​ "TRADITION WITH MODERN VIRTUOSITY..."
-THE COOLFONT FOUNDATION BERKELEY SPRINGS, WEST VIRGINIA

"SHAWN CRAVER'S MUSIC BEGAN IN THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN MARYLAND AND WEST VIRGINIA WHERE HIS FAMILY ROOTS WERE PLANTED WELL BEFORE THE CIVIL WAR ."
-JOURNAL OF MUSIC

"A POWERFUL STYLE..."
-BISMARCK TRIBUNE

"...ROLLICKING FIDDLE MUSIC, AUTHENTIC MOUNTAIN BALLADS, AND HUMOROUS STORIES.... SHAWN CRAVER IS A FIDDLER, BALLAD SINGER, AND STORYTELLER WHO GREW UP LEARNING MUSIC FROM FRIENDS AND FAMILY IN THE POTOMAC HIGHLANDS OF APPALACHIA..."
-THE NORTHFIELD SCHOOL OF LIBERAL ARTS 

"MOUNTAIN MUSIC WITH A CELTIC FLAIR..."-CUMBERLAND, MD TIMES NEWS

"A UNIQUE MIXTURE OF BLUEGRASS, COUNTRY, SCOTCH-IRISH, AND FOLK MUSIC..."
-PUBLIC OPINION NEWS CHAMBERSBURG, PA

"...ONE OF THE MOST MAGICAL EVENTS THIS CITY HAS TO OFFER."
-MARTY SPENCE SONGBIRD WICHITA, KS 

"...CRAVER HAS BEEN ON AD ASTRA'S STAGE IN A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT MANIFESTATIONS OF BANDS OVER THE YEARS...WE ARE SUPER DIGGING THE CURRENT PARTNERSHIP WITH LUCAS AND HIS OCARINAS. I PERSONALLY HAVE A CERTAIN FONDNESS, DUE IN PART TO FAMILIAL TIES, WITH THE APPALACHIAN MUSIC THEY'RE BOTH MUTUALLY DRAWN TO."
-TAMMY JARVIS AD ASTRA BOOKS 

TO SAY I AM IMPRESSED IS AN UNDERSTATEMENT..."
-TONY NIGHTINGALE "FOLKSWAGON SHOW"  LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND
 
"SONGS THAT EXPLORE LIFE, LOVE AND THE EXISTENTIAL JOURNEY WE ALL FIND OURSELVES ON.”​

-SALINA JOURNAL, KS

"A TREASURE TROVE..."
-BLUEGRASS UNLIMITED MAGAZINE

"BE SURE TO SEE SHAWN EVERY CHANCE YOU CAN..."
-JENNIFER RANDALL, HUTCHINSON NEWS, KS​

"A PERFECT EXAMPLE OF WHERE THE CELTIC MUSICAL HERITAGE OF WESTERN MARYLAND CAME FROM, WHERE IT’S BEEN, AND WHERE IT’S GOING..."
-CHUCK DICKEN FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY

​ "KNOWN FOR HIS INTENSE AND EMOTIONAL FIDDLING, HE'S OPENED FOR THE LIKES OF CHRIS THILE, TIM O'BRIEN, AND THE NASHVILLE BLUEGRASS BAND ON THE STAGES OF COLLEGE CAMPUSES, CONCERT SERIES, AND FESTIVALS ..."
-KANSAS STATE PICKING CHAMPIONSHIPS

"CRAVER DELIGHTS AUDIENCES WITH TRADITIONAL AND MODERN DAY MOUNTAIN MUSIC... INCLUDING A RECENT PERFORMANCE FOR A HOST OF SENATORS AT THE WESTERN MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ANNUAL MEETING IN ROCKY GAP... "
-THE RECORD HERALD, WAYNESBORO, PENNSYLVANIA

"CRAVER'S FIDDLING LIGHTS A FIRE INSIDE A PERSON. A PRODIGY FROM AN EARLY AGE, HIS VIRTUOSIC PRESENTATION OF APPALACHIAN MUSIC CREATES AN EXPERIENCE BOTH UNIVERSAL AND PERSONAL TO THE AUDIENCE."
-WICHITA EAGLE
 
​ "I DIDN'T KNOW I LIKED FIDDLE MUSIC UNTIL I HEARD CRAVER PLAY THE FIDDLE..."

-A  FAN