Piedmont Blūz (Cranberry Coffeehouse)

The Piedmont Blūz acoustic duo are ambassadors of Country Blues music and the Piedmont style of fingerpicking, and their mission is to help preserve these rural, East coast traditions by educating audiences about this unique aspect of African American culture through musical entertainment. The husband and wife duo—Valerie and Ben Turner—are much loved wherever they go….

Corner House (Chenango Sessions)

Abiding by a love for adventure, Corner House finds purpose and solace in the beauty of earth and music. Clinging whole heartedly to studied traditions, the Boston-based band writes and arranges music liberally comprised of Irish, Scottish, Appalachian Stringband, and Bluegrass influences. — www.cornerhouseband.com The singular roots music scene of Boston, Massachusetts, has long been…

POSTPONED – Aaron Jonah Lewis (Chenango Sessions)

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19. NEW DATE T.B.D. Aaron Jonah Lewis is a champion fiddler who has been elbow-deep in traditional American fiddle and banjo music since his first lessons at the age of five with Kentucky native Robert Oppelt. Lewis has taken blue ribbons at the Appalachian String Band Festival in Clifftop, WV, and at…

POSTPONED – Chris Merkley (Chenango Sessions)

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19. NEW DATE T.B.D. Chris Merkley has performed more than a thousand shows, from the streets of Paris to venues throughout Europe and across the United States.   He has released nine albums with a variety of groups, including the songwriting duo Merkley & Morgan; his high-octane Bluegrass and Country Blues globetrotting band,…

POSTPONED – Andy Cohen (Chenango Sessions)

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19. NEW DATE T.B.D. Andy Cohen is a virtuoso finger-style guitarist who has been described as “a walking, talking folk-blues-roots music encyclopedia.” He grew up in a home with a piano and lots of Dixieland Jazz records. During the Sixties Folk Revival, he got hooked on the music of Big Bill Broonzy…

POSTPONED – Drew Gibson (Chenango Sessions)

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19. NEW DATE T.B.D. Like romantic dust, Drew Gibson‘s music draws on influence from the American days of country-blues and songwriters of the recent past.  Since releasing his debut album, Letterbox, in 2007 the finger-style guitarist from Virginia has garnered attention from USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Area Music Association,…

POSTPONED – Kinobe (Cranberry Coffeehouse)

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19. NEW DATE T.B.D. KINOBE (pronounced chi-no-bay) is a Ugandan singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose work has been described as “some of the most exquisite music coming out of Africa today.” For more than 15 years, he has captivated audiences with his soothing African rhythms, understated vocals and powerful world-roots-dance melodies that emanate…

Westbound Situation (Chenango Sessions)

Westbound Situation blends the precision of classical chamber music, the rhythmic drive of bluegrass, and the colorful expression of jazz into a new style of chamber music—chambergrass. The quartet—comprised of Grant Flick on violin, Matt Davis on banjo, Zach Brown on cello, and Jacob Warren on bass—mixes composition and improvisation seamlessly into their entirely memorized…

Jaerv (Chenango Sessions)

The award-winning Swedish quintet Jaerv presents an extroverted, vigorous and heartfelt folk music with influences from both jazz and pop music. Together, the five members have created a homogeneous, vivid sound which has established Jaerv on the folk music scene as well as in many other forums. Rooted in multiple musical traditions, Jaerv offers a…

Robin Bullock (Cranberry Coffeehouse)

Hailed as a “Celtic guitar god” by Baltimore City Paper and “one of the best folk instrumentalists in the business” by Sing Out! Magazine, Robin Bullock is one of the preeminent acoustic music masters of our time. His virtuosity on guitar, cittern and mandolin blends the ancient melodies of the Celtic lands, their vigorous American descendants,…