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.


Spring 2017 (article excerpts coming soon!)
  • Kevin Henderson
  • Joel Savoy
  • Johnny Gimble
  • Mark & Maggie O'Connor
  • Bowmaker Gary Leahy
  • What Key Is That Tune?
  • Kalia Yeagle
  • Leanna Price
  • Peter McCracken
  • Columns on Irish, Scottish; Old Time; Bluegrass; Canadian; Tune History; Waltzes & Airs
  • Reviews
  • 10 tunes + musical examples… & lots more!
In upcoming issues:
Sam Sweeney; 10 String Symphony; Bríd Harper; Judy Raber & Jim McKinney; Henry Ford's Violins; Harald Haugaard; Mauno Järvelä; Maggie Estes White; Howdy Forrester; Gordon McCann; Liz Carroll; Gillian Boucher…

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Read Articles!
(Once on the Articles page, click on "newer/older" at the bottom of the right-hand menu to access more than a hundred articles. Or search for your favorite fiddler or fiddle style in the search box! Note: Must click the "search" button.)