briankc’s eight comments

  • Re: Nashville Sessions?

    I will be in Nashville for a meeting , starting Tuesday 9/9 and leaving Sunday, 9/14 . Are there any sessions in town to play in? more…

  • Sin E

    A belated thanks to all those that made me feel welcome back in October of last year. I arrived just before the start of the 6:30 PM Friday session 10/13. I could only stay for an hour and a half. Great session, nice tunes , friendly players. I was ... more…

  • Re: good sessions v. problem sessions

    It seems the best sessions are those that have an identified leader, someone who can exercise the understated authority and has the people skills to keep the session on track. I attend an excellent session weekly that is led by an accomplished musician ... more…

  • Re: Chicago sessions this week

    I'll be in Chicago this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 11/3-5 , for a conference. I play anglo concertina and would like to find a session or two. After searching under Sessions, it appears that the best nights are every night but Thursday , Friday and... more…

  • Re: Catskills again

    Conan, I hope to make it up for Thursday night, Friday and Saturday. Hope to see you there. more…

  • Trad festivals in Ireland in October

    I'm planning a trip to to Ireland for the first 2 weeks of October of this year . At this point I can be flexible about where and when within these 2 weeks but am visiting in Cork , Kerry and the West, possibly Sligo and possibly Belfast. I can find th... more…

  • Re: What’s the best readily-available harmonica?

    IMHO,the best way to go is with a Hohner 270 Chromatic , get one in D and one in G and between them , you can play 85% of ITM tunes. If you get more serious, add a C and an A harp to the mix and you should have it all covered. more…

  • Re: Tenor Banjo Strings

    I just put new strings on a 17 fret Vega model N tenor banjo, probaly from the 20's or 30's . The guages are .38-.28.17 and .13, as ecommended by several on this site. They sound great but do you think this may ceate be too much tension for a short nec... more…