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Clarke Wright is an accomplished fiddler, who lives in Northern Colorado.  He plays with many bands and is known as a go-to-guy in the fiddling world.  Whether it’s four or five string, Bluegrass, Western Swing, Country, Jazz and more, his bow is rosined and ready.

Clarke Wright has been playing music in some form or another since the early 1970s. He worked with David Ferretta and the Sunday River Boys in Denver in the mid ‘70s and appears on their Biscuit City recording “You Can Dress ‘Em Up, But You Can’t Take ‘Em Out.” If you ask Clarke how long he has been playing fiddle he will tell you, “Long enough to where you would say, ‘Wow, shouldn’t you be better than that?’” He has spent over 30 years with The Hollywood Rodeo Band and later their pared down acoustic version, High, Wide and Handsome. HRB/HWH recorded 7 albums and has toured extensively, visiting over 40 nations and territories, entertaining our nation’s Armed Forces.

He picked up the fiddle ‘sometime back in the 20th Century’, and is self taught. “When I hit a wrong note or clam-out a break, I just blame my teacher,” Clarke says.

Upcoming Events

 

2022  *

Please be healthy and safe!

September 18, 2022: Clarke fiddles at Kenfest, with several bands including The McDailey Trio, The Laramie River Band, The Bluegrass Patriots Tribute Band, and more. All to honor and remember our dear friend Ken Seaman. Avogadro's Number, in Fort Collins, CO, 2-5-ish PM $15

September 21, 2022: Stardust Melodies performs at a private event* at Windsong at Northridge in Greeley, CO. 

September 23, 2022:  Clarke fiddles with a brand-new group, Choice City Grass at a private event in Ft. Collins, CO.

September 24, 2022: Clarke fiddles with The Charlie Stevens Band at Wolverine Farm in Ft Collins, CO  12-3 PM 

September 29, 2022: Clarke Fiddles with Blue Grama at the Vortic Watch Company Grand Opening, 324 Jefferson St, Fort Collins, CO, 6-7 PM FREE!!
 

September 30, 2022: Stardust Melodies performs at a private event* at The Wortington in Ft. Collins, CO.

October 8, 2022: Clarke fiddles with Blue Grama at Little Luck Farmette in Erie, CO. 1-4 PM

October 21, 2022: Clarke fiddles with The Charlie Stevens Band at Oskar Blue's in Longmont, CO.  Details TBD

October 20, 2022Stardust Melodies performs at a private event* at Good Samaritan Village in Ft. Collins, CO

November 19, 2022: Stardust Melodies performs at The Tavern at Red Feather in Red Feather Lakes, CO.

November 26, 2022: Clarke fiddles with The Charlie Stevens Band at Zwei Brewing in Ft Collins, CO  2-4 PM  FREE!!

December 9, 2022: Clarke fiddles with The Charlie Stevens Band at Oskar Blue's in Longmont, CO.  Details TBD

Stardust Melodies continues to play for Senior Living Communities, so if you would like more information, please let us know.

 

 

* If you have family or friends that live in any of the facilities where we have private events scheduled, please let them know about our performance and come out yourself! Contact us for exact times.  Not all private events are listed.

More dates to be finalized and posted soon.  All dates and times are subject to change at the whims of powers that be... And they don't always let us know!  So, please check back.