Fiddler Magazine

Founded in 1994, Fiddler Magazine is an informative, educational, and entertaining resource for fiddlers, accompanists, and appreciative listeners. Each quarterly issue (now approx. 60 pages each) features a variety of different styles of fiddling, as well as plenty of other articles and columns. Regular columns include: Bluegrass Fiddling, “The Practicing Fiddler,” Fiddle Tune History, On Improvisation, Irish Fiddling, Cross-Tuning Workshop, Cross-Canada Fiddle Tour, and reviews of CDs, books, and DVDs. Each issue also includes transcriptions of several tunes.

Summer 2016 Issue
  • Georgia's Frank Maloy
  • Ireland's John Sheahan
  • Bluegrass Fiddler Patrick McAvinue
  • Sweden's Mia Gunberg Ådin
  • Poland's Kapela Maliszów
  • Scottish Violin Maker Ian Ross
  • Nashville's Grand Master Fiddler Championship
  • Transposing Tunes
  • Columns on Irish, Bluegrass, Canadian fiddling; Tune History...
  • New column: Waltzes & Airs
  • Reviews
  • 13 tunes… and lots more!
In upcoming issues:
Pascal Gemme; Frank Ferrel; Joel Savoy; Tony DeMarco; David Bragger; Scott Joss; Howdy Forrester; Gordon McCann; Liz Carroll; Gillian Boucher; Justen Haynes…
Read Articles!
(Once on the Articles page, click on "newer/older" at the bottom of the right-hand menu to access over a hundred articles. Or search for your favorite fiddler or fiddle style in the search box!)