Custom, hand-built guitars and mandolins, restoration, repair and consignment for collectors and Bluegrass and acoustic musicians by Chris Oliver in Springfield, Illinois.
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Category Archives: Audio
I came across this recently while reading a poison control blog… don’t ask. Anyway, it’s a pretty well done song that could use a few breaks, otherwise, enjoy!
If you don’t play Bluegrass or even if you do you may not have heard that learning just a few chords will allow you to play hundreds and even thousands of songs. The band, ‘Axis of Awesome‘, has put together … Continue reading
To end the IBMA Awards show last Thursday evening, Steve Martin gave an emotional tribute to Earl Scruggs which was followed by a huge banjo tribute. If you didn’t attend or watch the awards show live here is a video … Continue reading
Who knew you could hold a world record for simply showing up at the Old Fiddler’s Convention in Galax, VA? These folks did! On August 7th they showed up in force mandolins a pickin’. The previous record was 383 players … Continue reading