In September of 2013, Owen, Libby and Eli were setting out on Saturdays to play fiddle tunes and their handful of original tunes at the Green City Market on Chicago’s North Side. It was clear from these first performances that there was a musical understanding and excitement between the three of them that cemented the formation of the band.

Writing together with every minute they could spare, the trio began a catalogue of tunes that has been steadily growing ever since. Drawing on their common love for music such as The Goat Rodeo Sessions, the band called on all of their musical knowledge to create a sound that was as original as it was inspired. Each a classical musician on their instrument, the sound was able to be informed by many different styles, and unfettered by technical hindrances. After only 4 months together there was talk of an album, and by June of 2014, they teamed up with their good friend Jeremy Carrasco to record their first full-length CD. The self-titled release was recorded at the DePaul School of Music with all of the recording, mixing and mastering done by Jeremy Carrasco. Having just finished tracking, the band headed down to Tennessee in June to spread their music, and of course visit Libby’s hometown of Maryville. While on tour, they played on two radio stations, with live shows in Knoxville and Maryville, and were broadcast on the morning news in Knoxville. The album release took place on November 7th, at the 2nd Unitarian Church in Chicago, and was huge success.

Now the band is maturing, and getting in touch with the fore founders of the genre as well as keeping a watchful eye on the current innovators. Honing their sound, the trio strives to continue their exciting development, and write music that is always more thoughtful and inspired.
-March 2nd at Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro, Chicago 7:30pm

-March 20th at Uncommon Ground on Clark, Chicago 9pm

-May 30th at Honky Tonk BBQ, Chicago 10pm

-June 27th at Swedish Days, Geneva, IL 1-3pm

-June 28th at The Norris Cultural Center, St. Charles, IL 3pm

-July 22nd at Heritage Prairie Farm, Elburn, IL 5pm

-August 26th at Heritage Prairie Farm, Elburn, IL 5pm
The album is available now from all online music sources.
Check the Shop page for CD ordering information.





Performance from NBC Knoxville's morning show HERE

Interview with the Daily Times HERE

The debut album is now available everywhere.
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