musical buddies and another band Bob plays with...on the Bass. Slo-Grass has been
entertaining central Mass. audiences for 8 years now with their signature mix of
bluegrass, blues, jazz, folk, celtic-reggae (?!) - it's all acoustic!
The Boston Bluegrass
Union - a wonderful connection to New England area events, gigs, pickin parties and
bands maintained by Judy Alland, Gerry Katz and John Robinson.
Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) -a link to the international professional trade
organization dedicated to promoting and expanding the knowledge of Bluegrass Music.
Unlimited Magazine - since1966, this excellent publication has been dedicated to the
furtherance of bluegrass and old-time country musicians, devotees and associations.
Newsletter - lots of great tab and features for (ugh!) banjo players.
Dawgnet - the also really cool site of the grandaddy of mandolin with lots of info
about mandolin CD's on his private Acoustic Disk label.
magazine for mandolinsters - MandoZine is a great resource for beginning and advanced
mandolinsters and those who don't play, but love the music. Includes a mandolin buyer's
guide, workshops and more.
Homepage - reach the home of Rounder Records, with links and info on their complete
catalogue of acoustic and related recordings.
Cafe - located near historic downtown Lawrence, Kansas on the banks of the Kansas
River, a favorite diner for mandolin players of all styles. Lots of mandolin chords,
exercises, charts, lessons, tablature, soloing exercises, mandolin software, historical
information, mandolin technical and product information, and "lots of other fun
Instrument Co. - a huge music store and mail-order service featuring new and used
guitars, basses, amplifiers (whatever they are!), banjos, mandolins, fiddles, dulcimers,
harmonicas, accordions, bodhrans, books, videos, CD's and cassettes. Good prices.
Brothers - in Staten Island, NY. For any of you with a quarter to call someone who
cares, this is where Fran bought his "Black Beauty" Flatiron. All kinds of
instruments. A great store, a little overpriced, but worth the drive for anyone in the
FolkLib Index: A
Library of Folk Music Links - The FolkLib Index is an on-going attempt
to index information on the World Wide Web that is related to the fields of Folk Music,
Bluegrass and Old-Time Music, Acoustic Blues, Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitar, Harp (the
stringed kind) Players.
Website of our
favorite guitarist, Duke Levine. Check it out!H