- Feldmann, Peter
- Bluegrass &
Neo-Classic Country Music
For the past 30 years, Peter has been collecting, studying, presenting,
and performing music which ranges from early ballads, fiddle tunes,
and banjo breakdowns to what he calls "neo-classic country music" and
of American Fiddle Tunes
- Held June 28 -
July 4, 1998 at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, Washington.
More information should be available soon on the Centrum website. This
is a rip-roaring festival every Old Time Music fan should attend *at
least* 10 times in their lifetime (this is a conservative estimate).
- Looking for your
favorite North American music festival? Many of them are listed in this
great resource. Put together your own custom itinerary, maybe even win
a trip to those festivals!
Tunes from the American Revolution
- A collection of
fiddle tunes from the American Revolution period in MIDI music format.
This collection features minuets, country dances, marches and airs,
and song tunes from the personal notebook of a certain Captain George
Bush, an officer in George Washington's army.
Web - by Gord Fisch
- Straight out of
Saskatchewan, Canada, Gordon's site is devoted to all things fiddle,
and contains a great list of fiddle camps, as well as his own virtual
- Created and maintained
by fiddle players from around the world, FiddleFork's mission is to
provide a one stop platform for exchanging fiddle tunes, fiddle information
and anything fiddle related. FiddleFork allows members to post links
to midi files, mp3 files, wav files, sheet music and fiddler related
resources as well as promote exchange between its members.
Fiddler's Memorial Board
- This board, created
by the Blackwell family, is intended to honor and display the names
of fiddlers across the United States who, though now deceased, are still
remembered by friends and family who enjoyed their music and recognize
their contribution to our American heritage.
Fiddler's Companion, The
- The Fiddler's Companion
is a monster index of over 34,000 fiddle tunes from the Celtic, British
and American traditions, by Andrew Kuntz. This is version 1.3.1 (March
- Old Time Fiddlers
and Bluegrass Festival Old Time Fiddlers and Bluegrass Festival, May
22nd-24th, 1998, Fiddler's Grove Campground, Union Grove, North Carolina
Since its inception
nearly three-quarters of a century ago, this fiddling event has focused
on traditional American music. This dedication has earned the event
a reputation as one of the most prestigious and authentic fiddling
competitions in the United States.
in old time and bluegrass divisions (Junior and Senior categories)
vie for the coveted championships of the festival. In 1997, there
were 41 old time bands and 10 traditional bluegrass bands competing
in the senior division.
- Fiddler Magazine
was begun in the spring of 1994, with the aim of providing an informative,
educational, and entertaining resource for fiddlers, accompanists, and
appreciative listeners. Each 50-page issue features a different region
or style of fiddling, as well as other articles and columns: bluegrass
fiddling, "The Practicing Fiddler," contest fiddlers, fiddle care, Irish
fiddling, "The Accompanist" (occasionally), instructional books &
videos, and recordings, to name a few. Each issue also includes transcriptions
of several tunes.
- Fiddlers.Org -
An Eclectic Mega-Resource for Fiddlers and all Traditional Musicians.
- Florida State Fiddlers Association
- A group of musicians
and music-loving friends who have organized for the purpose of holding
a yearly convention and fiddle contest, and to increase communication
among fiddlers and other old-time musicians in the State of Florida
- Welcome to "folkmusic.org",
the comprehensive source for folk and acoustic music resources on the
World Wide Web. The site includes more frequently updated and topical
resources, plus a guide to our collection of folk and acoustic music
resources, arranged by category.
- Jane Keefer has
compiled an incredible index to the contents of some 2,000 recordings
of traditionally-based music, with strong emphasis on recordings of
of early country music, both originals and revivalists. At present,
some 20,000 titles are listed, including cross-references.
Heritage Committee - Asheville Convention & Visitor's Bureau
- Enjoy unique performances
of hundreds of the best traditional musicians and dancers from across
western North Carolina, celebrating the treasured cultural heritage
of the Southern Appalachian Mountains.
- Another large library
of Folk Music links, including lots of Old-Time references. Created
by Doug Henkle.
FOAOTMAD: Friends of American Old Time Music and Dance
- A society for English
fans of American Old Time Music.
Funkyside -Music from the Ithaca, NY area
- Supporting the
music and the musicians in the Ithaca and surrounding area (and then
a little more). With each order from Funkyside.com, more money goes
to the musicians.