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Old Time Jam

Schedule
88.5-2
Friday
12:00 pm

In July of 2011, host Hubie King passed the reins of the show to Rosemarie Nielsen to continue playing fine old-time music on our airwaves.

Banjo player and old time enthusiast Rosemarie Nielsen highlights the genre that preceded bluegrass; old time. But this isn’t just a historical show! Rosemarie will feature field recordings of old time jams and the oxymoronic new old time musicians.


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