Native Ground’s Favorite Old-Time and Bluegrass Music Links

Sheet Music, Tab, Lyrics & Instruction


Banjo Tablature and Bluegrass Information


Historic American Sheet Music


Mel Bay Publications




Harmony Central


Lewalt Publishing


Mudcat Cafe


Guitar Noise


Tune Finder


Parlor Songs


Banjo Tablature

Perfessor Bill Edwards Ragtime/OldTime Piano Gallary


Lester L. Levy Collection of Sheet Music


Historic American Sheet Music


Banjo Tablature Archive


Roots of American Fiddle Music


Barb Diederich’s Bluegrass Links


Fretted Instruments School  NYC


World Wide Bluegrass

Stories of Mountain Folk

Country Roots with Wayne Erbsen Sundays 7-9 PM EST

Band & Musicians

Debby McClatchy

David Holt


Jay Unger & Molly Mason


Laura Boosinger


The Guitar of Doc Watson


Mando Mafia


Mike Seeger


Earl Scruggs


Tommy Jarrell & Fred Cockerham


Bruce Molsky


Tim O’Brien


Delmore Brothers


Laurie Lewis


Morgan Sexton

Natalya Weinstein

Riley Baugus


Mud Thumper Music




Adam Hurt


Clarence Ashley


Bob Carlin


Big Medicine


Steve Kaufmann


Skip Gorman


The Skirtlifters


Jimmy Driftwood


Reed Island Rounders


Bryan Sutton


Roy Crawford

John Cloyd Miller


Kathy Kallick


Jake Krack


Bryan McDowell

Kari Sickenberger


Mariane Kovatch & Ken Landreth

Red June

Chris Coole

White Top Mountain Band

Martin Zak

Nancy Stewart


Bluegrass Unlimited


Blue Ridge Country Magazine


Banjo Newsletter


Chronicle of the Old West


Fiddler Magazine


Old-Time Herald


Sing Out!


Southern Festivals Newspaper


iBluegrass Magazine


The Mississippi Rag


Flatpicking Magazine


Bluegrass Music Profiles

Music Camps

Mandolin Camp North

Acoustic Music Camp

Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell

American Banjo Camp

Augusta Heritage Center

Banjo Camp Munich

Camp Bluegrass


Banjo Camp North


Ashoken Music Camps

Door County Bluegrass Camp

Grand Targhee Bluegrass Camp

Peach Bottom Farm Fiddle & Strings Camp


Rocky Mountain Fiddle Camp


Swannanoa Gathering


Hill Country Acoustic Music Camp


John C. Campbell Folk School


California Bluegrass Association


Festival of American Fiddle Tunes


Blue Ridge Old-Time Music Week


Bluegrass Music in the Blue Ridge Mountains


Allegheny Echoes

Colorado Roots Music Camp

Riverfolk Jam Camp

Alaska Traditional Music Camp

Maine Fiddle Camp

Meadowlark Music Camp

Midwest Banjo Camp

Montana Fiddle Camp

Mountain Arts Gathering


Nash Camp


Northeast Heritage Music Camp

Randy Elmore Fiddle Camp

Rocky Mountain Fiddle Camp

Schoolhouse Fiddle Camp

SEMBA Jam Camp


Smoky Mountain Banjo Academy

Suwannee Banjo Camp


Steve Kaufmann’s Acoustic Kamps


Southern Coastal Bluegrass Festival

Stringalong Weekends

Texas Fiddle Camp

Vancouver Island Fiddle Camp


Festival Finder

Bill Monroe’s Bean Blossom

The Carter Fold

Brandywine Friends of Old-Time Music

Appalachian String Music Festival

Texas State Championship Fiddlers’ Frolic

Mountain Dance & Folk Festival

Upper Potamac Music Weekends

Bluegrass Associations

Bluegrass & Old Time Music Assoc of NJ


British Bluegrass Music Association


Charlotte Folk Society


Fire on the Strings


Idaho Bluegrass Association


Intermountain Acoustic Music Assoc


National Traditional Country Music Assoc

Ottawa Valley Bluegrass Music Association

Record Labels

Copper Creek Records


Flyin’ Cloud Records


Voyager Recordings


Rounder Records


Old West Recordings


Venerable Music


American Banjo Makers


Banjo Don’s Homepage


Banjo Glossary


Banjo Hangout


Banjo in the Holler


Banjo-L Homepage


Banjo Jokes


Banjo Players’ Directory


Banjo Tablature and Bluegrass Information


Beacon Banjo Company


5-String Banjo Tunings


The Classic Banjo Resource


Clawhammer Banjo


Deering Banjos


S.S. Stewart Banjos


Bart Veerman’s Homepage


Dr. Horsehair’s Music Co.


Old-Time Slow Jam: Clawhammer Banjo


The Banjo Hangout


Banjo Gazette


Minstrel Banjos


Jim Pankey


Angie’s Banjos


Shlomo Pestcoe

Banjo Builders

Round Peak Banjos


Mike Ramsey Banjos

Buckeye Banjo

Revel Banjos

Fielding Banjos

Brooks Banjos

Buckeye Banjos

Johannes Bonefaas Banjos

Hartel Banjos

J. Romero Banjos

Cedar Mountain Banjos

Buzzard Mountain Instruments

Anne Hartman Banjos & Guitars

Vance Banjos

Rickard Banjos

Pisgah Banjos


Fiddler Magazine


The Fiddler’s Companion


Fiddler’s Database


Fiddler’s Grove


Fiddler’s Sites of Interest


The Hardanger Fiddle Association of America


Roots of American Fiddle Music


Old-Time Fiddle Music


Care & Maintenance of Stringed Instruments


Brian Wicklund Fiddle Books

Don Leister, Violin Maker

Fiddle Hangout


Gruhn Guitar Article Archive


Moon Guitars


Appollo’s Axes


Atlanta Mandolin Society


Mandolin Cafe


Mandolin Central


Gila Mountain Dulcimers

TenorTone Guitar

Fletcher Instruments


The Autoharp Page


Sue Schnitzer


Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM)


Nancy Stewart

Folk & Music Archives

Roots Music Listening Room


American Folk Center of Library of Congress


American Folklore Society


American Memory


Archives of Appalachian Music


The Archive of Folk Culture


Augusta Heritage Center


Digital Library of Appalachia


Folklib Index: Library of Folk Music Links


Folk Alliance


Folklife Sourcebook


Folklore Society of Greater Washington


Folk Music Resources on the Internet


Folk Music of England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland & America


Historic American Sheet Music


Prescott Folklore Center


Smithsonian Folkways Collection


Smithsonian Center of Folklife


Southern Folklife Collection


Blue Ridge Institute and Museum


Folk Music Index


Henry Reed


History in Song


Max Hunter Folk Song Collection


Roy Rogers & Dale Evans


Old-Time Music from 78s


The John & Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip


Popular Songs in American History


Traditional Music Library




Remembering The Old Songs

Musician Associations





Harry Fox Agency


SESAC Search

Civil War

Civil War Book Review


Civil War Mall


Civil War Reenactors


Civil War Reenactor Images


Civil War Theatricals & Music


American Civil War Homepage


United States Civil War Center


Union Pacific Railroad and Photos


North American Tourist Railroad and Railroad Museum List


The Hobo Minstrel

Radio Broadcasts

The Acoustic Café


King Pub Radio Show


Spud Mountain RFD

Old West/Pioneers

American West


The Gunfighter Zone


Jim Janke’s Old West


The Oregon Trail


Teddy Blue’s Bunkhouse


Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum


The Cowboy Way


Old Time Music & Dance




Joe Bethancourt’s Home Page


Lively Arts History Association


Merlin the Magician


Music Emporium


Old-Time Music Home Page


Old Time Music (German Site)






Earnest Instruments


Old Groove

Instrument Dealers, Builders and Suppliers


Bernunzio Vintage Instruments


Chubby Dragon


Elderly Instruments


First Quality Musical Supplies


Mandolin Brothers




Skipper Custom Instruments




Thin Man String Company


B & E Log Home/Music


Gryphon Stringed Instruments


Harry & Jeanie West


Instrument Kits



Just Strings


Thin Man String Company


First Quality Musical Supplies

Film Clips

To Hear Your Banjo Play (1947)


Bascom Lamar Lunsford, Minstrel of Appalachia


Basco Lamar Lunsford with Bill McElreath


Leroy Troy “Keep My Skillet Good ‘n Greasy”


Wayne Erbsen’s Log Cabin Band


Dreams and Songs of the Nobel Old narrated by Alan Lomax , 58 minutes


John Lee Hooker “Hobo Blues”


Roy Bookbinder “CC & C Blues”


Mississippi John Hurt “Lonesome Valley”


Mac Wiseman “I Saw Your Face in the Moon.”


Mississippi John Hurt “Spike Drive Blues”


Grandpa Jones “Are You From Dixie?” 1957


George Shuffler crosspicking


Bob Wills & The Texas Playboys “Stay All Night.” FUNNY


Afro-American Work Songs in  a Texas Texas Prison


Catching the Music


Cowboy Poets


Gandy Dancers


The Land Where Blues Began


Madison County Project


Remembering the High Lonesome


Almeda Riddle


Grandpa Jones “Good Ole Mountain Dew”


Mississippi Fred McDowell “Goin’ Down to the River”


Mississippi Fred McDowell “John Henry”


Hank Williams “Hey Good Lookin'”


Roscoe Holcomb “John Hardy”


Roscoe Holcomb Porch Banjo


Flatt & Sruggs “Randy Lynn Rag”