Big Fiddle Show / Camp Possum Newsletter for December 23, 2020

It’s The Big Fiddle Show/Camp Possum Newsletter!! (December 23, 2020)

This newsletter serves double-duty for both our YouTube & Facebook followers and subscribers at

New at this week:

  • More MP3s in the Performance Examples Folder,

  • Shamus O’Brien Waltz – lesson for fiddle + dots, mando TAB & chords

  • Martin’s Waltz – guitar back-up lesson + leadsheet

  • Snow Deer – lesson for fiddle & mandolin + dots & TAB

  • Old Indiana – lesson for fiddle & mandolin + dots & TAB

  • New Twin Fiddle folder in the Resource folder

  • Always chords for guitar/piano are included.

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Our YouTube upcoming livestreams are Patt & Possum’s Holiday Party (Dec 23) & The The Big Fiddle Show New Year’s Eve Party. No newsletter next week and Camp Possum is taking a break, but will return on January 2, 2021.


The long awaited holiday video from Kyle Brown will be featured in the first half so don’t miss it. Jesse Walden plays a holiday theme on the synthesizer, too. There will be a mix of cheery songs and winter-themed fiddle tunes. Get the song sheet on our Facebook page and join in.

And somebody’s going win Mando Mule tickets and one of two “artworks”, the “Holiday Cheer Possum” or the “Alpine Possum”! . Chat with your friends during the show online. Make requests by texting the Hotline (847) 920-7587 or message us at


Let’s give 2020 exactly what it deserves. Enjoy some fiddle tunes and misc. hi-jinx. Plus someone’s going to win the “Splat Possum”! Chat with your friends during the program on YouTube chat and send us your requests via texting the Big Fiddle Show Hotline at 847.920.7587.

Did You Miss The Big Fiddle Show Tour?

Big Fiddle Show – The Pre-Show

Come over to 30 minutes or so before each Big Fiddle Show broadcast and enjoy the pre-show. Watch Patt & I warm-up and chat with us before the show starts. To get notified follow me on Twitch or join my Discord and you’ll get a message when the program goes live.

The Big Fiddle Show now has a discord server!

What is discord?? It’s an online service that permits the creation of a community of folks with a similar interest. In this case, patrons & fans of the Big Fiddle Show. Think of it as Facebook without the toxicity and advertising.

What can you do with it. There are text channels you can use it to find out what’s going on with Camp Possum, The Big Fiddle Show and also new and featured offerings on our Patreon. You can post and comment. Most importantly you can share and interact with other members of the server directly. There are even voice channels which you can pop onto and share live video with other members to show something you’ve learned, share a new tune, etc. The best part is none of it is public. It’s only available to members of the server.

There is a free public space and patron-only areas. Check it out by clicking the logo below. If you’re a patron connect to discord with your Patreon account to gain full access. Click the graphic below linked to an invite to my discord server.

Let us know you’re out there. Email to