthly Meetings will be held at the Chesnut Family Music Store at 110 South Front Street in Effingham, IL.  These jam type activities are held on the third Sunday of each month from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The building faces the west and the entrance to the jam is the Studio Entrance.  There is ample parking with lots to the west and south of the music store.

Directions to the Chesnut Family Music Store in Effingham, IL.

A line drawing map and a Google Earth photo of the area of the Chesnut Music Store are shown below. The key street is West Fayette Avenue. I hope it is clear that all the highways into Effingham eventually connect with West Fayette Avenue and a key landmark is the railroad underpass. Turn north just east of the underpass onto Banker then within 200 feet or so turn west on to the east/west street, Section, that leads to Front Street going north to the Chesnut Family Music and additional parking. The small red dot identifies the store location.