Coming Up on Southern Style

by | 10 Nov, 2011

Tuesday 15th November 2011:

Old time musicians from West Virginia, Bobby Taylor, Andrew Dunlap and John Preston,  in the studio performing and chatting to Jan Dale prior to their appearance at Harrietville festival.  Bobby Taylor is a fourth generation award-winning fiddler who, among many other things, judges contests at Galax Fiddlers Convention.
Andrew Dunlap is a two-time West Virginian Old-Time banjo champion.  John Preston has played guitar in many old-time bands including Kanawha Traditions with Bobby Taylor.

Tuesday 22nd November 2011:

Victorian multi-instrumentalist Skip Sail will be a guest, playing live to air and talking about his new album Dead Folk’s Music a collection of early poor-folks music from the 1920s and 30s.  Skip plays a variety of instruments including guitars, banjo, mandocello, and ukelele and has a fine collection of old instruments including an 1890s Temletts 7-string banjo and a 1931 Gibson tenor guitar.

Tuesday 29th November 2011:

Jan Dale will be presenting a special tribute to Bill Monroe, the Father of Bluegrass Music,  in honour of his 100th Birthday.