Introducing Bruce Molsky's brand new trio, Molsky's Mountain Drifters, with Allison de Groot and Stash Wyslouch - Tradition steeped in possibility. Bruce Molsky, "one of America's premier fiddling talents" (Mother Jones) and Grammy-nominated artist on fiddle, banjo, guitar and song is delighted to present his new group already on tour in the US. Bruce's previous collaborations, with Anonymous 4, 1865 – Songs of Hope and Home from the American Civil War, was released to rave reviews and was on the top 10 Billboard charts for weeks. Bruce is also Berklee College of Music's Visiting Scholar in the American Roots Program.
Allison de Groot combines wide ranging virtuosity and passion for old-time music. With her own bands The Goodbye Girls and Oh My Darling, she has played Trafalgar Square in London, Newport Folk Festival, Stockholm Folk Festival the Winnipeg Folk Festival, and Tønder Festival in Denmark.
Boston-based Stash Wyslouch is one of bluegrass' great young genre-bending pioneers. He got his start as a guitarist in metal bands before immersing himself in roots music as a member of The Deadly Gentlemen. Stash is a veteran festival performer, having played at Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, Rockygrass, Merlefest, Savannah Music Festival and others.
The Trio is joined by local favorites Paula Bradley and Bill Dillof of Moonshine Holler.
Date: Friday November 11th 8 pm (doors open at 7:30)
Location: Dewey Hall, 91 Main Street, Sheffield, MA 01257
Phone: 413 429 1797
Tickets: available at the door, cash, credit or BerkShares, or at this link: www.oldtonemusicfestival.com. $20.
Beverages available for purchase (Beer and Wine)