Sold Out! San Juan River Music Venture Trip

Our next trip is sold out! Stayed tune for more upcoming trips the San Juan River Music Venture Trip with Chris Brashear and Peter…

New City Opry

Now Available! Sign up today for the San Juan River Music Excursion with Chris Brashear and Peter McLaughlin. https://musnaz.org/ventures/san-juan-river-music-excursion/

San Juan River Music Excursion

Robert Fraker: A Remembrance

On a particularly frigid evening a few years ago, Robert and Lillian Fraker came here to my house in Amherst for our usual festive…

Holidays 2016

As we enter the holiday season, I’m happy to announce some exciting things that will help start the new year. Or, maybe, will help ease…

Post election 2016- Ruminations

As we watched the results come in on election night, 2016, the sinking feeling started early and bottomed out in what was, for me,…

Ranch Hands- Chapter 2

The Story of Fiddlin’ Doc and his Red Gate Ranch Hands- Chapter 2 “When The Golden Leaves Begin To Fall, that’s a good number,…

Review- The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, At The Ryman

I remember that vinyl record so well. The white cover with the Civil War figure in the middle, the studio photos of Earl Scruggs,…

Music Residency Interview

MNA hosts new musician’s residency, with an album on the way In the woods off Fort Valley Road, a trio of musicians were running…

A Lumberyard Tale/Story of Fiddlin’ Doc

The Story of Fiddlin’ Doc and his Red Gate Ranch Hands In the quiet, old New England town of Amherst, MA, more known for…