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Aaron Jonah Lewis
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  • Detroit, MI
  • United States
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The Corn Potato String Band has earned high praise in traditional American music, keeping old time fiddle and banjo music from a one-way trip to the dustbins of history. Theirs is a story of struggle, hard knocks and triumph. Essentially unable to cope with modern life, the members of this band are outcasts of society who survive by playing the lost music of the flatlands where they were raised.

The Corn Potatos have delighted audiences with their driving fiddle tunes and harmonious singing across the US, Canada, Europe, Mexico, and India. They are all multi-instrumentalists dedicated to continuing the music and dance traditions of the Central and Southern US. In addition to being champion fiddlers they play banjo, guitar, bass and mandolin and deftly handle many different antiquated styles including ballads, “ho-downs,” country “rags” and southern gospel, specializing in twin fiddling and double banjo tunes.

Aaron Jonah Lewis is a multi-instrumentalist, performer and educator. He has won awards at the Clifftop Appalachian String Band Festival, including First Place Neotraditional Band in 2008, and at the Galax Old Fiddlers Convention, including First Place Bluegrass Fiddle in 2007, and he has performed at major festivals from the US to the UK and from Italy to Finland. Lewis has appeared on dozens of recordings from bluegrass and old time to swing jazz, modern experimental and Turkish classical music projects. He has taught workshops at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow and at the English Folk Dance and Song Society in London. He also plays and teaches banjo, mandolin, guitar, and bass and is currently based in Detroit, Michigan.

Lindsay McCaw has been playing American old time music for over 15 years. She performs music and calls dances around the country. McCaw plays fiddle, banjo, guitar, accordion and piano. She is also part of several theater and puppet companies, including her own, called The Dolly Wagglers. She has won several musical distinctions such as two-time winner of the Minneapolis Jug Band Contest and four-time Grand Prize winner of the Sheffield Field Days Fiddle contest.

Ben Belcher is an accomplished banjo player and a talented artist. He has distinguished himself with such awards as the Independent Music World Series, which he won with The Hot Seats in Nashville, TN, in 2006, First Place Neotraditional Band at the Appalachian String Band Festival in 2008 and a Herald Angel award at the 2009 Edinburgh Fringe. Belcher has toured extensively in the US and in Europe and the UK since 2001. He has been a regular at the Edinburgh Fringe with The Hot Seats and recently appeared at the Shetland Folk Festival. He also plays guitar and fiddle.

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Corn Potato String Band (USA) - Scotland and northern England - 20-24, 27-30 June

The Eyes and Ears of America will tour once again in the UK this coming June!

While we have some very exciting bookings lined up we are still trying to fill the following dates in Scotland and northern England: 20-24 and 27-30 June.

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Posted on February 20, 2016 at 22:08

Just a few dates still available for Corn Potato String Band's Autumn Tour in UK and Ireland

I just have a few dates left to fill on our autumn tour and I'm hoping to make them all good ones! We are really looking forward to this tour. We are looking to fill 14-17 Sep (Norfolk to Carlisle), 20-23 Sep (St Boswells to Clydesdale), 4 Oct (Jura to Liverpool), and 12-13 Oct (Lisdoonvarna to Dublin). Our website www.cornpotato.com has all the current info, and here's what we have so far:…

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Posted on June 23, 2015 at 0:10

Corn Potato String Band - Hear Our Music Here!

Our newest record, entitled 'Corn Potato String Band, Volume 2'

And our first record, creatively entitled, 'Corn Potato String Band'

Posted on May 9, 2015 at 14:48

Corn Potato String Band - Sep/Oct Tour In UK/Ireland

We still have some dates left to fill and it would just be magic to arrange some house concerts through this lovely network!

We plan to play in just about every corner of England, Scotland, Wales, N. Ireland and Ireland. Please see our dates below to see what we have available and contact me on here or at aaronjonahlewis [at] gmail.com if you're interested. The main areas I want to fill are 13-17 from Norfolk to Carlisle, 22-24 we could go anywhere in Scotland or northern England, and…

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Posted on May 9, 2015 at 14:34

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At 14:19 on May 16, 2015, Michael Luntley said…

Er, Aaron,

Just realised I sent an email to a 'do not reply' address, so not sure if it got through.  If not, send me another with you email address.....

At 14:07 on May 16, 2015, Michael Luntley said…

Hi Aaron, great sounds, just listened to a couple of your tracks.  Unfortunately, the Sheep Dip Sessions aren't starting up again until after Setember.  Just one possible might work in October - will emai...

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Michael

 
 
 

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