Circus Jig

Greg Adams and Kyle Pretzl performing Circus Jig at Early Antietam Banjo Gathering IV, June 25 2011

What Is This?

Long before jazz, old-time, or bluegrass, the banjo was associated with very different musical styles, now largely forgotten.

The music on this site is taken from (or inspired by) period sources from the 1800s through the early 1900s.