Featured Videos: In the Studio

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “Across the Plains of Illinois”

Sponsored By

Peghead Nation fiddle and banjo instructor plays and sings a great traditional song with his trio.

by Dan Gabel
September 19, 2018

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters is Peghead Nation Old-Time Fiddle and Wade Ward-Style Banjo instructor Bruce Molsky’s trio with guitarist Stash Wyslouch and banjo player Allison de Groot. In this video from a Peghead Nation studio session, they play the old-time song “Across the Plains of Illinois,” which they recorded on their first album. The song is attributed to Ollie Barnard (1892-1967) of Cave-in-Rock, Illinois.

Learn Old-Time Fiddle or Wade Ward-Style Banjo with Bruce on Peghead Nation.


Category: Featured Video

Related Featured Videos

California Banjo Extravaganza: “Chinquapin Hunting”

A performance from a Peghead-packed band of Bill Evans, Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.

Evie Ladin and Emily Mann: “Icy Mountain”

Peghead Nation Clawhammer Banjo teacher celebrates the release of her album of traditional banjo and fiddle duets.

California Banjo Extravaganza: “Angeline the Baker”

A performance from Bill Evans, Chris Coole, and Ned Luberecki, with a Peghead-packed band of Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.

John Reischman and the Jaybirds: “Little Pine Siskin”

Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays an original tune with his band at the IBMA World of Bluegrass festival.

Bruce Molsky: "Peachbottom Creek"

Peghead Nation banjo and fiddle instructor plays one of his favorite clawhammer banjo tunes by Wade Ward.

John Reischman and the Jaybirds: “Hop High My Lulu Gal”

Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays a traditional favorite with his band at the IBMA World of Bluegrass festival.

Comments and Discussion

Leave a Reply


Captcha Code

Click the image to see another captcha.



PEGHEAD PARTNERS

Article Thumbnail
Dec 05, 2018
Väsen guitarist Roger Tallroth plays a solo version of a haunting polska on an octave mandolin.




Start Learning Today

One Course: $20/month or $200/year
Two Courses: $30/month or $300/year
Access to All Courses: $100/month

Peghead Nation’s String School is your source for roots music instruction, bringing you full courses in guitar, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, fiddle, and Dobro, featuring talented instructors, high-quality video instruction, accurate notation and tab, and fun songs to play right from the beginning. Enroll and become a Peghead today!