Tag: Casey Driessen

Acoustic Music Seminar applications due Dec 1

| November 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Attention talented young string players… Applications for the 2014 Acoustic Music Seminar at the Savannah Music Festival must be turned in by December 1. The week long seminar runs from March 30-April 5 in Savannah, GA and is open to musicians 22 and under (as […]

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Thornpipe from Leftover Salmon

| August 16, 2013 | 1 Comment
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Leftover Salmon has a new single, Thornpipe, a driving banjo tune written and performed by Andy Thorn. It’s the second in a set of four new tracks to be pre-released in collaboration with Colorado’s Breckenridge Brewery. Free download codes are available in specially-marked sampler packs of […]

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More from RockyGrass ’13

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Here is another look at RockyGrass 2013 from Shannon Turner.  

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Protect and recover your stuff with GearTrack

| December 21, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Wouldn’t it be great if you could register all your valuable musical instruments and gear online, with photos, descriptions, serial numbers, and identifying characteristics? In the event of loss, theft or damage, it would make recovery or insurance claims much easier. This is the idea […]

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40th Annual RockyGrass: Day 2

| July 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
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This report from RockyGrass is a contribution from Jake Schepps and Christian Sedelmyer. Working backwards on Day 2 of the festival: the evening’s closer was a special set of music with a band specifically put together by Béla Fleck, in which he played a superlative set of traditional […]

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Skills & Techniques videos with Casey Driessen

| August 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Casey Driessen, he of the wicked fiddle chop, is offering a series of  instructional videos for download from his web site, starting in September. The five lessons will each deal with one aspect of Casey’s highly distinctive accompaniment style, starting with the most basic percussive […]

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Telluride – day two

| June 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Here is the second photo-report from Jason Lombard, on the ground at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. So everyday at Telluride starts with a sprint from the front gate, to the front of the stage, to stake out your spot for the day. It sounds simple […]

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Jayme Stone – Room of Wonders

| November 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Award-winning Canadian banjoist Jayme Stone has a new CD, Room of Wonders, which features his take on traditional dance music from all across the globe. He is assisted by Casey Driessen on fiddle, Grant Gordy on guitar and Greg Garrison on bass, who form his […]

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Free tickets to Casey Driessen shows

| August 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

Anyone want free tickets to see Casey Driessen opening for country/rock sensations the Zac Brown Band? Casey and his power trio are touring this next two weeks with Brown, and is offering two free tickets for each show to folks who will pass out free […]

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Jayme Stone in the studio

| April 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

Jayme Stone has also been in the studio of late, working on a new album. The award-winning Canadian banjoist tells us that the music is loosely based on folk dances from around the world: Norway, Sweden, Italy, Bulgaria, Brazil, Tunisia and North America. The core […]

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