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Pickin’ in Parsons at Five River Campground

Pickin’ in Parsons at Five River Campground

14th Annual Pickin’ in Parsons Pickin’ in Parsons Bluegrass Festival August 1st – 5th 2017 750 Walnut Street, Parsons WV 26287 304-478-3515 August 1 – 5, 2017 ……Appearing in Concert….. Tuesday August 1 Little Roy & Lizzy Show Terry Baucom & the Dukes of Drive Hillbilly Gypsies Flatt Lonesome Blue Highway Wednesday August 2 The […]

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Doug Spears FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Doug Spears FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Doug Spears FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle Every Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm the Purple Fiddle offers a free concert! Check out the website or facebook page to see who is featured each week! Home https://www.facebook.com/thepurplefiddle/ Free! http://www.dougspearsmusic.com/index/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxiTjvX0nLI With sand in his boots and orange blossom honey in his throat […]

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Doug Spears FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Doug Spears FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Doug Spears FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle Every Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm the Purple Fiddle offers a free concert! Check out the website or facebook page to see who is featured each week! Home https://www.facebook.com/thepurplefiddle/ Free! http://www.dougspearsmusic.com/index/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxiTjvX0nLI With sand in his boots and orange blossom honey in his throat […]

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Joe Teichman FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Joe Teichman FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Joe Teichman FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle Every Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm the Purple Fiddle offers a free concert! Check out the website or facebook page to see who is featured each week! Home https://www.facebook.com/thepurplefiddle/ Free! https://www.reverbnation.com/joeteichman Relatively unheard singer-songwriter that is changing that description fast. Playing all over Texas, […]

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Joe Teichman FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Joe Teichman FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Joe Teichman FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle Every Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm the Purple Fiddle offers a free concert! Check out the website or facebook page to see who is featured each week! Home https://www.facebook.com/thepurplefiddle/ Free! https://www.reverbnation.com/joeteichman Relatively unheard singer-songwriter that is changing that description fast. Playing all over Texas, […]

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Matthew Mills at the FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Matthew Mills at the FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Matthew Mills at the FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle 1 pm – Free! www.purplefiddle.com Free! https://www.listentomatthew.com/ Matthew Mills is a singer/songwriter native to Nashville, TN.

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Matthew Mills at the FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Matthew Mills at the FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Matthew Mills at the FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle 1 pm – Free! www.purplefiddle.com Free! https://www.listentomatthew.com/ Matthew Mills is a singer/songwriter native to Nashville, TN.

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Sparrow Blue at the FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Sparrow Blue at the FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Every Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm the Purple Fiddle offers a free concert! Check out the website or facebook page to see who is featured each week! Home https://www.facebook.com/thepurplefiddle/  Free! https://thesparrowblue.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqyvCWQxgok Sparrow Blue, Acoustic Fiddle and Guitar songwriting duo from Eastern Massachusetts, consists of Katy Boc and Todd Nickerson. Having met in 2014, […]

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Sparrow Blue at the FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Sparrow Blue at the FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Every Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm the Purple Fiddle offers a free concert! Check out the website or facebook page to see who is featured each week! Home https://www.facebook.com/thepurplefiddle/  Free! https://thesparrowblue.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqyvCWQxgok Sparrow Blue, Acoustic Fiddle and Guitar songwriting duo from Eastern Massachusetts, consists of Katy Boc and Todd Nickerson. Having met in 2014, […]

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Kyle Sherman at the FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Kyle Sherman at the FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Every Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm the Purple Fiddle offers a free concert! Check out the website or facebook page to see who is featured each week! Home https://www.facebook.com/thepurplefiddle/ Free! http://www.kyleshermansmusic.com/ https://www.youtube.com/embed/FqPXL8O9ry8 Kyle Sherman hails from the musically vibrant Madison, Wisconsin. His debut EP “Carry Me Back” is melodically diverse—drawing from both contemporary (Bon […]

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Johnny Staats and Robert Shafer at the Purple Fiddle

Johnny Staats and Robert Shafer at the Purple Fiddle

$15 http://www.johnnystaats.com/staats-shafer-1 https://www.youtube.com/embed/mOP4phcO3VA https://www.facebook.com/events/1308948215804895/ Guitar flatpicker Robert Shafer along with mandolin player Johnny Staats are two of West Virginia’s most decorated pickers. They’ve both appeared separately on the Grand Ole Opry, and both have won multiple awards for their work on their respective instruments. The duo has recorded numerous CDs together. Though they can be […]

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Kyle Sherman at the FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Kyle Sherman at the FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Every Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm the Purple Fiddle offers a free concert! Check out the website or facebook page to see who is featured each week! Home https://www.facebook.com/thepurplefiddle/ Free! http://www.kyleshermansmusic.com/ https://www.youtube.com/embed/FqPXL8O9ry8 Kyle Sherman hails from the musically vibrant Madison, Wisconsin. His debut EP “Carry Me Back” is melodically diverse—drawing from both contemporary (Bon […]

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Tamara Hansson at the FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Tamara Hansson at the FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Every Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm the Purple Fiddle offers a free concert! Check out the website or facebook page to see who is featured each week! Home https://www.facebook.com/thepurplefiddle/ Free! http://www.tamarahansson.com/ https://www.youtube.com/embed/XM_6B6JArQo Sydney-born singer/songwriter Tamara Hansson had humble beginnings in her native Australia with a diverse range of music influences. She was inspired by […]

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Tamara Hansson at the FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Tamara Hansson at the FREE afternoon concert series at the Purple Fiddle

Every Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm the Purple Fiddle offers a free concert! Check out the website or facebook page to see who is featured each week! Home https://www.facebook.com/thepurplefiddle/ Free! http://www.tamarahansson.com/ https://www.youtube.com/embed/XM_6B6JArQo Sydney-born singer/songwriter Tamara Hansson had humble beginnings in her native Australia with a diverse range of music influences. She was inspired by […]

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The Hillbilly Gypsies at the Purple Fiddle

The Hillbilly Gypsies at the Purple Fiddle

The Hillbilly Gypsies at the Purple Fiddle Friday, March 24th at 8:30 pm – $12 http://www.thehillbillygypsies.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXjHrHFOSIo https://www.facebook.com/events/314999835538251/ Hailing from the beautiful Mountain State of West Virginia, The Hillbilly Gypsies have been making and performing their own brand of old time bluegrass and original mountain music for over a decade! Formed in 2001 from a chance […]

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Marc Harper at the Purple Fiddle

Marc Harper at the Purple Fiddle

Marc Harper at the Purple Fiddle on Saturday, March 18 at 1 pm and Sunday, March 19th at 1 pm -Free! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOmve8ZHqfc http://www.marcharpermusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/events/235735480182863/ A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Marc Harper caught the wandering troubadour bug early in life, and has long since given up looking for a cure. Originally trained as a classical pianist, […]

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Marc Harper at the Purple Fiddle

Marc Harper at the Purple Fiddle

Marc Harper at the Purple Fiddle on Saturday, March 18 at 1 pm and Sunday, March 19th at 1 pm -Free! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOmve8ZHqfc http://www.marcharpermusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/events/235735480182863/ A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Marc Harper caught the wandering troubadour bug early in life, and has long since given up looking for a cure. Originally trained as a classical pianist, […]

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Rench at the Purple Fiddle

Rench at the Purple Fiddle

Rench at the Purple Fiddle Saturday, March 4 8:30 pm to 11 pm. $12 cover A mixture of Bluegrass and hip-hop! http://renchaudio.com/ http://purplefiddle.com/ Rench is an Emmy nominated, billboard charting musician and producer based in Brooklyn. He has been combining country and hip-hop sounds for more than a decade, including solo material and projects like Gangstagrass. […]

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Elk River Ramblers at the Purple Fiddle

Elk River Ramblers at the Purple Fiddle

The Elk River Ramblers will be at the Purple Fiddle on Saturday, February 25th and Sunday, February 26th from 1 to 3 pm! They will have a new guitarist with them. http://mountainmusictrail.com/the-elk-river-ramblers/ https://www.facebook.com/elkriverramblers/

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Elk River Ramblers at Tip Top

Elk River Ramblers at Tip Top

The Elk River Ramblers will be  at Tip Top Coffee Shop in Thomas, WV from 10 am to noon on Sunday, February 26th.

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Elk River Ramblers at the Purple Fiddle

Elk River Ramblers at the Purple Fiddle

The Elk River Ramblers will be at the Purple Fiddle on Saturday, February 25th and Sunday, February 26th from 1 to 3 pm! They will have a new guitarist with them. http://mountainmusictrail.com/the-elk-river-ramblers/ https://www.facebook.com/elkriverramblers/

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Driftwood at the Purple Fiddle

Driftwood at the Purple Fiddle

Driftwood at the Purple Fiddle on Saturday, February 11th at 8:30 pm – $15 http://driftwoodtheband.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwfV7eA_3bM https://www.facebook.com/events/323700521341511/ “…combining “holy smokes, didja see that?” instrumentalism with “holy smokes, didja hear that?” lyrics, they’re a fast-rising force to be reckoned with!” – Grass Roots Festival of Music & Dance Carving out a name for themselves with electrifying live […]

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Jan Gillies at the Purple Fiddle

Jan Gillies at the Purple Fiddle

Jan Gillies and the Purple Fiddle on Saturday, February 4th at 1 pm and Sunday, February 5th at 1 pm for a FREE show. Free show! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIwrc36TCKA http://www.jangilliesmusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/events/1827324947557209/ Jan Gillies was born in California, grew up in the swamps of Northern Indiana, and spent several years as a sailor crewing research expeditions off South […]

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Jan Gillies at the Purple Fiddle

Jan Gillies at the Purple Fiddle

Jan Gillies and the Purple Fiddle on Saturday, February 4th at 1 pm and Sunday, February 5th at 1 pm for a FREE show. Free show! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIwrc36TCKA http://www.jangilliesmusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/events/1827324947557209/ Jan Gillies was born in California, grew up in the swamps of Northern Indiana, and spent several years as a sailor crewing research expeditions off South […]

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Rebecca Wudarski at Mountain State Brewing

Rebecca Wudarski at Mountain State Brewing

Saturday, January 21st 6-8 pm Free! www.rebeccawudarski.com Rebecca is an Edgy Appalachian Indie Rock One-Woman-Band from Thomas, WV. This is a free show. All ages are welcome, bring the whole family!

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David Mayfield Parade at the Purple Fiddle

David Mayfield Parade at the Purple Fiddle

David Mayfield Parade at the Purple Fiddle on Sunday, January 15th at 8:30 pm – $15 http://davidmayfieldparade.net/ https://www.youtube.com/embed/W7wnWkqK_0U https://www.youtube.com/embed/_2HwxsD_R1Q https://www.facebook.com/events/1263066763760391/ The Trongone Band to open “Acoustic, beardy goodness.” — American Songwriter “…a dynamic combination of music and comedy worthy of a traveling vaudeville act” — The Boston Globe “…the wild man of Americana!” — The […]

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The Woodshedders at the Purple Fiddle

The Woodshedders at the Purple Fiddle

The Woodshedders at the Purple Fiddle on Saturday, January 14th at 8:30 pm – $12 http://www.thewoodshedders.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHFpsbpuDTQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98IT5FunK8U https://www.facebook.com/events/1785337895066242/ The Woodshedders are Dwayne Brooke on guitar and vocals, Ryan Mayo on upright bass and piano, Jesse Shultzaberger on drums, and David Van Deventer on fiddle. “We love all kinds of music, so that’s what kind […]

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Twisted Pine at the Purple Fiddle

Twisted Pine at the Purple Fiddle

Twisted Pine at the Purple Fiddle on Friday, January 6th at 8:30 pm – $10 cover http://www.twistedpineband.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6RL7bDrJuw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2tRRoaZ1nY https://www.facebook.com/events/1880906235529317/ Full of energy and surprise, wit and subtlety, Twisted Pine has quickly become one of the most acclaimed young string bands in the Northeast. Audiences across the US and UK have been drawn to their […]

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Davis Bradley at the Purple Fiddle

Davis Bradley at the Purple Fiddle

Davis Bradley perform a Free afternoon concert at the Purple Fiddle, Friday, December 30th at 1 pm and Sunday, January 1st at 1 pm http://davidbradleymusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Davis-Bradley-184336725101094/ https://www.facebook.com/events/150747995399661/

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Davis Bradley at the Purple Fiddle

Davis Bradley at the Purple Fiddle

Davis Bradley perform a Free afternoon concert at the Purple Fiddle, Saturday, December 31st at 3 pm http://davidbradleymusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Davis-Bradley-184336725101094/

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Davis Bradley at the Purple Fiddle

Davis Bradley at the Purple Fiddle

Davis Bradley perform a Free afternoon concert at the Purple Fiddle, Friday, December 30th at 1 pm and Sunday, January 1st at 1 pm http://davidbradleymusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Davis-Bradley-184336725101094/ https://www.facebook.com/events/150747995399661/

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The Plate Scrapers at the Purple Fiddle

The Plate Scrapers at the Purple Fiddle

The Plate Scrapers at the Purple Fiddle Thursday, December 29th at 8:30 pm – $10 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gsv4w4aSjnA http://www.theplatescrapers.com/ https://www.facebook.com/events/1187537307999758/ As classic as cast iron, as space-age as a flying car! The Plate Scrapers are serving up their own flavor of bluegrass by way of a winding wormhole through folk, jazz, and heavy metal dimensions. So grab […]

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The Rivers Band at the Purple Fiddle

The Rivers Band at the Purple Fiddle

  Saturday, December 24th at 7:30 at the Purple Fiddle – $10 http://theriversband.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exRu3lcfi8c “Rivers is an all-acoustic trio. Whether playing in or out on the streets this group changes it up and throws it down with surprising song and sound. Indie meet folk, folk meet pop and pop meet Rivers.” Rivers is a smattering […]

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The Terah Crawford Band at Mountain State Brewing

The Terah Crawford Band at Mountain State Brewing

The Terah Crawford Band will be at Mountain State Brewing for a free dinnertime show from 6pm to 8 pm on Saturday, December 17th! All ages are welcome, bring the entire family! The Terah Crawford Band is based in Deep Creek Lake Maryland. Combining their love for mountain music with classic rock, outlaw country and […]

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Bright Morning Inn, Davis, WV – Tucker County

Bright Morning Inn, Davis, WV – Tucker County

The historic Bright Morning Inn near the Canaan Valley of West Virginia is perfectly located for your next West Virginia vacation. Surrounded by over 800,000 acres of Monongahela National Forest; the Bright Morning Inn caters to hikers, mountain bikers, skiers, birdwatchers, and outdoor enthusiasts of every stripe! Simple, elegant and comfortable, the Inn is located […]

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Blacking Coal at Mountain State Brewing Company

Blacking Coal at Mountain State Brewing Company

    http://www.blackingcoal.com/ http://mountainstatebrewing.com/events/event/black-king-coal-2/ http://mountainstatebrewing.com/ Blacking Coal will be at the Mountain State Brewing Company on Saturday, December 10th from 6 pm to 8 pm. The Bizarre Bazaar- Unique Holiday Market is the same day from 12-4pm at Mountain State Brewing Company!

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Looking for a musician to play at your event?

Looking for a musician to play at your event?

The Mountain Music Trail has many musicians associated with us. They are available to be booked!

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Rebecca Wudarski at Mountain State Brewing

Rebecca Wudarski at Mountain State Brewing

Rebecca Wudarski will be at Mountain State Brewing Company in Thomas on Saturday, November 26th from 6 to 8 pm. www.rebeccawudarski.com Free dinnertime show at MSBC with Rebecca Wudarski, our favorite Edgy Appalachian Indie-Rock One-Woman-Band.

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The Stray Birds at the Purple Fiddle

The Stray Birds at the Purple Fiddle

Friday, November 11th 8:30 pm at the Purple Fiddle – $15 https://www.facebook.com/events/490408277831996/ http://thestraybirds.com/ “One of the top ten Folk/Americana albums of 2012.” — NPR Music “Five stars” — John Starling, The Seldom Scene “The Stray Birds left a roomful of jaws dropped in amazement. They are superstars of new folk music.”” — Paige Travis, Tennessee […]

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Pickin’ in Parsons

Pickin’ in Parsons

14th Annual Pickin’ in Parsons Pickin’ in Parsons Bluegrass Festival August 1st – 5th 2017 750 Walnut Street, Parsons WV 26287 304-478-3515 https://www.facebook.com/pickininparsons/ For more info go to: http://www.fiverivercampground.com/   August 1 – 5, 2017 ……Appearing in Concert….. Tuesday August 1 Little Roy & Lizzy Show Terry Baucom & the Dukes of Drive Hillbilly Gypsies […]

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Mountain Music Trail music & video premiere @ The Purple Fiddle

Mountain Music Trail music & video premiere @ The Purple Fiddle

Join the Mountain Music Trail, West Virginia Division of Tourism and West Virginia Public Broadcasting for an evening of music and the video premieres of stories captured along the Trail.   This special video project is made possible by a collaboration between the WV Division of Tourism, WV Public Broadcasting and the Mountain Music Trail and […]

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ArtSpring: Douglas Falls at TipTop

ArtSpring: Douglas Falls at TipTop

Join Thomas locals Douglas Falls (the band) for some alternative / old-time Appalachian fiddle tunes at TipTop Coffee in Thomas! http://www.reverbnation.com/douglasfallstheband Part of ArtSpring, which promotes and cultivates the arts in public life and presents a Memorial Day weekend festival of the arts in the highlands of Tucker County, WV.

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The Purple Fiddle presents Four Prophet String Band

The Purple Fiddle presents Four Prophet String Band

Visit Four Prophet String Band on the web! Members of the Four Prophet String Band have been busy playing in Philadelphia-based bluegrass, old time, and jazz bands (Keystone Mountain Boys, Belleville Quartet, The Old Fashioneds) for the past several years. They’ve recently come together to share their love of three- and four-part harmony singing, and […]

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The Purple Fiddle presents Gangstagrass

The Purple Fiddle presents Gangstagrass

Blending bluegrass and hip-hop may not seem like a likely recipe for success. But don’t tell that to Rench, the mastermind behind the Emmy-nominated bluegrass/hip-hop outfit Gangstagrass. Rench first came up with the concept back in grade school when he would breakdance on cardboard to RUN-DMC during recess, then go home and listen to his […]

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The Purple Fiddle presents the Steel Wheels

The Purple Fiddle presents the Steel Wheels

The Steel Wheels have captured audiences across the country with their heady brew of original soulful mountain music and their deep commitment to roots and community. Based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, this dynamic four-piece string band marries old-time musical traditions with their own innovative sound and lifestyle, generating a truly magnetic revival. […]

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