MerleFest on the Road- The Station Inn, Nashville, TN

#MerleFestontheRoad is an ensemble show with a rotating cast of past and present MerleFest artists selected to represent the festival’s mission of celebrating “traditional plus music.” The show tours the South in late winter every year to highlight the artists and to promote the popular Americana music festival founded by the legendary Doc Watson. The MerleFest artists for the 2018…

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Kenny Malone and Andy May: Country Music Hall of Fame Musician’s Spotlight

December 3, 2017, Nashville, TN

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Andy May & CurtisMcPeake at Mainframe Studio

Recording on new Curtis McPeake-Andy May CD completed!

10 tracks. 4 musicians. 4 instruments. 1 heckuva good time!

Curtis McPeake Session - Mainframe Studio

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After a fast and furious week of recording, mixing and mastering, the new Curtis McPeake CD, as yet unnamed, is ready for the next step. Andy produced the old-time bluegrass project, featuring Aubrey Haynie on fiddle, Tim Dishman on bass, Andy May on lead vocals and guitar, and – of course – Curtis on banjo, at Mainframe Recording Studio in Nashville with Nathan Smith as engineer. More details to follow, but here are some pictures for you, now:

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Curtis McPeake -Andy May-Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Curtis McPeake & Andy May at the Country Music Hall of Fame

Curtis McPeake & Andy May - Country Music Hall of Fame - Jan., 2017

(View full-size images on Flickr) Many thanks to photographer Chuck Thompson for his contributions to this album.

Banjo legend Curtis McPeake and Andy returned to the Country Music Hall of Fame this past weekend for an instrument demonstration in the lovely Rotunda. They picked a few tunes, answered questions from the audience, and told stories about life in the music business. This turned out to be a very warm gathering on a very cold day! We had …

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Curtis McPeake and Andy May - Instrument Demonstration - Country Music Hall of Fame Rotunda - 2015

Country Music Hall of Fame: Curtis McPeake and Andy May

Banjo & Guitar Demonstration Curtis and Andy will perform and discuss the music, their instruments and their careers with country music fans in the Rotunda of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Legendary 5-string banjo player and Trailblazer Award winner Curtis McPeake has performed or recorded with Bill Monroe, Danny Davis, Lester Flatt, George Jones, Wilma Lee &…

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