Bluegrass jam sessions to begin Sept. 8

TRIUMPH – The 2018-2019 season of open mic bluegrass and gospel music jam sessions will begin on Saturday, Sept. 8. The Northern Illinois Bluegrass Association (NIBA) and Bottomline Music, in conjunction with the Ophir Community Building board of managers will begin their 18th season of entertainment in the Ophir Community Building in Triumph. The jams are held the second Saturday of each month September through May.

Come to jam or just listen to the music. Admission is free. Donations are accepted for refreshments and all proceeds are used for maintenance and repair of the Ophir Community Building.

The all acoustic music begins at 6 p.m. and continues until 10 p.m. Performers change every 15 minutes to all for many different styles of entertainment. To reserve a spot, call Dan Knutson of Bottomline Music at (815) 674-6672 or show up early to sign up for a spot. For general information, call Jay Allen at (815) 539-6181.