Musicians gather for local jamboree

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JAM ON: Local musicians and those from other areas of the state gather at the Wheatland Music Organization cabin on Saturday for an acoustic jamboree session. The jamboree event takes place every second weekend of each month, except September. (Pioneer photos/Karin Armbruster)

REMUS — A group of musicians sat down and picked out some tunes during a Saturday jamboree session at the cabin on the grounds of the Wheatland Music Organization.

About a dozen individuals sat in a large circle with their instruments and played together for a few hours. Men and women took turns at the microphone leading a tune for the other players to follow. Attendees performed on all acoustic instruments, including guitar, banjo, fiddle, dulcimer, upright bass, mandolin and ukulele.

The jamboree sessions take place every second Saturday of the month, except in September, at the cabin, located off of 50th Avenue in Remus. All are welcome to join.

For more events taking place at the Wheatland Music Organization, visit wheatlandmusic.org.

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Posted by Karin Armbruster

Karin is the reporter for Osceola County’s Herald Review. She is the coordinator of the Health page, which runs in the weekend edition of the Pioneer. She can be reached by phone at (231) 592-8382 or by e-mail at karmbruster@pioneergroup.com.

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