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Posts tagged: Fiddle

 

Brittany Haas and Chris Thile: “Shenandoah Valley Breakdown”

By: Dan Gabel
March 22, 2021
 
Peghead Nation's Fiddle Style Workshop instructor plays a bluegrass fiddle tune with the mandolin-master-host of Live From Here.
 
Brittany Haas
 
 
Brittany Haas
 

Brittany Haas and Chris Thile: “Shenandoah Valley Breakdown”

By: Dan Gabel
March 22, 2021
 
Peghead Nation's Fiddle Style Workshop instructor plays a bluegrass fiddle tune with the mandolin-master-host of Live From Here.
 
 
 
 

Flynn Cohen and Marla Fibish: “The Torn Jacket”/“Toss the Feathers”

By: Dan Gabel
March 2, 2021
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish Backup Guitar instructor plays a set of reels with our Irish Mandolin instructor.
 
 
 
 

Flynn Cohen and Marla Fibish: “The Torn Jacket”/“Toss the Feathers”

By: Dan Gabel
March 2, 2021
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish Backup Guitar instructor plays a set of reels with our Irish Mandolin instructor.
 
 
 
 

New Lessons and Tunes Added to Peghead Nation Courses | March 2021

By: Dan Gabel
March 1, 2021
 
Our instructors have added great new tunes and techniques that you can jump into right now.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

New Lessons and Tunes Added to Peghead Nation Courses | March 2021

By: Dan Gabel
March 1, 2021
 
Our instructors have added great new tunes and techniques that you can jump into right now.
 
 
 
 

Dale Russ and Marla Fibish: “The Kerry Reel/The Beauty Spot”

January 25, 2021
 
A medley of Irish reels from Peghead Nation’s renowned Irish fiddle and mandolin teachers.
 
 
 
 

Dale Russ and Marla Fibish: “The Kerry Reel/The Beauty Spot”

January 25, 2021
 
A medley of Irish reels from Peghead Nation’s renowned Irish fiddle and mandolin teachers.
 
 
 
 

New Lessons in the String School for January

By: Dan Gabel
January 10, 2021
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

New Lessons in the String School for January

By: Dan Gabel
January 10, 2021
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky Live | Elderly Instruments

December 23, 2020
 
Peghead Nation instructor and multi-instrumentalist performs for Elderly's Living Room Sessions.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky Live | Elderly Instruments

December 23, 2020
 
Peghead Nation instructor and multi-instrumentalist performs for Elderly's Living Room Sessions.
 
 
 
 

Evie Ladin and Emily Mann: “Icy Mountain”

December 22, 2020
 
Peghead Nation Clawhammer Banjo teacher plays an old-time favorite with one of the fiddlers who appears on Evie’s album of traditional tunes, “Riding the Rooster.”
 
 
 
 

Evie Ladin and Emily Mann: “Icy Mountain”

December 22, 2020
 
Peghead Nation Clawhammer Banjo teacher plays an old-time favorite with one of the fiddlers who appears on Evie’s album of traditional tunes, “Riding the Rooster.”
 
 
 
 

Welcome, Peghead Nation Subscribers, to Your New Website!

By: Dan Gabel
December 1, 2020
 
Watch a walk-through video with information about how to log in, navigate through your courses, use the new features, and more.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

Welcome, Peghead Nation Subscribers, to Your New Website!

By: Dan Gabel
December 1, 2020
 
Watch a walk-through video with information about how to log in, navigate through your courses, use the new features, and more.
 
 
 
 

Derk’s Discoveries: The Deep Roots of Laurie Lewis

By: Derk Richardson
November 30, 2020
 
On “and Laurie Lewis,” the Berkeley-based multi-instrumentalist mines a career’s worth of friendships for a brilliant collection of duets.
 
 
 
 

Derk’s Discoveries: The Deep Roots of Laurie Lewis

By: Derk Richardson
November 30, 2020
 
On “and Laurie Lewis,” the Berkeley-based multi-instrumentalist mines a career’s worth of friendships for a brilliant collection of duets.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky: “Garfield’s Blackberry Blossom”

By: Dan Gabel
November 3, 2020
 
Peghead Nation fiddle teacher plays a popular old-time tune, which is different from the tune of a similar name that is often played in bluegrass circles.
 
Bruce Molsky
 
 
Bruce Molsky
 

Bruce Molsky: “Garfield’s Blackberry Blossom”

By: Dan Gabel
November 3, 2020
 
Peghead Nation fiddle teacher plays a popular old-time tune, which is different from the tune of a similar name that is often played in bluegrass circles.
 
 
 
 

New Tunes, Techniques, and Lessons Added for October

By: Dan Gabel
October 1, 2020
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

New Tunes, Techniques, and Lessons Added for October

By: Dan Gabel
October 1, 2020
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
 
 
 

New Tunes, Techniques, and Lessons Added for September

By: Dan Gabel
September 2, 2020
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

New Tunes, Techniques, and Lessons Added for September

By: Dan Gabel
September 2, 2020
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky and Isa Burke: “Arkansas Traveler”

By: Dan Gabel
August 4, 2020
 
Peghead Nation old-time banjo and fiddle teacher plays an old-time favorite with the fiddler, singer, and songwriter from the band Lula Wiles.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky and Isa Burke: “Arkansas Traveler”

By: Dan Gabel
August 4, 2020
 
Peghead Nation old-time banjo and fiddle teacher plays an old-time favorite with the fiddler, singer, and songwriter from the band Lula Wiles.
 
 
 
 

New Tunes, Techniques, and Lessons Added for August

By: Dan Gabel
August 3, 2020
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

New Tunes, Techniques, and Lessons Added for August

By: Dan Gabel
August 3, 2020
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
 
 
 

Brittany Haas and Bruce Molsky: “John Brown’s Dream”

By: Dan Gabel
July 29, 2020
 
Two Peghead Nation fiddle instructors play an old-time favorite during the Green Mountain Bluegrass and Roots Festival.
 
 
 
 

Brittany Haas and Bruce Molsky: “John Brown’s Dream”

By: Dan Gabel
July 29, 2020
 
Two Peghead Nation fiddle instructors play an old-time favorite during the Green Mountain Bluegrass and Roots Festival.
 
 
 
 

Evie Ladin: “Got No Honey Babe Now”

By: Dan Gabel
July 17, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s Clawhammer Banjo teacher plays and sings an old-time song from North Carolina fiddler Frank Blevins.
 
 
 
 

Evie Ladin: “Got No Honey Babe Now”

By: Dan Gabel
July 17, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s Clawhammer Banjo teacher plays and sings an old-time song from North Carolina fiddler Frank Blevins.
 
 
 
 

New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation for July

By: Dan Gabel
July 1, 2020
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation for July

By: Dan Gabel
July 1, 2020
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
 
 
 

Marla Fibish and Dale Russ: “Dever the Dancer” and “Hunting the Hare”

By: Dan Gabel
July 1, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish mandolin and fiddle teachers play a medley of Irish slip jigs.
 
 
 
 

Marla Fibish and Dale Russ: “Dever the Dancer” and “Hunting the Hare”

By: Dan Gabel
July 1, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish mandolin and fiddle teachers play a medley of Irish slip jigs.
 
 
 
 

Watch the Scroggins & Rose Live Event

By: Dan Gabel
June 30, 2020
 
The great violin and mandolin duo took over our Facebook feed recently to play a few tunes and talk about their fine new album, “Curios.”
 
 
 
 

Watch the Scroggins & Rose Live Event

By: Dan Gabel
June 30, 2020
 
The great violin and mandolin duo took over our Facebook feed recently to play a few tunes and talk about their fine new album, “Curios.”
 
 
 
 

Rhiannon Giddens with Yo-Yo Ma: “Build a House”

By: Dan Gabel
June 19, 2020
 
The songwriter, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist releases a powerful new song on the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, with accompaniment from cello master Yo-Yo Ma.
 
 
 
 

Rhiannon Giddens with Yo-Yo Ma: “Build a House”

By: Dan Gabel
June 19, 2020
 
The songwriter, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist releases a powerful new song on the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, with accompaniment from cello master Yo-Yo Ma.
 
 
 
 

Brittany Haas and Chris Thile: “Crow Molly”/“Ship in the Clouds”

By: Dan Gabel
June 6, 2020
 
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Brittany Haas and “Live From Here” host Chris Thile play tunes by their hero (and our co-founder) Scott Nygaard, during a show in San Francisco.
 
 
 
 

Brittany Haas and Chris Thile: “Crow Molly”/“Ship in the Clouds”

By: Dan Gabel
June 6, 2020
 
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Brittany Haas and “Live From Here” host Chris Thile play tunes by their hero (and our co-founder) Scott Nygaard, during a show in San Francisco.
 
 
 
 

New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation for June

By: Dan Gabel
June 5, 2020
 
Kick-off your summer with new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation for June

By: Dan Gabel
June 5, 2020
 
Kick-off your summer with new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
 
 
 

California Banjo Extravaganza: “Chinquapin Hunting”

By: Dan Gabel
May 30, 2020
 
A performance from a Peghead-packed band of Bill Evans, Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
 
 
 
 

California Banjo Extravaganza: “Chinquapin Hunting”

By: Dan Gabel
May 30, 2020
 
A performance from a Peghead-packed band of Bill Evans, Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
 
 
 
 

New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation for May

By: Dan Gabel
May 6, 2020
 
New lessons to keep your momentum going! Check out the lessons, tunes, and techniques to learn in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation for May

By: Dan Gabel
May 6, 2020
 
New lessons to keep your momentum going! Check out the lessons, tunes, and techniques to learn in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
 
 
 

Flynn Cohen and Marla Fibish: “Winnie Hayes” and “Anthony Frawley’s”

By: Dan Gabel
March 16, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish Mandolin instructor plays a set of jigs with our Irish Backup Guitar instructor.
 
 
 
 

Flynn Cohen and Marla Fibish: “Winnie Hayes” and “Anthony Frawley’s”

By: Dan Gabel
March 16, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish Mandolin instructor plays a set of jigs with our Irish Backup Guitar instructor.
 
 
 
 

Evie Ladin: “Lonesome John”

By: Dan Gabel
March 10, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s Clawhammer Banjo teacher plays and sings an old-time song from Kentucky fiddler John Salyer.
 
 
 
 

Evie Ladin: “Lonesome John”

By: Dan Gabel
March 10, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s Clawhammer Banjo teacher plays and sings an old-time song from Kentucky fiddler John Salyer.
 
 
 
 

New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation

By: Dan Gabel
March 5, 2020
 
What to do with all of that time? Check out the lessons, tunes, and techniques to learn in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation

By: Dan Gabel
March 5, 2020
 
What to do with all of that time? Check out the lessons, tunes, and techniques to learn in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky and Tatiana Hargreaves: “Last of Harris”

By: Dan Gabel
February 13, 2020
 
Peghead Nation old-time fiddle and banjo teacher plays a John Salyer tune with the young award-winning fiddler and singer.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky and Tatiana Hargreaves: “Last of Harris”

By: Dan Gabel
February 13, 2020
 
Peghead Nation old-time fiddle and banjo teacher plays a John Salyer tune with the young award-winning fiddler and singer.
 
 
 
 

New Album from Marla Fibish

By: Dan Gabel
February 2, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish Mandolin instructor releases “The Bright Hollow Fog,” an album of beautiful solo and duo performances on mandolin and mandola.
 
 
 
 

New Album from Marla Fibish

By: Dan Gabel
February 2, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish Mandolin instructor releases “The Bright Hollow Fog,” an album of beautiful solo and duo performances on mandolin and mandola.
 
 
 
 

Andrew Marlin with Eli West, Christian Sedelmyer, Clint Mullican: “Wooden Spoon Over by the Sink”

By: Dan Gabel
February 2, 2020
 
Andrew Marlin and his band plays an original tune from his instrumental album, “Buried in a Cape,” backstage at Terrapin Crossroads.
 
 
 
 

Andrew Marlin with Eli West, Christian Sedelmyer, Clint Mullican: “Wooden Spoon Over by the Sink”

By: Dan Gabel
February 2, 2020
 
Andrew Marlin and his band plays an original tune from his instrumental album, “Buried in a Cape,” backstage at Terrapin Crossroads.
 
 
 
 

Fishman PowerTap Infinity

January 27, 2020
 
A look at the new Fishman pickup that combines the superior performance and tone of the Matrix Infinity undersaddle pickup system with a new soundboard body sensor.
 
 
 
 

Fishman PowerTap Infinity

January 27, 2020
 
A look at the new Fishman pickup that combines the superior performance and tone of the Matrix Infinity undersaddle pickup system with a new soundboard body sensor.
 
 
 
 

Hawktail: “Annbjørg”

By: Dan Gabel
January 10, 2020
 
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Brittany Haas and her progressive acoustic band play an original tune from their new album, “Formations.”
 
 
 
 

Hawktail: “Annbjørg”

By: Dan Gabel
January 10, 2020
 
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Brittany Haas and her progressive acoustic band play an original tune from their new album, “Formations.”
 
 
 
 

Hours of New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation

By: Dan Gabel
January 8, 2020
 
The new year brings new tunes and techniques to learn on guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

Hours of New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation

By: Dan Gabel
January 8, 2020
 
The new year brings new tunes and techniques to learn on guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass.
 
 
 
 

Joe K. Walsh with Brittany Haas, Darol Anger, Missy Raines, and Grant Gordy: “Fiddler of Dooney”

By: Dan Gabel
January 2, 2020
 
Joe K. Walsh set a William Butler Yeats poem to music and plays it here with an all-star band, live at the Great Lakes Music Camp last fall.
 
 
 
 

Joe K. Walsh with Brittany Haas, Darol Anger, Missy Raines, and Grant Gordy: “Fiddler of Dooney”

By: Dan Gabel
January 2, 2020
 
Joe K. Walsh set a William Butler Yeats poem to music and plays it here with an all-star band, live at the Great Lakes Music Camp last fall.
 
 
 
 

Brittany Haas with Joe K. Walsh, Darol Anger, Missy Raines, Grant Gordy, and Ethan Setiawan: “Dry and Dusty”

By: Dan Gabel
November 21, 2019
 
Brittany Haas and an all-star band play a beautiful version of the popular Texas fiddle tune, live at the Great Lakes Music Camp this fall.
 
 
 
 

Brittany Haas with Joe K. Walsh, Darol Anger, Missy Raines, Grant Gordy, and Ethan Setiawan: “Dry and Dusty”

By: Dan Gabel
November 21, 2019
 
Brittany Haas and an all-star band play a beautiful version of the popular Texas fiddle tune, live at the Great Lakes Music Camp this fall.
 
 
 
 

John Reischman with Joe K. Walsh, Darol Anger, Missy Raines, and Hayes Griffin: “Salt Spring”

By: Dan Gabel
October 29, 2019
 
John Reischman plays one of his popular original tunes with an all-star band at the Great Lakes Music Camp this fall.
 
 
 
 

John Reischman with Joe K. Walsh, Darol Anger, Missy Raines, and Hayes Griffin: “Salt Spring”

By: Dan Gabel
October 29, 2019
 
John Reischman plays one of his popular original tunes with an all-star band at the Great Lakes Music Camp this fall.
 
 
 
 

Bill and the Belles at IBMA | Fishman

October 14, 2019
 
The country/Americana group plays a Jimmie Rodgers classic live in the Fishman and D’Addario showcase room at IBMA 2019.
 
 
 
 

Bill and the Belles at IBMA | Fishman

October 14, 2019
 
The country/Americana group plays a Jimmie Rodgers classic live in the Fishman and D’Addario showcase room at IBMA 2019.
 
 
 
 

Small Town Therapy: “33”

By: Dan Gabel
October 2, 2019
 
Adam Roszkiewicz and Leif Karlstrom play one of their original fiddle and mandolin compositions from their latest album, “Dreams and Circumstances.”
 
 
 
 

Small Town Therapy: “33”

By: Dan Gabel
October 2, 2019
 
Adam Roszkiewicz and Leif Karlstrom play one of their original fiddle and mandolin compositions from their latest album, “Dreams and Circumstances.”
 
 
 
 

Jerry Douglas & Tommy Emmanuel: “Halfway Home” | Ear Trumpet Labs

July 30, 2019
 
The dobro master and fingerstyle powerhouse play Tommy’s original tune in the Ear Trumpet Labs workshop.
 
 
 
 

Jerry Douglas & Tommy Emmanuel: “Halfway Home” | Ear Trumpet Labs

July 30, 2019
 
The dobro master and fingerstyle powerhouse play Tommy’s original tune in the Ear Trumpet Labs workshop.
 
 
 
 

Derk’s Discoveries: Three of a Kind

By: Derk Richardson
July 24, 2019
 
On its riveting Rule of 3, Väsen brings seamless virtuosity and emotional depth to its original take on Swedish folk traditions.
 
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Derk’s Discoveries: Three of a Kind

By: Derk Richardson
July 24, 2019
 
On its riveting Rule of 3, Väsen brings seamless virtuosity and emotional depth to its original take on Swedish folk traditions.
 
 
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Shubb Capos | John Jorgenson Quintet: “Ghost Dance”

July 2, 2019
 
Watch a smokin’ live performance of John Jorgenson’s original tune, with his stellar gypsy jazz band.
 
 
 
 

Shubb Capos | John Jorgenson Quintet: “Ghost Dance”

July 2, 2019
 
Watch a smokin’ live performance of John Jorgenson’s original tune, with his stellar gypsy jazz band.
 
 
 
 

Evie Ladin and Emily Mann: “Merriweather”

By: Dan Gabel
April 3, 2019
 
Peghead Nation’s Clawhammer Banjo teacher plays a banjo and fiddle version of an old-time favorite with the fiddler and multi-instrumentalist from the folk duo Paper Wings.
 
 
 
 

Evie Ladin and Emily Mann: “Merriweather”

By: Dan Gabel
April 3, 2019
 
Peghead Nation’s Clawhammer Banjo teacher plays a banjo and fiddle version of an old-time favorite with the fiddler and multi-instrumentalist from the folk duo Paper Wings.
 
 
 
 

Join Matt Munisteri at Red Hot Strings Workshop | Port Townsend, Washington, May 15–19

By: Dan Gabel
April 1, 2019
 
Peghead Nation’s jazz guitar instructor hosts a workshop and celebration of hot jazz, 1930s swing, Western and Hawaiian swing, and much more.
 
 
 
 

Join Matt Munisteri at Red Hot Strings Workshop | Port Townsend, Washington, May 15–19

By: Dan Gabel
April 1, 2019
 
Peghead Nation’s jazz guitar instructor hosts a workshop and celebration of hot jazz, 1930s swing, Western and Hawaiian swing, and much more.
 
 
 
 

Shubb Capos | Väsen, Mike Marshall, and Darol Anger | “Flippen”

March 22, 2019
 
A powerhouse collaboration on stage at Wintergrass 2018, playing the Väsen tune “Flippen” with a fun interlude of “Squirrel Hunters.”
 
 
 
 

Shubb Capos | Väsen, Mike Marshall, and Darol Anger | “Flippen”

March 22, 2019
 
A powerhouse collaboration on stage at Wintergrass 2018, playing the Väsen tune “Flippen” with a fun interlude of “Squirrel Hunters.”
 
 
 
 

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “Grey Eagle”

By: Dan Gabel
March 22, 2019
 
Bruce Molsky, Stash Wyslouch and Allison de Groot play a traditional fiddle tune live at the Peghead Nation table at Wintergrass.
 
 
 
 

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “Grey Eagle”

By: Dan Gabel
March 22, 2019
 
Bruce Molsky, Stash Wyslouch and Allison de Groot play a traditional fiddle tune live at the Peghead Nation table at Wintergrass.
 
 
 
 

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “The Little Carpenter”

By: Dan Gabel
March 1, 2019
 
Peghead Nation fiddle and banjo instructor plays and sings a great traditional song with Stash Wyslouch and Allison de Groot, live at Wintergrass.
 
 
 
 

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “The Little Carpenter”

By: Dan Gabel
March 1, 2019
 
Peghead Nation fiddle and banjo instructor plays and sings a great traditional song with Stash Wyslouch and Allison de Groot, live at Wintergrass.
 
 
 
 

Tony McManus and Julia Toaspern: “Moustambeiko”

By: Dan Gabel
January 29, 2019
 
Peghead Nation Celtic Guitar instructor plays a traditional Greek tune with guitarist Julia Toaspern.
 
 
 
 

Tony McManus and Julia Toaspern: “Moustambeiko”

By: Dan Gabel
January 29, 2019
 
Peghead Nation Celtic Guitar instructor plays a traditional Greek tune with guitarist Julia Toaspern.
 
 
 
 

Tony McManus and Julia Toaspern: “Bonnie Jean”

By: Dan Gabel
January 3, 2019
 
Peghead Nation Celtic Guitar instructor sings and plays a Robert Burns song with fiddler Julia Toaspern.
 
 
 
 

Tony McManus and Julia Toaspern: “Bonnie Jean”

By: Dan Gabel
January 3, 2019
 
Peghead Nation Celtic Guitar instructor sings and plays a Robert Burns song with fiddler Julia Toaspern.
 
 
 
 

Ned Luberecki: “Take Five” | California Banjo Extravaganza

By: Dan Gabel
December 19, 2018
 
A performance of the jazz classic by the 2018 IBMA Banjo Player of Year, with Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
 
 
 
 

Ned Luberecki: “Take Five” | California Banjo Extravaganza

By: Dan Gabel
December 19, 2018
 
A performance of the jazz classic by the 2018 IBMA Banjo Player of Year, with Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
 
 
 
 

Bobby Britt and Brittany Haas: “Ways of the World”

December 12, 2018
 
Bobby Britt is a young bluegrass and old-time fiddler from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, currently playing fiddle in the up and coming bluegrass band Town Mountain, which won an International Bluegrass Music Association Momentum award.
 
 
 
 

Bobby Britt and Brittany Haas: “Ways of the World”

December 12, 2018
 
Bobby Britt is a young bluegrass and old-time fiddler from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, currently playing fiddle in the up and coming bluegrass band Town Mountain, which won an International Bluegrass Music Association Momentum award.
 
 
 
 

California Banjo Extravaganza: “Angeline the Baker”

By: Dan Gabel
November 14, 2018
 
A performance from Bill Evans, Chris Coole, and Ned Luberecki, with a Peghead-packed band of Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
 
 
 
 

California Banjo Extravaganza: “Angeline the Baker”

By: Dan Gabel
November 14, 2018
 
A performance from Bill Evans, Chris Coole, and Ned Luberecki, with a Peghead-packed band of Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
 
 
 
 

Della Mae: “Peg Monster” | Ear Trumpet Labs & D’Addario

October 15, 2018
 
The Americana powerhouse plays an original song in the Ear Trumpet Labs yurt at the Grey Fox Festival.
 
 
 
 

Della Mae: “Peg Monster” | Ear Trumpet Labs & D’Addario

October 15, 2018
 
The Americana powerhouse plays an original song in the Ear Trumpet Labs yurt at the Grey Fox Festival.
 
 
 
 

Banana Stand Media Presents Ear Trumpet Labs

October 8, 2018
 
Founder Patrick Graham talks about the creation of the Ear Trumpet Labs company and his inspiration behind making the custom microphones.
 
 
 
 

Banana Stand Media Presents Ear Trumpet Labs

October 8, 2018
 
Founder Patrick Graham talks about the creation of the Ear Trumpet Labs company and his inspiration behind making the custom microphones.
 
 
 
 

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “Across the Plains of Illinois”

By: Dan Gabel
September 19, 2018
 
Peghead Nation fiddle and banjo instructor plays and sings a great traditional song with his trio.
 
 
 
 

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “Across the Plains of Illinois”

By: Dan Gabel
September 19, 2018
 
Peghead Nation fiddle and banjo instructor plays and sings a great traditional song with his trio.
 
 
 
 

Shubb Capos | Väsen, Mike Marshall, and Darol Anger | “Egypt”

August 2, 2018
 
Exclusive video of the supergroup playing Mike Marshall’s tune “Egypt” live at Wintergrass 2018.
 
 
 
 

Shubb Capos | Väsen, Mike Marshall, and Darol Anger | “Egypt”

August 2, 2018
 
Exclusive video of the supergroup playing Mike Marshall’s tune “Egypt” live at Wintergrass 2018.
 
 
 
 

Maggini-Copy Violin

July 19, 2018
 
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Chad Manning talks about his copy of a Giovanni Paolo Maggini violin, which was once believed to be authentic.
 
 
 
 

Maggini-Copy Violin

July 19, 2018
 
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Chad Manning talks about his copy of a Giovanni Paolo Maggini violin, which was once believed to be authentic.
 
 
 
 

Peter Mulvey | Fishman Rare Earth Mic Blend

June 28, 2018
 
The singer-songwriter talks about his guitar sound and how the Rare Earth Mic Blend’s tone, setup, and consistency all work perfectly for him.
 
 
 
 

Peter Mulvey | Fishman Rare Earth Mic Blend

June 28, 2018
 
The singer-songwriter talks about his guitar sound and how the Rare Earth Mic Blend’s tone, setup, and consistency all work perfectly for him.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky with Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno: “Train on the Island”/“Texas Sally Ann”

By: Dan Gabel
May 26, 2018
 
Bruce takes to the porch to play two traditional favorites with old-time/country guitarist and songwriter Vivian Leva and multi-instrumentalist Riley Calcagno.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky with Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno: “Train on the Island”/“Texas Sally Ann”

By: Dan Gabel
May 26, 2018
 
Bruce takes to the porch to play two traditional favorites with old-time/country guitarist and songwriter Vivian Leva and multi-instrumentalist Riley Calcagno.
 
 
 
 

Fishman Matrix Infinity VT and Mic Blend

March 9, 2018
 
A look at Fishman’s improved Matrix undersaddle pickup system, an update to the leading choice of guitarists for 25 years.
 
 
 
 

Fishman Matrix Infinity VT and Mic Blend

March 9, 2018
 
A look at Fishman’s improved Matrix undersaddle pickup system, an update to the leading choice of guitarists for 25 years.
 
 
 
 

Bill Evans, John Reischman, and Kenny Smith: “Studebaker”

By: Dan Gabel
March 7, 2018
 
Flatpicking master Kenny Smith plays one of his original tunes with Peghead Nation banjo and mandolin instructors, along with bassist Max Schwartz and fiddler Nate Lee.
 
 
 
 

Bill Evans, John Reischman, and Kenny Smith: “Studebaker”

By: Dan Gabel
March 7, 2018
 
Flatpicking master Kenny Smith plays one of his original tunes with Peghead Nation banjo and mandolin instructors, along with bassist Max Schwartz and fiddler Nate Lee.
 
 
 
 

Marla Fibish and Dale Russ: “The Killavil Jig/Banish Misfortune”

February 22, 2018
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish fiddle and mandolin teachers play a medley of Irish jigs.
 
 
 
 

Marla Fibish and Dale Russ: “The Killavil Jig/Banish Misfortune”

February 22, 2018
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish fiddle and mandolin teachers play a medley of Irish jigs.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky and Tatiana Hargreaves: “Flannery’s Dream”

January 3, 2018
 
Peghead Nation old-time fiddle and banjo teacher plays an old-time favorite with the young award-winning fiddler and singer.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky and Tatiana Hargreaves: “Flannery’s Dream”

January 3, 2018
 
Peghead Nation old-time fiddle and banjo teacher plays an old-time favorite with the young award-winning fiddler and singer.
 
 
 
 

Now Live! Theory for Mandolin and Fiddle with Chad Manning

By: Dan Gabel
December 6, 2017
 
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor’s new theory course covers chords, scales, arpeggios, and more for mandolin, fiddle, and other instruments tuned in fifths.
 
 
 
 

Now Live! Theory for Mandolin and Fiddle with Chad Manning

By: Dan Gabel
December 6, 2017
 
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor’s new theory course covers chords, scales, arpeggios, and more for mandolin, fiddle, and other instruments tuned in fifths.
 
 
 
 

Kaia Kater, “Fine Times at Our House” | LR Baggs

November 3, 2017
 
LR Baggs presents Canadian songwriter, singer, and banjo player Kaia Kater playing the traditional tune, “Fine Times at Our House.”
 
 
 
 

Kaia Kater, “Fine Times at Our House” | LR Baggs

November 3, 2017
 
LR Baggs presents Canadian songwriter, singer, and banjo player Kaia Kater playing the traditional tune, “Fine Times at Our House.”
 
 
 
 

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “I Get My Whiskey from Rockingham”

By: Dan Gabel
October 10, 2017
 
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor plays a traditional favorite with his trio at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in San Francisco.
 
 
 
 

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “I Get My Whiskey from Rockingham”

By: Dan Gabel
October 10, 2017
 
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor plays a traditional favorite with his trio at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in San Francisco.
 
 
 
 

Scroggins and Rose: “Eagle’s Nest”

By: Dan Gabel
October 4, 2017
 
Congratulations to Tristan Scroggins on winning an IBMA 2017 Momentum Award in the Instrumentalist category. Watch Tristan and Alisa Rose play “Eagle’s Nest.”
 
 
 
 

Scroggins and Rose: “Eagle’s Nest”

By: Dan Gabel
October 4, 2017
 
Congratulations to Tristan Scroggins on winning an IBMA 2017 Momentum Award in the Instrumentalist category. Watch Tristan and Alisa Rose play “Eagle’s Nest.”
 
 
 
 

Derk’s Discoveries: Flying Home

By: Derk Richardson
August 28, 2017
 
John Reischman and the Jaybirds soar through gospel, old-time, bluegrass, and Beatles songs on their latest recording.
 
 
 
 

Derk’s Discoveries: Flying Home

By: Derk Richardson
August 28, 2017
 
John Reischman and the Jaybirds soar through gospel, old-time, bluegrass, and Beatles songs on their latest recording.
 
 
 
 

Joe K. Walsh: “Never More Will Roam”

By: Dan Gabel
July 26, 2017
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays his original song, inspired by a late-19th century Arctic explorer. With Brittany Haas on fiddle.
 
 
 
 

Joe K. Walsh: “Never More Will Roam”

By: Dan Gabel
July 26, 2017
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays his original song, inspired by a late-19th century Arctic explorer. With Brittany Haas on fiddle.
 
 
 
 

Soggy Bottom Boys: “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow”

By: Dan Gabel
July 12, 2017
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Mike Compton plays this iconic song with the original band that gave “O Brother, Where Art Thou” its authentic sound.
 
 
 
 

Soggy Bottom Boys: “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow”

By: Dan Gabel
July 12, 2017
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Mike Compton plays this iconic song with the original band that gave “O Brother, Where Art Thou” its authentic sound.
 
 
 
 

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “Rosa Lee McFall”

By: Dan Gabel
June 28, 2017
 
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor plays a Charlie Monroe song with his old-time trio at the Father's Day Festival in Grass Valley, California.
 
 
 
 

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “Rosa Lee McFall”

By: Dan Gabel
June 28, 2017
 
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor plays a Charlie Monroe song with his old-time trio at the Father's Day Festival in Grass Valley, California.
 
 
 
 

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “K.C. Moan”

June 7, 2017
 
Peghead Nation old-time fiddle teacher and his trio play and sing the Memphis Jug Band’s old-time blues favorite.
 
 
 
 

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “K.C. Moan”

June 7, 2017
 
Peghead Nation old-time fiddle teacher and his trio play and sing the Memphis Jug Band’s old-time blues favorite.
 
 
 
 

Scroggins and Rose: “Grana”

By: Dan Gabel
May 19, 2017
 
Tristan Scroggins and Alisa Rose play "Grana," the title song from their new album of violin and mandolin duets exploring bluegrass and classical improvisation.
 
 
 
 

Scroggins and Rose: “Grana”

By: Dan Gabel
May 19, 2017
 
Tristan Scroggins and Alisa Rose play "Grana," the title song from their new album of violin and mandolin duets exploring bluegrass and classical improvisation.
 
 
 
 

Bill Evans, John Reischman, and Kenny Smith: “Petersburg Gal”

By: Dan Gabel
April 21, 2017
 
Peghead Nation banjo and mandolin instructors play Bill Evans’ original tune with flatpicking guru Kenny Smith, bassist Max Schwartz, and fiddler Nate Lee at the Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse.
 
 
 
 

Bill Evans, John Reischman, and Kenny Smith: “Petersburg Gal”

By: Dan Gabel
April 21, 2017
 
Peghead Nation banjo and mandolin instructors play Bill Evans’ original tune with flatpicking guru Kenny Smith, bassist Max Schwartz, and fiddler Nate Lee at the Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse.
 
 
 
 

Jenni Alpert, “One of These Days” | LR Baggs

April 2, 2017
 
The songwriter and guitarist plays one of her original songs live in the LR Baggs’ studio in Nashville.
 
 
 
 

Jenni Alpert, “One of These Days” | LR Baggs

April 2, 2017
 
The songwriter and guitarist plays one of her original songs live in the LR Baggs’ studio in Nashville.
 
 
 
 

Derk’s Discoveries: Thompsonia, Good for What Ails You

By: Derk Richardson
March 17, 2017
 
Eric, Suzy, and Allegra Thompson's family band plays joyful "weird and obscure old-time American music."
 
 
 
 

Derk’s Discoveries: Thompsonia, Good for What Ails You

By: Derk Richardson
March 17, 2017
 
Eric, Suzy, and Allegra Thompson's family band plays joyful "weird and obscure old-time American music."
 
 
 
 

Dale Russ and Marla Fibish: “Lafferty’s/The Lady on the Island”

February 2, 2017
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish fiddle and mandolin teachers play a medley of Irish reels.
 
 
 
 

Dale Russ and Marla Fibish: “Lafferty’s/The Lady on the Island”

February 2, 2017
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish fiddle and mandolin teachers play a medley of Irish reels.
 
 
 
 

California Banjo Extravaganza: “The Train That Carried My Girl from Town”

By: Dan Gabel
January 12, 2017
 
Bill Evans, Joe Newberry, and Danny Barnes play a three-banjo version of the popular bluegrass song.
 
 
 
 

California Banjo Extravaganza: “The Train That Carried My Girl from Town”

By: Dan Gabel
January 12, 2017
 
Bill Evans, Joe Newberry, and Danny Barnes play a three-banjo version of the popular bluegrass song.
 
 
 
 

California Banjo Extravaganza: “Train 45 / Reuben’s Train”

By: Dan Gabel
December 23, 2016
 
A performance from Bill Evans, Joe Newberry, and Danny Barnes, with an all-star band of Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
 
 
 
 

California Banjo Extravaganza: “Train 45 / Reuben’s Train”

By: Dan Gabel
December 23, 2016
 
A performance from Bill Evans, Joe Newberry, and Danny Barnes, with an all-star band of Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
 
 
 
 

Fishman SA330x Portable PA System

December 19, 2016
 
The new SA330x is a powerful, portable PA/amplifier system for solo acoustic performers and small ensembles.
 
 
 
 

Fishman SA330x Portable PA System

December 19, 2016
 
The new SA330x is a powerful, portable PA/amplifier system for solo acoustic performers and small ensembles.
 
 
 
 

Brittany Haas on “A Prairie Home Companion”: “Fiddle Tune Medley”

By: Dan Gabel
December 13, 2016
 
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor plays in the new house band for the popular radio show, now hosted by mandolin master Chris Thile.
 
 
 
 

Brittany Haas on “A Prairie Home Companion”: “Fiddle Tune Medley”

By: Dan Gabel
December 13, 2016
 
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor plays in the new house band for the popular radio show, now hosted by mandolin master Chris Thile.
 
 
 
 

Sean and Sara Watkins | “Steal Your Heart Away”

December 8, 2016
 
LR Baggs presents Sean and Sara Watkins performing the Fleetwood Mac song "Steal Your Heart Away."
 
 
 
 

Sean and Sara Watkins | “Steal Your Heart Away”

December 8, 2016
 
LR Baggs presents Sean and Sara Watkins performing the Fleetwood Mac song "Steal Your Heart Away."
 
 
 
 

Banjo Extravaganza: “The Train That Carried My Girl from Town”

By: Dan Gabel
November 22, 2016
 
A performance from the 2016 CA Banjo Extravaganza, with Bill Evans, Joe Newberry, and Danny Barnes, and an all-star band of Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
 
 
 
 

Banjo Extravaganza: “The Train That Carried My Girl from Town”

By: Dan Gabel
November 22, 2016
 
A performance from the 2016 CA Banjo Extravaganza, with Bill Evans, Joe Newberry, and Danny Barnes, and an all-star band of Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
 
 
 
 

Dale Russ and Marla Fibish: “Eddie Kelly’s/The Lark on the Strand”

November 2, 2016
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish fiddle and mandolin teachers play a medley of Irish jigs.
 
 
 
 

Dale Russ and Marla Fibish: “Eddie Kelly’s/The Lark on the Strand”

November 2, 2016
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish fiddle and mandolin teachers play a medley of Irish jigs.
 
 
 
 

Joe K. Walsh and Sweet Loam with Darol Anger

By: Dan Gabel
October 26, 2016
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays his original tune “Pogo Big” with an all-star band at the 2016 IBMA World of Bluegrass festival.
 
 
 
 

Joe K. Walsh and Sweet Loam with Darol Anger

By: Dan Gabel
October 26, 2016
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays his original tune “Pogo Big” with an all-star band at the 2016 IBMA World of Bluegrass festival.
 
 
 
 

Molly Tuttle: “Gentle on My Mind”

By: Dan Gabel
September 29, 2016
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Joe K. Walsh joins Molly Tuttle and an all-star band to play a John Hartford classic live at Augusta Heritage Bluegrass Week.
 
 
 
 

Molly Tuttle: “Gentle on My Mind”

By: Dan Gabel
September 29, 2016
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Joe K. Walsh joins Molly Tuttle and an all-star band to play a John Hartford classic live at Augusta Heritage Bluegrass Week.
 
 
 
 

Fishman Aura VT Enhance and Matrix VT Enhance

September 26, 2016
 
Larry Fishman visits Martin Guitars to talk about the new Fishman amplification system, Aura technology, and the long partnership with Martin Guitars.
 
 
 
 

Fishman Aura VT Enhance and Matrix VT Enhance

September 26, 2016
 
Larry Fishman visits Martin Guitars to talk about the new Fishman amplification system, Aura technology, and the long partnership with Martin Guitars.
 
 
 
 

Hudson Taylor | Lowden Acoustic Sessions

August 23, 2016
 
The Irish folk group plays their song “Butterflies” live at the Lowden factory, where they picked up two custom Lowden guitars.
 
 
 
 

Hudson Taylor | Lowden Acoustic Sessions

August 23, 2016
 
The Irish folk group plays their song “Butterflies” live at the Lowden factory, where they picked up two custom Lowden guitars.
 
 
 
 

Jason Isbell | “Speed Trap Town”

July 13, 2016
 
Fishman artist Jason Isbell and fiddler Amanda Shires play live at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee.
 
 
 
 

Jason Isbell | “Speed Trap Town”

July 13, 2016
 
Fishman artist Jason Isbell and fiddler Amanda Shires play live at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee.
 
 
 
 

Claire Lynch Band, “How Many Moons”

June 14, 2016
 
Claire Lynch and her band perform live backstage at the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley, California, in 2014.
 
Claire Lynch Band
 
 
Claire Lynch Band
 

Claire Lynch Band, “How Many Moons”

June 14, 2016
 
Claire Lynch and her band perform live backstage at the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley, California, in 2014.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky’s New CD/DVD: “Can’t Stay Here This a-Way”

By: Dan Gabel
May 25, 2016
 
Peghead Nation old-time fiddle instructor's latest recording is a solo CD/DVD package released by the Old-Time Tiki Parlour.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky’s New CD/DVD: “Can’t Stay Here This a-Way”

By: Dan Gabel
May 25, 2016
 
Peghead Nation old-time fiddle instructor's latest recording is a solo CD/DVD package released by the Old-Time Tiki Parlour.
 
 
 
 

Oisín McAuley and Brittany Haas: “The Spey in Spate”

March 8, 2016
 
Oisín McAuley is one of today’s premier Irish fiddlers. A member of the band Danu, he recorded his solo debut, Far from the Hills of Donegal, for Compass Records in 2007. Born in County Donegal, Ireland, Oisín is currently living in Boston, where he’s the Director of Summer Programs at Berklee College of Music. He was recently a guest in Brittany Haas’s Fiddle Styles Workshop for Peghead Nation, where he taught the tune “The Road to the Glen” and demonstrated some of the ornaments and bowing characteristic of Irish fiddling. In this video, Brittany backs Oisín up on the reel “The Spey in Spate,” from Scottish composer James Scott Skinner.In her Fiddle Styles Workshop for Peghead Nation, Brittany hosts some of the best fiddlers on the planet, as they teach some of their favorite tunes and techniques. To learn from Brittany and her guests, enroll in the Fiddle Styles Workshop today.
 
 
 
 

Oisín McAuley and Brittany Haas: “The Spey in Spate”

March 8, 2016
 
Oisín McAuley is one of today’s premier Irish fiddlers. A member of the band Danu, he recorded his solo debut, Far from the Hills of Donegal, for Compass Records in 2007. Born in County Donegal, Ireland, Oisín is currently living in Boston, where he’s the Director of Summer Programs at Berklee College of Music. He was recently a guest in Brittany Haas’s Fiddle Styles Workshop for Peghead Nation, where he taught the tune “The Road to the Glen” and demonstrated some of the ornaments and bowing characteristic of Irish fiddling. In this video, Brittany backs Oisín up on the reel “The Spey in Spate,” from Scottish composer James Scott Skinner.In her Fiddle Styles Workshop for Peghead Nation, Brittany hosts some of the best fiddlers on the planet, as they teach some of their favorite tunes and techniques. To learn from Brittany and her guests, enroll in the Fiddle Styles Workshop today.
 
 
 
 

Bill Evans, Chad Manning, Scott Nygaard: “Clinch Mountain Backstep”

By: Dan Gabel
February 9, 2016
 
While in the Peghead Nation studio last month Chad Manning, Bill Evans, and Scott Nygaard took a few minutes between shooting videos for their courses to play this Ralph Stanley bluegrass banjo classic.
 
 
 
 

Bill Evans, Chad Manning, Scott Nygaard: “Clinch Mountain Backstep”

By: Dan Gabel
February 9, 2016
 
While in the Peghead Nation studio last month Chad Manning, Bill Evans, and Scott Nygaard took a few minutes between shooting videos for their courses to play this Ralph Stanley bluegrass banjo classic.
 
 
 
 

Brittany Haas with Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project

By: Dan Gabel
February 2, 2016
 
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Brittany Haas plays "What Is the Soul of Man" with Jayme Stone, Margaret Glaspy, Tim O'Brien, and Joe Phillips.
 
 
 
 

Brittany Haas with Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project

By: Dan Gabel
February 2, 2016
 
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Brittany Haas plays "What Is the Soul of Man" with Jayme Stone, Margaret Glaspy, Tim O'Brien, and Joe Phillips.
 
 
 
 

The Six Who Made Me | Chance McCoy

January 18, 2016
 
D'Addario presents multi-instrumentalist Chance McCoy talking about his six biggest musical influences, from Jimmy Page to old-time fiddler Edden Hammons.
 
 
 
 

The Six Who Made Me | Chance McCoy

January 18, 2016
 
D'Addario presents multi-instrumentalist Chance McCoy talking about his six biggest musical influences, from Jimmy Page to old-time fiddler Edden Hammons.
 
 
 
 

The Six Who Made Me | Fats Kaplin

December 23, 2015
 
D'Addario presents multi-instrumentalist Fats Kaplin talking about his early influences in old-time string-band music.
 
 
 
 

The Six Who Made Me | Fats Kaplin

December 23, 2015
 
D'Addario presents multi-instrumentalist Fats Kaplin talking about his early influences in old-time string-band music.
 
 
 
 

Bill Evans: “The Distance Between Two Points”

By: Dan Gabel
November 24, 2015
 
A live performance from the 2015 California Banjo Extravaganza, with Bill Evans and an all-star band including Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
 
 
 
 

Bill Evans: “The Distance Between Two Points”

By: Dan Gabel
November 24, 2015
 
A live performance from the 2015 California Banjo Extravaganza, with Bill Evans and an all-star band including Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
 
 
 
 

Dave Rawlings Machine Performance

By: Dan Gabel
November 23, 2015
 
Watch a four-song performance by the Dave Rawlings Machine, including Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Brittany Haas, in the KEXP studio.
 
 
 
 

Dave Rawlings Machine Performance

By: Dan Gabel
November 23, 2015
 
Watch a four-song performance by the Dave Rawlings Machine, including Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Brittany Haas, in the KEXP studio.
 
 
 
 

The Joes and Friends, “Missouri Borderland”

By: Dan Gabel
October 27, 2015
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Joe Walsh plays with Joe Newberry, Joe Craven, Rob Ickes, Trey Hensley, and others during a late-night session at the 2015 IBMA Conference.
 
 
 
 

The Joes and Friends, “Missouri Borderland”

By: Dan Gabel
October 27, 2015
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Joe Walsh plays with Joe Newberry, Joe Craven, Rob Ickes, Trey Hensley, and others during a late-night session at the 2015 IBMA Conference.
 
 
 
 

Sharon Gilchrist: “Squirrel Hunters”

By: Dan Gabel
September 11, 2015
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Sharon Gilchrist plays the old-time tune at Augusta Heritage Center's Bluegrass Week 2015 with her fellow instructors Darol Anger, Tyler Grant, Casey Henry, and Mary Burdette.
 
 
 
 

Sharon Gilchrist: “Squirrel Hunters”

By: Dan Gabel
September 11, 2015
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Sharon Gilchrist plays the old-time tune at Augusta Heritage Center's Bluegrass Week 2015 with her fellow instructors Darol Anger, Tyler Grant, Casey Henry, and Mary Burdette.
 
 
 
 

Mr Sun: “The People Need Light”

By: Dan Gabel
September 2, 2015
 
Mr Sun is Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Joe Walsh, Darol Anger, Grant Gordy, and Ethan Jodziewicz. Watch them play a live version of the title track to their new album.
 
 
 
 

Mr Sun: “The People Need Light”

By: Dan Gabel
September 2, 2015
 
Mr Sun is Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Joe Walsh, Darol Anger, Grant Gordy, and Ethan Jodziewicz. Watch them play a live version of the title track to their new album.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky: “Walking in the Parlor”

August 27, 2015
 
Peghead Nation Old-Time Fiddle instructor Bruce Molsky has countless great old dance tunes in his repertoire. They may have started out as simple tunes to keep the dancers’ feet moving, but Bruce turns them into self-contained solo fiddle pieces, as heard in this performance of “Walking in the Parlor,” recorded in the studio when Bruce was taping his Old-Time Fiddle course lessons.To learn great old-time fiddle tunes like this from Bruce, enroll in his Old-Time Fiddle course on Peghead Nation today.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky: “Walking in the Parlor”

August 27, 2015
 
Peghead Nation Old-Time Fiddle instructor Bruce Molsky has countless great old dance tunes in his repertoire. They may have started out as simple tunes to keep the dancers’ feet moving, but Bruce turns them into self-contained solo fiddle pieces, as heard in this performance of “Walking in the Parlor,” recorded in the studio when Bruce was taping his Old-Time Fiddle course lessons.To learn great old-time fiddle tunes like this from Bruce, enroll in his Old-Time Fiddle course on Peghead Nation today.
 
 
 
 

Haas Kowert Tice: “The Switchback Games”

August 5, 2015
 
Peghead Nation Fiddle Styles Workshop instructor Brittany Haas is featured in this trio with Paul Kowert on bass and Jordan Tice on guitar. The trio released its debut recording (You Got This) in the spring of 2014, a set of originals that draws on the bluegrass, Celtic, Swedish, old-time, and avant string band music the individual members are known for. Here they perform “The Switchback Games” in the Peghead Nation studio. haaskowerttice.comIn her Fiddle Styles Workshop for Peghead Nation, Brittany hosts some of the best fiddlers on the planet, as they teach some of their favorite tunes and techniques. To learn from Brittany and her guests, enroll in the Fiddle Styles Workshop today.
 
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Haas Kowert Tice: “The Switchback Games”

August 5, 2015
 
Peghead Nation Fiddle Styles Workshop instructor Brittany Haas is featured in this trio with Paul Kowert on bass and Jordan Tice on guitar. The trio released its debut recording (You Got This) in the spring of 2014, a set of originals that draws on the bluegrass, Celtic, Swedish, old-time, and avant string band music the individual members are known for. Here they perform “The Switchback Games” in the Peghead Nation studio. haaskowerttice.comIn her Fiddle Styles Workshop for Peghead Nation, Brittany hosts some of the best fiddlers on the planet, as they teach some of their favorite tunes and techniques. To learn from Brittany and her guests, enroll in the Fiddle Styles Workshop today.
 
 
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HoneyHoney: “Yours to Bear”

July 11, 2015
 
LR Baggs Handcrafted Video presents the duo HoneyHoney playing one of the original songs from their latest album "3".
 
 
 
 

HoneyHoney: “Yours to Bear”

July 11, 2015
 
LR Baggs Handcrafted Video presents the duo HoneyHoney playing one of the original songs from their latest album "3".
 
 
 
 

John Silakowski Five-String Violin

June 26, 2015
 
This John Silakowski violin is owned by Peghead Nation Fiddle Sty Brittany Haas demonstrates her primary fiddle.
 
 
 
 

John Silakowski Five-String Violin

June 26, 2015
 
This John Silakowski violin is owned by Peghead Nation Fiddle Sty Brittany Haas demonstrates her primary fiddle.
 
 
 
 

Nygaard, Gilchrist, Manning, and Walsh: “Long Journey Home”

By: Dan Gabel
May 4, 2015
 
Four bluegrass masters and Peghead Nation instructors play a classic song during their one-night stand in Fairfax, California.
 
 
 
 

Nygaard, Gilchrist, Manning, and Walsh: “Long Journey Home”

By: Dan Gabel
May 4, 2015
 
Four bluegrass masters and Peghead Nation instructors play a classic song during their one-night stand in Fairfax, California.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky and Beppe Gambetta: “Brass Band Ruchenitsa”

By: Dan Gabel
February 21, 2015
 
Bruce Molsky and Beppe Gambetta play Bruce's guitar arrangement of a melody he heard played by a Bulgarian brass band.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky and Beppe Gambetta: “Brass Band Ruchenitsa”

By: Dan Gabel
February 21, 2015
 
Bruce Molsky and Beppe Gambetta play Bruce's guitar arrangement of a melody he heard played by a Bulgarian brass band.
 
 
 
 

Brittany Haas, “Down the Hatch”

By: Dan Gabel
December 12, 2014
 
Here's our Fiddle Styles Workshop host and instructor, Brittany Haas, playing one of her original compositions, "Down The Hatch" on July 5, 2014, part of the Vero Beach International Music Festival, at First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach, FL. Brittany is joined by The Advancing Mandolinist instructor Joe Walsh and her talented sister, Natalie Haas.
 
 
 
 

Brittany Haas, “Down the Hatch”

By: Dan Gabel
December 12, 2014
 
Here's our Fiddle Styles Workshop host and instructor, Brittany Haas, playing one of her original compositions, "Down The Hatch" on July 5, 2014, part of the Vero Beach International Music Festival, at First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach, FL. Brittany is joined by The Advancing Mandolinist instructor Joe Walsh and her talented sister, Natalie Haas.
 
 
 
 

Mr. Sun, “A Little Heart’s Ease”

By: Dan Gabel
December 4, 2014
 
Mr. Sun is Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Joe Walsh, Darol Anger, Grant Gordy, and Ethan Jodziewicz. Here they are playing one of Joe's new compositions.
 
 
 
 

Mr. Sun, “A Little Heart’s Ease”

By: Dan Gabel
December 4, 2014
 
Mr. Sun is Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Joe Walsh, Darol Anger, Grant Gordy, and Ethan Jodziewicz. Here they are playing one of Joe's new compositions.
 
 
 
 
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