Ahhh, to be back home in the Blue Ridge Mountains! To hear the songbirds sing their sweet mountain melody, to see the tree covered hills dancing in a blue haze, to relax in our peaceful Asheville home... if only for a day. We find ourselves looking back with so many fond memories from our trip out to Colorado. Kicking it off in Nashville TN, seeing all the good folks on the Missouri River at Cooper's Landing, stomping our feet and partying all night in Kansas City at the Westport Saloon, meeting a bunch of awesome new friends in Wichita KS, and of course... Colorado!! What a wonderful state full of exciting towns, supportive people, and beautiful Rocky Mountains!
We are so thankful to be travelling throughout this beautiful country, doing what we love, and meeting so many wonderful folks. Thank you soooooo much to all of our friends in Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, and Tennessee for all your support. Thank you to everyone who tooks us in and gave us a place to rest. It's amazing how often we feel at home, we couldn't do it without y'all!!
After one entire day of "relaxing" in Asheville, aka, running around all day getting the van repaired, cashing checks, and preparing for our next 3 weeks on the road, we are excited to announce our "Great Northeastern Tour"!!
August 3rd - The Gaslight in Wellsboro, PA @ 9pm
August 5th - The Crittenden Hotel in Coudersport, PA @ 9pm
August 6th and 7th - The Woodsmen Show at Cherry Springs National Park @ all day
August 11th - Rongovian Embassy in Trumansburg, NY @ 6pm
August 13th - 2 Goats Brewing in Hector, NY @ 9pm
August 14th - First Presbyterian Church of Elmira in Elmira, NY @ 7:30 *Special Gospel Set
August 16th - World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, PA @ 8pm w/ Workman Song
August 17th - The Saint in Asbury Park, NJ @ 7:30 w/ Professor Louie & the Crowmatix
August 18th - Joe Squared Station North in Baltimore, MD @ 9 pm w/ the Manly Deeds
August 19th - Yesterday's in Ocean City, NJ @ 8:30pm
August 20th - The Black Gryphon in Elizabethtown @ 7pm
We couldn't be more thrilled to be heading to the area of the country that gave us 3 members of the Fireside Collective! Jesse, Tommy, and Joe were all born in this part of the country and we are excited to share our style of Bluegrass music with the many family and friends we have in the Northeast! The first leg of the tour finds us in North Central Pennsylvania and Central New York, where Jesse spent the first 19 years of his life. We will even be performing an extra special Gospel set at the church Jesse grew up attending! After that, we head to Philadelphia where we are excited to perform at the infamous World Cafe Live!! Next, we venture up to North Jersey, not far from where Tommy made his life debut. We will be closing out the tour in Joe's hometown of Elizabethtown, PA, a night which will most certainly be one for the books!!!
Life is beautiful, the world is a magnificent place, and people working together for a cause greater than themselves is one of the most wonderful aspects of humanity. We are grateful for our time together and our chance to continue playing music for so many awesome people all over this great country.
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
We hope to see you on the road sometime soon!
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