A collection of seasoned acoustic musicians who play bluegrass, old-timey, Irish, Contra Dance, and classic roots music. The band plays regularly at 19 Carter Street in Berlin, MA.
The band consists of Seth Asser on guitar, mandolin, harmonica, and vocals; Dave Coleman on mandolin and guitar; Sean Regan on the Irish bodhran; Evy Dueck on fiddle, Dave Kassel on fiddle and vocals, and Brian Rost on acoustic bass.
Email Seth at firstname.lastname@example.org for bookings and information on upcoming dates and events.
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March 16 from 7:30 - 9:30 pm
St. Patrick's Day Celebration
19 Carter, Berlin MA
Star of the County Down and Coolies Reel - https://youtu.be/DCDeH2QoMKo
Reubens Train-- https://youtu.be/65AACBF3WiE
Compadres in the Old Sierra Madres -- https://youtu.be/Y7ea3Y5lMmo
Wolves a Howlin -- https://youtu.be/2p6wtatqudk
Vincent Black Lightning 1952 -- https://youtu.be/VjzcFCIaJOg
Hobo Song -- https://youtu.be/H4ZXfMNf33Q
Sept. 8, 2018
Recalling the Black Street Bands of the early 1900s, The Busted Jug Band features homemade/dime store instruments such as the kazoo, washboard, and washtub bass; alongside harmonica, mandolin, banjo-ukulele, squeeze box and a trunk full of musical oddities and noisemakers. Known for their strong group vocals, swinging rhythms and sharp instrumentals, they play music of the classic Memphis Jug Bands, Mississippi String Bands, and Swing Bands of the Urban North. Vaudevillian sight gags, jokes and colorful stage attire round out the show, and fun reigns supreme.
May 12, 2018
Neal McCarthy and Ken Richards are outstanding guitarists, singers and songwriters who play as solo artists, lead their own bands and perform as duo. Their music is a blend of blues, folk, country and classic rock tunes. They are based out Buzzards Bay area and are joined by Seth Asser on mandolin and harmonica to perform as a trio.
May 11, 2018
Honduran musicians Karla Lara, singer and feminist organizer, and jazz pianist Jose Antonio Velasquez.
May 4, 2018
March 17, 2018
A collection of seasoned acoustic musicians who play bluegrass, old-timey, Irish, Contra Dance, and classic roots music.
March 2, 2018
February 24, 2018
An eclectic mix of originals and country tunes. Toe-tapping good time!
January 13, 2018
Upbeat versions of swing-blues tunes from the 1930's and beyond, an occasional tango, and jazz ballads. Cool vocals & one-string boom-bass.