It’s BigFiddleShow@NITE! for February 11, 2020. We played from a list of six Andy DeJarlis tune tongiht: Romeo’s First Change, Andy’s Centennial Two-Step, Golden Boy Two-Step, Backwoodsman’s Reel, Jimmy’s Jig and The Lucky Trapper Reel. Join in the fun next time and get your fiddle out and play along.Read more
A Review written by Charlie Walden Well, what do you know? My buddy John Williams has a new album release[…]Read more
I’m back with my sidekick Don playing tunes and cracking wise. In this episode we take more bizarro calls from the Hotline and play tunes like “The Battle of Brewersville, “Old French” and “Old-Time Billy in the Lowground”. Plus there’s a new Mystery Tune! Join in the fun by calling 847-920-7587.Read more
This past October 10 to 14, 2019, marked the 32nd annual Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Festival (SAFF) held in the Shetland Islands. In my last post I told you how to get to Shetland from America. This is part one about our experience at the festival and focuses on the festival club and the various venues around the islands. For a quick overview refer to the festival program HERE. More information is available at the festival website https://www.shetlandaccordionandfiddle.com/.
I play you some tunes on the electric fiddle, too: a tune from Missouri called 50 Years Ago Waltz, a Shetland tune by Ronnie Cooper called Miss Susan Cooper and the Canadian Jig composed by Ned Landry called Ripple Rock Jig.
The next podcast and post will tell you all about the Festival Club sessions, the Grand Dance at the Clickimin Center and the Garrison Theatre Concerts.Read more
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It’s a Christmas Eve Spectacular on another Tuesday Tunes with Don. We give away the tickets to Possum’s Big Fiddle Show on Ice. Don tells about the time he got his car stolen. Then we play several of the good old good’uns including: Blue Mule, Old Time Johnny Don’t Come Home Drunk, Get Aboard the Ship, Fireman’s Dance Cotillion and “The Mystery Tune”.Read more
Playing some tunes with my Buddy Don on the usual Tuesdays. We get deep into Calhoun Swing, Constitution Hornpipe, Year of Jubilo, Indians Over The Hill, Walk Old Shoe-Heel Come A-Draggin’ and Run Down Boot.Read more
Possum discusses his upcoming trip to the Shetland Islands.Read more
Possum is joined by his sidekick Wichita. We play a few tunes, most notably the Belvidere Hornpipe. We also discuss our recent trip to Clifftop, try to annoy “Butters the Cat”, Un-box a package that arrives from Amazon during the broadcast, listen to some calls from the hotline and finish off with an old quadrille.Read more
Patt & I were privileged to a have a really nice trip out west this Summer. We were invited to[…]Read more