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."









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. 

Sponsors and Supporters:

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Fall Fund Drive

21% to our goal and we need you as a member donor to meet our funding goal for the end of 2014!  If you've ever thought about contributing to Americana Music Academy, or wondering if it's time to renew your membership, well, the time is perfect now.  We count on direct support from our community, members, and local businesses, and things are tight this year.  Americana is off to a good start with contributions from our board members ( Jim Jeans $500 and $400 in Kids Camp Scholarhsips last summer, Mark Willcoxon $400, Karl Birns $200, Nancy Trober $130 and a Kids Camp scholarship, Joe O'Brien.  Community members.............................................................and welcoming our new business sponsor, Mass Beverage!

Thanks to this year's other supporters, DCCF Foundation, Bramlage Family Foundation, Cans for Community, Morningstar's Pizza, and Scenic Roots.

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


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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