Get Up in the Cool

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

288 episodes of Get Up in the Cool since the first episode, which aired on July 5th, 2016.

  • Episode 64: Hen's Teeth (Jane Rothfield and Nathan Bontrager)

    October 25th, 2017  |  58 mins 24 secs
    cello, clawhammer banjo, fiddle, new old time tunes, old time fiddle, old time music, twin fiddling

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Jane Rothfield and Nathan Bontrager, AKA Hen’s Teeth! We played some old time music that I’m excited for you to hear.

  • Episode 63: Hunter Walker (Dulcimer Ambassador)

    October 18th, 2017  |  44 mins 57 secs
    clawhammer banjo, fiddle, flatpicking, guitar, lap dulcimer, mountain dulcimer, old time fiddle, old time music

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s friend is Hunter Walker from Long Point String Band, with special guest guitarist and also friend Brian Bell! Hunter plays the mountain dulcimer, an instrument I haven’t had much exposure to, so… I’m probably not qualified to say this, but I think he’s probably the best.

  • Episode 62: Agnes Brogeby, Erling Bronsberg, Kristian Herner, Lydia Malmqvist (My New Swedish Pals)

    October 11th, 2017  |  57 mins 45 secs
    banjo duet, clawhammer banjo, fiddle, guitar, washboard

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! I have a lot of friends this week! Agnes Brogeby, Erling Bronsberg, Lydia Malmqvist, and Kristian Herner, from the bands The Rockridge Brothers, Six String Yada, and Friendly Neighborhood Stringband. And they’re all from Sweden!

  • Episode 61: Chirps Smith (Midwestern Fiddler)

    October 4th, 2017  |  1 hr 6 mins
    banjo, clawhammer, clawhammer banjo, fiddle, midwest fiddle tunes

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Chirps Smith! And I’m really excited to be able to say that.

  • Episode 60: John Lane (Missouri Fiddle Tunes)

    September 27th, 2017  |  56 mins 4 secs
    banjo, clawhammer banjo, fiddle, midwest fiddle tunes, old time music

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s guest is John Lane, and we’re going to play some Missouri tunes for you, and tell you which tunes you know and love have been Missouri tunes all along.

  • Episode 59: Lucas Pasley (First Hand Tunes)

    September 20th, 2017  |  58 mins 3 secs
    alleghany county, banjo, clawhammer banjo, fiddle, guitar, old time music

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! I’m really excited for you to hear my interview with this week’s friend, Lucas Pasley, because Lucas has a real, personal connection to this music, and it’s rare to interview someone who studied so close to the source.

  • Episode 58: Sonya Badigian (Four Syllables–Hard G)

    September 13th, 2017  |  1 hr 9 mins
    clawhammer banjo, fiddle, old time music

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Sonya Badigian. I’m not sure exactly when I met Sonya; probably at Clifftop a few years ago, but I really got to know her when she invited me to her birthday party last fall back when she lived in Charlottesville, and I decided to go, on a whim, even though I barely knew her. Old Time music is cool like that. 

  • Episode 57: Craig Edwards (Feed Your Loa)

    September 6th, 2017  |  1 hr 10 secs
    blues, blues guitar, clawhammer banjo, fiddle, guitar, old time music

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Craig Edwards! We recorded this interview at the Harry Smith Frolic at the tail end of a thunderstorm, which I maintain is one of my favorite settings for recording this show.

  • Episode 56: Libby Weitnauer (Live at Black Creek Fiddlers' Reunion)

    August 30th, 2017  |  44 mins 4 secs
    banjo, black creek fiddlers' reunion, fiddle, old time music

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Libby Weitnauer! We recorded this interview in front of a live audience at Black Creek Fiddlers’ Reunion, and I’ve been really excited to share it, because Libby is a wonderful fiddler and she’s lovely to talk to.

  • Episode 55: Hilarie Burhans (Queen of Burhania)

    August 23rd, 2017  |  58 mins 51 secs
    banjo duet, clawhammer banjo, old time music, original tunes, podcast

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is clawhammer banjoist, restaurateur, and queen of Burhania, Hilarie Burhans.

  • Episode 54: Rusty and Nancy Neithammer (Twin Fiddling/Hanging Out with Tommy)

    August 16th, 2017  |  41 mins 52 secs
    clawhammer banjo, get up in the cool, old time music, podcast, twin fiddling

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Rusty and Nancy Neithammer! I’ve been trying to get them on the show for quite a while, because they’re the best. And they have awesome stories about hanging out with Tommy Jarrell and Bruce Greene!

  • Episode 53: Seth Swingle (Old Banjo Tunes in Rare Tunings)

    August 9th, 2017  |  53 mins 4 secs
    2-finger banjo, 3-finger banjo, banjo, clawhammer, clawhammer banjo, old time music, seeger-style banjo

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This is a very special episode of Get Up in the Cool, because my guest is Seth Swingle.

  • Episode 52: Joe Showalter (Tunes from Two Gun Terry)

    July 26th, 2017  |  52 mins 14 secs
    clawhammer banjo, fiddle, old time music

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Joe Showalter.

  • Episode 51: Jake Blount (Reparations)

    July 19th, 2017  |  1 hr 20 mins
    banjo duet, clawhammer banjo, fiddle, jake blount, old time, original tunes

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s guest is one of my dearest friends in the Old Time community, Jake Blount, and this is his second appearance on Get Up in the Cool.

  • Episode 50: Spencer & Rains (Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas Fiddle Tunes)

    July 12th, 2017  |  57 mins 57 secs
    banjo, clawhammer banjo, fiddle, kansas, oklahoma, texas, twin fiddling

    Welcome to episode 50 of Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. That’s right! 50 episodes! Technically 53, but 3 of those are rebroadcasts or best of episodes, so they don’t count.

  • Episode 49: Palmer and Greg Loux (Old Time Power Couple/Run of the Mill String Band)

    July 5th, 2017  |  1 hr 10 mins
    clawhammer banjo, fiddle, guitar, old time music

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Palmer and Greg Loux from Run of the Mill String Band!