Possibly the tastiest American Old Time fiddle player on the planet.
Bridgewood and Neitzert is a good London violin shop. Unlike many others they understand the needs of fiddlers as well as of classical violinists. Take a look at their new website.
Hobgoblin Music: For hard to find folk and acoustic musical instruments and accessories.
Official website of singer, storyteller, 5-string banjo- and melodeon-player and fellow member of Rattle On The Stovepipe, Dave Arthur.
The workshop weekends organised by Hands On Music in Oxfordshire (Strings at Witney etc) are a model of excellence.
Students of mine recommend the Amazing Slow Downer as a handy tool for learning fast tunes from audio sources. You can repeat any section of the music at full speed, slow it down (or even speed it up) without changing the pitch! It has been available on the Mac and PC for some time but is now also an App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and Android. (Lite versions are on the website so you may try it out for free.)
Official web page of my collaboration with superb English cellist Richard Bolton
Article about the Fosbrooks from the Guardian.
The Mellstocks are great performers of songs and instrumental music from the English village band and West Gallery traditions. Pete’s guested with them live and on various CDs, notably The Dance At The Phoenix and Glad Tidings.
An excellent informative site which explores many aspects of traditional music. It is updated regularly with some fascinating articles.
The Fiddle Contest begins at 6.00pm, entrance free and open to all comers Entrants should play for a maximum of five minutes -- any piece, any style, either solo or with own accompaniment. The prize: an appearance in the Evening Concert.
This is an excellent site from Giuliano Grasso, which includes some scores of Italian music. Take a look at the videos!
A web site selling some great English music and Nic Jones T-Shirts- buy Nic Jones and Halliard CDs directly from Julia and Nic Jones!
Despite the BBC axing his show, Mike Harding is still broadcasting the very best in folk, roots and acoustic music on Sundays at 5pm AND all the shows can be downloaded as podcasts. Take a look at his excellent website where you can listen to his shows, and support him by donating and/or spreading the word.