acoustic · Cajun · male singer

David Greely: Sud du Sud (MP3)

  “You have to know where the party is to find this music. Welcome to our kitchen. Put away your earplugs for awhile.” –David Greely (liner notes) To fans of Cajun dance music, David Greely is well known as the fiddler from Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, where he was a founding member over… Continue reading David Greely: Sud du Sud (MP3)

acoustic · banjo · Cajun · Canadian · country · female singer · male singer

Nadine Landry & Sammy Lind: Granddad’s Favorite (MP3)

    Oldtime pickers Foghorn Trio passed through my town about a week ago and kindly left behind a copy of Nadine and Sammy’s new record titled “Granddad’s Favorite.” It’s a lovely collection of oldtime country and Cajun songs and fiddle tunes that seems to have gotten permanently stuck in my CD player. Stephen “Sammy”… Continue reading Nadine Landry & Sammy Lind: Granddad’s Favorite (MP3)

accordion · acoustic · banjo · Cajun · dobro · male singer · swing · ukulele

Whiskey Chimp: Barely Right Now (MP3)

It has been almost a year since Fiddlefreak reviewed a live show by Whiskey Chimp, calling them “seven deadly sons who are bound for glory, or Hell in a handbasket.” We have been proven prophetic by their brand new third full-length record Barely Right Now (FP Records). On this CD they seem to fuse into… Continue reading Whiskey Chimp: Barely Right Now (MP3)

blues · Cajun · Celtic · female singer · male singer · rock · singer-songwriter · world

Live Oak Music Festival and Joe Craven

Calling all California music-lovers! Now is the time to get your tickets for the wild and crazy Live Oak Music Festival 2009, to be held on June 19-20-21. This benefit for KCBX Public Radio, which happens annually in the hills near Santa Barbara, recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. Fiddlefreak will be in attendance—hope to see… Continue reading Live Oak Music Festival and Joe Craven