Monthly Archives: March 2021

Barry Abernathy And Friends

Barry Abernathy cannot remember ever not loving music. As a really young child, he loved Buck Owens. “My mom bought me a little red guitar just like the one Buck had,” Barry recalled recently. “I couldn’t play it of course, but she says when I was two or three years old, I would sit out on the porch and play ...

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That’s What I Want To Do

Alan Bibey entered the bluegrass world in the early 1980’s, and has since become one of the top mandolin players in the industry.  He was an original member of the ground breaking bands; The New Quicksilver, IIIrd Tyme Out, and BlueRidge, before forming his current band eight years ago, Alan Bibey & Grasstowne. Alan says it was his dad and ...

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Experimental Old Time Music

The mountains of northern Vermont is where Nate Gusakov calls home. The singer songwriting banjoist started picking the clawhammer-style banjo 20 years ago. However in recent years, he’s been strumming a solid-body electric banjo, “transmuted through pedal board and vintage tubes into a 5-string axe with capabilities that range far beyond his usual open-backed acoustic instrument.” It’s a new direction ...

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Chicago’s Dan Cimaglio

Although Dan Cimaglio has been a musician a large part of his life, it’s only been in recent years that he began to pursue it professionally. This Chicago native moved away for a while when his wife’s job relocated. While in Oregon, and then Vermont, Dan began collecting bits and pieces of original song material. Eventually, they returned home to ...

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