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“On The Trail is a modern acoustic quartet that explores everything from bluegrass to contemporary pop, from stunning instrumentals to beautiful traditional songs.”
Our Progressive Bluegrass style will drive deep into your soul as we get the most out of our acoustic instrumentation. Instead of having a lead singer, we use a nonstop orchestration of unconventional vocals while delivering plenty of three and four part harmony singing. The majority of our songs are reinventions of traditional folk songs, favorites you may have grown up with or something new with an added twist.
Restless Mountain Bluegrass Band is a Connecticut-based bluegrass band which always offers a fun mix of traditional standards and entertaining classics that bring fond memories and a smile. In the tradition of bluegrass, Restless Mountain is an all-acoustic band, serving up heartfelt vocals and spicy instrumentals.Restless Mountain Bluegrass Band has been active in Connecticut for over a decade, featuring veteran musicians who love to play and entertain.Matt Fleury (vocals, banjo), Jerry Devokaitis (vocals, guitar), Gracin Dorsey (vocals, mandolin), Scott Camara (Dobro), Dave Aston (bass
Grass Routes is a Connecticut five-piece bluegrass band. It is a well established group that has been delighting audiences for many years with a repertoire ranging from traditional bluegrass standards to folk and original and contemporary songs all performed in their own unique bluegrass style. Skillful instrumental work and strong vocals give Grass Routes their own characteristic sound. Showcasing especially tight harmonies, vocals include duets to four part harmonies. What makes Grass Routes unique is that each member sings lead. With five lead vocalists, Grass Routes presents a different style and material with each vocal arrangement.
ShoreGrass is a bluegrass band from the Connecticut shoreline which has has performed locally as well as around the Northeast since 1999.
Their music is a lively mix of traditional bluegrass, old-time, early country, gospel and folk songs as well as original pieces reflecting their roots in contemporary music with a local flavor. The group has several singers who alternate leads on 3-part vocal harmonies, and that unique bluegrass blend of guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, bass and sometimes Dobro. Their music has an unusually rich blend, all delivered with the special sense of humor that marks all ShoreGrass performances.
Moonshine Falls, a band that bridges the gap between Traditional Bluegrass and the New Blue movement was formed in New York City by husband and wife duo Mary Noecker (bass and vocals) and Dave McKeon (mandolin, guitar and vocals). The couple is joined by Cesar Moreno (mandolin and vocals) and Clarence Ferrari (fiddle).
Drawing from the canon of bluegrass standards, as well as writing songs that fit seamlessly with those of yesterday, the members of Moonshine Falls create a sound that is steeped in tradition without drowning in it.
Their debut CD, “Weeds in the Ballast”, has received considerable airplay on bluegrass radio since it’s release and Dave’s original songwriting has been praised by No Depression, Journal of Roots Music and has won him Podunk’s Bluegrass Songwriting Competition
Moonshine Falls is making a name for themselves having performed around the Northeast including stages at The Joe Val Festival (MA) , the Wilmington Winter Bluegrass Festival (DE), the Podunk Bluegarss Festival (CT), the Long Isalnd Bluegrass Festival (NY), Basin Blugrass Festival (VT) and Danby Bluegrass Festival (VT) among others as well as performing in the Netherlands and Germany and holding a residency at the New York Botanical Garden during the Chihuly Nights Series.