A non-profit music community offering individual lessons, community jams, and house concerts.

Our Mission

"To teach, promote, and support the advancement of all forms of American roots music and its influences, and to pass on the grand tradition of American based music to future generations."





          KIDS' CAMP SUMMER 2015, Enroll at the bottom of the page.

          KIDS' CAMP SUMMER 2015, Enroll at the bottom of the page.



Celtic Slow Jam begins July 2nd, 6pm.

Hey, we've added some great new teachers on staff!!! Have you been thinking about lessons?

Just joining us is RACHEL KILIAN on fiddle, and NATHAN BUNKERS on classical guitar.  Other recent additions at Americana are WAYNE GOTTSTIEN of Split Lip Rayfield, teaching electric/acoutsic guitar, voice, and mandolin.      RACHEL BLACK, Berkelee College of Music graduate teaching voice.      STEPHEN BURGDALL teaching piano and sound/music healing certified.    ANGIE SCHOENERR teaching Accordian.

Offering individual lessons in:

Piano, acoustic/electric guitar, mandolin, fiddle/violin, ukulele, voice, banjo, mountain dulcimer, bass, harmonica, dobro, songwriting, music theory, and percussion.

Community Jams:

Weekly open Saturday jams from 3-5pm., beginner's jam 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 7pm., ukulele jam 3rd Mondays at 7pm., fiddle jam and potluck 3rd Sundays at 6:30pm., songwriter's circle 1st Saturdays at 7pm.

We also host community events, concerts, student recitals, kid's camps, and workshops.

Americana Music Academy is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to help those at a disadvantage participate in our mission.


Here are the What Would Woody Do Players singing a version of This Land is Your Land by Woody Guthrie, in November of 2012, at the Americana Music Academy. Edited by David Hakan.


1419 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, KS. 66044

OR CALL: 785-830-9640  


Contact us with any questions, you may also use this area for online enrollment for Kids' Camp and lessons, until we get those forms on our website.

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