Rick Fitzgerald won the 19th annual Mountain Laurel Autoharp Championship in Newport, PA. The prestegious MLAG championship is held in conjunction with the Mountain Laurel Autoharp Gathering and is open to autoharp players from all around the world.
- 1st Place: Rick Fitzgerald – WI
- 2nd Place: Michael Poole – SC
- 3rd Place: Doug Pratt – NC (2006 International Autoharp Champion)
- Finalist: Cindy Harris – PA (2008 MLAG, 2nd Place)
- Finalist: Drew Smith – NJ (2007/1997 MLAG Champion and 1984 International Autoharp Champion)
Rick Fitzgerald was the first runner-up in the Coffee House Mid-Winter talent competition! A winner’s showcase concert will be held May 9th at 8pm at The Coffee House and will feature contest winner Chris Drobka, Rick Fitzgerald, and Cheryl Banks.
The song, “Hooray for the Denis Sullivan,” was recently featured on the Simply Folk radio program. Thank you to those wonderful folks who called or wrote-in to Simply Folk with their requests! If you have a favorite song that you would like to hear on the program, head over to www.simplyfolk.org to make your request!
Rick Fitzgerald’s debut album, “Living Up to a Dream,” is now available through CD Baby! You can order online, hear clips of all the songs, and read reviews of the album. Of course, you can still order directly from Root River Music if you are so inclined.
New show announced! Come see Rick Fitzgerald at Coffee House – West on Saturday, March 14th. Show starts at 7:30pm, arrive early for good seats!
Rick Fitzgerald – “Living Up to a Dream” released!
This long-awaited release features an inspiring collection of contemporary and traditional folk songs on guitar and autoharp.