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.


Winter 2017/18 
  • Anna Roberts-Gevalt: Telling Stories
  • Anything but "Standard": Joe Venuti
  • Gypsy Jazz Instruction: State of the Art
  • Getting Started with Gypsy Jazz
  • Deanie Richardson: On Touring & Teaching
  • Pioneer Dances in the Far West
  • Maine's Batchelder Family of Violin Makers
  • Lonnie Robertson: Radio Fiddler
  • Columns on Irish, Scottish; Old Time; Improvisation; Technique; Tune History (Québécois); Waltzes & Airs; Bluegrass …
  • Reviews
  • 18 tunes… & lots more!
In upcoming issues:
Bob Wills: Bandleader, Fiddler; Mike Barnett; Henry Ford's Violins; Circus Fiddlers; Bríd Harper; Liz Carroll; Ricky Simpkins; Ricky Skaggs; Violin Makers…

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(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.)