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AUGUST 1, 2, 3 . 2014 . Happy Valley, Oregon

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LISTEN Forked Deer
LISTEN Georgia Belle
LISTEN John Browns Dream
LISTEN The Golden Willow Tree
Bruce Molsky stands today as the premier old-time fiddler in the world, the defining virtuoso of Appalachia's timeless folk music traditions. That must feel odd for a former engineer from the Bronx, who didn't begin a music career until he was forty. But folded into those strange facts is the secret to his unique genius.


 

In addition to a prolific solo career, performing on fiddle, guitar, and banjo, Molsky frequently joins genre-busting supergroups, like the Grammy-nominated Fiddlers Four, and Mozaik, with Hungarian Nikola Parov, and Celtic giant Donal Lunny. He was on Nickel Creek's farewell tour, and performs in a trio with Scottish fiddler Aly Bain and Sweden's great Ale Moller.


 

"Playing in these kinds of groups is an important part of what I do," Molsky says
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