June 2021 Issue

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The Tradition

The Artists

Jim VanCleve

By Sandy Hatley

Faith, Family, Fiddle & So Much More Photos by Shelley Swanger Jim VanCleve—best known as…

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Jesse Brock

By Vicki Dean

Innovative Mandolin Player Ready to Roll in 2021 Photos by Tia & Shane Reman Jesse…

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Sister Sadie

By Bill Conger

Leading Ladies of Bluegrass Photos by Jon Roncolato Sister Sadie made bluegrass music history last year…

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The Sound

Bishline Banjos

By Dan Miller

Filling the Gap Between the Traditional and the Progressive Photos by Mark Torrence Although Tulsa,…

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Lynn Dudenbostel

By Chris Thiessen

Overcoming the Pandemic Year Photos by Matthew Dudenbostel Next year will mark the 25th year…

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Jonathan Mclanahan Embraces the Loar of the Luthier

By David McCarty

McClanahan Trinity Model F-5 Mandolin Photos by Jonathan McClanahan In a relatively short time, Jonathan…

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Bill Monroe Style Mandolin Improvisation Course   

By Dan Miller

Photo By John Malinowski If  you travel to a foreign country, you can buy a…

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The Venue

The Acoustic Shoppe

By David Lovos

A Family Affair Photos by Cole Simmons “How do I love thee? Let me count the…

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Bluegrass “Mr. Brightside”

By Tess Howat

A Tiktok Roots Revival Photo By Nathaniel Clayton I was born in the year 2000,…

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