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February 15, 2017
Acclaimed trio featuring Peghead Nation instructor Brittany Haas perform an original tune.
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February 08, 2017
Peghead Nation’s Fiddle Styles instructor plays a favorite old-time tune.
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February 02, 2017
Peghead Nation’s Irish fiddle and mandolin teachers play a medley of Irish reels.
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January 25, 2017
Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play classic Bill Monroe boogie-woogie tune.
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January 17, 2017
Peghead Nation instructor performs his solo guitar arrangement of the Erik Satie classic at the 2016 Santa Barbara Acoustic Instrument Celebration.
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January 12, 2017
Bill Evans, Joe Newberry, and Danny Barnes play a three-banjo version of the popular bluegrass song.
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January 04, 2017
Peghead Nation old-time fiddle teacher plays a great traditional tune.
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December 27, 2016
Peghead Nation’s fingerstyle blues instructor plays a Mississippi John Hurt–inspired version of the traditional song.
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December 23, 2016
A performance from Bill Evans, Joe Newberry, and Danny Barnes, with an all-star band of Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
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December 13, 2016
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor plays in the new house band for the popular radio show, now hosted by mandolin master Chris Thile.
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December 07, 2016
A great mandolin duet from two members of Peghead Nation's illustrious mandolin instruction staff.
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November 30, 2016
Mandolin/guitar duo play a tune popularized by Fats Waller in the 1930s.
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November 22, 2016
A performance from the 2016 CA Banjo Extravaganza, with Bill Evans, Joe Newberry, and Danny Barnes, and an all-star band of Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
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November 16, 2016
Peghead Nation old-time fiddle teacher sings and plays the traditional classic.
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November 10, 2016
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor and his duo partner play “Please Baby” during a late-night set at the 2016 IBMA World of Bluegrass gathering.
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November 02, 2016
Peghead Nation’s Irish fiddle and mandolin teachers play a medley of Irish jigs.
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October 26, 2016
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays his original tune “Pogo Big” with an all-star band at the 2016 IBMA World of Bluegrass festival.
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October 18, 2016
Della Mae guitarist performs the Willie Nelson classic at Peghead Nation’s workshop stage at the recent Fretboard Summit.
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October 11, 2016
Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play a Mississippi Sheiks song with Matt Flinner’s talented trio.
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October 05, 2016
Peghead Nation Celtic Guitar instructor performs a set of two jigs at the Santa Barbara Acoustic Instrument Celebration.
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September 27, 2016
Peghead Nation banjo instructor Bill Evans plays backstage at the Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse with two bluegrass legends.
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September 12, 2016
Mandolin/guitar duo play a song from Joe’s new album, “Borderland.”
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September 06, 2016
Renowned Irish fiddler teaching Peghead Nation’s new Irish Fiddle course.
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September 01, 2016
String trio release new album: The Harmonic Tone Revealers.
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August 23, 2016
Peghead Nation’s Fingerstyle Blues Guitar course is now live.
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August 16, 2016
Mandolin/guitar duo play Gordy’s progressive bluegrass original.
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August 09, 2016
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Joe K. Walsh joins Molly Tuttle and an all-star band to play a John Hartford classic from Augusta Heritage Bluegrass Week.
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August 02, 2016
Fingerstyle guitar virtuoso plays an original up-tempo blues.
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July 26, 2016
Guitarist, songwriter, and singer Sean Watkins plays a Bob Dylan classic live with Peghead Nation’s Scott Nygaard on guitar, Tristan Clarridge on cello, and Dominique Arciero on harmony vocals.
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July 19, 2016
Fiddle duo plays “Lime Hill Strathspey” and “Tune for Carl.”
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July 12, 2016
Banjo legend joins Peghead Nation banjo instructor in the studio to play an Alan Munde classic.
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July 05, 2016
Contemporary fingerstyle legend interprets the early jazz classic.
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June 28, 2016
Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play classic blues mandolin tune.
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June 21, 2016
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Joe K. Walsh sings an original song with this all-star touring group.
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June 14, 2016
Claire Lynch and her band perform live backstage at the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley, California, in 2014.
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June 08, 2016
Peghead Nation old-time fiddle teacher sings and plays the traditional classic.
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June 01, 2016
Peghead Nation blues guitar instructor plays and sings a classic Lonnie Johnson blues ballad.
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May 24, 2016
Guitarist/singer’s new recording and band includes Peghead Nation dobro instructor Mike Witcher.
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May 16, 2016
Peghead Nation’s clawhammer banjo instructor plays the title song from her new album, “Jump the Fire.”
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May 10, 2016
Twin fiddles on one of the renowned bluegrass songwriter’s most popular songs.
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May 03, 2016
Banjo legend joins Peghead Nation banjo instructor in the studio for a double-banjo classic.
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April 26, 2016
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Joe K. Walsh plays the Bill Monroe classic with his Mr. Sun bandmate.
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April 13, 2016
Peghead Nation's clawhammer banjo instructor plays a song from her forthcoming album, "Jump the Fire."
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April 05, 2016
Fingerstyle guitar virtuoso plays an original piece on her 20-string harp guitar.
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March 29, 2016
Peghead Nation instructors play an old-time fiddle rag.
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March 22, 2016
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor and his duo partner play an original song during their recent West Coast tour.
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March 15, 2016
Peghead Nation blues guitar instructor plays and sings a little-known Memphis blues song.
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March 08, 2016
The acclaimed Irish fiddler plays a Scottish fiddle favorite with Peghead Nation’s Fiddle Styles instructor.
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March 02, 2016
Peghead Nation’s Irish Mandolin instructor plays a set of Irish tunes.
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February 23, 2016
Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play John Hartford’s humorous blues song.
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February 16, 2016
Peghead Nation Celtic Guitar instructor plays a medley of Scottish and Galician tunes.
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February 09, 2016
Peghead Nation instructors play the bluegrass classic.
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February 02, 2016
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Brittany Haas plays "What Is the Soul of Man" with Jayme Stone, Margaret Glaspy, Tim O'Brien, and Joe Phillips.
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January 27, 2016
Peghead Nation Guitar Theory instructor plays an original fingerstyle piece.
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January 17, 2016
Taylor Guitars master luthier Andy Powers stopped by with two new Taylor models for 2016. He and Scott Nygaard took them for a spin on the standard "Summertime."
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January 08, 2016
Peghead Nation banjo instructor Bill Evans plays two bluegrass classics backstage during the California Banjo Extravaganza with guests Riley Baugus and Ryan Cavanaugh.
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December 28, 2015
Fiddle duet on a great old-time tune.
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December 19, 2015
A solo guitar arrangement of the Grateful Dead instrumental.
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December 13, 2015
Peghead Nation's Scott Nygaard joins Bryan Sutton, Courtney Hartman, Bill Frisell, Blake Mills, Matt Munisteri, and Joe Henry during the Fretboard Summit Hoot.
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December 09, 2015
Peghead Nation's Monroe-Style Mandolin instructor takes a blazing run through Bill Monroe's "Tall Timber."
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November 29, 2015
Peghead Nation's dobro instructor stopped by Carter Vintage Guitars in Nashville recently and treated them to this version of the bluegrass classic "Fireball Mail."
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November 24, 2015
A live performance from the 2015 CA Banjo Extravaganza, with Bill Evans and an all-star band with Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
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November 23, 2015
Watch a four-song performance by Dave Rawlings Machine, including Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Brittany Haas, in the KEXP studio.
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November 17, 2015
Our new Monroe-Style Mandolin instructor plays a classic Bill Monroe tune and gives a preview of the traditional bluegrass mandolin style he’ll be teaching on Peghead Nation.
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November 12, 2015
Peghead Nation's Fingerstyle Guitar instructor Stevie Coyle talks about Travis picking and palm muting during his workshop at the Fretboard Summit.
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October 27, 2015
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Joe Walsh plays with Joe Newberry, Joe Craven, Rob Ickes, Trey Hensley, and others during a late-night session at the 2015 IBMA Conference.
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October 21, 2015
Peghead Nation blues guitar instructor plays and sings a Piedmont-style version of the classic pop song.
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October 09, 2015
Fingerstyle jazz guitar master plays his arrangement of the “My Fair Lady” classic.
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September 30, 2015
Peghead Nation fingerstyle guitar instructor plays an original composition.
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September 24, 2015
Fiddle duet on the bluegrass jam-session favorite.
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September 15, 2015
Fingerstyle guitarist plays her two-handed tapping tune in the Peghead Nation studio.
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September 11, 2015
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Sharon Gilchrist plays the old-time tune at Augusta Heritage Center's Bluegrass Week 2015.
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September 02, 2015
Mr Sun is Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Joe Walsh, Darol Anger, Grant Gordy, and Ethan Jodziewicz. Watch them play a live version of the title track of their new album.
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August 27, 2015
Peghead Nation old-time fiddle instructor turns dance tune into solo fiddle tour de force.
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August 13, 2015
Peghead Nation's blues guitar instructor plays and sings the traditional spiritual.
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August 05, 2015
Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert, and Jordan Tice from the Peghead Nation studio.
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July 27, 2015
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor plays the Bill Monroe favorite.
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July 20, 2015
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Joe Walsh sings the Hank Williams classic with guitarist Scott Nygaard.
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July 08, 2015
Peghead Nation old-time fiddle instructor with a spirited rendition of the Kentucky tune.
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July 01, 2015
Fiddle champ joins Peghead Nation’s Fiddle Styles Workshop instructor for a duet.
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June 15, 2015
Fingerstyle guitarist plays her high-energy original in the Peghead Nation studio.
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June 09, 2015
Fiddle duet on Bill Monroe’s classic tune.
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June 03, 2015
Fingerstylist plays his signature arrangement of the traditional tune in the Peghead Nation studio.
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May 28, 2015
Peghead Nation old-time fiddle instructor plays William Stepp’s version of the classic tune.
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May 21, 2015
Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert, and Jordan Tice perform Brittany’s original in the Peghead Nation studio.
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May 13, 2015
Peghead Nation banjo instructor and “Banjo for Dummies” author plays three original tunes.
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May 04, 2015
Four bluegrass masters and Peghead Nation instructors play a classic song during their one-night stand in Fairfax, California.
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April 20, 2015
Fiddle duo plays the Bill Monroe classic.
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April 15, 2015
Celtic guitar virtuoso Tony McManus performs the folk song “Shallow Brown” in the Peghead Nation studio.
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April 10, 2015
Peghead Nation's dobro instructor Mike Witcher plays a traditional ballad with Scott Nygaard.
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March 19, 2015
Advanced Fingerstyle Workshop host Teja Gerken plays an original composition.
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March 10, 2015
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor launches Bluegrass Fiddle course.
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March 03, 2015
Flynn Cohen and Liz Simmons play Flynn’s guitar instrumental in the Peghead studio.
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February 21, 2015
Bruce Molsky and Beppe Gambetta play Bruce's fingerstyle guitar arrangement of a melody he heard played by a Bulgarian brass band.
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February 17, 2015
A solo acoustic performance of a song off of Steve Earle and the Dukes' new album, "Terraplane."
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February 10, 2015
A lively two-mandolin, one-guitar take on the popular fiddle tune.
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February 04, 2015
Peghead Nation blues guitar instructor plays and sings the blues classic.
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January 20, 2015
Super sideman and Peghead Nation Guitar Theory instructor plays an original fingerstyle composition.
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January 12, 2015
Portland, Oregon-based fingerstyle guitarist performs live in the Peghead Nation video studio.
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January 09, 2015
An inside look at luthier Roger Sadowsky’s New York shop.
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January 01, 2015
Tim O'Brien plays songs and tunes from throughout his catalog in this 2013 performance at the Tennessee State Museum.
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December 12, 2014
Peghead Nation instructor Brittany Haas plays her original composition "Down the Hatch" with her fellow instructor Joe Walsh and sister, Natalie Haas.
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December 04, 2014
Mr. Sun is Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Joe Walsh, Darol Anger, Grant Gordy, and Ethan Jodziewicz. Here they are playing one of Joe's new compositions.
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November 10, 2014
A fiddle and cello duet from the Fiddle Styles Workshop.
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October 24, 2014
A look at Peghead Nation’s newest course, featuring the master old-time fiddler.
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October 15, 2014
A blistering mandolin duet on John Reischman's jazzgrass tune.
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October 03, 2014
Ed Gerhard plays his lap-slide guitar arrangement of “Killing the Blues” in the Peghead Nation studio.
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September 28, 2014
Peghead Nation Blues Guitar Instructor sings his original classic-sounding blues song.
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September 21, 2014
Adam Miller plays his original “Parker,” from Advanced Fingerstyle Workshop.
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September 15, 2014
The award-winning Northern California bluegrass band releases its first album this week.
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September 12, 2014
An instrumental medley from Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors Joe Walsh and Scott Nygaard.
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June 16, 2014
Peghead Nation Blues Guitar instructor Orville Johnson plays lap-style slide with harmonica player Grant Dermody.
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June 13, 2014
Fingerstyle and slide guitarist Steve Dawson performs "J.R. Lockley's Dilemna" from his 2014 album "Rattlesnake Cage."
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May 23, 2014
The eclectic string trio Haas Kowert Tice play Tice's composition “Grandpa’s Cheesebarn” from their debut recording 'You Got This.'
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May 19, 2014
A behind the scenes look at the debut recording from the hard-driving old-time string band featuring Riley Baugus (banjo), Debra Clifford (guitar), Emily Schaad (fiddle), and Sabra Guzman (bass).
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May 18, 2014
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Chad Manning plays "Sally Goodin" with the David Grisman Bluegrass Band at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco.
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