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Clifftop Fiddle Finals!

I was honored to place 3rd in the fiddle contest at Clifftop this year! You can watched all five finalists (I play 2nd) here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hb2aOHjfQ34

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Journal of American Folklore – review

I’m honored to have been asked to contribute a review for the new issue of The Journal of American Folklore (Summer 2016, Vol. 129, Issue, No. 513, pp. 370-372). It’s a review of two recent Dwight Lamb recordings, “80,” and … Continue reading

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2016 Update

This is the first update in awhile and there’s lots to share as 2016 has been a busy year so far! Teaching I’m happy to have been asked to teach at a couple of music camps this Summer and one … Continue reading

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No Corn on Tygart – new CD!

I’m happy to announce the release of No Corn on Tygart, a CD project that has been in the works for a couple of years now. John Gallagher & Scott Prouty with Chris Coole No Corn on Tygart is a … Continue reading

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Harrod Interview now published in the Old-Time Herald

The Old-Time Herald has just published a condensed version of my interview with John Harrod – check it out!

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John Harrod Oral History interview is online!

The transcript of the interview I did with John Harrod for Berea College is now online, supplemented with photos and audio added by John Bondurant and fine-tuned by me. http://libraryguides.berea.edu/jharrod “The idea behind the project was to capture John Harrod’s … Continue reading

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Made the New York Times

While I was away at Clifftop last week, the NYT put my mug in the paper: http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2012/07/31/us/BLUEGRASS-3.html And their nice article on the WV Mountain Dance Trail (and the Circleville, WV dance) is here: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/01/us/a-west-virginia-town-rediscovers-square-dancing.html?_r=1 So come dance in WV! … Continue reading

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Circleville, WV Square Dance – July 19, 2012

I’m playing at the Circleville, WV square dance this Thursday July 19th during the Pendleton County Fair, starting at 7pm. It’s part of the Mountain Dance Trail – if you can’t make this one, there’s plenty of dances left in … Continue reading

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Cowan Creek Mountain Music School

I’m honored to have been asked to teach banjo at the The Cowan Creek Mountain Music School in Whitesburg, Kentucky the last full week of June!  There’s info on the school here: http://www.cowancreekmusic.org/

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Berea College Sound Archives Fellowship

I’ve just arrived in Berea, KY where I’m excited to be doing a fellowship in the sound archives for the next month or so.  Here’s the lowdown on my project, the program and the other fellows: http://www.berea.edu/hutchinslibrary/specialcollections/amfp/amfp2012.asp “Scott Prouty is … Continue reading

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