Below are links that may be of interest to dulcimer players and folk enthusiasts.
AMERICAN FOLKLORE SOCIETY
AMERICAN ROOTS MUSIC EDUCATION
THE BLUZ BOYS -- Steve Newman is a talented local guitarist. He plays on my CD, The Water is Wide. He also plays with Joyce
Cobb, The Bluz Boys, and various other local and national acts. In addition, he is a talented luthier who is well known
for his ability to professionally repair instruments of all kinds.
BETTY DAWSON DULCIMERS -- Betty Dawson is a local performer and instructor for hammered dulcimer. She plays with me on The Water is Wide CD,
and is the local dealer for Masterworks Hammered Dulcimers.
DULCIMER PLAYERS NEWS -- The #1 "must have" subscription for dulcimer players of all levels and musical interests. Atricles, CD reviews, festivals
FIDDLER'S GREEN MUSIC SHOP
HILLTOPPERS -- This Chattanooga group of players is a great ensemble of players and instruments. They are available to play for
events in and around the Chattanooga area.
JEANNE FINAN BLOG -- Jeanne Finan is an Epicopal priest and a longtime friend. She is one of the most warm, engaging and spiritual people
I have ever known. Her blog includes her spiritual observations and sermons.-
GILA MOUNTAIN DULCIMERS -- Kerry Coates builds mountain dulcimers, many with Southwestern themes, and the website contains lots of
great resource information for those who love the mountain dulcimer (and pekingese!).
JONES,SUSAN - HANDCRAFTED METAL JEWELRY
LITTLE ROCK GETAWAY -- Annually in August -- Presented by The Arkansas Dulcimer Society
McKINNON, RANDALL -- guitarist/singer in Colorado for over 20 years. A fabulous musician and is now entering the dulcimer community.
CARLA MAXWELL -- Carla's personal site with information about her musical journey.
MEMPHIS ACOUSTIC MUSIC ASSOCIATION (MAMA)
MEMPHIS AREA BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATION (MABA)
OLD TIME MUSIC
OZARK FOLK CENTER, MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR
PAPAW'S DULCIMERS -- Operated by builder Bill Rich, these dulcimers have a great feel
and sound. Check out the professional model that includes a possum board that really boost the sound of the instrument
and looks great, too!
BARBARA RENFROW -- home-based leisure travel business
SMITHSONIAN CENTER FOR FOLKLIFE & CULTURAL HERITAGE
SPRINGFED RECORDS -- Look here for great old time recordings. Located at The Arts Center of Cannon County, 1424 John Bragg Hwy, Woodbury,
TN 37190; 615-563-ARTS.
SUGAR IN THE GOURD
3-STRING GUITAR -- John McNair's site that tracks the 150-year history of the development and evolution of the three string guitar.
WEVL MEMPHIS -- On the dial at 89.9 -- Memphis only volunteer-operated, listener-supported radio station with an eclectic assortment
of programs including folk, bluegrass, Celtic, acoustic and old time music. Includes sydicated programs such as
Midnight Special, E-town, and Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour.
WOOD-N-STRINGS DULCIMER SHOP -- Mike and Connie Clemmer operate this dulcimer shop nestled in the foothills of the Smokies in Townsend, TN. Mike
is a great builder and both are wonderful players.