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…

Drew Gibson (Chenango Sessions)

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, The Greenville Journal, OnTap Magazine, RVA Magazine,…

Kinobe (Cranberry Coffeehouse)

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 from the diversity of the many traditional…

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,…

John Kirk & Trish Miller (Cranberry Coffeehouse)

A yearly tradition! The Cranberry Coffeehouse welcomes John Kirk & Trish Miller for their Umpteenth Annual January Concert. John and Trish present fiery fiddle tunes, folksongs and fancy footwork to audiences of all ages. John’s lyric voice, good sense of humor, and versatile instrumental skills have earned him widespread recognition in folk and traditional music circles. …