• Galax mandolin record confirmed

    We have learned from Tara Linhardt that the attempt to break the record for the largest mandolin ensemble at the 2012 Old Fiddlers Convention in Galax has been certified by Guinness as the new world mark. On August 7, 2012 she

  • Still more from the Guinness record at Galax

    We finally caught up with Tara Linhardt, who spearheaded yesterday's successful Guinness World Record attempt for the largest mandolin ensemble at the Old Fiddlers Convention in Galax, VA. She tells us that while they made it over the top, beating the

  • Guinness record broken at Galax

    Hats off to Tara Linhardt, whose dream of breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest mandolin ensemble was realized this afternoon at the Old Fiddlers Convention in Galax, VA. The previous record of 383 was held by a German aggregation,

  • The Mountain Music Project available on CD/DVD

    We've posted several times about The Mountain Music Project, a documentary film which covers a musical journey of discovery from Appalachia to Nepal. The project follows a pair of Virginia pickers, Tara Lindhart and Danny Knicely, as they travel through the mountains

  • Mountain Music Project on Kickstarter

    We've mentioned The Mountain Music Project several times over the past few years, specifically the film they shot in Nepal five years ago. Project principals Danny Knicely and Tara Linhardt visited Nepal in 2006 as part of a cross-cultural adventure