photo - Michael G. Stewart

Brian Vollmer
Old Time Music Party



 Old Time Music Party
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Brian Vollmer

Joseph DeJarnette
Sarah Jamison
Nate Leath 
Rosie Newton 
Liz Pickard
Mark Schimick
Max Paskin-Flerlague
Ben Townsend


Arkansas Two-Step  * Fall on my Knees *
The Lost Goose * Ladies on the Steamboat *
Elzik’s Farewell * Rambler’s Blues *
Birchfield’s Sally Ann * Skippin’ and Flyin’ *
Been All Around This World *
What We Got’s Rich *
The Green Door * Trouble in Mind *
Skillet Licker Breakdown * My Favorite Waltz

Brian Vollmer grew up immersed in the musical culture of Appalachia. It was  just  a  way  of  life...A patron and soon-to-be picker at bluegrass festivals and fiddler's conventions since before he can remember, he became enamored with the soul of traditional mountain music. Starting out on 5-string bluegrass banjo at parties and festivals at a young age, He soon made his way to clawhammer banjo, and then old time fiddle, particularly developing a keen ear for the more acrid sounds of backwoods country music. The result of this journey, Old Time Music Party, is a statement of Brian's musical philosophy; playing the songs and tunes he loves with his friends, all live, no overdubs. This album is a tribute to anyone who has ever caroused until the break of dawn.

– Joseph L. Scott