Copper Mountain Music Festival 2018

It was a great weekend to be in the Colorado Rockies for the 4th annual Copper Mountain Music Festival! Andy played and MC’d both days of the festival. Lovely event!   Thanks to Harvey Licht for the photo of Andy looking mischievous – and to Copper Mountain Music Festival for the others!

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It’s Blackberry Season! Have a Taste of Andy’s “Blackberry Jam”!

This sweet video was created by Andy’s good friend and former band mate, the late Tabby Crabb, just for fun. (Thanks Tab!) 

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Bluegrass Unlimited on McPeake & May – “The Good Things”

Bluegrass Unlimited, July 1, 2018

McPeake logged seventy-plus years in the music business…. His credentials are certainly well-established and his love for the music is evident on this recording. May has played with McPeake over twenty years and is a veteran singer/songwriter and champion guitarist. Together, McPeake and May have collaborated to present their versions of songs and arrangements they both love. The tracks were recorded …just two months before McPeake’s 90th birthday. (Well done fellows!) …Included here are “Reuben’s Train,” “My Home’s Across The Blue Ridge Mountains,” and “Leather Britches,” among others…. “Grandpa’s Mule” is the only selection that isn’t an old chestnut. Written by Andy’s wife, Lauren, the song is about her Alabama grandfather’s infamous mule, Betsy… You’ll hear a little of “Flop-Eared Mule” in this one, which should probably bring a smile to your face. Aubrey Haynie adds fiddle work and Tim Dishman is on bass and harmony vocals. As the CD jacket indicates: “Heckuva good time!”- BW, Bluegrass Unlimited

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Registration open for Acoustic Kids – Walnut Valley Festival – 2018

Winfield, KS, September 14 & 15, 2018 Be part of the legend! Register here. Regular registration runs July 1- August 15. Late registration will be available, space permitting. (Late registrants are not eligible for Ambassadors.) You can participate in both Acoustic Kids and the instrument contests.  Schedule: Acoustic Kids Showcases are on Stage 2 – 9:00 -11:00 Friday and Saturday mornings,…

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The Good Things-McPeake & May

McPeake & May “The Good Things” – KBUT Music Director’s Pick: “Legendary Musicianship”

Music Director’s pick: Curtis McPeake & Andy May The Good Things (Outweigh The Bad)

Legendary musicianship on traditional favorites. – KBUT Music Director, Bonnie Gollhofer, Gunnison Valley, CO

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