Vance Bros 2013 Ireland Tour 

October 26 – –– – November 2, 2013 Land, Air, Taxes & Fuel Surcharges: *$1,750 pp sharing room Single Supplement Additional:starting at $265 ( single rooms have limited availability) Optional Travel Insurance is additional & highly re commended: $107 p.p * Please note: Airfare is subject to fuel & tax inc reases . Should an increase occur, Celtic Tours will notify you. All ticketing must be done at the same time, as this is a group record and ticketing earlier to prevent any increases is not allowed.…

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Vance Bros November 2012 Ireland tour 

Vance Brothers Musical tour of Ireland Nov. 6-13, 2012 *$1770 Per person sharing includes: air, land, taxes, and fuel $271 Single Supplement (limited available) $119 Optional Travel Insurance (Non-refundable, Highly recommended) Itinerary Day 01, Tuesday, November 6th: U.S. to Ireland. Depart Boston’s Logan International Airport on your overnight flight to Shannon, Ireland. Dinner followed by in-flight entertainment shortly after take-off. Day 02, Wednesday, November 7th:…

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Vance Brothers Ireland tour Nov. 2011 

Vance Bros. presents … A Musical Tour of Ireland November 5-12, 2011 Tour Cost: $1,495 per person sharing. Departure Tax Additional: $127 subject to change until ticketed. Travel Protection Plan available at $89 Single Supplement $217 Additional-limited Day 01 Saturday November 5: USA – Dublin: Depart Boston’s Logan Airport on EI #136 at 7:15 p.m. (Those joining the tour in Boston please be there three (3) hours prior to departure time) on your overnight flight to Dublin, Ireland…

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New CD coming soon 

Very exciting news of the upcoming Hickory Project Live CD. Check out the link to access a few of the tunes and return often, as there will be more in the future. I will keep you posted on availability of this recording very soon!


As many of you know, Chris Leske and I have been performing together pretty constantly for nearly thirty years. Yes...I know...doesn't seem possible From the beginning days with Summit, later touring with mandolinist Frank Wakefield, and later with banjo master Bill Keith. Then into the 90's with a CD from The Noble Jones Project, to The McKrells, and lastly Adrenaline Hayride. I recently had to make a career decision which will change that continuity. Surprised I have joined an established band…

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Music Moose Instructors Camp 

The Music Moose on-line lesson contributors are teaching at Elk River, MN March 4,5,6. Members are all part of The Hickory Project. For more info, click on the link.

Jack Lawrence guitar workshop 

Flatpicking guitar wizard Jack Lawrence, is going to be making a special appearance in Warwick, NY on July 19th. Jack has played right beside the one and only Doc Watson for many years. He'll be demonstrating his techniques and performing many fiddle tunes for the guitar, as well as being available for individual workshops. I'll be there to listen, and may even play a tune or two. To find out more about this incredible musician, check out his website at For more information…

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