Hubby Jenkins (Chenango Sessions)

Hubby Jenkins (Carolina Chocolate Drops, Rhiannon Giddens) is a talented multi-instrumentalist who endeavours to share his love and knowledge of old-time American music. Born and raised in Brooklyn, he delved into his Southern roots, following the thread of African American history that wove itself through country blues, ragtime, fiddle and banjo, and traditional jazz. Hubby…

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. …

“Ragtime” Jack Radcliffe (Chenango Sessions)

He’s been a newspaper editor, ethnomusicologist, author, tall ship captain, outdoor leader and award-winning music producer. He’s been called “The Mark Twain of traditional American music,” and has travelled more than a million miles on the back roads of our nation, gathering, learning, singing and promoting the music of our diverse cultural experience. He’s “Ragtime” Jack…

Duo Meridian (Cranberry Coffeehouse)

Duo Meridian is an acoustic pair featuring Robert Siegers on banjo and Cricket Tombs on violin. The duo performs original instrumental compositions as well as early 20th century American, traditional Celtic and Scandinavian tunes. Duo Meridian blends folk and classical in their approach as they perform atmospheric originals that transport the listener on a journey…

Debra Cowan & John Roberts (Chenango Sessions)

With their eloquent voices and expert musicianship, John Roberts and Debra Cowan bring to life songs seldom heard on TV or radio these days. Drawn from both the folk tradition and the work of contemporary songwriters, many of these songs tell of the timeless joys and sorrows of human experience. They offer windows into where we’ve come from and…

Chenango Sessions presents Tommy Sands

Tommy Sands, County Down’s singer, songwriter and social activist has achieved something akin to legendary status in his own lifetime. From the pioneering days with the highly influential Sands Family, bringing Irish Music from New York’s Carnegie Hall to Moscow’s Olympic Stadium, he has developed into one of the most powerful songwriters and enchanting solo…

Cranberry Coffeehouse presents Shannon Heaton & Keith Murphy

Boston-based Irish flute player and singer Shannon Heaton has been heralded as one of North America’s finest traditional musicians. A warm and entertaining performer, Heaton excels at making Irish music fresh and accessible to a wide variety of audiences. With her appealing mix of instrumentals and heartfelt ballads, she offers world class music with Irish roots…

Chenango Sessions presents North Sea Gas

Over thirty-eight years and stronger than ever!! North Sea Gas is one of Scotland’s most popular folk bands with great vocals and tremendous three part harmonies. Guitars, Mandolin, Fiddle, Bouzouki, Harmonica, Whistles, Bodhrans, Banjo and good humor are all part of the entertainment. They have received Gold and Silver Disc awards from the Scottish Music…

Cranberry Coffeehouse presents Jez Lowe

Jez Lowe has long been one of the UK’s busiest folk performers, playing for audiences the world over, either solo, (with guitar, cittern and harmonica accompaniment), or with his band The Bad Pennies. His Men At Words tour of North America saw Jez joining forces with James Keelaghan and Archie Fisher for much-acclaimed concerts across…

Chenango Sessions presents The Vollmers (CD release party)

The Vollmers are an acoustic duo composed of newlyweds Claire Byrne of Driftwood and Brian Vollmer of Old Time Music Party & The Gerry Jarcia String Band. They are full-time musicians, who also teach and lead workshops, and who make their humble home along America’s Rust Belt in Binghamton, New York. Their performance is an endearing set of older Country and…