For more than



Fiddlin’ Red Simpson has continued to live and carry forward the early traditions of the American Frontier through quality craftsmanship and music.

Straight out of the Old West, Fiddlin’ Red’s Music offers new and used guitars, mandolins, violins, banjos and more, as well as instrument repairs and restoration, music lessons and stringed-instrument rentals in Sandpoint, Idaho.

Fiddlin Reds Music Hootenanny Background

The Risky Gents Debut CD

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Recording King guitars,

used instruments

and more

More than 40 years of

quality instrument restoration

Violin Shop

Stringed instrument rentals and repair

Fiddle, banjo, guitar and mandolin lessons for all ages and levels

Fiddlin Red and friends

Fiddlin’ Red Simpson taught himself to play guitar at the age of 12, and enjoys finger-picking ragtime, flat-picking old-time tunes and playing slide-style blues. Red also plays fiddle, mandolin, banjo, spoons, harmonica, jaw harp and button accordion in the old-west tradition.

The Old Scratch Band, Newport Beach, California

California Condor Records

Circa 1972

From left to right: Fiddlin' Red Simpson, 

Gail Cadman, Bob Sylvester