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Alex Hodge: What's New

Announcing the Virginia Woodpickers! - October 2, 2010

Its been too long in updating my website, but the group formerly known as the Modern Marvels, is now the Virginia Woodpickers. We've been busy rehearsing and recording our first demo tracks with me on guitar and vocals, Jody Chalk on Mandolin and vocals, Howard Parker on Dobro and vocals, Rob Waller on Banjo, and Jerry Del Rosso on bass. We've got four sets of great music from classic hits in the 60's, 70's and 80's and look to be playing at a venue near you soon. I hope to have some photos clips up on the site before the end of the month. This is definitely worth waiting for so stay tuned. We had a great time playing for the folks at the Pohick Church Country Fair today and the weather was perfect. Big thanks to all who stayed around to listen to us.

Alex Hodge featured again in Flatpicking Guitar Magzine - May 2, 2009

The May/June issue of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine covers the history of fiddle tunes and features guitar arrangements of 20 fiddle tunes by the magazine's contributing musicians. My guitar arrangement of "Red Wing" is featured in print, and his recording of tune on the CD features me playing guitar, banjo, mandolin and bass. This issue is a "must-have" for guitarists who want to learn standard fiddle tunes.

Modern Marvels coming to a venue near you - April 1, 2009

I have been hard a work rehearsing with some super pickers in the formation of a new group named the "Modern Marvels." I play guitar and share vocals, with banjo, mandolin, dobro, bass in a group that plays everything from show tunes to rock and roll. You've likely heard most of our material, but never like this! Look for us in venues around Washington, D.C. soon!

Alex Hodge featured in Flatpicking Guitar Magazine! - July 3, 2008

I was honored to be featured in the July/August issue of Flatpicking Guitar magazine with an interview by editor Dan Miller and my guitar arrangement of a great fiddle tune, "Snowshoes". You can download the complete issue at:

http://www.flatpickdigital.com/download.php

Welcome to ACHME on the Net! - February 5, 2008

I've finally got a site for all fans, current and prospective clients, and music students to get information on where I'm playing and how I can be a part of your next event. Please let me know if I can be of service and anything else you want to see on the site. Check in often as things will get better! Enjoy yourself!