Deadwood jam Countdown
September 16th & 17th 2022
ABOUT THE JAM
The Deadwood Jam is a long-running, legendary live-music festival featuring artists and tunes from many genres – a little something for everyone. And it’s Deadwood’s last official outdoor event of the summer. A definite MUST do!
The Deadwood Jam is held at Outlaw Square on historic Deadwood Main Street. And this year it’s FREE! That’s right – you can enjoy listening to all the bands at no charge. WOW!
Sip your favorite beer or wine outside while you listen - open container is in effect Friday from 5 – 10pm and again Saturday from noon to 10pm. All you need is an official Deadwood Event Cup to participate. They’re available from many establishments – check for availability and pricing.
2022 lineup updates
We are excited to welcome female powerhouse vocalist ZZ Ward to the Deadwood Jam Saturday, September 17.
ZZ’s music has been described as possessing equal parts warrior and vulnerability delivered with powerhouse vocals and plenty of sass.
With two critically-acclaimed albums under her belt, ZZ has amassed millions of online & streaming views, multiple radio hits and has been featured in the LA Times,
Complex, FADER, Chicago Tribune, NPR, W, NYLON, USA Today and the New York
Times to name a few. She has collaborated with some of the biggest names in music
including Grammy Award winners, Kendrick Lamar, Fantastic Negrito and Gary Clark,
Jr., as well as Fitz and the Tantrums. ZZ has launched multiple, sold out headline tours,
performed at high profile festivals including Coachella, Bonnaroo, Made in America,
Firefly and appeared on The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late, Late Show
with James Corden and Good Morning America.
Welcome the multi-platinum-selling Marshall Tucker Band to jam with us on Friday, September 16!
Formed in 1972, The Marshall Tucker Band is the first truly progressive Southern rock band to hit the airwaves. Led by original frontman Doug Gray, The Marshall Tucker Band are true road warriors traveling all over the globe to tear up the stage & share their beloved hits like “Fire on the Mountain” & “Can’t You See” with countless fans. With over 20 studio albums & live releases they’ve reached multi-platinum sales many times over.
You won’t want to miss this show!!!
Featuring Punk-Blues Pianist/songwriter Johnny Iguana, seductive singer Berit Ulseth, bassist/vocalist Zach Verdoorn and drummer Michael Caskey, the Claudettes merge earthy blues and soul with pop hooks and punk spirit, writing an intriguing new chapter in American roots music. Johnny, who toured for years with his cult-favorite rock band Oh My God, has played on albums featuring Buddy Guy, Johnny Winter, Derek Trucks, Keb' Mo', Gary Clark Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and more. He has toured/recorded with Junior Wells and Otis Rush, played on three Grammy-nominated albums and earned a prestigious 2021 Blues Music Award nomination for Piano Player of the Year.
The Claudettes recorded their 2018 album "DANCE SCANDAL AT THE GYMNASIUM!" (Yellow Dog Records) with Grammy-winning producer Mark Neill (Black Keys). In 2020 the Claudettes released "High Times in the Dark" (Forty Below Records), helmed by Grammy-winning producer Ted Hutt. The Claudettes worked with Hutt and with Grammy winner Kevin Killen on a slew of new tracks that will arrive in 2022.
A multicultural five-piece from Los Angeles, CA, The Main Squeeze have built a cult following in the States on the road – putting rubber to pavement and playing over 1,000 shows together over the past nine years.
The Main Squeeze, who have toured with the likes of George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, String Cheese Incident, Umphrey's McGee, and many more and are lauded across North America's live music
circuit. They've graced hundreds of stages and played festivals including Bonnaroo, Electric Forest, Firefly and many more. Their breakout moment came during the pandemic, when the band quickly developed a huge following on TikTok. They’ve since gained praise from NPR, Rolling Stone, Relix, and Wonderland as well as collaborated with artists such as 6LACK and Gallant.