An Appalachian Winter

by Steve and Ruth Smith

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An Appalachian Winter is a peaceful, gentle, traditional and original, instrumental collection of acoustic music for the Christmas season performed on hammered dulcimer, guitar, flute, and Celtic harp. A Christmas album you'll listen to all year-round.

"the soul of mountain music and the gentle grace of mountain air."
- Ohio Magazine

"Ruth Smith's touch on the hammered dulcimer is absolutely magical...exquisite phrasing."
- Dirty Linen Folk & World Music Magazine

The perfect accompaniment to a hot mug of tea and a relaxing afternoon spent looking out the window at the world going by.

If you liked "A Winter's Solstice," you'll love "An Appalachian Winter"


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Steve and Ruth are heading to Kentucky this weekend! Join them at Kentucky Music Week for a fantastic time of workshops, concerts and jamming!

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Steve and Ruth Smith

Steve and Ruth's music is regularly heard on XM & Sirius Satellite Radio, Pandora, Spotify, Highlander Radio Networks, NPR and acoustic music format radio stations around the U.S. Steve and Ruth have been featured on the PBS TV series Song of the Mountains, NPR’s All Songs Considered and Thistle & Shamrock, in Ohio Magazine, and Dulcimer Players News.

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Upcoming Dates

  • 06/24/2018
    Kentucky Music Week - Bardstown, KY
  • 07/19/2018
    Original Dulcimer Players Club Funfest - Evart, MI
  • 07/29/2018
    River House Inn - Grassy Creek, NC
  • 08/18/2018
    Wood n Strings Pickin’ Porch - Townsend, TN
  • 10/21/2018
    Black Mountain Music Festival - Black Mountain, NC