Dulcimer Clubs and Groups USA

dulcimer groups

So you bought a Dulcimer, you’ve learned how to play, and now you want to connect with other Dulcimer players? One of the best ways to do this is to find a club or group that is near to you. There are many clubs within the US that welcome all abilities, from beginners, through to intermediate and advanced players. We have scoured the internet for the best clubs in your area, so reach out and connect!

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North-East USA Dulcimer Clubs


ColchesterConnecticut Mountain Dulcimer Gathering
FarmingtonDulcimer Folk Association of Connecticut


EllsworthDowneast Dulcimers (email: hope3944@gmail.com)


RaynhamNew England Dulcimaniacs

New Hampshire

HudsonOttarnick Dulcimer Club (email: bobhaefnerjp@comcast.net)

New Jersey

Mt. LaurelGreater Pinelands Dulcimer Society
RockawayRockaway Dulcimer Club
WesthamptonGreater Pinelands Dulcimer Society

New York

AlbanyDulcimer Association of Albany
EdenAppalachian Mountain Dulcimer Players (email: adams.geo89@gmail.com)
LathamDulcimer Association of Albany
NundaGenesee Valley Mountain Dulcimer Club
SyracuseCNY Mountain Dulcimer League
VestalVestal Mountain Dulcimer Players


CarmichaelsGreene Academy Dulcimer Players
DanvilleFrosty Valley Dulcimer Friends
EdenMountain Dulcimer Players of Lancaster
ErieMisery Bay Dulcimer Club
LancasterMountain Dulcimer Players of Lancaster Dutchland Dulcimers
Lancaster CountyLancaster Hammered Dulcimer Jam (email: lancasterdulcimers@yahoo.com)
McClureShade Mountain Strings
MeadvilleFrench Creek Valley Dulcimer Club
MechanicsburgOff the Wall Dulcimer Society (email: mablbarker@aol.com)
MifflintownStrungout Dulcimer Club
SoudertonQuadas Dulcimer Club
StroudsburgPocono Dulcimer Club

Rhode Island

No dulcimer clubs found.


BrattleboroBrattleboro Area Dulcimers
St. JohnsburyKingdom Mountain Dulcimer Club

Midwest USA Dulcimer Clubs


BellevilleGateway Dulcimer Society
ChampaignEast Central Illinois Dulcimer Club
Chicago (Greater Chicago)Dulcimer Society of Northern Illinois
Chicago (South Chicago Suburbs)The South Suburban Dulcimer & Folk Music Society
Fairview HeightsGateway Dulcimer Society
JolietJoliet Dulcimer Society (email: diercks1031@sbcglobal.net)
MattoonSweet Songs on the Prairie Dulcimer Group
Mount VernonMonday Night Strummers (email: gramlib@gmail.com)
O’FallonGateway Dulcimer Society
Park ForestSouth Suburban Dulcimer and Folk Music Society
PeoriaHeirloom Dulcimer Club (email: jquigg53@gmail.com)
SalemRusty Strings Dulcimers
SkokieDulcimer Society of Northern Illinois
SummerRed Hill Dulcimer Society


BedfordBedford Dulcimer Society
CorydonCorydon Dulcimer Society
EvansvilleSouthern Hollow Dulcimer & Folk Group
IndianapolisCentral Indiana Folk Music & Mountain Dulcimer Society
KokomoHoosier String Players (email: maewing@aol.com)
LafayetteDulcimer Gathering
LowellJoyful Strummers Dulcimer Club (email: bettsk2@sbcglobal.net)
NashvilleBrown County Dulcimer Society
New CastleChords of Friendship
Terre HauteWabash Valley String Possee
WilliamsportWabash River Strings (email: poverty1.2@gmail.com)


Des MoinesThe Dulcimer Gang


AuburnKansas Prairie Pickers Association
Blue RapidsFlint Hills Dulcimer Club (formerly Blue Rapids Dulcimer Club)
Fort ScottPrairie Sunflower Strings (email: charlenaburns@yahoo.com)
HutchinsonHutchinson Mountain Dulcimer Players & Friends
LeavenworthFirst City Strummers
WichitaGreat Plains Dulcimer Alliance


Garden CitySilver Strings Dulcimer Society
Grand RapidsNorthern Strings (email: patcmt@yahoo.com)
HastingsMountain Dulcimer Jam
JacksonVandercook Lake/Jackson Mountain Dulcimer Club (email: corknkath@comcast.net)
Lake OdessaOld Time Mountain Dulcimer Club
LivoniaSilver Strings Dulcimer Society
Marine CityRiver Strings of St. Clair County (email: bernieehughes@yahoo.com)
MidlandJolly Hammers & Strings Dulcimer Club
NashvilleThornapple Valley Dulcimer Society
OrtonvilleMountain Echo Dulcimer Troupe
RochesterPaint Creek Folklore Society
SaginawSaginaw Subterranean Strings HD Club
Spring ArborUncle Carl’s Dulcimer Club
St. Clair ShoresSweet Mountain Strings
Traverse CityGrand Traverse Mountain Dulcimer Society


DuluthDuluth Area Mountain Dulcimer Club
FarmingtonRambling River Dum Diddles (email: maggiepc@frontier.com)


Cape GirardeauFront Porch Players
FultonShow-Me Dulcimer Club (email: showmedulcimerclub@yahoo.com)
IndependencePrairie Dulcimer Club
SpringfieldHammers and Strings Dulcimer Players (email: gracebbc@gmail.com)
WarrensburgNew Century Dulcimer Ensemble


BeatriceWindy River Dulcimer Society
Central NEDulci-Birds: Children’s & Youth Dulcimer Club
Central NEPrairie Dulcimer Players
OmahaWildwood Dulcimer Society

North Dakota

No dulcimer clubs found.


Athens CountyHocking Valley Dulcimer Friends
BaltimoreCanal Strings
BellefontaineMad River Valley Dulcimer Society
ChardonGeauga Sweet Strings (email: samardge@windstream.net)
CincinnatiBuckeye Strings
CincinnatiCincinnati Dulcimer Society
ColumbusThe Columbus Mountain Dulcimer Club
DaytonMountain Dulcimer Society of Dayton
FindlayThe Dulcimer Gatherin’ (email: tyrdteach@aol.com)
GermantownGermantown Dulcimer Society
LancasterStanding Stone Strings & Things Dulcimer Club
MaumeeBack Porch Dulcimers
NorwalkFirelands Dulcimer Club
OntarioMansfield Dulcimer Players (email: dgwirtz@yahoo.com)
OrrvilleWayne County Mountain Dulcimer Players (email: ritaharp@gmail.com)
RichfieldVillage Musicians (email: ritaharp@gmail.com)
SalemDulci-More Folk & Traditional Musicians
SpringfieldSpringfield Dulcimer Club
Tipp CityMountain Dulcimer Sodiety of Dayton
WaverylyThe Big Scioty Dulcimer Club
WilmingtonJoyful Noise


BrookfieldDulcimers and Stuff (email: Dulcimersandstuff@outlook.com)
MadisonMadison Folk Music Society
MenomonieDunn County Dulcimers
MiltonSouthern Wisconsin Dulcimer Club

Southern USA Dulcimer Clubs


AlabasterShelby Strummers
AthensAthens Dulcimer Jam Group
DadevilleLake Martin Dulcimer Club
DothanLandmark Dulcimer Club
FairhopeJam ‘N Folks
FairhopeJubilee Pickers Dulcimer Society
Gulf ShoresOff the Wall Dulcimer Club (email: michellefife1000@aol.com)
HueytownSouthern Appalachian Dulcimer Association
HuntsvilleMountain Dulcimer Assoc. of Huntsville
LoachapokaWhistle Stop Pickers
MadisonMadison Dulcimer Gospel Group
MontgomeryMontgomery Dulcimer Players
SummerdaleJam n’ Folks
TrussvilleJoyful Jammers
WaterlooO. C. Epps Community Center


ConwayToadsuck Dulcimer Club
Heber SpringsStrings & Things
Siloam SpringsDulcimer Daisies & Dudes

District of Columbia

No dulcimer clubs found.


HockessinBrandywine Dulcimer Fellowship


Beverly HillsNature Coast Dulcimer Players
CantonmentDogwood Dulcimer Association
Cape CoralCaloosahatchee Lap Dulcimer Society (email: wfdcrd@embarqmail.com)
Cape CoralSouthwest Florida Dulcimer Club
Central FloridaThe Florida Sunshine Dulcimer Society
DunedinDedicated Dulcimers of Dunedin
HilliardNassau Mountain Jammers
JacksonvilleRiver City Dulcimers and Friends
Key LargoKey Largo Dulcimer Club (email: littlemangokitty@yahoo.com)
MelroseMelrose Dulcimers
Mount DoraMount Dora Dulcimer Players (email: dulcirah@msn.com)
New Smyrna BeachNew Smyrna Beach Dulcimer Society
PensacolaDogwood Dulcimer Association
Port CharlotteAppalachian Strings
SanfordPicky Chics & Chaps (email: Sherylchapman123@gmail.com)
ShalimarPelican Pickers
TallahasseeTallahassee Dulcimer Players


AtlantaIn Town Down Home
AtlantaNorth Georgia Foothills Dulcimer Association
AugustaGarden City Strummers
BlairsvilleMountain Sounds
Blue RidgeBlue Ridge Dulcimer Players
CantonHilltop Strummers
CentervilleSonic Sounds Dulcimer Club
Clarksville & ClevelandYonah Pickers
DaltonDalton Dulcimers
DanielsvilleDusty Dulcimers
EvansGarden City Strummers
GainesvilleGold Country Players
GriffinDixieland Dulcimers
HartwellHartwell Strings-Strummers
JasperBent Tree Strings
LaGrangeLaGrange Dulcimer Troupers
LoachapokaWhitle Stop Pickers
MaconMiddle Georgia Dulcimer Club
Peachtree CityPeach Pickers
SharpsburgPeach Pickers
ToccoaCurrahee Dulcimer Club
WoodstockHilltop Strummers


AlexandriaHills of Kentucky Dulcimer Club
BardstownSecond Sunday Dulcimer Gathering (email: kytreefrog@aol.com)
BereaMadison Dulcimers (email: boscoebeano@gmail.com)
CovingtonHills of Kentucky Dulcimer Club
ElizabethtownHeartland Dulcimer Club
FlemingsburgFleming County Dulcimer Club
HazardPerry County Dulcimer Club
HendersonHenderson County Dulcimer Club
LexingtonBluegrass Dulcimer Club
LouisvilleLouisville Dulcimer Society
MadisonvillePennyrile Dulcimer Players
Mt. SterlingStrings of Friendship Dulcimers
RichmondMadison Dulcimers
ShelbyvilleMerrie Melodious Dulcimer
VeronaHills of Kentucky Dulcimers
WaltonSingin’ Strings dulcimer Club
WinchesterStrings of Friendship Dulcimers


Baton RougeLagniappe Dulcimer Society
BedicoBayou Dulcimer Club (email: bingnliz@bellsouth.net)
BogalusaNorthwoods Dulcimer Club
Central LouisianaRed River Dulcimer Ensemble
LayfayetteCajun Dulcimer Society (email: joebesse@aol.com)
PinevilleRed River Dulcimer Ensemble
ShreveportLouisiana Mountain Dulcimer Friends (email: wilajean@bellsouth.net)
West MonroeThe Ouachita Strummers


No dulcimer clubs found.


AberdeenTombigbee Dulcimer Group
ColumbusFriendly City Strummers
HattiesburgMagnolia Strings Dulcimers
HattiesburgSouthern Strings
RipleyRipley Public Library, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays @ 6:00 pm
TupeloNorth Mississippi Dulcimer Association
WigginsPine Hill Dulcimers & Friends

North Carolina

AshevilleWestern North Carolina Dulcimer Collective
BooneHigh Country Dulcimer Group
Chapel HillSeymour Senior Center, 2551 Homestead Rd, Thursdays @ 7pm
CharlotteCharlotte Appalachian Dulcimer Club
DurhamTrapezoids of the Triangle: Hammered Dulcimer Slow Jam
FranklinNikwasi Dulcimer Players
HendersonvilleOlde Tyme Strummers (email: nanajcw@bellsouth.net)
HighlandsMountain High Dulcimer Club (email: pandry1@frontier.com)
LumbertonLumber River Dulcimer & Folksong Society
SaxapahawCane Creek Mountain Dulcimers
ShelbyFoothills Dulcimer
SylvaPick and Play Dulcimer Group
Winston SalemCarmel City Strummers


BartlesvilleJoyful Strings
BenningtonRed River Valley Dulcimer Club
DurantRed River Valley Dulcimer Club
Oklahoma CityOklahoma City Traditional Music Association
PryorPryor Creek Players (email: jesse5551@msn.com)
TulsaIndian Territory Dulcimers
TulsaHeartland Harmony Dulcimers (email: slseama@yahoo.com)

South Carolina

BlythewoodDulcimores of South Carolina
ColumbiaMidlands Dulcimers
TaylorsHammers ‘n Harmony (email: marjorieorr1935@gmail.com)


AshevilleWestern North Carolina Dulcimer Collective
Brentwood & FranklinThe Dulcimer Dandies
BristolMountain Echoes Dulcimer Society
ChattanoogaDulcimers and Accompaniment (email: Gailspitler@gmail.com)
ColumbiaDuck River Dulcimer Club
Fairfield GladeThe Dulcimores (email: leppelheimer@gmail.com)
Franklin & BrentwoodThe Dulcimer Dandies
KingsportBays Mountain Dulcimer Society
KnoxvilleKnoxville Area Dulcimer Club
MaryvilleMaryville Area Dulcimer Club (email: jj.wagner@charter.net)
McMinnvilleMcMinnville Dulcimer Club (email: mdwaldron@blomand.net)
MemphisMemphis Area Mountain Dulcimer Club (email: magowandulcimers@comcast.net)
Mount JulietThe Dixie Dulcimers
NashvilleGrand Old Dulcimer Club
NashvilleThe Nashville Dulcimer Ensemble
NashvilleTwangtown Dulcimers (aka the “Twangs”
TullahomaTullahoma Dulcimers and More
White HouseWhite House Dulcimer Players


BeaumontSoutheast Texas Dulcimer Friends
BridgeportHeartsStrings Dulcimer Club
CrockettDavy Crockett Dulcimer Society
DaingerfieldDaingerfield Acoustic Jam
DentonDenton Area Dulcimers
GeorgetownSun City Mountain Dulcimer Players
GilmerGilmer Dulcimer Players
GranburyBrazos Valley Dulcimer Club
Grand PrairieSweet Strings
HawkinsHawkins Jam
HoustonNorth Harris County Dulcimer Society
HuntsvilleRaven Dulcimer Society
IrvingLone Star State Dulcimer Society
JacksonvilleJacksonville Jammers
KerrvilleSouthwind Acoustic Players
LivingstonSweet Strings
MissionSoutheast Texas Dulcimer Friends
PittsburgNortheast Texas Dulcimer Chorus
RosenbergBrazos River Pickers
San AntonioSan Antonio Dulcimer Players (email: rvtullius@sbcglobal.net)
Spring BranchGuadalupe Riverpickers Dulcimer Club
Sun City, GeorgetownSun City Dulcimers
TexarkanaNortheast Texas Dulcimer Chorus
VernonEagle Flats Brats
VariesRed River Valley Dulcimer Club


AlexandriaNorthern Virginia (NoVA) Mountain Dulcimers
AnnandaleNoVa Mountain Dulcimers
ArlingtonNorthern Virginia Hammered Dulcimer Players (NVHDP)
ArlingtonNorthern Virginia (NoVA) Mountain Dulcimers
BridgewaterBlue Ridge Mountain Dulcimer Club
FairfaxNorthern Virginia (NoVA) Mountain Dulcimers
FishersvilleBlue Ridge Mountain Dulcimer Club
FredericksburgWilderness Run (email: annajones1122@gmail.com)
GalaxGalax Dulcimer Club
Rose HillWilderness Road Dulcimer Club
VintonRoanoke Valley Dulcimers
Virginia BeachHammer Heads – the Hammered Dulcimer Society of Southeastern Virginia
Virginia BeachPungo Players

West Virginia

HuntingtonTri-State Mountain Dulcimer Society
South CharlestonAlmost Heaven Dulcimer Club

Western USA Dulcimer Clubs


Gold CanyonStrum Ditties (email: maryjanejohng@gmail.com)
PhoenixDesert Dulcimers
TucsonTucson Dulcimer Ensemble


Buena ParkSouthern California Dulcimer Heritage
Culver CityWest Side Hammered Dulcimers
DowneyDowney Folk Music Jam
El CentroFour String Fretters (email: nanrebik@hotmail.com)
FallbrookSan Diego’s North County Mountain Dulcimer Practice Group (aka Fearless Fretters)
Huntington BeachOrange County Hammered Dulcimers
Los AngelesCalifornia Traditional Music Society
Los OsosLos Osos Mountain Dulcimers (email: kaybolin@gmail.com)
MoorparkMoorpark Hammered Dulcimer Class
OaklandDulcimer Jammers
RosevilleRiver City Dulcimers
Santa CruzSweet Players Dulcimer Jam Group (email: dulcimergirlrocks@gmail.com)
San DiegoSan Diego Area Dulcimer Meetup
San MateoGolden Gate Dulcimers (email: jimbowswells@gmail.com)
Santa MonicaLos Angeles Mountain/Urban Dulcimer Club


BayfieldVallecito MetroGnomes (email: djwillson2013@gmail.com)
Canon CitySerendipity Peak Dulcimer Club- Canon City
DenverDenver Dulcimer Jam
FrederickFoothills Dulcimer Jam
LittletonDenver Dulcimer Jam
LongmontSinging Strings (email: nbeaudrot213@comcast.net)
LovelandLoveland Heart Strings Jam Group
WestcliffeSerendipity Peak Dulcimer Club – Westcliffe


No dulcimer clubs found.


No dulcimer clubs found.


Big TimberCrazy Mountain Dulcimer Club


No dulcimer clubs found.

New Mexico

AlbuquerqueApple Mountain Strings and Things
Santa FeHigh Desert Dulcimers (email: donmouton@aol.com)


EstacadaUpRiver Dulcimer Club
Grants PassSally and the String Beings (email: salgaljane@yahoo.com)
MilwaukieSloe Jam Dulcimers
PortlandCamas Hammered Dulcimer Play Around
SandyMt. Hood Dulcimer Club


Brigham CityLogan Mountain Dulcimers (email: susanjelus@gmail.com)

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