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Les with John McEuen, Sam Bush & Jerry Douglas on PBS

Many roots and country music fans remember that our Beyond Borders bandmate Les Thompson was a founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. While he left the band in 1973 after their landmark triple album Will The Circle

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Help Spread the Word Via YouTube

If you'd like to do something EASY and QUICK to help spread the word about Andrew's music, please take a moment and subscribe at YouTube, http://youtube.com/andrewmcknightdotnet. If we can get 300 subscribers, the channel will be included in some…

"Sound of Home" Film Premiere

Now that Andrew has received and starting touring with his special native wood Fairbuilt Guitar made for him, he's also put in a lot of work with film editor Dave Kiser to finish the mini-documentary  "Sound of Home". Photographer…

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Swinging a Spirited Jingle

Our corner of the northern Virginia hills are home to a lot of creative small to mid-sized "agribusinesses". Between wineries and specialty farms, plus restaurants that source much of their food locally, there is a sort of "new" rural economy…

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Continuing the Next Decade with Elixir Strings

We are thrilled and grateful that Elixir Strings has renewed our Endorsing Artist agreement through the end of 2016. Since starting as an Elixir Endorsing Artist in 2001, Andrew has been thrilled about the sound and longevity on both his…

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Miss the Dang Varmints! Reunion Shows?

When they gradually went their separate ways around the end of 2003, Andrew, John Rickard and Jeff Arey - aka Dang Varmints! - never formally broke up. Jeff was a busy IT professional with two teenagers, and John was busy…

Chance Wins a Grammy!

Congratulations to our pal Chance McCoy and the Old Crow Medicine Show for winning the 2014 Grammy Award for Best Folk Album with Remedy. Chance has been playing guitar and fiddle with Old Crow since 2012 and been part…

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Sidney Murray Debut CD is Out

As a teacher, it is always a thrill to see your students take flight and achieve cool things in their lives. For the past two years Andrew has been working with Sidney Murray on guitar and songwriting. They recorded 4…

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The Band Featured in Elan Magazine

Andrew and his Beyond Borders bandmates recently sat down for an in-depth interview with writer Natalia Megas for the April 2014 edition of élan magazine, a high-gloss publication dedicated to the Virginia arts scene. "In the Zone" draws on…