Tag: fiddle

Carroll County Blues from The Western Flyers

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Wild Blue Yonder is the debut album from The Western Flyers, a new western swing outfit that features the sparkling fiddle of Katie Glassman, the 2016 Swing Fiddling champion at the National Oldtime Fiddler’s Contest in Weiser, ID. In addition to Katie’s fiddle, this sizzling hot trio boasts […]

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Dan Kelly to Michael & Jennifer McLain

| July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Michael & Jennifer McLain have announced the addition of Dan Kelly on fiddle, resulting in a new name for their act. Touring now as the Michael & Jennifer McLain Band featuring Dan Kelly, the group performs regularly at Arrington Vineyards, about 30 miles south of […]

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Lonesome Banjo Chronicles features Pattie Hopkins Kinlaw

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The world of online podcasting continues to provide opportunities for folks with something to say, to say it to the wider community at a minimum of expense and trouble. A microphone, a computer, and an online connection is all that one needs to get started, […]

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Michael Cleveland a viral video phenom!

| July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
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It’s often said these days that if you could figure out and bottle what makes videos go viral online, you’d have a pot of gold on your hands. Every so often, something universal in the human condition is captured digitally, and unimaginable numbers of people […]

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Weiser 2016 report

| June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Another great year has just concluded at the National Oldtime Fiddler’s Contest and Festival in Weiser, Idaho. New this year, folks all over the world could tune in on their computers and watch the main stage as it happens since the Festival has teamed up […]

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Michael Cleveland/Mono Neon mashup on Jerusalem Ridge

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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What happens when you mashup an incognito jazz bassist with a incomparable bluegrass improvisor like Michael Cleveland? Well, it’s hard to explain in words; we’ll just have to show you. It all started on May 21 at ForestFest in the Jefferson National Forest near Louisville, Kentucky. […]

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Adam Burrows to Kevin Prater Band

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Kevin Prater has announced the addition of Adam Burrows to his touring band, playing fiddle and doubling on guitar and vocals. Adam is from Asheboro, NC and had recently been performing with The Price Sisters on bass, and with his brother Jake as The Burrows […]

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Jeri Foreman wins 2016 Australian Bluegrass Scholarship

| May 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Jeri Foreman has been announced today as the recipient of the 2016 Australian Bluegrass Scholarship. This award was established in 2011 by Hamish and Lachlan Davidson to encourage singers and musicians who demonstrate talent, dedication and leadership in the field of bluegrass music. Foreman has been fiddling […]

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Dwight Diller bio coming this summer

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
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McFarland Books has announced a July 22 release date for Dwight Diller: West Virginia Mountain Musician, a biography of the old time music stalwart by Lewis M. Stern. Diller is a true West Virginian, born and raised in a family that are among the oldest […]

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Patrick McAvinue accepts Artist In Residence

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Strathmore Arts Center in Bethesda, MD has selected Patrick McAvinue for their Artist in Residence program this year. This multidiscipline facility offers a number of venues that host events both indoors and out, including regular performances from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, The National Philharmonic, and several others. […]

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