September 15 - 17 2023
Established in 2004 to highlight the banjo, its styles and related instruments.
Traditionally the emphasis has been on American string band music (bluegrass, old-time, Appalachian, jug band, Hawaiian and blues) but more recently the program has expanded to encompasses other styles such as Celtic, Klezmer, Jazz and contemporary music.
The heart of the Jamboree is the camaraderie experienced by playing music with old and new friends in various spots around the town and it is that experience that has people returning year after year.
The program includes concerts, workshops, a children’s session, a Gospel singalong, a bush dance, and various sessions around the town.
Volunteer Applications are now closed. Thank you
Tickets go on Sale 15th August - will include camping pre-purchase as well.
13th Guildford Banjo Jamboree
John "Johnno" Caldwell Memorial Jam on Sunday 17th September 2023
We will be remembering Johnno with a Banjo Jamboree Jam Session dedicated to him on Sunday the 17th September 2023 in the Public Hall starting at 11.15am.
The memorial will be MC'd by the fantastic Jeanette Gillespie and everyone is welcome to join the JAM!