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What It Is
The Student Jam is a way for students to take what they've learned in lessons and apply it in the real world. You learn your respective part to a song and then get on stage and perform it! This happens on the fly without a group rehearsal (hence it's a "jam"). The shows always take place at professional venues where touring bands play regularly. Student Jams are free to anyone taking lessons at the Foundry.


The next Jam will be part of the Spring Showcase on Sunday, April 30, 11am-3:30pm at the High Noon Saloon, 701 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI.

1. Rolling in the Deep - Adele
2. I Love Rock and Roll - Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
3. Valerie - Amy Winehouse
4. Love Shack - The B-52's
5. Jolene - Dolly Parton
6. Love Song - Sara Bareilles
7. Rhiannon - Fleetwood Mac
8. Hit Me With Your Best Shot - Pat Benatar
9. Take Me to the River - Talking Heads (Tina Weymouth on bass)

Important Dates
February 13 - February 26: Student Voting period
Febuary 27 - March 5: Advance Request Week starts with the winning songs announced (talk to your instructor about submitting your top 3 choices)
March 6 - April 2: Open Sign-up (one song per student)
April 3 - April 23: Students can be signed up for multiple songs
April 30: The gig!

Here's the schedule for the day:

·10:30-11:00: Student Jam Set 1 (Love Song, Jolene, Rolling in the Deep)
·11:00-11:20: Rock Workshop Set 1 - Rude Awakening
·11:20-11:40: Rock Workshop Set 2 - Thin Ice
·11:40-11:55: The Foundry Beginner Rock Band
·11:55-12:15: Rock Workshop Set 3 - The Morphs
·12:15-12:35: Rock Workshop Set 4 - MINT
·12:35-12:50: The Foundry Soul Band
·12:50-1:20: Student Jam Set 2 (Rhiannon, Valerie, Love Shack)
·1:20-1:40: Rock Workshop Set 5 - Pixel Karma
·1:40-2:00: Rock Workshop Set 6 - Crumb
·2:00-2:15: The Foundry Adult Rock Band
·2:15-2:35: Rock Workshop Set 7 - Sonic Zombie Pirates from Outer Space
·2:35-3:05: Student Jam Set 3 (I Love Rock n' Roll, Take Me to the River, Hit Me With Your Best Shot)
·3:05-3:30: Slag (The Foundry Rock Band)

Student Jam