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Betse Ellis

Betse Ellis

Folk / Old Time / Indie Kansas City, MO  US
The Brook in Shady Woods with Sunlight Filtering Through
The Brook in Shady Woods with Sunlight Filtering Through
The Traveler
The Traveler
Golden Road
Golden Road
Long Time to Get There
Long Time to Get There
Twilight is Stealing
Twilight is Stealing



Betse & Clarke play Auld Lang Syne


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  • JC & Laney (Artist)
    JC & Laney
    Golden Road is on my playlist today! Happy to be a new fan! Laney
  • Whiskey for the Lady (Artist)
    Whiskey for the Lady
    believe we played the Winfield Hangover show a few months back with you... you put on a very entertaining show! wish you all the best!
  • Jeff Mix (Artist)
    Jeff Mix
    Your voice sound so sweet, keep it up!
  • Dammit! (Artist)
    man she rules that kicks ass!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Fugot (Artist)
    maybe one of the best blues singers on reverbnation mixed with a badass fiddle monster. wow, sister you rock.


  • photo by Paul Andrews


Sounds Like: John Hartford, Memphis Minnie, Coon Creek Girls, Gillian Welch, The Wilders

Label: Free Dirt Records

Manager: 12x12 Management

Bio: Badass fiddler and Ozark fireball Betse Ellis brings an edgy fire to every note she bows, strums, sings or shouts. Part old-time celebrant and part contemporary songwriter, Betse is committed to purveying the breadth of possibilities within the folk format. She blends traditional source material ...See Full Bio

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Say hello to Betse & Clarke -- http://www.betseandclarke.com


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Q: No more coming to the BlueGrass in Winfield,Ks.both my husband & I still go.But the 1st nite we meet you kids you were walking down road S of stage 5.& you 4 look like you had just came from farming.

A: Awww… the good ol' days for sure. Thank you for writing, sorry I am just now seeing this. I've still been going to bluegrass! Last 2 years, I worked for my good friend JJ Hanson at his shop under the grandstand, Beautiful Music Violin Shop. I expect I'll be back this year too. Are you on my mailing list? You can join up easily here on reverbnation. Thank you so much for writing!

Asked by Esther Andrews. Answered on Mon Apr 21 2014

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