National Jug Band Jubilee2019-09-16T23:22:11+00:00
Join Us
All Day
September 14
at Waterfront Park's

1:00 - Miss Maybell & "Ragtime" Charlie Judkins (NYC, NY)
2:00 - Jake Leg Stompers (Knoxville, TN)
3:00 - Cincinnati Dancing Pigs (Cincinnati, OH)
4:00 - Workshops! (hosted by Arlo Leach. Includes jug, washboard, washtub bass, bones, kazoo, guitar, ragtime piano)
5:00 - Steel City Jug Slammers (Birmingham, AL)
6:00 - Juggernaut Jug Band (Louisville, KY)
7:00 - Shake 'Em Up Jazz Band (New Orleans, LA)
8:15 - Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton (NYC, NY)
9:30 - Jim Kweskin (Boston, MA)

Join Us
All Day
September 14
at Waterfront Park's

The 2019 National Jug Band Jubilee will take place at the Brown-Forman Amphitheater in Waterfront Park.

Music at begins at 1pm and ends at 11 p.m.

In addition to the bands, the Jubilee features other fun activities for kids ages 2 to 82, with great local vending, food, beer and wine.

...And as always, the National Jug Band Jubilee will take a break from the music at 4 p.m. for several workshops. Learn to blow a jug, play a washboard, washtub bass, kazoo and more!

Jim Kweskin – Boston, MA
Jerron ‘Blind Boy’ Paxton – NYC
and also
Shake ‘Em Up Jazz Band – New Orleans, LA
Steel City Jug Slammers – Birmingham, AL
The Juggernaut Jug Band – Louisville, KY
Jake Leg Stompers – Bucksnort, TN
Cincinnati Dancing Pigs – Cincinnati, OH
Miss Maybell & “Ragtime” Charlie Judkins – NYC
Join us the day BEFORE the Jubilee
Friday, September 13th
for these Jubilee-related events

Jug Band Jam Session
- FREE -
at Goodwood Tap Room
on Main Street,
hosted by Arlo Leach

Concert in germantown

Steel City Jug Slammers at the Nachbar - FREE - 8-10pm

Concert on Chestnut Street

Miss Maybell & "Ragtime" Charlie Judkins at The Limbo. -$5- 9-11pm

Panel Discusion at the Frazier Museum

“All in the Family: Examining Jug Band Music's relationship with American Popular Music”

Panel discussion w/
- Jug Band legend Jim Kweskin,
- Fiddle historian John Harrod,
- Musician Bill Steber and
- Author Michael L. Jones
- performance by Juggernaut Jug Band
- Free for members
- $15 for non-members
- 7pm

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Updates, News, and Social Feeds!


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Steel City Jug Slammers, Blind Boy Paxton Jim Kweskin Live on WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour tonight at 6:30EST. Great chance to check them out if you weren’t here for the Jubilee on Saturday, or to see them again if you were. 😊 You can steam it live via the link below. *The link doesn’t go live until the show starts streaming ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks to Michael Logsdon for this great shot of the Jubilee audience on Saturday afternoon. It was a great day down on the Ohio River & we have the best audience anywhere. Thanks so much to the fabulous musicians, our sponsors & vendors and our crew of volunteers, friends and family who all work SO hard to pull this all together. We couldn’t do it without you all ❤️. And if you didn’t get a shirt or print because we SOLD OUT so early, hang-tight. We’ll have more of both coming soon. #jugband #jugbandjubilee ... See MoreSee Less

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All The Feeds

Below, you’ll find links to Jubilee announcements and other mentions from all over the web

Take a stroll through National Jug Band Jubilee galleries!

2018 Gallery
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National Jug Band Jubilee

Is located at
the Brown Forman Amphitheater
at Waterfront Park
directly next to the decoratively-lit Big 4 Bridge

1217 River Road, Louisville, KY 40202

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