Lil’ Smokies at Big Fork, MT Riverfest 2009

Check out this clip of Andy Dunnigan imitating Jerry Douglas on his dobro. Wow! I know his pa’ Johnny Dunnigan is bursting with pride at his son’s musical prowess. I can remember when Andy was just a wee lad still green in the horn on the dobro. phew!!! this shows you what some talent and practice can do for you. inspiring…..

Lil’ Smokies is made up of:

Andy Dunnigan – dobro

Pete Barrett, pistol – guitar

Ted Germanson – bass

Cameron Wilson – mando

Booking – (406) 381-0525


Sierra Hull – Bluegrass Headliner at Butte Folk Festival

Montana bluegrass fans are in for a real treat this summer with the appearance of Sierra Hull at the Butte Folk Festival.  She’s the young mandolin sensation that Alison helped launch her career with the invitation to join the AK and Union Station band on stage at the Grand Ole’ Opry when Sierra was in the 6th grade. 

Here are a couple of clips from that performance:

and her she is smokin’ on “Virgil Calhoun” at MerleFest last summer

and recently in an interview about her latest Rounder project

Big Sky Bluegrass Festival – Feb 13-15

Big Sky Big Grass

 2/13, 2/14, 2/15   3rd Annual Big Sky Big Grass

Click here for most current Big Sky Big Grass line-up

Venue:  Carabiner Lounge, Whiskey Jack’s and Missouri Ballroom from 4pm til 1am

             Ages:  All Ages (except after 10pm in Whiskey Jack’s 21+