The Kentucky Thumbpickers Club

NEWS & HOT EVENTS

2019 - 2020 CALENDAR

Saturday Jam Sessions - The Kentucky Thumb Pickers Club gets together to pick and grin on Second Saturdays of every month at the Hopewell Baptist Church.  It is located at 4305 Hopewell Road in Jeffersontown, Ky.   We start at NOON and go till we give up. Come pick with us or just drop by and listen.  See details and schedule of dates below

December 14th - Christmas Picking Party and Pot Luck Dinner. We're planning another great Christmas picking party with guests like before including Thom Bresh and Paul Moseley. Can't wait. Come out and enjoy the shows. We will be having a pot luck dinner so members should bring a dish to feed several and a dessert dish. The Club will supply a couple of turkeys and hams. The event begins at 12 pm, we'll eat first and then we'll be picking on through the afternoon as usual. There is no set charge and everyone is encouraged to attend. Invite as many friends as you can to help support this club activity.  So, gather some friends and come on down to the Hopewell Baptist Church  for a day of great thumbpicking. It is located at 4305 Hopewell Road in Jeffersontown, Ky (Louisville). Questions? Call  Scott at 1-859-223-3576. Click here for more club info.

2020 Picking Events

  Saturday, January 4th - 6:00 pm - Home of the Legends picking party at Drakesboro, Ky. The picking party will begin when the doors open at 6:00 PM.  It will be held at the Drakesboro City Hall / Community Room. Come to pick and grin or just drop in to listen and visit with friends.  There will be some of the finest music from local and National Chet / Travis style pickers. Go HERE to see info on hotels in the area and driving directions around Muhlenberg County.

Saturday - January 11th, 2020 at Noon - KTPC Picking Party    Come out to Louisville and enjoy an afternoon of great picking.   Everyone is encouraged to attend and invite as many friends as you can to help support this club activity.  It will be at our Club home, the Hopewell Baptist Church.  It is located at 4305 Hopewell Road in Jeffersontown, Ky (Louisville).   Come enjoy a day of guitar with us.  Call Chris at 1-502-821-6020 or Scott at 1-859-223-3576.  Click here for more club info.

Saturday March 14th - 8:00 pm    Tommy Emmanuel will be performing at the Brown Theatre at The Kentucky Center in Louisville, KY.  It is located at 315 West Broadway.  Call 1-888-456-8499 for tickets or go to www.kentuckyperformingarts.org

  Friday March 13th, 2020 - 8:00 PM - Tommy Emmanuel will be performing with Jorma Kaukonen at the Taft Theatre in Cincinnati, OH.  It is located at 317 East 5th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202   For tickets and information, click HERE

  Saturday April 4th - 2:00 pm  Mose Rager Day and Home of the Legends Picking Party.  It will be held at the City Hall-
Community Room in Drakesboro, Ky.  The picking party will begin when the doors open at 2:00 PM.  We'll eat around 5:00.  Come to pick and grin or just drop in to listen and visit with friends.  There will be some of the finest music from local and National Chet / Travis style pickers. Go
HERE to see info on hotels in the area and driving directions around Muhlenberg County.

Thursday - April 23, 2020 - 8:00 PM - Tommy Emmanuel will be performing at the Speaker Jo Ann Davidson Theatre in Columbus, OH.  It is located at 77 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215

Saturday, April 24th, 2020 - Tommy Emmanuel with special guest Pat Bergeson & Annie Sellick will be performing at the Grand Theatre Frankfort, KY.  It is located at 308 Saint Clair St., Frankfort,KY40601.  Tickets are $60 / $55 / $40.  For more info, conact grandtheatrefrankfort.org or call 502-352-7469


Regularly Scheduled Picking Events

KTPC Saturday Meeting and Picking Party Schedule - Our meetings are on the Second Saturdays of every month starting at NOON. A short business meeting is generally preceded by an informal jam session and is followed by a guest performer or the continuance of the jam session. A pot luck meal or light refreshments are available. Members, friends and the general public are invited to attend.  Sometimes the dates may not be 2nd Saturdays due to scheduling conflicts with the facilities.  

Here are the dates for the Saturday picking parties for 2019 and 2020:

  • December 14  (Our Christmas Party)

  • 2020

  • January 11

  • February 8

  • March 14

  • April 11

  • May 9

  • June 13

  • July 11

  • August 8

  •  September 12

  • October 10

  • November 14

  • December 12   (Our Christmas Party)
     

If you are traveling far, you should call Chris at 1-502-821-6020 or Scott at 1-859-223-3576 before you go to make sure there are no changes in the dates.  Bring your guitar and plan to pick with us.

Four Legends Jamboree is held every first Saturday at the Drakesboro City Hall in Drakesboro, KY. Everyone gets a chance to join in the picking and grinnin’. For more information, contact Scott at 1-859-223-3576 or email thumbpickers@windstream.net
 

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When you see this guitar picking icon, it means that the event features jaming or encourages visitors to join in and take a turn picking.  Bring your guitar and jump in with the others.

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