From: Fiddle Hangout [eric_at_fiddlehangout_dot_com]

Sent: 16 August 2012 23:22

Subject: Fiddle Hangout News - New Drawing, Pickin' In the Panhandle and More!


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Fiddle Hangout Email News, #30

In this issue...
+ Win "Bluegrass Jamming on Fiddle" Book/CD!
+ Popular Forum Topics
+ Pickin' Passes Winner


Click to enlargeHello Fiddlers!

I hope you're all enjoying your summer! Here are a few quick news items from the Fiddle Hangout.

~ Eric Schlange, Fiddle Hangout Webmaster


Enjoy Pickin' in the Panhandle this September

Pickin LogoThis September 7-9, the hills of West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle will be filled with the sound of bluegrass and the smell of BBQ at Pickin' in the Panhandle.

Doyle Lawson and QuicksilverThe weekend includes bluegrass and country music on three stages, featuring The Davisson Brothers, Kentucky HeadHunters, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Lonesome River Band, and 27 other bands.

Pickin' is also host to the WV State BBQ Championship, a backyard BBQ cook-off, bluegrass band contest, children's activities, arts and crafts, a beer garden, camping, and more. Family and pet friendly.

Win "Bluegrass Jamming on Fiddle" Book/CD!

Enter the DrawingEnter for your chance to win "Bluegrass Jamming on Fiddle," Wayne Erbsen's newest book!

It covers: 31 bluegrass jam standards, how to jam with others, how to improvise and make up your own tasteful licks and fills, almost painless music theory, how to play harmony, how to transpose and play in different keys, and pretty much everything you'll need to march fearlessly into your next jam or picking session!

This FUN book is fully illustrated with almost 200 vintage photos. All the books in the series will teach the same 31 tunes and include an audio instructional CD.

Enter the Drawing >

Popular Forum Topics

Here are a few currently popular topics from the Fiddle Hangout forums:

Am I too old to learn fiddling?
"Must Know" Irish standards
bowing here, cross-tuning there
Bought some Hill Rosin and Hate it!!!
August Virtual Fiddle Festival TUNE... 2012

Simple Waltzes
$$$$$ Charges$$$
Loose wrist

OutfitPickin' Passes Winner

Congratulations to lucky winner Russell Harbaugh of Vinton, VA, winner of four three-day passes to Pickin' in the Panhandle! Congrats!

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