Tonight's program was inspired by the John McGann tribute at the Cantab a few weeks ago when Darol Anger, Brittany Haas, Bruce Molsky, Mark Simos, Matt Glaser and Sam Grisman graced the stage for a spectacular set. The program will feature the Celtic/Old-Time/Bluegrass fiddle, as solo, duo, trio and in stringband ensemble.
British Columbia fiddling champions Kai & Lia Gronberg - http://www.fiddlinfrenzy.com/ - will be calling. The CD I will be playing from was recorded when Kai was 11 and Lia was 10, Kai is now 14 and Lia is 12)
Featuring fiddlers (in no particular order) include
Julie Metcalf, Liz Davis Maxfield, Hannah Read & Ivonne Hernandez (Folk Arts Quartet)
Andy Reiner (BMUZ, Dangerous Gentlemen)
Kai & Lia Gronberg
Cedar Stanistreet (Noreaster)
Daniel Accardi, Armand Aromin & Caroline O'Shea (The Ivy Leaf)
Trent Freeman, Ivonne Hernandez, Karrnnel Sawitsky & Eric Wright (The Fretless)
and many more....
Riley Baugus - http://www.rileybaugus.com/bio.html - will be calling some time between 7-9pm to talk about his work, his musical partnership with Kirk Sutphin, and their appearance at the upcoming Lowell Folk Festival.
Festival recommendation - Fiddle 'n' Folk Fest. August 4, 2012 at Haines Park, Barrington, RI. (no URL yet, that's all the info I have)
Michelle Kaminsky and Alan Bradbury
Bay Spring Folk
Bob Elliott (and perhaps the Sunday Night Jammers)
Old Fiddlers Club of RI
Bluegrass Invitation Band
Bob Drouin and Kevin Doyle
Andy and Dustine Reich
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