Jam “Songs of the Month” from Blue Ridge Mountain Dulcimer Players

They have various tunings: Blue Ridge Mountain Dulcimer Players Jam “Songs of the Month”
https://blueridgemountaindulcimer.wordpress.com/jams/jam-songs-of-the-month/

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https://athensdulcimerclub.wordpress.com

Dulcimentary: Paul Pyle Dulcimer #95

The latest dulcimentary is about an early Paul Pyle mountain dulcimer.

Paul Pyle Dulcimer #95
https://athensdulcimerclub.wordpress.com/dulcimentaries/dulcimentary-articles-pt-ii/paul-pyle-dulcimer-95/

 

West Alabama Southeast Fiddle Fest

The fiddle fest will be held on April 28-29 2017 in beautiful downtown Fayette Alabama.

Events will start on Friday night with entertainment and competition in Harmonica and mandolin.

No dulcimer competition.

Starts at 6pm Friday (4/28).

Saturday (4/29) the competition begins at 10:00 am, with registration starting at 9am.

Top Fiddler wins $1000!! Top band wins $750!!!

Arts and crafts and plenty of good food and entertainment!!

Two 80th Birthdays

Both Malcolm Townsend and Willie Mae Eldridge celebrated their 80th birthday this weekend. That’s 160 years between the two of them. (psst… John S had a birthday this weekend also, but he’s a couple decades younger).

Texas Waltz

Those of you who were at the jam last Thurs know that from 6-6:30 Louise & Jerry taught us a new song, Texas Waltz. It’s an easy tune to learn. Even if you were not here you can also learn the tune. Click here texas-waltz for the tabs.The video link of Louise playing the tune is https://youtu.be/eNxFxQDI-oQ

Thanks to Heidi Muller http://www.heidimuller.com for granting permission to use her arrangement and tabs. She will be at the  Melodies & Musings festival, Lake Guntersville, AL, Sept. 27-29, 2017
http://melodies-and-musings.com

Alabama Tourism & Dulcimers

For those who have not seen it yet the 2017 Sweet Home Alabama VACATION GUIDE & CALENDAR features a few Athens Dulcimer members on page 179.

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Billy & Sandy Make The News

http://www.waff.com/story/34406142/jcpenney-liquidation-JCPenney liquidation sale leads sale-leads-huntsville-woman-to-lost-class-ring