Tag: Billy Hurt

Billy Hurt’s fiddles headed home, or, A Boy And His Fiddle

| September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

This past Monday, we ran a story about a missing pair of fiddles belonging to Billy Hurt, who works with Karl Shiflett & the Big Country Show. It’s a story certain to strike fear in any touring musician, who quite often travel with valuable and […]


Missing fiddles at Thomas Point Beach [Updated]

| September 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Billy Hurt, fiddler with Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show, is reporting that his double fiddle case was likely stolen during this past weekend’s Thomas Point Beach festival in Maine. The two fiddles in the case are uniquely marked, and should be easy to identify should […]


Fiddlin’ Billy Hurt – all the fiddle you can handle

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

I suppose I should admit to a bias right up front. Billy Hurt, Jr. is a good friend of mine, and one of my favorite fiddlers in all of bluegrass and old time music. We’ve played a lot of music together, talked a lot more, […]


Billy Hurt to Karl Shiflett

| September 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Virginia fiddler Billy Hurt is the newest member of Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show. This gig is right up Billy’s alley. If there is a fiddler out there with a greater love, knowledge and understanding of the roots of traditional bluegrass, there surely can’t […]