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“Stephanie Bettman will surely send chills up your spine within moments…her vocals are rich and full bodied to say the least” –

I really do love Bettman's soaring vocals, and she reminds me a lot of Holly Near (a favorite)…She also plays a mean fiddle” – Steve Ramm Anything Phonographic

“Emotive Joan Baez inspired vocals…head-spinning mandolin and guitar picking…velvety close harmonies.” – Music News Nashville

“Wow these guys can really sing and pick…these songs are very special…each took me to a place I wish to return to again and again…” – Rick James, Americana Backroads KGLT

“Stephanie’s voice grabs stories and characters with fingers of emotion that wring feeling from each word. Her voice fills the space in between reverie and desire….” –Alternate Root Magazine

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February 18, 2019

Fiddler, songwriter and vocalist Stephanie Bettman and multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Luke Halpin are two of the most dynamic singer-songwriters and musicians to ever create an album.  We love this quote from their Facebook page:  “Some have said Bettman & Halpin is what would happen if Joan Baez had a lovechild with Charlie Daniels. . . …

LIVE REVIEW: Christmas Is A Funny Thing December 2018

February 18, 2019

REVIEW: BETTMAN AND HALPIN – CHRISTMAS IS A FUNNY THING By Monica Jarrell, guest blogger Stephanie Bettman and Luke Halpin have a well-earned reputation for delivering a quality show.  During the Bettman and Halpin Christmas is a Funny Thing holiday concert, the duo kept the audience riveted with songs, storytelling and fantastic fiddle playing.  The duo…

More press for “1000 Miles” from Backstage: Los Angeles

February 4, 2019

“Bettman & Halpin’s soon to be released CD “1000 Miles” faces the facets of life head-on with experience, strength, and hope in an upbeat and musical journey.  Through the years they have consistently delivered quality music that makes you want to listen to over and over – but with “1000 Miles” they have raised the bar…

New CD “1000 Miles” review Feb 2019

February 4, 2019

“This album is just what Folk DJs need right now. It’s got positivity, energy, and the kindness of spirit we’ve grown to expect from this duo. “1000 Miles” careens down a dirt road, kicking up dusty folk and bluegrass traditions while whipping in original arrangements of roots and Americana. After all those miles, it’s clear…

Musical Duo to bring melodious tales to Arts Center

September 10, 2018

Partners in music and life, Bettman and Halpin to weave melodious tales at arts center BY LUKE LYONS THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN LLYONS@CHIEFTAIN.COM, SEP 6, 2018 UPDATED SEP 7, 2018 When Stephanie Bettman and Luke Halpin met, the two were in much different places. Bettman was working on her debut album in Los Angeles. Halpin was trying…

Bettman & Halpin: Ten Years (new review)

February 19, 2018

I don’t get out much.  So, lately, I’ve been making an effort to do just that.  In January I went to a concert!  And the style of music was quite different for me. So going to hear Bettman & Halpin was about as far away from my musical palate as I figured I could get. …

Bettman and Halpin in Littleton on te%

January 4, 2018

Bettman & Halpin: Playing and Singing to Our Hearts!

December 9, 2017

Agenda Magazine: April 12, 2016. Super tight harmonies, simplistic melodies, relatable lyrics, and exquisite virtuoso playing . . . this fiddle-playing, folk-singing duo is called Bettman & Halpin. They have produced truth with their lyrics, and I get every single one of their tunes! Stephanie Bettman and Luke Halpin have an interesting beginning and have…