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Whitetop Mountaineers,
Martha Spencer and Jackson Cunningham
              An old-time country music duo from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia



Australia 2020 tour!! 

Howdy Folks!!!

We are excited to announce a tour of Australia in March/April of 2020!

We have toured several times down under and are looking forward coming back and seeing lots of friends and playing at some of our favorite Australian festivals!

Full itinerary will be posted in our Schedule/Tours link


This engagement is supported by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation through USArtists International in partnership with the National endowment for the Arts and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


Richmond Folk Festival! 

The Whitetop Mountaineers Will be performing at The Richmond Folk Festival this weekend, October 10-12, We will be playing on various stages all weekend.

Be sure to stop by the Union/University of Richmond Virginia Folklife Area for Sharing Living Traditions: Celebrating 25 Years of the Virginia Folklife Program At the Richmond Folk Festival. Jackson will be demonstrating guitar and fiddle making on saturday, as well was many great virginia craftspeople and performers.
For details of our show times as well as all the the great performers check out the official festival schedule here. This is one of our favorite festivals, we hope to see you there!


Martha Spencer instructional dance DVD 

Martha has put together an instructional Flat-Foot Dancing for Beginners DVD. Martha demonstrates a variety of flatfoot dance steps in an easy to learn method, with each step broken down into chapters, slow and fast, also features live music accompaniment and a brief history of the dance tradition of the area. You can purchase it at any of her dance workshops, at Whitetop Mountaineers, Whitetop Mountain Band shows, or, in our CD/downloads page.


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