Music Under the Tent: The Sandy Ridge Boys Bluegrass
August 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm| $25 – $35
Join us this summer for some traditional bluegrass with The Sandy Ridge Boys & special guest Bobby Britt!
Music Under the Tent Series
Founded in 2014, this group brings together a wide background of musical experiences and have become popular with fans of all ages. Following in the footsteps of the masters, The Sandy Ridge Boys play traditional, straight-ahead bluegrass as well as tunes from early country music, along with interesting twists on some familiar old favorites. With the standard assemblage of instruments, featuring banjo, guitar, mandolin, and bass, they recreate the sounds of Flatt & Scruggs, The Stanley Brothers, Jimmy Martin, and even Chuck Berry, as well as many of the contemporary bluegrass bands playing today. The boys will entertain you with their innovative arrangements and songs, as well as their between-song banter.
Register online now or call us at 508-495-1878, ext. 2
Paul Cathcart – our fearless leader, was inspired by Guitar Legends and singers, Tony Rice, Rick Faris, Ben Clark, Greg Blake, and Josh Williams.
Sofia Chiarandini – has been playing violin since age five, and has performed on the main stages of bluegrass festivals such as Grey Fox, Ossipee, Joe Val, and Freshgrass.
Micah Nicol – grew up with a mandolin in one hand and a banjo in the other playing bluegrass and classic country music with his father.
Neil Helme – also a graduate of Berklee, is well known in Boston Music Circles and is one of the most talented bass players in the area.
Roger Weiss – our dancing banjo player, is known for his hot licks and cool demeanor.
Grammy nominated recording artist Bobby Britt was born and raised in Chapel Hill NC, and started playing fiddle at age five. He graduated from Berklee College of Music Roots Program, winning the departments largest scholarship, the Fletcher Bright Award, and has recently completed his first solo album.