The Whitetop Mountaineers is made up of Martha Spencer and Jackson Cunningham from the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia. They are both members of the Whitetop Mountain Band. As a duet act, Martha and Jackson have toured across the United States and abroad (Ireland, Wales, Scotland, England and Australia) playing concerts, festivals, workshops, and dances. Their shows consist of ol’timey country harmony singing, bluesy mandolin/guitar, old time fiddle/clawhammer banjo tunes, and flatfoot dancing.
The Whitetop mountaineers have just finished a series of performances at the Woodford Folk Festival in Queensland and are now continuing their tour.– 4th Jan 2009 – Gippsland Arc Yinnar – 6:00pm. – 9th – 11th Jan 2009 – The Cygnet Folk Festival, Hobart, Tasmania. – 14th – 18th Jan 2009 – The Illawarra Folk Festival, Bulli, New South Wales. – 19th – 22nd Jan 2009 – Andrew Clermont’s Supper Club, Tamworth, New South Wales. – 23rd – 26th Jan 2009 – Newstead Music Festival, Newstead, Victoria.