Home
Home
Home
Home
Home
Home
Home
Home
 

IFOTM Acoustic Musician's and Artisan's Directory

Are you an Eastern Iowa musician? In a band? A folk music teacher? An instrument maker or restorer? A repair person or acoustic instrument dealer?

If you would like to have yourself or your band listed in the IFOTM Acoustic Musician's and Artisan's Directory, please send an email with your name or your group's name and one or more ways of contacting you. Optional information includes: a phone number, street address, email address, and/or a link to your website. Please include a brief description using keywords of the type of music you play, instrumentation, number of band members, or the services you provide, etc. Choosing several simple keywords will help others find you easier.
Send an email to directory@fiddlerspicnic.org.

To search the directory, use your browser's "Find In This Page" function or click on the alphabetical links below.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

Acoustic Mayhem
Old-Time American string band, American, ethnic folk, acoustic
Fiddle, guitar
, banjo, bass, mandolin, vocals
Contact: Mike Haverkamp, (319)337-7180, mayhem@zeus.ia.net
Website: http://zeus.ia.net/~mayhem

Al and Aleta Murphy
Old-Time American string music, bluegrass, folk, acoustic
Fiddle, guitar
, bass, mandolin, vocals
Contact: Al Murphy, (319)351-3859 murphyaa@mchsi.com

Banjoy
Bluegrass band, American, original songs and tunes
banjo, guitar, bass, vocals
Contact: Bob Black (319)639-2441, webmaster@banjoy.com
Website: http://www.banjoy.com

The Beggarmen
Traditional and original music in the Irish tradition, celtic
Mandolin, fiddle, guitar, button accordion, bodhran, whistles, uilleann pipes, vocals
Contact: Brad Pouleson (319)331-7024,thebeggarmen@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.beggarmen.com

Briar Rose Flute Company
Handmade bamboo flutes, wooden renaissance flutes, and Irish flutes since 1977
Contact: Dave Hicks, (319)626-2058, dave@stonesinthefield.com

Bob and Christie Black
Bluegrass music, old-time string music, American, original songs and tunes
banjo, guitar, vocals
Contact: Bob Black (319)639-2441, webmaster@banjoy.com
Website: http://www.banjoy.com

Castle Ridge
Bluegrass band
Live bluegrass vocals and instrumentals featuring fiddle, 5-string banjo, guitar and bass.
Contact: Mark Clark, (319) 389-1535, mark@castleridgeband.com
Website: http://www.castleridgeband.com

Cavan Fiddle Studio
Irish fiddle lessons
Contact: Tara Dutcher, (319) 331-1670, tara@cavanfiddle.com
Website: http://www.cavanfiddle.com

C.W. Hobbs
Old Time Fiddle, Traditional Country band with a Touch of Bluegrass
Fiddle, guitar, upright bass, vocals
Contact: Bob and Lori O'Hern 515-288-0595 , cwhobbs@mchsi.com
Website: http://cwhobbs.tripod.com

The Drollinger Family Band
Old-time string music, American, Irish, celtic, original songs and tunes
Fiddles, guitar, mandolin, flute, tinwhistle, vocals
Contact: Hannah Drollinger (319) 321-8076, beautifulweddingmusic@gmail.com
Website: www.myspace.com/thedrollingerfamilyband

Dunlavin Green
Traditional Irish Music and Songs!
Featuring Andrew Sheehy from County Kerry on vocals, Guy Drollinger on fiddle and mandolin, Dave Hicks on wooden flute and fiddle, and Larry Mossman on guitar.
Contact: Dave Hicks (319) 626-2058, daveh@fiddlerspicnic.org

Fire in the Belly
Sometimes referred to as "Joe Nobiling and Friends." Primarily Celtic music performed on fiddle, bodhran, mandolin, guitar, and vocals. Barn dances, art show openings, theater
productions, civic festivals, living history events, Civil War reenactments,
libraries, farmer's markets, schools, yard parties, church events,
socials, coffeehouses, and weddings.
Contact: Joe Nobiling, (309) 269-9985, joe.nobiling@gmail.com

The Flatland Ramblers
Traditional American and Celtic music
fiddle, flute, tin whistle, bouzouki, guitar, banjo, vocals
Contact: Scott Ross, (515) 277-3787, mail@kurogawa.com
Website: http://www.flatlandramblers.com

Folk Life Music
Fine handmade violins, instrument repairs and sales
fiddles, mandolins, dulcimers, guitars
Contact: Keith Haworth (319)643-5438
Address:
107 W. Main St.,P.O. Box 411, West Branch, IA 52358

The Gilded Bats
Old-time American string band
fiddles, guitar, banjo, vocals
Contact: Norbert Sarsfield (319)338-1142, TheGildedBats@aol.com
Website: http://www.myspace.com/thegildedbats

Goosetown Stringband
Old-time American string band
fiddles, guitar, banjo, bass, vocals
Contact: Marc Janssen (319)512-4484, janssen3434@gmail.com

Joe Nobiling
Fiddler, mandolinist, guitarist, will play for a variety of musical events either as a solo musician or as a member of two bands: Lost In The Weeds and Fire In The Belly. Barn dances, art show openings, theater productions, civic festivals, living history events, Civil War reenactments, libraries, farmer's markets, schools, yard parties, church events, socials, coffeehouses, and weddings.
Contact: Joe Nobiling, (309) 269-9985, joe.nobiling@gmail.com

Just 4 Fun
Old-time American string band
fiddle, guitar, banjo, autoharp, mountain dulcimer, tin whistle, bass, harmonica, vocals
Contact: Chris Clark, 2429 Longhurst Ct., Muscatine, IA 52761, caclark@machlink.com

Keith Haworth
Old-Time American fiddle music
Performances for folk dances, reenactments, parties, school groups.
Contact: Keith Haworth (319)643-5438
Address:
107 W. Main St.,P.O. Box 411, West Branch, IA 52358

Lost in the Weeds
Primarily American music performed by Joe Nobiling on fiddle and Pat Walke on banjo. Other instruments include mandolin, harmonica, dulcimer, and vocals. Barn dances, art show openings, theater productions, civic festivals, living history events, Civil War reenactments, libraries, farmer's markets, schools, yard parties, church events, socials, coffeehouses, and weddings.
Contact:Joe Nobiling, (309) 269-9985, joe.nobiling@gmail.com
Website:
Facebook link

The Mayflies
Bluegrass band with three part harmony and kick—acoustic or electric
Fiddle, banjo, guitar, bass and percussion
Website: http://www.themayflies.com

The McPunk Brothers
Bluegrass band, American, original songs and tunes
fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar, bass, vocals
Contact: Paul Roberts (319)683-2222, roberts@ia.net
Website: http://www.mcpunk.net

'Round the Bend Music
Acoustic folk music shop
217 W 2nd Street, Muscatine, IA 52761
Owners: Chris and Melanie Foss, (563)288-4122
Website:
http://www.songbirdhd.com

The Porch Stompers
Old-Time country band. Though they sing some fine country harmonies, they really have the most fun playing for dances and get a thrill out of working with the caller to get the dancers going strong and having a good time.
Website: http://mghall.freeshell.org/porchstompers

Shinbone Alley
Old-Time American swing band, bluegrass, western swing, folk, country, acoustic
Fiddle, guitar
, bass, mandolin, vocals
Contact: Al Murphy, (319)351-3859, murphyaa@mchsi.com

Stars Guitars
Stringed instrument sales and service–new, used, acoustic, electric, accessories
Large selection of guitars, fiddles, banjos, basses, sound equipment
Contact: Jim Jensma, (319)362-1881, toll free: (866)362-1881, jim@starsguitars.com
Address: 3639 1st Avenue S.E., Cedar Rapids, IA, 52402-6149
Website: www.starsguitars.com

Sweet Cacophony
Acoustic old time, folk, blues, country, Irish, etc.
Jim Delaney: guitar, percussion, vocals
Dave Parsons: upright bass, penny whistle, vocals
Dennis Roseman: concertina, button accordion, one-row accordion, 4-string banjo, bouzouki, harmonica
Peter Rolnick: guitar, slide-guitar, mandolin, 5-string banjo, vocals
Contact: Peter Rolnick, prolnick@truman.edu, 660-342-2671

Ron Uhlenhopp
Full-time professional accordionist. Plays many kinds of music including: Mexican, Irish, German/Austrian, Czechoslovakian, Italian, French, Scandinavian, S. American, and Polish. Also light classical, light jazz, big band, swing, country, hymn/gospel, pop standards, and most songs to fit a particular occasion.
Contact: Ron L. Uhlenhopp, 4928 University Ave., Cedar Falls, IA 50613 (319)277-6904, uhlrl@cfu.net


A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

 

Copyright ©2006 by Iowa Friends of Old-Time Music. Site design by GRAPHICKS.