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CDs
Pebble in a Pond DVD: The Story Of the Charlotte Folk Societyis a documentary about the Charlotte Folk Society. This program debuted on WTVI on November 22, 2010 and has aired many times since. Marilyn Meacham Price truly tossed a "pebble in a pond" when she founded the Charlotte Folk (Music) Society in 1982, and the ripples continue ever outward.
CD Celebration: 25 Years of The Charlotte Folk Society. As part of the Folk Society's 25th anniversary year (1982-2007), we have produced a wonderful compact disc. 21 songs have been compiled on a single CD that represents some of the more memorable performers over our 25 year history. You'll love it! It is available for $10 at Folk Society events.
Fields by Rob McHale. Rob McHale is a North Carolina-based folk-Americana artist whose songs can take you through a small town, down a dirt road or on an historical journey – and bring you back home again. farms, and change with a real roots connection as well as an occasional brush with romance. Visit Rob's site at www.robmchale.com. Song clips at CD Baby.
Susan Sherlock's debut recording of Traditional American, Celtic, and International folk on hammered dulcimer. Susan is accompanied by Albert Dulin, Fred McKinney, Dan Bright, and Ken Kolodner. $16.50 includes postage. Contact her by email or call 803-322-3256. Visit Susan's website here.
A New Way Home by Susan Sherlock. Susan Sherlock, known for her hammered dulcimer playing, is making her singer/songwriter debut with this new release! Joined by James Leva, PJ Brunson, Gary Greene, Jon Singleton, Albert Dulin and others, this recording is a blend of fun fiddle tunes, ballads and originals that celebrates "A New Way Home".  For more information, contact Susan Sherlock by email, or call 803-322-3256.  Visit Susan's website here.
New Release! "Under The Winter Moon," featuring Susan Sherlock on hammered dulcimer with guests Albert Dulin on fiddles, mandolin, bouzouki; Dan Bright on guitar, concertina; Henry Trexler on bass; John Trexler on clarinet. Available at www.SusanSherlock.com. For more information, contact Susan Sherlock by email or call 803-322-3256.
Christmas in Carolina. Vocals and mandolin by Darrell Bumgardner. Songs: Jingle Bells/The Gift/White Christmas/Christmas in Carolina/Silent Night/Joy to the World/Christmas Time's A'coming/Silver Bells/Old Christmas Card/Away in the Manger/Christmas Long Ago. Order for $5 (tax included) plus $3 shipping. Order form:  here.
CD Live at the Divide, by Stevens Mill Band.From CD Baby: "Stevens Mill is KICK ASS FOLK at its best featuring Songster/Guitarist Webster with Master Fiddler Glen Alexander, Bassist Mocks McCrory, and percussionist Fingers Loelius. All takes for this disk were recorded live at The Divide in Matthews, NC July 22nd, 2006 at a small and intimate show." This CD is available from CD baby:  here. Stevens Mill Band website:  here.
CD Looking for a Novel, by Alan Barrington. Looking for a Novel is the second self-released CD from singer/songwriter Alan Barrington. (The firstone is below.) Barrington's time has been well spent with four tracks from this album receiving critical praise from the Suwannee SpringFest (Live Oak, FL), Minnesota Folk Festival, & MOVA Arts Festival (Guntersville, AL), Song Door International Songwriting Competition. He also is a regular at the Charlotte Symphony's Pops Series. CD's can be purchased at www.alanbarrington.com.
Bound for Carolina. The great new album from Mock Turtle Soup. Even more vocal harmonies, foot-stomping old-time tunes, and a few surprises. $15. Order the CD  here.
Alan Barrington's debut CD, collection of 14 original songs. A very guitar-centric album, most of the arrangements on this group of songs are centered on his vocals, guitar, and his rhythm section of Kenny Walker/Roger Kohrs (bass) and Jim Mosher/Jonathon Erickson (drums). Among the guest artists are guitar Steven Swinford/Joe Gminder, piano Richard Putnam, and Jennifer Anderson/Jim Mosher/Steven Swinford with vocals. It's available on the web at www.alanbarrington.com with audio samples. CD's are $10.
Rick Spreitzer's debut CD, "Meanderthal" is a "lo-fi Americana" collection of 14 original songs, played on acoustic instruments by Charlotte artists (Mike Strauss, Steven Carpenter, Jill Lurie and Aaron Brindle). It's available on his web site with audio samples. CD's are $12.50 shipped or $10 at his shows.
"Dirt Tracks," Rick's sophomore collection of songs, features a dozen new songs and a fine collection of this region's artists (Dave Childers, Cast Iron Filter's Mike Orlando and Brian Burton, Rodney Lanier, Trip Rogers, Jill Lurie, Steven Carpenter, JD Wilson, Jon Schigoda, Joe Kuhlmann and regular sideman, Kevin Edwards). For more information, you can go to Rick's website, send him email him or call (704) 553-8028.
Si Kahn's newest CD release, "We're Still Here," is a collection of original music by one of America's most enduring folk singers, activists and Charlotte residents. This is his 60th Birthday CD. The CD is selling for $18, including tax and postage. Visit Si's web site to get a copy of this or his other CDs.
Suzanne Williams, flutist, released a new CD in 2016, The Long View. Instrumentation includes silver flute, Irish whistle, low whistle, guitar, fiddle, mandolin, string bass, harp, cello, vocal, trumpet, trombone, sousaphone, percussion. Genres range from Celtic to bluegrass to folk to classical. A very pleasing, eclectic album. You can purchase from Suzanne at www.tapestryharpflute.com
Instruments
  For Sale: James Jones 15/14 hammered dulcimer; $850.00 OBO rosewood and curly maple; includes stand, hammers, case, tuner and a free lesson from Carol Raedy to get you started. Contact Bridget at 704-321-3492 or email bridget.rutty@gmail.com
  For Sale: 1975 Martin D-28 - $1,800. Serial number 371375. Impeccable condition. No dents, dings, scratches, or signs of wear. This guitar has barely been played. Booming sound. The standard bluegrass guitar. Light blue Martin hard-shell case.    Contact Brian Neligan at 203-609-1377 or bkneligan@gmail.com. .
For Sale: Cremona SB 3 Bass - $1,000. Was purchased new for $1400. It includes a case and a bow. It is a beautiful instrument with a flame maple back. There are a few very small nicks on the edges that a happened while moving it around. It has a very rich tone and is quite loud. It has a professional sound pick-up installed. Includes case..    Contact Jack Flood at leotojack@gmail.com.
For Sale: Lap Dulcimer built by Robert Mize (featured in Foxfire book 3) - $999. Carved Bear on neck: only of few of these were made. Priced below appraisal. Includes Foxfire book and personal letter from Robert to me. His passing several years ago has increased its value.    Contact Edna at 504-256-3795, email: eh_library_hpfc@yahoo.com.
For Sale: Kala Solid Mahogany Concert Ukulele in nearly new condition; played about 6 times; model KA-SMHC. Clean traditional look and sound. Solid Mahogany top, sides and back. Mahogany neck, satin finish. Rosewood fingerboard and bridge, simulated bone nut and saddle; faux tortoise shell binding w/ black and white purfling. Chrome die-Cast tuners, Aquila Nylgut Strings. Kala plastic and foam case included. $180.00.   Contact Bonnie Stewart 704-576-7726; bestew@mindspring.com.
For Sale: Cremona Style Fiddle, Long history with the Charlotte Folk Society, Nice Sound!   Contact Harry Taylor, email: hataylor@ccim.net.
For Sale: Wildwood Troubadour open-back banjo - $1300. Bird inlay-pattern, tuba-phone tone ring, very bright sound!   Contact Harry Taylor, email: hataylor@ccim.net.
For Sale: Goya guitar model G-10. Classic concert size, made in Sweden in the 1960's but in perfect condition. Asking $150, which includes case and extra strings. Contact Dori Bowman at dnbowman@bellsouth.net or 704 556-0491.
Vintage Trace Acoustic TA35CR guitar amp in VG condition ($200) Contact Rick at rick@rickspreitzer.com.
Mandolin. For Sale -- Kentucky Mandolin, A Model, KM180S. I will include a small stand, neck strap, soft case and a Sabine ST-1000 Chromatic Tuner. $200. Call Dorsey Locklear at 704-596-0345 or 704-574-8133 (cell).
Larrivee D-05. Jean Larrivee 6 string acoustic guitar. Model D-05 Mahogany Top, made in the USA. Beautiful instrument, big sound. Case included. $2,000. Call Margaret Kennedy at 704-231-9297.
For Sale: Two Antique German Violins Amati models. Perfect condition, professionally adjusted. Your choice -- $2,000. ea. Call Nick Lampo @ 704-527-1239 for more information.
For Sale: Santa Cruz Guitars. I am a Dealer for Santa Cruz Guitars and offer a 20% discount to Charlotte Folk Society Members. Call Rob Webster for a showing at 704-517-8345.
Luthier: Visit Jack Coobs' web site to find out about custom-made instruments and repair services. Contact Jack by e-mail or by calling (704) 231-4385. To sample the quality of Jack's guitars, click here to hear Rudy Brhel play "The Water is Wide."
  For Sale: Master Works 15/16 "Chromatic" hammered dulcimer w/ case, hammers, and stand. Excellent condition. Asking $1000 or trade for equivalent Mt. or bow%%content%%#60;/td>
Banjos For Sale: I am a banjo collector who has a number of vintage collectable and entry level banjos for sale. I am willing to sell or trade instruments. Call Tom Estes at 704 554-8949 or email me:  here to see what I have available.
  For Sale: Masterworks ultralight 16-15 chromatic hammer dulcimer #1783. Perfect condition, with case, adjustable stand, portable stand, tuner, assorted hammers, $700.Contact Linda Pushee at 863-899-2010 or rpushee@earthlink.net