Country

Denny MacMillan

Denny MacMillan

Denny has been a staple in the local music community since 1967 when he settled in Lawrence from New Jersey. Playing guitar and keyboards through the early 70’s, he found the sound of pedal steel guitar as played by the likes of Jerry Garcia, Peter Kleinow (Sneaky...

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P. Allen Macfarlene

P. Allen Macfarlene

Allen Macfarlane started playing the lap dulcimer in 1980 and the hammered dulcimer in 1997. He’s been giving workshops to beginner through advanced players since the mid 1980s at music festivals, club meetings, and other events across the Midwest. He’s recorded two...

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Chad Buck

Chad Buck

Chad grew up in Lawrence and started his musical journey on the tuba and then electric guitar. He immersed himself in the vibrant local music scene, playing rock n roll and attending many all-ages shows at the Bottleneck. In high school, he picked up the banjo sitting...

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Jim Krause

Jim Krause

Jim has been playing guitar since his teens, and fiddle and banjo since the early 1980s.  He has performed and toured with such groups as The 97th Regimental Stringband and The Euphoria Stringband. Jim specializes in finger-picking guitar, old-time contra-dance style...

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Josephine Michener

Josephine Michener

Josephine is a professional bluegrass and country fiddler originally from Kansas but now residing in Nashville, Tennessee. Josie taught at Americana Music Academy previously and is now available for virtual lessons from Music City! Josie has toured regionally and...

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Max Paley

Max Paley

Max Paley is an accomplished touring musician and performer with over 1,000 shows under his belt. Max grew up playing French horn in concert and symphonic bands and mellophone in marching band. He discovered roots and Americana music in high school, performing in...

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Howard Rains

Howard Rains

Howard Rains is a native Texas artist and fiddler now living in Lawrence, Kansas. He comes from a musical and artistic family and his two obsessions are folk art watercolor painting and playing traditional old time American fiddle music. He is the fourth generation to...

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Linda Tilton

Linda Tilton

Linda got interested in playing ukulele when she regularly attended old-time music jams. Tired of being an observer, Linda mentioned to a friend that she wished she had a banjo ukulele to play at the music sessions. Two years later that friend surprised her with a...

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