Old-Time Music in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Links & Resources

Groups & Associations

NM Folk Music & Dance Society (FolkMADS)

ABQ Megaband (open band, plays for monthly FolkMADS contra dance)

Southwest Traditional & Bluegrass Music Association (AKA Southwest Pickers)

A few Old-Time-ish Facebook groups (some are public, others you can join):

Old Time String Band Jam Tunes Features playlists from jams all over, and similar stuff
Old Time Open Jams Links to google map with jam locations around the globe
(not all OT, despite the name)
Dedicated to Old Time Music Various content in the genre


Web Resources

The Fiddler's Companion Search titles alphabetically for lots of info, sources, history, etc.

Traditional Tune Archive (Formerly The Fiddler's Companion) Info as above, but in wiki format.

Folk Music - Index to Recorded Resources

Old-Time Music entry on Wikipedia

The Founding Fiddlers - article on Galax fiddlers' history

Old Time Herald Online

Old Time Music Home Page

Field Recorders Collective

John Lamancusa's Old Time Fiddle Tunes Collection (transcriptions and audio)

Tater Joe's Old-TIme Musical Mercantile (transcriptions and chords for lots of tunes)


Looking for recordings of specific tunes? Try these:

Slippery-Hill (large collection of mp3's, many old recordings)

John Lamancusa's extensive collection of old-time tunes

Canote Brothers Stringband Class recordings

Berea College Digital Collections - Traditional Music Resources

Digital Library of Appalachia

Juneberry78s.com (Early American Roots Music)

ABQ Megaband Tune Archive


Music Teachers

Fiddle: Marjorie Mullany (kids and adults)



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