Back Up and Push
"Back Up and Push, first-place winner in the old-time band competition at the New Jersey Folk Festival, plays old-time fiddle tunes, honky-tonk, blues, early country, and even some originals.

Bad Livers Home Page
Banjo picker Tony Trischka describes the Bad Livers as :
"1: a richly unique concordance of disparate elements including a rocked out whitewater bluegrass with a tuba, old time lonesomey music with half the rocking chair on the back porch and the other on-stage at CBGB's
2: fierce and captivating
3: shouldn't be missed
4: hire this band
5: buy their records"

So there you have it. Not strictly traditional old time music, but a heckuva lotta fun.


Banjo Don's Home Page
Banjo Don's page features lots of banjo resources, as well as his own live365 streaming web broadcast of The Old-Time Country Music Show.


Banjo-L Homepage
Donald Zepp's fabulous resource for all things Banjo, especially the Banjo-L mailing list.

Banjo Loft, The
The Banjo Loft is the source of all of those fine reproduction Vega 5-string necks by Wyatt Fawley. Wyatt's customers include Ricky Skaggs, Mike Seeger, Linda Williams, you get the idea. The Banjo Loft also maintains a small inventory of used and vintage banjos, and banjo related instruments, as well as other fretted and stringed instruments.

Banks: Gordon Banks' Home Page
The multi-faceted Gordon Banks has done a superb job on his web pages. The music section of his web site houses his Old Time Music Pages. I also recommend a visit to the Dwight Diller Home Page while you're there. Currently, there is a great online photo album of the Hammons family - I eagerly look forward to the completion of the Hammons page.

Bear Family Records
This German-Based label is a great source for Old-Time Music recordings!

Bell Buckle Records
Bell Buckle Records is located in Bell Buckle, Tennessee. We're an upstart record label with only one production to our credit, but have high hopes for projects currently in the works. Our first project is an album of old time banjo tunes performed by James Elliot, in the spirit of Uncle Dave Macon.

Bernstein, Ira Ten Toe Percussion
Ira Bernstein is regarded as one of the most versatile and accomplished performers of percussive step dancing (clog, tap and step dancing) in America, and in particular as one of the foremost southern Appalachian flatfooters in the world.
 

Bethancourt: Joe Bethancourt's Home Page
Appalachian-born traditional banjo picker Joe Bethancourt's web pages are a guaranteed hoot! Chocked full of great graphics to keep you entertained. On top of all the fun, his pages are a veritable encyclopedia of links to other Folk Music resources offering traditional songbooks, musical instruments and more.

Big B, Harmonia's
Lisa Johnson, AKA Strumelia Harmonia, offers a swank collection of old-time T-Shirts and bumper stickers. She's got a great eye for color and rustic, old-time style and her products show it! I proudly wear her t-shirts and my car and instrument cases wear her bumper sticker. Also, don't miss "A Girl's Story of Musical Corruption". It's a hoot!


Big Medicine

One hot old-time band! Features Kenny Jackson, Joe Newberry, Jim Collier and LaNelle Davis. Site includes MP3 song samples, and info. about the band.
 

Blech: The Blech Family Home Page
Created by my friend and mentor, Kerry Blech. Kerry, wife Sheila, and daughters Mirabelle and Louise have put together a great old time photo album (you mean you've never seen Lowe Stokes fiddling with only one hand??). Also features information about Hart & Blech, featuring Kerry on fiddle and Al Hart on banjo.
 

Blue Ridge Old Time Music Week at Mars Hill College
Musical tradition, a relaxed approach to learning and an atmosphere of friendship and encouragement combine to make Blue Ridge Old-Time Music Week a very special experience. Interaction between students, instructors and staff has become a hallmark of the week as musicians of all abilities share in the celebration of old-time music.

Bobville!
Home of great Old Time Music from Surry County, North Carolina and Beyond! Featuring information about Bobville Bands: Man Alive!, The Pilot Mountain Bobcats, The New Pilot Mountaineers with Riley Baugus, The Red Hots, Bobville History and more!
 

Boggs, Doc
A great informational site about banjo wizard Doc Boggs.

Bloomington Old-Time Music and Dance Group
BOTMDG is a community group in Bloomington, Indiana, dedicated to the enjoyment of music and dance. The music is mostly "Old-Time", which means something like "Fiddle tunes from Appalachia", and the dances are contra-dances and square dances.

Bradford Bog People
An Old-Time Duo (Beth Eldridge and Woody Pringle), from Bradford, New Hampshire.

Brandywine Friends of Old-Time Music
A Folk Music club in the Delaware Valley. They offer their own list of additional Web Resources, as well as information on local Folk Music Events.

The Brandywine site also maintains a great list of additional Old-Time Music resources. I've avoided duplicating many of their listings here, so please go check out their site to add to your list of resources.


Buckdancer's Choice Radio Show Online Broadcast
"Buckdancer's Choice" features old-time music on Tuesday nights from 7-9 Eastern Standard Time. Several of you have inquired from time to time as to our availability, so here's how you can get us. Thanks for your interest.

How to pick up WRFG-FM:
1. http://www.wrfg.org/
2. Scroll down the page and select "Program Guide."
3. At top of page where it says "Now hear us worldwide...," click on ww.15p.com
4. On the welcome to Little Five Points page, click on "L5P Live" (blue button on left)
5. Click on the yellow "Tune In" button
6. The first time you tune in, you'll have to download winamp for Windows (free) or macamp for Macs (it costs). Follow the prompts.

 
Burford Brothers
"The Burford Brothers are an energetic string band located in Oblivion County, South Carolina. "

Burgiss Barn
Located just three miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway in Laurel Springs, North Carolina, the Burgiss Barn is the perfect place to bring your family or group for an enjoyable evening of great food, live bluegrass and old-time mountain music, and mountain dancing. Whether you come to our shindigs on Saturday nights or want a nice spot for your private catered party, the Burgiss Barn is the perfect solution for your weary bones and empty stomach!

Bussard, Joe
A hard-core 78 rpm fiend, Joe Bussard has spent a lifetime pursuing rare surviving examples of early 20th century American music. His private archive contains more than 25,000 obscure recordings from the golden age of old-time music. Now he shares it with the world through custom-made tapes of his vintage 78s.!