Music: Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper

Michael Cleveland is simply one of the best fiddlers in the world.

Aug 19, 2014 at 9:38 am
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Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper

Michael Cleveland is simply one of the best fiddlers in the world. He and his band Flamekeeper’s brand new album, On Down The Line, is yet another tour de force recording, showcasing an impressive version of the unit that is on fire right now. 


Cleveland will be a part of a big three-day lineup (Friday-Sunday) at the Whispering Beard Folk Festival in Friendship, Ind., which also includes The Fairfield Four, the nine-decade old Gospel group made famous by its appearance on the O Brother, Where Art Thou movie soundtrack. Other acts include The Tillers, Chicago Farmer and many other regional and local acts. 

10:40 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22. $40 day pass; $75 weekend. Friendship, Ind., whisperingbeard.com.