Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Reeltime Travelers

Back when we produced the Barraks Coffeehouse Concert Series in Hobe Sound, Florida, my wife and I kept in close touch with other music venues throughout the Southeast. We would often visit these other coffeehouses and clubs in our travels. One of our favorite places to sit a spell and hear some good music was the Down Home in Johnson City, Tennessee.

It was at the Down Home that singer/songwriter and guitarist Martha Scanlan and mandolinist Thomas Sneed met husband and wife team Heidi Andrade (fiddler and dancer) and banjoist Roy Andrade. A little later Brandon Story joined the group on bass. The Reeltime Travelers were born. Reeltime Old-Time Stringband Music.

This group of young musicians is keeping the tradition of the Southern Appalachian Stringband alive and well.

Reeltime Travelers - Paddy Won't You Drink Some Cider.mp3

Reeltime Travelers - Kiss Me Quick, Papa's Coming.mp3


Anonymous Lucy said...

Yeeeehaawwww oh hell yeah, GREAT stuff, Ed.

March 23, 2006 8:57 AM  
Blogger Ed said...

Thanks Lucy. I was beginning to wonder if anyone was out htere this week!
I know you love stringband music as much as anyone. It's good to see a younger set taking such an interest, and doing it so well!

March 23, 2006 9:24 AM  
Blogger Rob Hutten said...

These folks rock! Thanks for the introduction to 'em.

March 23, 2006 9:38 AM  
Blogger countrygrrl said...

this is the dogs bollocks,ears and this kind of stuff and with all the mush coming out of nashville it's great to hear some shitkickin old time...

March 23, 2006 12:35 PM  
Blogger Greg said...

This IS the real ole time shizz! Thanks once again Ed!

March 23, 2006 3:33 PM  
Blogger Ed said...

Glad you all enjoyed.

March 23, 2006 7:05 PM  

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