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Music & Dance

Jamtown Howdy Band


Join the Jamtown Howdy Band!

That's right, you are IN the band! Original & folk songs feature rhythm action and fun movement for toddlers, kids and families. Jamtown John and Jamtown Jim lead the band with ukulele & cajon. We share Jamtown fair trade instruments for hands-on play-along. Be ready with slappin' hands - happy feet - tappin' on a drum & singin' along!

Artist bio

John Hayden is an adventure traveler with artisan friends around the world that create rhythm instruments for his company Jamtown. Since 1995 (~25 years!) he facilitates in-the-moment, hands-on rhythm for youth, community and business. He is a Global Certified Trainer of Village Music Circles. He writes & performs kids music with ukulele and Jamtown props - The Howdy Band! He has produced the Northwest Folklife Rhythm Tent Stage since 2004 and teaches hand drum classes weekly. Jamtown award-winning, fair trade products for sale at Follow JamtownLive rhythm events and travel adventures at Instagram/JamtownLive, FB/JamtownLive.

John Hayden



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