“Both Rustic and Elegant” ~ Red Tail Ring

“Laurel Premo and Michael Beauchamp share a reverence for vivid, authentic American art forms. They are both rustic and elegant, and they lift us into their sound.”
– Seth Bernard, Earthwork Music

Red Tail Ring will perform at Chestnut House Concerts on Friday, March 31, 2017. Potluck at 6 pm, Music at 7 pm. Saturday, April 1, 2017 Laurel will lead a clawhammer banjo workshop from 12:30 – 2:30 pm.  

Contact Tim Lehman if you’re interested in either or both events at tlehman9@gmail.com or call/text 717-940-9311.  

Jordan Tice with Horse County

Chestnut House Concerts welcomes Jordan Tice and Horse County on Sunday, March 5, 2017.  Jordan is a composer, guitarist and vocalist and when he travels he’s joined by Horse County – a pickup band that can be several configurations of a variety of talented artists, depending on whoever is available and able to do the tour.  For the show at Chestnut House Concerts, Horse County is Zoe Guigueno and Dominick Leslie.  Zoe (formerly of Joy Kills Sorrow) joined the female group Della Mae two years ago playing bass and providing backing vocals.  Dominick Leslie is a mandolin virtuoso  (of The Brotet, The Deadly Gentlemen, The Grant Gordy Quartet, Noam Pikelny & Friends).  Recommended donations are 15/20 per person. There’s a potluck at 6 pm prior to the show; music begins at 7.  To RSVP contact Tim Lehman at tlehman9@gmail.com or call/text 717-940-9311.

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March 5 – Jordan Tice & Horse County

unnamed    Over the last ten years, Jordan Tice has developed a reputation as a unique and versatile guitarist and prolific composer of some of the most thoughtful and well-crafted tunes of his generation. On his latest release, “Horse County”, Jordan also demonstrates a unique voice as a songwriter and singer in addition to his known guitar and tune-crafting skills.

Jordan and his band Horse County will be at Chestnut House Concerts on Sunday, March 5, 2017.  Potluck at 6 pm, Music at 7 pm.   RSVP with Tim at tlehman9@gmail.com or with a call/text to 717940-9311.

Ultra Faux – January 21, 2017

Chestnut House Concerts is happy to welcome Baltimore gypsy jazz trio Ultra Faux on Saturday, January 21, 2017.  Potluck at 6 pm and music at 7 pm.

Contact Tim to RSVP at tlehman9@gmail.com or text/call 717940 9311.  Suggested donation of 15/20 per person.

 

First Show in 2017: Twisted Pine

We’ve been following this band for a couple years and their hard work and commitment to a quality sound has made them rising stars in the string band world.  We bring you Twisted Pine on January 7, 2017.

 

IBMA Industry Involvement Award – Brad Kolodner

The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA)  added the Momentum Awards in 2012. These awards are focused on artists and business people who are in the early years of their careers in bluegrass music.

This year Brad Kolodner was recognized for the 14522760_1335076546525407_2216704929932513553_n2016 Industry Involvement Award for his bluegrass show at WAMU radio, 88.5. You can read about all the Momentum Award finalists at Bluegrass Today or on the IBMA website.

Brad and his father Ken Kolodner will be performing at Chestnut House Concerts on Saturday, November 5 along with fiddle player Rachel Eddy.

If you would like to attend contact Tim at tlehman9@gmail.com or call/text 7179409311.

Here are Brad and Ken playing “Reuben’s Train” from their 2013 album “Skipping Rocks“.

 

Skipping Rocks

Regarded as one of the most influential hammered dulcimer players and old-time fiddlers in the US, Baltimore’s Ken Kolodner has joined forces with his son Brad Krachel3olodner, a rising star in the clawhammer banjo world (Charm City Junction) to perform tight and musical arrangements of original and traditional old-time music with a “creative curiosity that lets all listeners know that a passion for traditional music yet thrives in every generation.”

This father/son duo will be joined on stage by fiddle player and vocalist Rachel Eddy who spends her time between Morgantown, West Virginia, Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC.

Chestnut House Concerts welcomes the Kolodners and Rachel Eddy to their house concert series on Saturday, November, 5, 2016.  Potluck at 6 pm, Music at 7 pm.  Recommended donation of 15/20 per person; Contact Tim at tlehman9@gmail.com to make reservations or call/text 7179409311.