Fiddlin’ Dave & Morgan

About us.

Fiddlin’ Dave Van Deventer and Morgan Morrison (half the Furnace Mountain Band) have been blending the sounds of the fiddle and octave-mandolin for almost 30 years. The couple have toured China, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and the Baltics playing and singing their unique mixture of originals and Old-Time fiddle tunes/ world music.


 Music Lessons at our home:
To inquire about music lessons at our home in Harpers Ferry WV please send us an email at

 Weekly Music Sessions hosted by Fiddlin’ Dave and Morgan:

Every Wednesday we host a Oldtime/Irish Session at the Barns of Harpers Ferry WV. 6-8 is Irish Music then  8-10 is Old-time music

Every Thursday we host an Old-time Session at the Barns of Rose hill in Berryville Va 6-8




Jan: 3: Fiddlin’ Dave and Brad Kolodner @ B-Chord Brew, Round Hill Va. 7-9

Jan 17: Morgan Morrison and Dakota Harper @ B-Chord Brew, Round Hill Va. 7-9

Feb 22: Crooked Run Brewery Leesburg Va. 7 pm

March 16: Crooked Run Brewery 3-6pm

March 16: Dave with Paul Hammerton, Jason Ashby and Tom at Barns of Harpers Ferry

March 17: Barns of Harpers Ferry 11 am-1 pm

March 17: 1863 Kitchen and Taproom,  Lovettsville Va 2-5

March 22: Fiddlin’ Dave with Jack Dunlap Band, The Bright Box Winchester Va 8 pm

March 23: Fiddlin’ Dave and Morgan with Special Guests- The B-Chord Brew. Round Hill Va. 8 pm 

March 24: Benefit T.B.A

March 29: Fiddlin Dave at the Abolitionist Ale house, Charlestown WV.

April 14: Fiddlin’ Dave at Georges Mill Dance

April 19: The Griffen Tavern, Flint Hill Va.

April 20: Square Dance at the Mobtown Ballroom, Baltimore MD.

April 27: Spring Splash Beer and Wine Tasting, Harpers Ferry WV. Noon-5   (FM trio)

May 4: Square Dance with Danny and Aimee, Lovettsville Va.

May 11: Oak Spring Garden Foundation (Private)

May 17: Monks BBQ Purcellville Va. 8 pm

May 18: The Paris Apothecary (FM Trio)

May 26: Private

June 1: Fiddlin’ Dave w/ Randy Thompson Band, Clifton Barn Dance

June 6: Winchester Craft Beer Week, Fredrick County Fairgrounds 3-5

June 7: Crooked Run Brewery, Leesburg Va

June 8: Trio, Circa Blue Fest

June 8:  (Fiddlin” Dave w/ The Woodshedders) Brews in the Blueridge. Clarke County Fairgrounds 9 PM

June 12: Tibetan House Hootenanny (Private)

June 15 (Fiddlin” Dave w/ The Woodshedders) WV Fest 2019. Charlestown WV

June 19: Tibetan House Hootenanny (Private)

 June 21 (Fiddlin” Dave w/ The Woodshedders) Flow Jam Arts Fest. Lovettsville Va

June 26: Tibetan House Hootenanny (Private)

June 28: Harpers Ferry National Historical Park 75th Anniversary Commemoration. All Day-Noon – 7 pm

June 29: Private Wedding

July 5: (Fiddlin” Dave w/ The Woodshedders) Gypsy Sally’s. DC

July 6: Private Wedding

July 10: Fiddlin’ Dave with Randy Thompson Band 

July 12: Fiddlin Dave and Morgan, Wheatland Springs Farm and  Brewery Waterford Va, 4:30-7:30

July 13: Fiddlin’ Dave w/ The Woodshedders, Lake Anne Festival

July 17: Fiddlin’ Dave with Randy Thompson Band

July 19: (Fiddlin” Dave w/ The Woodshedders) Front Royal Brewing Co.

July 20: (W/ FM Band) Purple Fiddle

July 21: (W/FM Band) Bright Box Winchester Va. doors 5 pm show 6 pm

July 24: (Fiddlin” Dave w/ The Woodshedders) Burke Lake Park.

July 25: Fiddlin’ Dave with Randy Thompson Band

July 26: (W/FM Band) Bluegrass in the Gap, Hillsboro Va.

July: 28-29: In the Studio

August 2: Dirt Farm Brewery, Round Hill Va. 5:30-8:30

August 17: Monks BBQ

August 25: Winchester Cider Works 5-7

Sept 6-7: Patsy Cline Tribute, TBA

Sept 19: Watermelon Park Fest

Sept 20: Watermelon Park Fest

Sept 21: Watermelon Park Fest 

Sept 27: Griffen Tavern, Flint Hill Va, 8 pm

Oct. 5: (Fiddlin” Dave w/ The Woodshedders) Mac and Brews Fall Fest

Oct. 6: Fiddlin’ Dave and Brad Kolodner, Waterford Fair, Va.

Oct. 11: Fiddlin’ Dave and John Bestwick, Crooked Run Brewery, Leesburg. 8 pm

Oct. 12 Private

Oct. 19: Fiddlin’ Dave w/ Randy Thompson Band, Farm Brew Live

Oct. 25: Fid and Morgan at Dirt Farm Brewery, Bluemont Va 5:30-8:30

Nov. 2: Furnace Mountain Band, Gloria’s Warrenton Va. 8-10 Doors 7:45






"Ramblin' Jack was composed and sung by David Van Deventer whose vocal, certainly to me, has the warmth and expression of the late John Hartford"
- American Roots UK

Wedding music example

More wedding music

Here we are playing with our Daughter Ava at a pub session in Scotland

A Spanish Celtic tune into an Ed Haley Old-Time tune.

Our Big Hit! Thanks T-Bone Burnett!

Cat chase is a tune that Morgan wrote

New song by Fiddlin' Dave "Down to the River"