What Makes a Good Beginner Fiddle?

Since the fiddle is one of the core instruments that makes up Bluegrass Music, starting out with a decent beginner fiddle is vital. You don’t need to buy the most expensive model on the market, of course, but you need to make sure that you’re at least using a unit that has the essential makeup to produce good-quality music. When you play an A note, your instrument must produce an A note and not a B. That’s an exaggeration, but you get the drift, right? You won’t learn properly, and as quickly, if you’re not using the right instrument to begin with.

Age and Size

If your child wants to learn how to play the fiddle, you’re no doubt concerned about having to buy yet another fiddle when he outgrows his first one – which he’s sure to do if he decides to continue with his lessons. So does that mean you should buy a big one that he can continue to use for a long period of time? READ MORE »

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Accessorize Your Musical Instrument like the Pros

February 25, 2011 bluegrass music
Accessorize Your Musical Instrument like the Pros

Do you know what separates the pros from the wannabes besides skill and experience level? It’s their accessories. Pros know that their music is as only as good as the musical instruments, equipment, and accessories they’re using to produce it. So if you want to get good at playing Bluegrass Music, you need to seriously […]

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Music Equipment – Bring Out the Big Guns for Bluegrass Music!

February 25, 2011 bluegrass music
Music Equipment – Bring Out the Big Guns for Bluegrass Music!

Bluegrass Music may not be rock and roll but it can be just as loud and wild in numerous instances and it’s during that time that you’ll need powerful music equipment. Whether you want more clarity for playing acoustic all the way or more precision for your solo, almost anything can be achieved with good […]

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How to Choose the Right Acoustic Guitars

February 21, 2011 bluegrass music
How to Choose the Right Acoustic Guitars

Acoustic guitars are not as expensive as, say, pianos or entire drum sets but those of good quality may still stretch your budget more than a bit. But that doesn’t mean you should settle for something with inferior quality though. If you’re serious about this craft then you should know that QUALITY matters. It has […]

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What’s up with the Keystone Bluegrass Festival

February 17, 2011 bluegrass events
What’s up with the Keystone Bluegrass Festival

When the weekend’s coming close, I always start wondering about what I can do for fun and from there I often end up thinking about music festivals. After all, no self-respecting Bluegrass fan can call himself one without experiencing a music festival first hand, right? And so that brings us to today’s post on the […]

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