Old Time Players

Old Time PlayersDuo Christine and Paul Breen make up the Old Time Players . Christine  plays the old time five-string banjo and has been playing clawhammer style for several years. She is quite accomplished in the old time mountain style of banjo back-up, playing reels, hornpipes, and – more important – the lost art of rags and waltzes which incorporate the old time 2-finger picking of the late 19th century. Continue reading

Red Tail Ring

Red Tail RingRed Tail Ring is the Americana roots duo of Michael Beauchamp and Laurel Premo. Whether rendering a traditional tune or one of their original compositions, the duo infuses each song with musical imagination, haunting harmonies and instrumental artistry on fiddle, guitar, banjo, mandolin, jawharp and plain-old foot stomping. Four years and 400-plus shows into their partnership Beauchamp and Premo have traveled increasingly farther in their musical ramblings, playing shows throughout the Midwest, East Coast and Southeastern United States. Continue reading