The Red Mountain White Trash (aka Red Mountain or
The Trash) The Trash play good-time, old-time string band
music. At festivals and clubs you'll hear them play high-energy dance tunes
and old-timey blues, and sing songs from the earliest days of country music,
when folks like the Carter Family and the Delmore Brothers were the stars. To
contact or book RMWT, e-mail E-Mail
Red Rooster Romeos Lynchburg Virginia trio
redefining foot stomping hillbilly soul of mostly original music that sounds
like it might come from the a long time ago. National guitars, ukuleles,
doghouse bass and lots of fun.
Reid and Bonnie Zahnow This husband and wife duo present a
wide range of musical traditions: old-time country songs and fiddle tunes,
string blues music from Mississippi and Memphis, and Mexican songs and dance
tunes. Both play fiddle and guitar, and WB also plays a variety of other
stringed instruments. Sweet harmonies on songs ranging from poignant to
humorous, twin-fiddling, foot-tapping tunes and slow waltzes, all make for
fine and enjoyable music in any situation.
Riders In The Sky "Riders
In The Sky-- the best in Western music & entertainment for more than 20
The Roadoilers You can count on The Roadoilers for
the finest in Old-Time String Band music, Square Dance music, and Traditional
Country, as well as Irish piping and fiddle music.
The Roller Mills String Band The ROLLER MILLS STRING BAND is a
delightful high energy string band playing old-time, Irish, and bluegrass
traditional fiddle tunes in a style similar to traditional American music of
the early and mid 1900’s. With a focus on the hammered dulcimer, this group
features a complete instrumental ensemble with some of the most powerful
pickers from several Bluegrass bands in Southeastern Wisconsin.
The Mill String Band We are Philadelphia's Run of the Mill String
Band, an old-time southern Appalachian string band preserving and performing
some of the best traditional American music you can find. Fiddle, banjo,
guitar and upright bass comprise the usual configuration of the band, but
sometimes we mix it up with two fiddles, fretless banjo, mandolin,
banjo-mandolin, steel-guitar, banjo-guitar, and archtop guitar. We sing some,
String Band "The Runaway String Band brings together four long-time
Williamsburg-area musicians to produce a wonderful variety of bluegrass, old
time, and swing music. With lush vocal harmonies and hot instrumentals, the
band provides audiences with a taste of American music from the 1930s, 40s and
50s, and includes some contemporary pieces as well."
Sanders Member of Prairie
Land String Band since 1992, Nathan plays mandolin, guitar, bass, piano,
and even some banjo. He also provides some of the band's comical songs and
sounds, as well as some really nice vocals. Nathan is also interested in old
time music, as well as bluegrass, jazz, blues, and just about every other
style of music. And he now plays with
Bluegrass Revival. e-mail: E-Mail
Mississippi has a strong heritage of acoustic
string music. It is home to the Delta blues of Robert Johnson, Charlie McCoy,
and Mississippi John Hurt as well as the Father of Country Music, Jimmie
Rodgers. It has also been the inspiration for an eclectic array of fiddle
music recorded by bands such as The Leake County Revelers, The Mississippi
Sheiks, and Hoyt Ming & His Pep Steppers. The Scramblers are a Mississippi
string band that built its sound on these strong traditions. They put on high
energy performances of traditional and original Mississippi music as well
tunes shared by their friends from the bayous of Louisiana to the college
communities of upstate New York.
Scrapple Creek Runners Scrapple Creek Runners are an
original oldtime/bluegrass band from the northern Delaware and southeastern
Pennsylvania region. In a world where bands fuse their styles with an often
confusing amalgam of genres, Scrapple Creek Runners remain true and pure to
the spirit of traditional music while still maintaining a level of creativity
as can been heard in their original songs. The four-piece (J.C. Bell, Paddy
Corcoran, David Atherton and Sarah Larsen) all have strong backgrounds in
Dorothy Jane Siver & The Siver Family Dorothy Jane Siver has been
playing music most of her life. With weekly piano lessons since she was 4
years old, her private teacher explained to her parents that she had a musical
South Carolina String Band
The purpose of the 2nd South Carolina String Band is to recreate (as
authentically as possible) the music of the Civil War. In the "Southern
Soldier" album the listener will hear the music of the 19th century
played on 19th century period instruments in the appropriate style. This is
the music as it truly sounded to the soldiers of the Civil War.
Shake that Little Foot - Old Time Band
group of British musicians who came together through their mutual interest in
traditional American Old Time music."(A
quote from their web site on mp3.com) e-mail:
Singleton Street "If you've heard us live, you
already know we're a lively blend of bluegrass/gospel, old-timey, Irish, even
folk music." E-mail. Also hear
The Skirtlifters The Skirtlifters authentically recreate the music
of the 19th century riverboat, stage and parlor, enlivened by period humor,
skits, songs and percussive dance. Internationally renowned banjoist Clarke
Buehling leads Thom Howard on guitar and mandolin, Tom Verdot on fiddle and
second banjo, and flatfoot champion Kent Beyette. The group specializes in a
unique blend of fretless clawhammer banjo and classic banjo style and parlor
music and ragtime string band arrangements as on their latest CD "A Ragtime
Snider & The Mike Snider String Band "Mike
Snider, who was born and lives in Gleason, Tennessee, made his way on the
country music scene in the 1980's with his incomparable wit and stellar banjo
playing. Mike first worked his way into people's hearts through his hundreds
of spots on TNN's Nashville Now, and his seven-year stay in the cornfield on "Hee
Haw", a syndicated television show. In addition to his television work, Mike
and his band entertained crowds for seven years at Nashville's Opryland USA."
Sons and Brothers Champions of the 2004 National
South Philadelphia String Band
A Philadelphia Tradition Since 1946 The String Band is available
for all occasions.Whether you are organizing a parade, wedding, surprise
party,or just about any event, we can tailor a package to fit your needs. To
speak with a band representative, Please call (800) 289-0775 or E-mail
E-Mail We look forward to speaking with you.
Horizon Southern Horizon has been performing 19th century period
music since 1987 for reenactments, museums, conventions, schools and private
engagements. The group presents music popular of the period from 1816-1865.
The music and arrangements are researched to present an accurate portrayal of
the music heard in that period. Performing in costume, on instruments similar
to those that would have been found in the homes of the citizenry of the 19th
String Band Still Hand String Band is a four-piece progressive,
Bluegrass, jamgrass Band from the Endless Mountains Region of Pennsylvania. On
their mission to instill their hand into the future of bluegrass music SHSB
plays a wide variety of original, traditional, and cover material. The band’s
choice of songs leaves no genre of music untouched. Their heap of originals,
although bluegrass at heart, are heavy in rock, jazz, pop, reggae, psychedelic
and country influences. With a knack for blending songs of yesterday with a
modern twist and a new youthful vigor, these guys sure get a crowd stompin’.
Band "From haunting ballads to raging instrumentals, 'The
Strangers' draw upon deep roots in rock, folk, blues, jazz, old time and
bluegrass to conjure up their own genre of music.....Deep and flowing,
acoustic music that is sure to get you moving............"
is Swedish, and it means "The Stringband."
was active in Toronto, across Canada, and around the world from 1971 through
1985. Bob Bossin and Marie-Lynn Hammond were the founding members, and
several different fiddlers joined them over the years. Please also see Bob Bossin Old
Folksinger’s Homepage "
Stringfield Stringfield, hailing from the Ozarks, their repertoire
includes old time with a pinch of bluegrass and a dash of Celtic. They have
played at festivals, local events, weddings; two of the members have traveled
to Japan to perform. Gail Morrissey and Victoria Johnson play Hammered
Dulcimer and Barry Smith on guitar soon to be adding fiddle and bass.
String Dusters THE STRING DUSTERS draw inspiration from the deep
well of American music - the lonesome blues of Jimmie Rodgers, the folk songs
of the Carter Family, the bluegrass of Bill Monroe, western ballads and swing,
fiddle tunes, the hillbilly boogie of the Delmore Brothers, and the developing
honky-tonk sounds of early 40s and 50s country music.
"full time professional
entertainers with deep roots in the American Tradition of travelling
Song String Band The Sweet Song String Band
specializes in the traditional music and popular music of 19th-century
America. Originally composed of two hammer dulcimers and two Appalachian or
lap dulcimers, the band took its name from a Latin word, "dulci",
meaning "sweet", and a Greek word, "melos", meaning
"sound", which together comprise the word "dulcimer".
Mafia Jug Band From the pastoral hills, hollers, shopping malls and
interstate highways of Goodlettsville Tennessee, home of Bill Monroe, Bashful
Brother Oswald, Stringbean, Grandpa Jones, Keith Whitley and some living
country music performers, comes the most entertaining "blast from the past"
since Lester Moran and the Cadillac Cowboys. They’re the Tennessee Mafia Jug
Band -- five guys and a scrubboard, with roots like wisdom teeth.
Tennessee Mafia on MySpace
Texas String Band plays live, period-correct music of the Civil War era
and provides "calling" and dance instruction to go along. They are available
for performances throughout Texas and beyond. They use the old-time banjo,
fiddle, guitar, mandolin, fife, and bones to keep the music and good times
going. They play and teach all the popular waltzes, reels, polkas, and contra
dances that reenactors love.
Time Was ....you could hear traditional music on just about any front porch in
America. Now TIME WAS recreates those days by playin’ toe tappin’, hand
clappin’, traditional music featuring the hammered dulcimer and mountain
dulcimer, along with other traditional instruments.
Tin Roof Tango
"Take five talented musicians, add over thirty acoustic instruments and
music from six continents, sprinkle on a bit of dance and a few corny
High String Band "We are rejuvenating the unobvious edges of
bluegrass and acoustic music."