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Monroe Mandolin Camp 2018 Lineup Announced

Mike Compton's annual traditional music camp adds guitar, singing, and bass classes to its lineup. Registration opens January 1.

Monroe Mondays: “The Lloyd Loar”

A tune of rebirth, named by the man who repaired Bill Monroe’s iconic mandolin.

Joe K. Walsh and Scott Nygaard: “East Tennessee Blues”

Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play the popular old-time tune at our first Mandolin Camp.

Kathy McFarland Evans

Peghead Nation banjo instructor Bill Evans’ wife recently passed away after a difficult battle with leukemia. Join us in sending your thoughts and support to Bill and his family.

California Banjo Extravaganza 2017

Bill Evans, Charlie Cushman, and Bob Carlin celebrate the artistry of the five-string banjo with six concerts and a mini-camp, November 8 - 12.

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “I Get My Whiskey from Rockingham”

Peghead Nation fiddle instructor plays a traditional favorite with his trio at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in San Francisco.

John Reischman and Scott Nygaard: “The North Shore”

Peghead Nation instructors play a mandolin and guitar duet of John Reischman’s original waltz.

Soggy Bottom Boys: “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow”

Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Mike Compton plays this iconic song with the original band that gave “O Brother, Where Art Thou” its authentic sound.

Monroe Mondays: “The Tanyards”

A twisting tale of a Bill Monroe original he never personally recorded.

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “Rosa Lee McFall”

Peghead Nation fiddle instructor plays a Charlie Monroe song with his old-time trio at the Father's Day Festival in Grass Valley, California.

Bill Evans: “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”

Peghead Nation banjo instructor celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.”

The New Cosmic Cowboy

Bluegrass and honky-tonk star Marty Stuart takes a Left Coast turn and goes on a vision quest Way Out West.

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Jan 12, 2018
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