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 2015 Issue
  • Jody Stecher
  • Newfoundland's Emilia Bartellas
  • Acadian Fiddling Traditions
  • Megan Lynch Chowning
  • Howard Rains & Tricia Spencer
  • Annie Staninec
  • Folk Routes: Stops Along the Gypsy Trail
  • CD and book reviews
  • Columns on Irish, Scottish, Bluegrass, Old Time, and Canadian fiddling; Improvisation, Tune History...
  • 12 tunes… and lots more!
In upcoming issues:
Brian McNeill; Kenny Jackson; Rodney Miller; Alfonso Franco; Eric Favreau; Mia & Mikael Marin; Jyotsna Srikanth; Jim Wood; Violin Makers; John Sheahan… & lots more!
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!)