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.

Fall 2016 Issue
  • New England Fiddle Master Frank Ferrel
  • Pascal Gemme: Québec's Fiddling Treasure
  • Scott Joss: Rebel on the Stage
  • IIIrd Tyme Out's Justen Haynes
  • Estonia's Johanna-Adele Jüssi
  • Roger Howell: A Mighty Fine Memory
  • Daisy Castro: International Flair
  • Transposing Tunes
  • Columns on Irish, Scottish; Old Time; Bluegrass, Canadian fiddling; Tune History; Waltzes & Airs
  • Reviews
  • 9 tunes + musical examples… & lots more!
In upcoming issues:
Tony DeMarco; Joel Savoy; David Bragger; Franco-American Fiddlers; Judy Raber & Jim McKinney; 19th-century American Luthier H.H. Heskett; Adam Haynes; Jim Wood; Howdy Forrester; Gordon McCann; Liz Carroll; Gillian Boucher…

2017 Vintage Fiddler Photo Calendar: 12 beautiful B&W photos from the late 1880s to early 1900s. $7 each or 3 for $20. Makes a great gift for all the fiddlers in your life, including yourself!

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!)