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….

Andy Cohen (Chenango Sessions)

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 and the Jim Kweskin Jug Band. When…

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,…

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. …

“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…

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…