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About String Fever
Join NCPR each week for the best acoustic and bluegrass music in the North Country.
Host Barb Heller says:
If you are a first-time visitor, let me tell you a little more about String Fever: Its all about the music - and the players.
I welcome live soloists, bands, and co-hosts in the String Fever studio especially if you have an upcoming gig in our listening area! You can reach me anytime via email (firstname.lastname@example.org), or by calling the station toll-free at 877-388-6277. If you have a gig in the region please email me the details for inclusion on String Fever and include a copy to email@example.com too!
Theres nothing like live music, but I strive to make String Fever your weekly nearly-as-good-as-a-live-gig Bluegrass Café and I hope that youll hear something on the air that inspires you to seek out the live, in-person version of it; whether its a bluegrass festival, concert or workshop.
until we meet in person at a gig, festival,
concert or fundraiser
. Happy listening! See you on the
String Fever with Barb Heller
airs Thursdays from 3-5 pm
08/28/14 edition of String Fever with Barb Heller:
New Video from Irene Kelly
Irene Kelly's latest album, Pennsylvania Coal (Patio Records), showcases her wonderful songwriting ability.
Here's a video of Kelly (with Mark Fain, Sierra Hull, Justin Moses, Thomm Jutz, Justyna Kelley & Lynn Williams) performing Sister's Heart at the cd release party, held at the Station Inn, Nashville, TN
New Videos from Nu-Blu
Nu-Blu is celebrating ten years as a band, and celebrating with music videos of some of the tracks from their most recent album, Ten.
The band writes almost all of their own material. They performed last summer at the Madrid River Bluegrass Festival, and wowed audiences with their enthusiasm, stage presence, vocal arrangements, and very impressive tour bus!
Watch them in action here:
Rosin up your bow and tune up your instruments. It's time to play along with the radio! The String Fever Jam Band and Barb Heller are back with classic bluegrass favorites. Here's the sets list and links to the sheet music. Download, practice up and join in! Here's the archive video of the Jam.
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