So much fun playing at Old Sturbridge Village in Sturbridge, MA! It was a beautiful fall day, featuring music all afternoon on multiple stages, exhibits, and hard cider makers from across New England. Many thanks to the staff and event organizers, and to everyone who stopped by the Grist Mill Porch to listen. Thanks also to Debra for sharing this photo!
Podunk Bluegrass Festival
The 25th Annual Podunk Bluegrass Festival was a blast! Thanks to everyone who came to see us play and stopped by our campsite to pick! Thanks also to the organizers and to the many volunteers who made us feel so well cared for throughout the weekend. And thanks to Paul Wolf for this photo. We’re hoping to do it all again next year!
SAC Park Midsummer Festival
Great time at the SAC Park in Shrewsbury, MA kicking off their Midsummer Festival weekend! Thanks to everyone who came out for some barbecue and live music! Thanks also to Hans Berg for this photo.
Shelburne Farm Apple Harvest Festival
We provided some organic, free-range Bluegrass music for this perennial event in Stow, MA, which also featured apples & pumpkin picking, warm cider donuts, hay rides, kids play areas, food trucks and more!
Vermont Rare Gravel Ride
Bike race organizer Jack Bailey is passionate cyclist with a cause: building community and advocating for families living with rare disease. We were happy to bring some bluegrass to the finish line and after party at the Wild Wings Ski Touring Center in Peru, VT for the volunteers and race participants!
Old Sturbridge Village Fall Folk Festival
We enjoyed a stunning New England fall day playing on Old Sturbridge Village’s Grist Mill Stage with good friends Rich Gosselin on fiddle, and Keith Hillyard on banjo as part of the Old Sturbridge Village Fall Folk Festival, which featured 7 bands on 4 stages at historic locations around the museum, and many other attractions throughout! Thanks to Elaine Chu for this photo.
After a year-long hiatus, it seemed only fitting that one of our our first shows should be at the legendary Nick’s Bar and Restaurant in Worcester, MA! Don’t we look happy to be back at it? Thank to Mud Rocheleau-Demers for this photo!
Podunk Bluegrass Festival
What a warm & wonderful weekend at the Podunk Bluegrass Festival, where there was much pickin’, grinnin’, and celebratin’ Rich’s first place win in this year’s songwriting contest for “Tenney Hill”! Thanks so much to the organizers and to the many volunteers who made us feel so welcome and well cared for throughout the weekend. Thanks also to Dusty Clampitt for this photo. We’re looking forward to next year’s festival already!
We played a couple of sets at the legendary Nick’s Bar and Restaurant in Worcester, MA during their Sunday Bloody Bar! Thanks to everyone who came to listen and spend a relaxed Sunday afternoon with us! Thanks also to Hans Berg for this photo.
We’re had a great evening kicking off the Homegrown Coffeehouse’s 37th season in Needham, MA! Thanks to the wonderful volunteers and to everyone who came out for the show.
Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival
We enjoyed a fun-filled week at the Thomas Point Bluegrass Festival where we placed second in the Showcase Competition – with featured performances by 2018 winner Beg, Steal Or Borrow, 2013 winner Lonely Heartstring Band and headliners Della Mae! We were thrilled to share the day with so many talented musicians! Thanks to everyone who supported us and to the festival organizers and volunteers – it was a wonderful week!
Another beautiful summer evening at Lakefalls Lodge in Stoddard, NH where we provided some background (and later foreground!) music for a private event.
Framingham Summer Concert Series
We enjoyed a beautiful summer evening, playing for a large crowd on the Village Green in Framingham for their Summer Concert Series!
Framingham Source write up: https://framinghamsource.com/index.php/2019/08/06/local-freight-play-concert-on-the-common/?fbclid=IwAR1hZQlkPBVz8BVHMZrBn7dOado4qU2KtO-4STX2wNo9HTdQ-v916uBPXso
Linden Tree Coffeehouse
We had a great time playing for a packed house at the Linden Tree Coffeehouse in Wakefield, MA. This stage setup had us feeling right at home! Thanks to Bob Tanner for this photo.
No. 6 Schoolhouse
We had fun playing for a lively crowd packed into the Leominster No. 6 Schoolhouse for an evening benefit event featuring bluegrass and fresh strawberry shortcake! Our good friend Rich Gosselin joined us to add some sweet fiddle sounds to this show.
34th Annual Joe Val Festival
What a weekend we had at the Boston Bluegrass Union’s 34th annual Joe Val Festival!! Good friends, great fun, hot pickin’, tons of workshops, and awesome inspiration on both stages all weekend! Thanks to Bob Tanner for this shot of our Saturday night performance on the Showcase Stage!
We had a mighty fine time playing for our Providence friends at another Bluegrass tHrOEDOWN night at Nick-A-Nee’s!
We had a great time playing two beautiful, fall weekends at Shelburne Farm in beautiful Stow, MA where additional attractions included apple and pumpkin picking, cider and donuts, fresh produce, hay maze, tractor playground, hay rides, lunch options from the applewood grill, and more!
Wayland COA Summer Concert Series
We enjoyed a beautiful, summer evening playing for a large and happy crowd for the Wayland COA’s Summer Concert Series! Many thanks to Bob Tanner for sharing this photo. UPDATE: You can see this entire performance online courtesy of Wayland’s “WayCam” TV at: https://vimeo.com/281526580
Another great Bluegrass tHrOEDOWN night at Nick-A-Nee’s – Providence Phoenix “Best Juke Box” & “Best Dive Bar” Winner! Never a cover, always a good time!
Another fun (and festive!) Bluegrass tHrOEDOWN at Nick-A-Nee’s in Providence, RI!
This year we played a second weekend at Shelburne Farm in beautiful Stow, MA where additional attractions included apple and pumpkin picking, cider and donuts, fresh produce, hay maze, tractor playground, hay rides, lunch options from the applewood grill, and more!
Another beautiful day playing at Shelburne Farm in beautiful Stow, MA where additional attractions included apple and pumpkin picking, cider and donuts, fresh produce, hay maze, tractor playground, hay rides, lunch options from the applewood grill, and more!
Still Legal Launch Party
Fun Friday evening in Providence at the Still Legal: Apparel for the Next Four Years launch party! Our first modeling gig as well haha!
Another great Bluegrass tHrOEDOWN at Nick-A-Nee’s in Providence, RI. One of our favorite gigs!
Wood Park Summer Concert Series
Thanks to everyone who came out to Hudson’s Wood Park to spend a beautiful summer evening with us! And thanks to Bob Tanner for sharing this photo!
Estate at Moraine Farm
Beautiful day, beautiful place for a wedding! Congratulations Rachel & Ari! So much fun pickin for y’all!
Framingham Public Library
We enjoyed playing for a friendly and packed room at the Framingham Library last week! Thanks so much to all who came out for the Framingham Library’s Summer Concert Series. Thanks also to Bob Tanner for this photo.
Lakeshore Village Resort
Fun pre-wedding party gig at the Lakeshore Village Resort in Weare, NH! Congratulations Brian and Kelsey!
Another fun Bluegrass tHrOEDOWN at Nick-A-Nee’s in Providence, RI! Thanks to Joanne Rich for sharing this photo!
We were honored to bring some bluegrass to Cape Cod’s Highland House in Truro, MA for a fun wedding. A beautiful place and beautiful people! Congratulations Ryan and Allison!
Another fine farm day at Shelburne Farm! We thoroughly enjoyed celebrating fall with everyone who came out for apple and pumpkin pickin, harvest treats, and a variety of fun activities!
We spent a Saturday in early October taping an episode of the 502 Sessions for Dedham Television! Many thanks to Brian Kerby and his crew for featuring local musicians, and for all of their hard work producing this show! This 1-hour show aired in March 2017 on Dedham Television and also in Brookline, Needham, Wellesley, Westwood, Harpswell ME, Portland ME, Hingham, Oradell NJ and on PACTV! You can see the entire episode at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OzhHelo62c&feature=youtu.be
Consigli Smokin’ Barbeque Event
Thanks to Consigli Construction for including us in their Smokin’ Barbecue Event! We had a great time, and enjoyed some fantastic Barbecue! Thanks also to the talented Dan Phillips for sharing this photo!
Feast for the Farms
A lovely evening was had by all at Casey Farm for Historic New England’s “Feast for the Farms” event! This evening of cocktails and farm-fresh dinner raised $25,000 to help support the various projects at Casey Farm and nearby Watson Farm.
Thanks to Amanda Ambrose for this photo. More photos here: http://www.historicnewengland.org/events-programs/feast-for-the-farms
Another fantastic Bluegrass tHrOEDOWN at Nick-A-Nee’s in Providence, RI!
No. 6 Schoolhouse
We enjoyed playing for an enthusiastic crowd at this year’s benefit for Leominster’s historic No. 6 Schoolhouse!
11th Annual Bluegrass on the Bogs Festival
We had a great time kicking off the Bluegrass on the Bogs festival in Hanson, MA Friday night! We were honored to be one of 24 bands chosen to be a part of the 11th Anniversary celebration weekend. Thanks to all of the sponsors and volunteers who have helped to make this festival possible these last 11 years! Thanks also to Bette Chew for this photo.
We kicked the New Year off right at the Bluegrass tHrOEDOWN! And we were thrilled to have special guest Dan Menzone expertly filling in on the banjo! Another great night at Nick-a-Nee’s in Providence, RI!
Another great night at Nick-A-Nee’s for the Bluegrass tHrOEDOWN! Love how this photo turned out!
Patagonia Gear Swap
A first for us—we played inside Patagonia’s gorgeous flagship retail store on Newbury Street for their Annual Gear Swap Party!
We enjoyed a beautiful fall day at Shelburne Farm in Stow, MA providing an afternoon of bluegrass music for their Apple Harvest Fest! Family-friendly attractions included apple and pumpkin picking, fresh produce, hay rides, pony rides, an applewood grill, and more! Great to see so many folks out enjoying the fall festivities at the farm. Thanks to Robert Tanner for taking and sharing these photos of the band!
Tasting with a Twang
Supporting the Stoneham Theatre, Tasting with a Twang featured an evening of hard cider and craft beer tasting, BBQ and comfort food appetizers, live bluegrass music (that’s us!), and cornhole! There was also a Grand Prize Raffle and an array of Silent Auction items. We enjoyed playing our wide range of bluegrass favorites for the packed house at the Beebe Estate in Melrose, MA!
Another Bluegrass tHrOEDOWN at Nick-A-Nee’s. We played for a packed house, and parking lot pickin’ was still in full swing on this beautiful early fall night! Thanks to Renee Hopkins for this image.
Ocean State Oyster Festival
We were honored and excited to headline the first annual Ocean State Oyster Festival! Celebrating Rhode Island’s aquaculture industry, the Oyster Fest featured locally sourced oysters, food trucks, local microbrews and wines, restaurant vendors, an oyster shucking contest and, of course, live music! Thanks to the festival organizers and volunteers for making this a fantastic event!
We enjoyed a beautiful summer day playing for the fine folks at the 30th annual Hubbardston Hootenanny. Those folks sure know how to party!
Feast for the Farms
We were happy to join forces with Historic New England at their “Feast for the Farms” benefit on a beautiful Friday evening, bringing the bluegrass to beautiful Casey Farm in Saunderstown, RI for the pre-dinner festivities!
We were honored to bring some bluegrass to the lawns of beautiful Rosecliff Mansion in Newport, RI for a sweet and lovely wedding on Saturday. Martha Stewart Weddings covered this event on their website! Congratulations Steve and Lissy!
Another fun Bluegrass tHrOEDOWN at Nick-A-Nees! And with the advent of spring, we were able to enjoy some parking lot pickin’ between sets! Thanks to Sal Sauco for this image.
Bluegrass on the Bogs Festival
What a weekend! We had a great time playing for everyone Saturday at the (sold-out!) Bluegrass on the Bogs festival at Camp Kiwanee in Hanson, MA! We were honored to be one of 25 bands chosen to be a part of the 10th Anniversary celebration weekend! Thanks to all of the sponsors and volunteers who have helped to make this festival possible these last 10 years. We hope to see you there again next year! Thanks also to Elaine Chu for this photo.