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The Purple Fiddle presents Jason Ring

The Purple Fiddle presents Jason Ring

Visit Jason Ring on the web! “The quick-fingered Jason Ring is known as a man who can jam hard on anything with strings. Known around (Virginia) as a one-man, country-bluegrass-blues band, Jason Ring improvises fiery, intricate loops on the guitar, banjo, mandolin, dobro, and bass. Ring grew up in Galax, Virginia, a town that echoes […]

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The Purple Fiddle presents Dead Winter Carpenters

The Purple Fiddle presents Dead Winter Carpenters

Visit Dead Winter Carpenters on the web! “Judging from its penchant for California country, North Lake Tahoe band Dead Winter Carpenters sounds like it has its finger on the quickening pulse of a ‘High–mountain-town vibe.’” – San Francisco Chronicle “Effortless five-part harmonies, capped off by the sweet, soft voice of Charles, bring a surprising smoothness […]

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ArtSpring fundraiser at the Purple Fiddle, with Rebecca Wudarski

ArtSpring fundraiser at the Purple Fiddle, with Rebecca Wudarski

Rebecca Wudarski is a musician and painter living and working in Thomas, WV, who smashes together her folk-music roots with her love for edgy, indie-rock music in a beautiful balance of creativity and reverence for traditional music. www.rebeccawudarski.com ArtSpring promotes and cultivates the arts in public life and presents a Memorial Day weekend festival of […]

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The Purple Fiddle presents Goodnight, Texas

The Purple Fiddle presents Goodnight, Texas

Visit Goodnight, Texas on the web! “the best Americana music is one that understands its place in history and furthermore understands the framework of the instruments used in the songs. Of any Americana album released this year, never are those three traits so expertly on display than on this masterwork of an album.” – Absolute […]

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The Purple Fiddle presents the David Mayfield Parade

The Purple Fiddle presents the David Mayfield Parade

Visit David Mayfield Parade on the web! “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 Independent “A massively skilled picker and singer with a knack for stagecraft.” — Nashville Scene “…his songs are sturdy enough […]

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The Purple Fiddle presents The Rough and Tumble

The Purple Fiddle presents The Rough and Tumble

Visit The Rough and Tumble on the web! A close-harmony duo who use homemade and quirky instrumentation to accompany their folk and country songs. The Rough & Tumble are two scarecrows in a cornfield, two pairs of hands stealing the same piece of candy, a dust devil that traveled seven states to get to you […]

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The Purple Fiddle presents Roosevelt Dime

The Purple Fiddle presents Roosevelt Dime

Visit Roosevelt Dime on the web! “They may be based in New York’s hipster mecca, but the band’s sound channels the soul of New Orleans and the bluegrass of the Appalachians.” Sarah Murphy – Exclaim.ca (May 2015) “A perpetual crowd-pleaser” – The New York Times “foot-stomping, high-octane Americana, honky tonk, rock-and-rollin’ brew.” Mary Alice Blackwell […]

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The Purple Fiddle presents Morning Martyrs

The Purple Fiddle presents Morning Martyrs

Blending their diverse and respective musical backgrounds – ranging from folk to hip-hop, country and jazz to electronic – each member spins their own unique section of the collective cosmic web of Americana. Morning Martyrs was born out of the bricks of Boston via Philly, Pittsburgh, and Southern California. The past 5 years have seen […]

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The Purple Fiddle presents Ben Eppard & Tough Old Bird

The Purple Fiddle presents Ben Eppard & Tough Old Bird

Saturday and Sunday, enjoy free lunchtime music by Ben Eppard and Tough Old Bird. Tough Old Bird kicks off at 1pm Saturday followed by Ben Eppard at 3; Sunday, Ben will start at 1 followed by Tough Old Bird at 3. Visit Ben Eppard on the web! Percussive finger style guitar and distinctively weathered vocals […]

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The Purple Fiddle presents Big Daddy Love

The Purple Fiddle presents Big Daddy Love

Big Daddy Love Shows at the Purple Fiddle August 21, 2015 Visit Big Daddy Love on the web! Essentially organic in both disposition and composition, Big Daddy Love is a five-piece band with a unique and natural blend of rock, roots and grass that they call ‘Appalachian Rock’. Above the mix, the lead vocals and […]

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The Purple Fiddle presents Yarn

The Purple Fiddle presents Yarn

Visit Yarn on the web! Since their start in 2007, Yarn’s original Americana sound has developed into music that seekers of the unique see as the soundtrack to their lives. Yarn’s albums were recognized by the AMA’s and R&R radio charts, spending time in the top 5 at their highest point. Yarn has become one […]

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The Purple Fiddle presents the Christian Lopez Band

The Purple Fiddle presents the Christian Lopez Band

With one foot planted in the folksy, fiery twang of modern-day Americana and the other inching toward the rootsy rock & roll of early Sun Records hits, Christian Lopez is the sort of singer/songwriter who builds a bridge between the new and the old…and places his own music directly in the middle. http://www.christianlopezband.com/ $8

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Bear Hill Bluegrass at Blackwater Falls

Bear Hill Bluegrass at Blackwater Falls

Bear Hill Bluegrass is not your typical bluegrass band. Performing traditional bluegrass and gospel, Bear Hill adds just the right mix of classic country and comedy to make a great evening of fun. The audience is involved with the band and the songs throughout the show. Location: Blackwater Falls Lodge This event is open to […]

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