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See/Hear Two New Songs for Ancestories Project

If you'd like a look under the hood at the songwriting process, and/or have interest in family histories, or just want to hear some new music from Andrew, here you go! Not one but TWO new pieces in draft form…

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New Ancestories Blog

In conjunction with my Ancestories Consulting service helping people unlock the maximum power of their DNA tests, I've started a blog to offer helpful advice and explanation of many sometimes confusing aspects. I'm working on a starter series of posts…

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Beyond Borders Band Update

Friends and fans around the mid-Atlantic region may have noticed that Andrew McKnight & Beyond Borders have essentially been on hiatus for the last year or so. Their bandmate, founding Nitty Gritty Dirt Band member Les Thompson has essentially been…

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Commemorating Memorial Day Vidcast May 29th

NEXT UP: Spending an evening virtually with you in my Commemorating Memorial Day Vidcast, Tuesday May 29th at 9pm Eastern. I'll share a few songs honoring the fallen in addition to the usual conversation, requests and musical mischief…

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Back to School for a Week!

Andrew spent a week in between weekends in Texas and southwest Virginia visiting elementary school schools in the southeast. Each year he makes a day to visit the 4th grade classes at West View Elementary School in Spartanburg SC to…

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Student Songwriting Contest with Free Workshops

Chords of Courage is changing the conversation from the demoralizing and cynical to the hopeful and inspirational – one song at a time. They have created the first songwriting contest of its kind in the world, open to Frederick County…

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Kicking off Holiday Sales on "Cerebral Sunday"

With all the "Black Friday", "Small Business Saturday" etc., I thought those of us who like to offer, encourage and give thoughtful gifts need our own day to shop slowly and deliberately as we see fit! So to combat a…

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Martin Guitar for Sale

This is my 2003 Martin DC-16GTE acoustic guitar, complete with onboard pickup/preamp. It has journeyed across the U.S. and Europe gracing stages small and large, but it's time for a new home and a new journey. It's in excellent shape…

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