Kimberley Wheeler Spreads Her Wings
Jul17

Kimberley Wheeler Spreads Her Wings

We review Pokerface Limbo Photo: Supplied Kimberley Wheeler’s Roadside Holiday Pokerface Limbo EP Out 22 July 2020 By Rob Dickens Kimberley Wheeler’s dossier continues to flourish. Regarded as a bluegrass blue-chip bass player (including a member of legendary all-star Australian bluegrass outfit Uncle Bill and providing the beat for idiosyncratic jazz and swing icon Dan Hicks), she has also key-noted for outfits such as...

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Mountaingrass Festival 2019
Dec16

Mountaingrass Festival 2019

we review this year’s event The Willing Ponies – Photo: Kimberley Wheeler Mountaingrass Festival 2019 Beechworth, Victoria, Australia 8 to 10 November By Kimberley Wheeler Some would say that a former asylum is the perfect place for people to be running around with banjos and fiddles, playing and singing bluegrass music. Asylum or not, the beautiful gardens and rustic majesty of the buildings of the former May Day Hill...

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Kimberley Wheeler – Front and Centre
Dec02

Kimberley Wheeler – Front and Centre

Read our interview with prominent string player Kimberley Wheeler     Kimberley Wheeler Talks With LTTL   She’s a well-known bass player for hire. A go-to person to be able to seamlessly blend in with anything bluegrass, folk or old-time.  She is or was a member of a number of bands – Uncle Bill, Little Rabbit and Appalachian Heaven Stringband. Now she’s moving into the realm of solo artist. LTTL...

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MountainGrass Festival 2016 – The Other Artists
Nov26

MountainGrass Festival 2016 – The Other Artists

Read about the less heralded artists at MountainGrass 2016   By Jim Jacob and Rob Dickens The MountainGrass Festival 2016 which showcases old-time and bluegrass music has just wrapped up.  The event was held over three days in the picturesque alpine village of Harrietville, Victoria, Australia. The weather was perfect. The town was both lovely and lively.  The performances excellent.  The people warm and friendly. This is number...

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