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This page links to other traditional music sites and organizations thought to be of interest to our members. If you have suggestions of additional links send them to links@fiddlerspicnic.org.

Eastern Iowa Acoustic Music Venues

The Mill Restaurant
120 E. Burlington, Iowa City 319-351-9529
http://www.icmill.com

CSPS/Legion Arts
1103 Third St SE,Cedar Rapids (319) 364-1580
http://www.legionarts.org

The Sanctuary
405 S Gilbert St Iowa City 319-351-5692
http://www.sanctuarypub.com

Uptown Bill's Coffee Shop
401 S Gilbert St Iowa City 319-
339-0401
http://www.uptownbills.org

KUIN Radio 90.9 FM
Check out the folk programming with Karen Impola.
http://www.kuniradio.org

Old-Time Music Links

The Old-Time Herald
Online version of the magazine
http://www.oldtimeherald.org

The Old-Time Music Home Page
They won the race for the domain name, they must know what's going on in old-time music.
http://www.oldtimemusic.com

Google Old-Time Music Discussion Group:
http://groups.google.com/group/rec.music.country.old-time?gvc=2&hl=en

The Fiddle-L Listserve
A searchable archive of fiddle related discussion topics.
http://listserv.brown.edu/archives/cgi-bin/wa?S1=fiddle-l

The Fiddler's Companion
Great resource for history of fiddle tunes.
http://www.ceolas.org/cgi-bin/ht2/ht2-fc/case=yes

The Folk Music Index
Great for locating recordings of specific songs/tunes/performers.
http://www.ibiblio.org/folkindex/

Digital Library of Appalachia
Tons of field recordings, photos, and articles relating to Appalachian folk life.
http://www.aca-dla.org/

Sugar in the Gourd
On-line old-time music radio station.
http://www.sugarinthegourd.com/

The Appalachian String Band Music Festival
B
etter know as Clifftop.
http://www.wvculture.org/stringband/

Minnesota Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Association (MBOTMA)
Our neighbors to the north.
http://www.minnesotabluegrass.org

Tri-State Bluegrass Association (TSBA)
Our neighbors to the south.
http://k0bkl.org/music/tristate.htm

 

Learning Tunes


The Roots Music Listening Room
Also known as The Junberry collection.
A massive collection of mp3s made from old 78 rmp records. Includes southern black fidders, blues, gospel, old-time, early jazz, cajun, Irish, Cape Breton, Mexican, Calypso, and more.
http://www.juneberry78s.com/sounds/index.htm

The ABC Home Page
ABC is a musical notation system that lends itself well to traditional dance music. Thousands of tunes are available for download.
http://staffweb.cms.gre.ac.uk/~c.walshaw/abc
http://www.gre.ac.uk/~c.walshaw/abc/index/split.html

Missouri Fiddling Learn-A-Tune Center
Tune Pages consist of transcriptions of various Missouri-style fiddle tunes.
http://www.missourifiddling.com/LearnATune_Pages.htm

The Session
Traditional Irish tunes posted online.
http://www.thesession.org

Hertzler's Fakebook
A resource for beginning through intermediate fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin and dulcimer players who want to learn traditional music.
http://hetzler.homestead.com

Shape Note Singing
Early American choral singing style known as The Scared Harp.
http://www.amaranthpublishing.com/ShapeNoteSinging.htm

Max Hunter Folksong Collection
An archive of almost 1600 Ozark Mountain folk songs, recorded between 1956 and 1976.
http://www.missouristate.edu/folksong/maxhunter/

BluegrassLyrics.com
Fantatic collection of bluegrass and early country music lyrics.
http://bluegrasslyrics.com/

 

 

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