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Pete’s Posse – Music by the River
Friday, June 21, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Part of Music by the River
Free and open to all. Donations welcome.
Join us for the kick off of the popular Music by the River summer series (formerly Brown Bag). This year’s series is in collaboration with the North Universalist Chapel and will be held on their beautiful back lawn overlooking the river. Featuring Worthy Kitchen concessions, including pizza, beer, wine, beverages and sweet treats. Fun for all ages.
Rain location is the Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green, Woodstock.
About the band:
Old Time Bluegrass.
Vermont’s own trad-roots power trio! Composed of acclaimed musician Pete Sutherland, his talented protégé Oliver Scanlon and the uber-dynamic Tristan Henderson, Pete’s Posse never fails to surprise and excite! Twin fiddles in tight, wild harmony over high-powered guitar and pounding foot percussion with mandolin, clawhammer banjo, jaw harp, rocking keyboards, and soaring vocal harmonies adding color to the Posse’s sonic landscape.
With a steady flow of powerful uplifting energy that spans their age gap, they tap into many traditions from the north to south, and east to west, to distill a distinct sound that is completely their own. The Boston Irish Reporter recently proclaimed the Posse puts forth “(a) kaleidoscope of sounds and styles with equal parts amiability and energy.”
Since 2014 the Posse has racked up over 150,000 miles of touring, released 5 albums, and played numerous festivals including Shetland Folk Festival, Festival Memoire et Racine, New Bedford Folk Festival, and more!
The Posse’s signature is variety: all multi-instrumentalists, the band plays a dynamic repertoire of folk-roots genres; songs and tunes, traditional and original. For over four years they’ve been bringing their brand of ‘Neo-Traditional Folk’ to festival stages, dance halls and concert series across the US, Canada and Europe.