“Music is a great gift, one of the greatest anybody can have, because it’s something nobody can take away from you. Money can’t buy it. It’s a precious thing, I think, very precious.”
– Ernie Carpenter, 1909-1997 | Appalachian fiddler, “Elk River Blues”
Welcome To NOTSBA!
The members and Board of Directors of NOTSBA – the Nashville Old-Time String Band Association – are dedicated to sharing and promoting Old-Time music. Membership in NOTSBA is open to anyone who has a love for string-band-style tunes. Musicians of all ages and abilities are invited to join in.
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