We’re currently booking shows for 2023! Contact us at localfreight@gmail.com for booking and more information.

Check out our new Music page, featuring our debut original CD! If you like what you hear, you can purchase and download it from Amazon Digital Music or the iTunes Store. We have a limited number of CDs available, and will have them with us at shows. We hope that you will enjoy listening to our first release, and as always: Thank you for your support!

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Bluegrass band Local Freight features clean harmonies, strong pickin’, and a solid groove. Seasoned musicians John Tibert (mandolin/vocals), Lynne Fountain (bass/vocals), Rich Piccarreto (guitar/vocals) and Gretchen Bowder (banjo/vocals) bring their varied musical backgrounds together on original songs and bluegrass classics alike, crafting a fresh, original sound, with solid traditional underpinnings.

Common threads entwined to bring this project together: a love for the music, and chance meetings at area jams and festivals that became friendships, and musical collaboration. Now in its 9th year, the band has demonstrated its experience and versatility at shows ranging from harvest and farm days, to weddings, nightclubs, coffeehouses, corporate events, private parties, and various New England area festivals and fundraisers. We look forward to playing your venue/event!

Read More: Member Biographies

Booking/Info: LocalFreight@gmail.com


All Songs (sample clips)

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Amazon Digital Music
iTunes Store

 © Copyright 2018 Local Freight.
All rights reserved. Recorded and Mastered 2017-2018 in Lowell, MA at Hillyard Studios. All songs written by John Tibert, except Tenney Hill and Living in the Country, written by Richard Piccarreto.


February 7th, 2023 – Lily P’s • 50 Binney Street, Cambridge, MA 8-9pm

Bluegrass Tuesdays began in Central Square in Cambridge in September of 1993 and has since grown to host regional and national artists on stage and serve as a weekly gathering place for the local bluegrass community. Come check out the new location in Kendall Square and enjoy dinner, drinks and multiple jam sessions after the show!

September 13th, 2023 – Nick-A-Nee’s 75 South St, Providence, RI • 8-11pm

We’re back for another Bluegrass tHrOEDOWN at Nick-A-Nee’s – Providence Phoenix “Best Juke Box” & “Best Dive Bar” Winner! Come on down! Never a cover, always a good time! More information: https://www.facebook.com/nickanees

Some of our favorite shows from years past.