"Actually there are classic banjo gatherings twice a year in Pennsylvania. These are organized by the American Banjo Fraternity. They are not called Rallies but they amount to the same thing except that they are longer, usually an entire weekend."
"I would love to attend a Classic Banjo rally. It's not going to happen here, though. Sounds like there is so much more going on in the UK than in the USA. Hope it is an excellent event for those who get to attend."
""Banjo Boy" is one of those tunes that sends me into a frantic grab for the volume/tuner button to cut it off ASAP. A buddy of mine made up a CD for me years ago and sneakily included it. Without ever listening to the CD, I simply shoved…"
"Cool tune, Steve. Well done yet again!
This one ticks all the "American" boxes, I think. Includes short snippets as you've mentioned (although "Brighton Camp" is called "The Girl I Left Behind Me" here), plus…"
"Thanks Ian, I get very little feed back from anyone so I've no idea how often or if ever, any of my arrangements are played apart from the excellent videos made by your good self. This doesn't deter me from continuing as I enjoy the…"
"Thank you Steve!
You make an amazing contribution for all those who use the website. It is good to have "fresh" old tunes to play rather that the set few that always seem to be in the repertoire of those who play Classic Banjo.