Bing Futch and Stephen Seifert join forces once again on a rockin' version of "Cluck Old Hen". Called back for an encore, Bing plays "Amazing Grace" and the crowd quietly joins in. Recorded at the ODPC Funfest in Evart, Michigan on July 17th, 2015.
In his opening set for The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Bing Futch performs "The Ryan and Stacia Trilogy", an original cluster of songs rarely heard in its complete form. Recorded May 23rd, 2015 at the Florida Folk Festival.
In his opening set for The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Bing Futch performs a trio of songs by folk legend Leadbelly on the mountain dulcimer. Songs include "Cotton Fields", "Pick A Bale of Cotton" and "Take This Hammer." Recorded May 23rd, 2015 at the Florida Folk Festival.
An epic jam at Jackson Avenue Coffee with Bing Futch on mountain dulcimer, Reverend Robert on dobro, Dano Reible on mouth harp, Gaye Harrison on fiddle and Iulia Ionescu on baritone sax. The tune is the classic "Run On For A Long Time".
Bing meets Monty the Monorail in Glen Rose, Texas and takes a ride in the operator's cab down main street. He also talks with Monty's caretakers and performs an off-the-cuff rendition of "It's A Small World."
Recorded at the Lee County Gathering in Loachapoka, Alabama, this concert set features Bing performing with Erin Lewis and Amber Rogers of Scenic Roots in a barnstorming, shape-shifting medley of tunes including "Shine" by Collective Soul and a trilogy of fiddle tunes; "Texas", "Sandy Boys" and "Hangman's Reel." On fire! From April 25th, 2015.
At the Lee County Gathering in Loachapoka, Alabama, Bing snaps a string on the downbeat of a planned medley by Leadbelly and is rescued by Folkcraft Instruments owner Richard Ash, who gives him a loaner while restringing his dulcimer. Bing goes right into "Pick A Bale of Cotton", "Cotton Fields" and "Take This Hammer." You never see videos of this kind of stuff! Recorded on April 25th, 2015
From the Lee County Gathering in Loachapoka, Alabama, Bing explores some of the 1850's wonder of Pioneer Park before wandering into Don Pedi's workshop to get a taste of some old time music. Don performs "I'm As Happy As I Can Be In This Land" and "Walkin' In The Parlor."