There’s a luthier for every strumming style. From modern and edgy to rooted in tradition, local makers imbue their instruments — from fiddles and guitars to bouzoukis and bagpipes — with Appalachian materials and far-flung inspiration.
In advance of the release of his album, Character Farm & Other Short Stories, local steel-pan player Jonathan Scales shows off a thoughtful and inspiring new video.
Asheville Streetstyle and Fret Knot Radio Hour team up for a unique photo and music contest.
If, as Rudyard Kipling famously wrote, “A woman is only a woman, but a good Cigar is a Smoke,” then what does that make the box the cigar came in? In the hands of craftsman and entrepreneur Steven Miller, it’s a fiddle—and one that not only feels and sounds like the real thing but is […]