A traditional bluegrass band, with vintage feel and tone. The Hayrollers offer the soulful bounce of bluegrass, old-timey, and swing-i-fied country music.
Based in Ancramdale, NY and Great Barrington, MA the band features Jim Wright guitar/banjo,
Matt Downing bass/vocals, Kip Beacco mandolin/vocals, Lukas Schwartz fiddle. The Hayrollers also hosts some of the most talented banjo players in the region. You can find them performing a duo, trio, quartet, or quintet.
Bash Bish Bluegrass Band
The Bash Bish Bluegrass Band is a foot stompin bluegrass band. Always a good time, this crowd favorite has an infectious good vibe to it and a lot of fun. With Jim Wright banjo/guitar/ vocals, Jamie Purinton guitar/vocals, Bev Kosak mandolin, and Scott Camara dobro. The band also host some of the best fiddlers and bass players roaming the area. As the house band for the Taconic Wayside Inn in Copake Falls, NY, the mothership for old-time country music in Columbia County, you can catch them there every 2nd Saturday of the month at 4:30 pm since 2009. (with the very occasional rescheduling)
Cowboy & The Twangtones
The twang and soulful vocals from Virginia native Cowboy Jim leads this Classic Country set up of guitar, pedal steel, fiddle and bass. A striped down version of The Wayside Drifters, the Twangtones are the answer to a real vintage sound playing all your Classic Country and Western Swing Honky-Tonk from Hank Williams, Ray Price, Bob Willis and more….
The Wayside Drifters
The full Honky-Tonk outfit complete with duet his and hers vocals, from Cowboy and Sarah Gottlieb Cross, Sink Moss on the drums, Scott Camara on the Steel, and accompanied by some of the best fiddlers and bass players around. This band is HOT Classic Country and Western Swing Honky-Tonk two step'in fun!
A delightful lively Old-time trio featuring Cowboy on guitars, Brad Einhorn on banjo and mandolin, and Bruno Bruzzese on fiddle
…when only Old-Timey will do!
Jim is a Co-Founded the Annual 3 stage 4 day camping Oldtone Festival and Oldtone Productions in 2015 to help keep roots music alive and vibrant in the region. Check it out!: www.oldtonemusicfestival.com