Whiskey Deaf Duet – U.S. Duo at Didmarton 2024

Whiskey Deaf Duet – Annie Staninec and John Kael, are a Portland, Oregon, U.S. duo with a passion for finding lesser-known traditional bluegrass and old-time songs and crafting them to their particular style. They both play and teach multiple instruments, have toured nationally and internationally, and have each received awards and recognition from the International Bluegrass Music Association and others.

Annie is a uniquely gifted fiddle player, bringing driving rhythm, musicality and joyful exuberance to every performance. She has toured the world with artists spanning from Peter Rowan to Rod Stewart, and is on countless recordings in a variety of musical styles.

John plays guitar, banjo and mandolin equally deftly, has a repertoire of literally hundreds of traditional songs, and is an award-winning songwriter himself.

John and Annie both share a deep knowledge of traditional American musical styles – they provide a highly entertaining and even educational performance and Annie’s fiddling is 100% guaranteed to put a smile on your face!

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