Some Credits and Quotes ....
As a songwriter, Lindsay was honored in 1978 as a winner in the Kerrville Folk Festival's prestigious New Folk songwriting competiton and has won additional recognition for his playing of both the autoharp and guitar. He served on the board of directors of the Kerrville Folk Festival from 1986 to 2000.
In 2004, Lindsay was inducted into the Autoharp Hall of Fame, which has also recognized autoharpists such as Bryan Bowers and Maybelle Carter of The Carter Family.
Lindsay has played at festivals, coffee houses and clubs from California to Maine. Here's what people are saying about his music and his live performances...
"Lindsay is an inspiring and empowering teacher and a high-energy, virtuoso
performer offering an absolutely unique approach to the autoharp. A true
entertainer and delightful human being who was a joy to have at our
Co-producer, Willamette Valley Autoharp Gathering
"What an incredible performance! Your show was one of the best at our
2005 festival and well deserved the standing ovation you received."
Producer, Chestnut Ridge Dulcimer Festival
"Rarely have we presented such an extraordinary talent at Armadillo World Headquarters."
President, Armadillo Productions, Inc.
"Your performance received the greatest response in the history of the PUB."
Assistant Coord. of Student Activities
Univ. of Houston at Clear Lake City
Clear Lake City, TX
"Lindsay Haisley ... is one of the most exciting of the emerging Texas performers."
Former producer of the Kerrville Music Festivals
"Where the #!@* did you learn to play that thing that way?"
An anonymous member of the audience (referring
to Lindsay's playing of the autoharp)
Armadillo World Headquarters