Monthly archives: April, 2011

Folk Song Of The Week – Long Black Veil on Frailing Banjo

This time the Folk Song Of The Week is Long Back Veil. Grab your banjo and frail along! It’s a great song and I love to play it! Long Black Veil MP3 [Download] Long Black Veil (PDF) Long Black Veil [G]Ten years ago on a cold dark night there was [D7]someone killed ‘neath the [C]town…


Irish Pub Song Of The Day – One For The Morning Glory on Frailing Banjo

One For The Morning Glory is a great song and believe it or not, it’s not very difficultl at all on frailing banjo. Grab your instrument and play along, it’s time for the Irish Pub Song Of The Day! One For The Morning Glory MP3 [Download] One For The Morning Glory (PDF) ONE FOR THE…


Chicagoland Acoustic Jam – April 2011: Watch It Here!

The Chicagoland Acoustic Jam will be broadcasting live starting at 6 PM Central Time today. You will be able to join along here at BanjoMania.net. I will be using the songs from the last two months. Play along and have fun! Watch live streaming video from irishbanjo at livestream.com


Chicagoland Acoustic Jam – This Saturday

It’s been a busy month and I haven’t given much warning, but this Saturday is the Chicagoland Acoustic Jam. Once again we will be livestreaming the event starting at 6 pm. I am not sure how long we will broadcast, but I expect it will be like February as we have the heavy hitters coming…


Folk Song Of The Week – Katy Daley on Frailing Banjo

The Folk Song Of The Week this time around is the great Katy Daley! I love playing this song and I actually joined a huge chorus of musicians at the Katy Daley Pub in Ireland. I loved hearing frailing banjo along with tin whistles, pipes in mandolin; it was great. Grab your instrument and have…


Irish Pub Song Of The Day – Botany Bay on Frailing Banjo

I love this song and everytime I do it, I think of when I lived in Michigan and performed with Rick McMurray and the gang. Botany Bay is fun to do and not too difficult at all. Just use the frailing banjo strum and a couple of single string strikes mixed in and you have…


Folk Songs For The 5-String Banjo Vol 1 – Ready to Ship From Lulu.com

Folk Songs For The 5-String Banjo Volume 1 is now ready for shipping at Lulu.com. I should have one in my hands soon and will sell some straight from me. I will post updates as they happen. Until then, you can check it out below. Kelly


Folk Song Of The Week – Well May The World Go on Frailing Banjo

I had to do Well May The World Go for the Folk Song Of The Week. It’s one of my friend Bill’s favorite songs and Tim in Korea just did a great workshop on guitar for it. Grab your banjo and play along! It’s a great song! Well May The World Go MP3 [Download] Well…


Irish Pub Song Of The Day – Peggy Gordon on Frailing Banjo

This is a very, very fun song. Unfortunately, I’ve only done it twice in the last 15 years and both times for videos. I really have to put this back in regular rotation. It’s fun to play and not that difficult. Just keep the frailing strum going and hit some single strings and you’ve got…


Folk Song Of The Week – Gone on Frailing Banjo

This is a blast from the past for me. This is a song that we did years ago on our album “Sittin’ On Top Of The World”. It’s a very, very easy song to do on frailing banjo, but the whole time I was recording it, all I could hear in my head was the…