acoustic

Foghorn Stringband: Rock Island Grange

Happy New Year from Fiddlefreak World Headquarters! As I gaze out over Morro Bay here on the Central Coast of California, the skies above me are gray and a much-needed winter rain falls outside, while eucalyptus logs crackle in our tiny Jotul woodstove. This will be a brief post, just to let yall know that… Continue reading Foghorn Stringband: Rock Island Grange

acoustic · banjo · Canadian · female singer · male singer · singer-songwriter

Pharis & Jason Romero: Sweet Old Religion

  Sweet Old Religion, the new album from Fiddlefreak favorites Pharis and Jason Romero, hits the streets on May 18. It’s the fourth release from this Juno award-winning Canadian duo and their first collection of all original songs. Throughout their respective careers, Pharis and Jason have always been a big influence within the old time… Continue reading Pharis & Jason Romero: Sweet Old Religion

acoustic · banjo · bluegrass · country · dobro · female singer · fiddle · singer-songwriter

Rita Hosking: For Real

How is it that the music of Rita Hosking keeps getting better and better? Maybe that’s not a surprise to some, but I have another question: how is it that she is not a household name among we folk music enthusiasts? She should be by now. We know her music around this house. Fiddlefreak has… Continue reading Rita Hosking: For Real

acoustic · British · hurdy-gurdy · world

Cliff Stapleton: The Tumbling of Creatures

Cliff Stapleton & Friends Present – The Tumbling of Creatures: Music For The Hurdy-Gurdy I first heard the intoxicating music of Cliff Stapleton at the Festival of American Fiddle Tunes in Port Townsend, WA (USA) when I stumbled upon a hurdy-gurdy jam as I roved out to enjoy a golden summer’s evening. The sun filtered… Continue reading Cliff Stapleton: The Tumbling of Creatures