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our grass is blue


We are off to San Francisco later this week to attend the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival! As usual I am trying to figure out the easiest way to pack the least amount of stuff but still able to look somewhat stylish and not entirely like a hobo.  I found some great autumn inspiration on Pinterest […]

September 26, 2011 / By / , , , / Comments Off
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Hillbilly Fever: Cripple Creek


It’s Saturday, March 12 and we finally have our sunshine back.  We got our car washed and replenished the baking supplies.  I thought it’d be a good time to cook up another banjo video, while the cupcakes are being made.  Here’s my take on “Cripple Creek”!  Complete with faux aged-film! [vimeo] Hope you enjoy […]

March 12, 2011 / By / , , , , , / 1 Comment

Hillbilly Fever: First Video


I’ve been inspired to post a video of how I’m coming along on banjo after 3 weeks of practice.  I’ve discovered a site called Banjo Hangout , which has turned out to be a great resource for anything banjo.  Lots of interesting forums specific to the style you play and skill level.  It’s great getting […]

March 8, 2011 / By / , , , , / 2 Comments

Hillbilly Fever: Specifications


My banjo is a Beaver Creek BCBJC18 Body – Mahogany Resonator Top – Remo Head Back & Sides – Mahogany Neck – Nato Fingerboard – Rosewood Rim – Aluminum Arm Rest – Chrome Plated 18 Piece Bracket Machine Heads – Chrome  I’m to believe this is a beginner’s banjo, great for sitting on the couch […]

February 28, 2011 / By / , , , / 1 Comment

Hillbilly Fever: Intro to Banjar


On Sunday February 20th, 2011, at Vintage Music 88, I bought my first banjo.  It’s an instrument I’ve wanted for a mere few months.  I can’t quite remember where I got it in my head that bluegrass music was something I wanted to learn.  I imagine in the same way a mountaineer might look upon […]

February 25, 2011 / By / , , , , / 5 Comments