Deadwood Jam

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Deadwood Jam

Noted as the best music festival in South Dakota, the Deadwood Jam is a first class music festival in the fantastic, mysterious setting of the Dakota Black Hills in historic Deadwood, South Dakota. The Deadwood Jam is an example of the magic and mystic of the old west.

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Organization: Deadwood Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau
Dates: 09/16/2016 - 09/17/2016 update info
Time: 10:00:00 AM - 11:00:00 PM
Event Cost: varied prices, including some free concerts
Venue: Deadwood Jam in Deadwood,SD
Contact: Deadwood Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau
Phone: (800) 999-1876
Event Details:

An annual event that attracts world musicians with genres covering the full scope of music appreciation and concerts throughout the historic areas of the town.

Take in great music, and sample some great brews and wines! More info to come, but make plans NOW!

Rock, reggae and blues fill the Black Hills for two incredible days of outdoor concerts. Plus, enjoy food, Wild West entertainment and breath-taking views of the Black Hills.

Discounted tickets are on sale now, and hotel rooms are available - Call 1-800-344-8826 to purchase yours today. 

  • From celebrated acts to newcomers, the music talent flock to this music scene year after year.
  • 2 day mid Sept festival
  • From noon to 10 the music rings

Overview: The Deadwood Jam has a great reputation for fun and entertainment and usually pulls in a large crowd of appreciative attendees from the three state region that includes Nebraska and Wyoming.

When: A two day festival in mid September

Where: The event actually takes place in front of the saloon where Wild Bill Hickock played his last hand. 

Fees: some concerts are free. some require an entry fee

Details: Started in 1990 by John McEuen and continued by a dedicated group of professionals, the Deadwood Jam provides two days of great music entertainment. The event starts at high noon each day and the music continues to at least 10:00 pm.

From celebrated acts to newcomers, the music talent flock to this music scene year after year.

The Fabulous Thunderbirds, John Mayall, Suzy Bogguss, Jerry Jeff Walker, Delbert McClinton, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Arlo Guthrie, Poco, Leon Russell, Rare Earth, Ozark Mt. Daredevils, Firefall, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Jack Elliot, Allison Kraus, Doug Kershaw, Koko Taylor, Edgar Winter, Jefferson Starship, Michael Martin Murphy, Yellowman, Asleep at the Wheel, Johnny Winter, Corey Stevens, Big House, Dave Mason/Jim Capaldi - Traffic, The Wailing Souls, The Georgia Satellites, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Big Head Todd & the Monsters among others, have all performed at the Deadwood Jam.