Happy to announce that upon leaving the UK we'll be heading to our home away from home for some craic and dark frothy pints.
In association with the Westport Folk & Bluegrass Festival we present:
Bridge St., Castlebar, Co. Mayo
House Concert, Westport, Co. Mayo
McGing's Pub, Westport, Co. Mayo
The Sky and The Ground
The Sky & the Ground
w/ Grits + Gravy String Band Ben Keogh 💞😘😘
📸 Dave Keegan Photography 🧡😘😘
#betweentheearthandsky #emeraldisle #irelynnandpaisley #thedubliners #westportfolk #westportbluegrass #bangersandmash
In April, we're partnering with Appalshop Inc. to represent central and east Kentucky music alongside our mentors, John Harrod and Nate Polly. We will be showcasing at the 2019 Brooklyn Folk Festival and will be celebrating the 50 years of community work Appalshop has done FOR the mountains and IN the mountains. They are champions of Kentucky and Appalachian people and projects and we are privileged to work alongside them with preservation and cultural exchange and diplomacy.
Our set at BFF is Saturday April 6 (time TBA) on the Main Stage in Brooklyn, NY.
St. Ann's Church
157 Montague Street (btwn Clinton and Henry)
Featuring 40+ bands
Delicious local food
Blues, old time string bands, jug bands, music from Italy, Colombia, and Mali, Western Swing, Trad Jazz, Bluegrass, Songwriters, Ragtime, Gospel + more!
As always, we are honored to be cultural delegates with an organization of this caliber and graciously thank Tanya, Tommy, Caroline, and our Appalshop family.
For more information and TIX visit: http://brooklynfolkfest.com/tickets/
The FIRST square dance of 2019 is fast approaching and we won't even be here for it! We'll be at Kings Place in London, England for the first show of our biggest tour yet. BUT don't fret, Anna Kline + John M Looney (of Grits + Soul) have got it all together and ready to go.
The band will be taken over by the Rip n' Snorts:
Grits & Soul
Called by: Will Rogers
Held at: Meadowgreen Appalachian Music Park
NO alcohol inside the barn please.
Mark your calendars!
Community square dances are EVERY 2nd FRIDAY of EVERY MONTH of the season.
The DON'T BE A SQUARE community square dances will begin again on January 11, 2019. The dances will be held on the SECOND FRIDAY of EVERY MONTH at our favorite historic bluegrass music barn, Meadowgreen Appalachian Music Park in Clay City, KY.
It's a rousing good time for the whole family.
All ages welcome.
No experience or partner necessary.
NO alcohol inside the barn, please.
You'll be seeing some of these posters hanging 'round the Gorge but feel free to share this on your social media platform of choice and help spread the word.
Happy dancing and warm wishes from your Honeys!
The 2nd annual “Hoppy Holidaze” is almost upon us. We’re excited to be back at Lexington’s premiere live-music venue. HH is a holiday-music show featuring bands of different genres to spread good-tidings and cheer for every liking. This year we are featuring:
Laid Back Country Picker, Louisa KY
Don Rogers, Flat Bottom KY
Slut Pill, Whitesburg KY
Grits & Soul, Mount Sterling KY
Short & Co, Morehead KY
The Handshake Deals, Flatt Mary KY
Chelsea Nolan, Stanton KY
The Swells, Lexington KY
Doors open at 7pm. Show begins at 8pm.
Aside from the live show, there will be an Appalachian Artist Bazaar to support regional artists and those of us who procrastinate on our shopping till the last minute.
Honeys MERCH is officially available online.
We’ve teamed up with some of Kentucky’s finest visual artists to create unique musical treasures. Thank you, John Haywood, Scott Updike, Logan Miller, and Nathan Paul Isacc for lending us your talents, time, and support.
This is for our fans far and wide who we don’t get to see as often as we’d like. As of now we’re only shipping within the US.
Please note that all prices include shipping. What ya see is what ya get.
We have additional merch items that can only be picked up at live shows so come catch a buzz.
Lost River Sessions is a television and radio series launched by WKU PBS out of Bowling Green, KY. The show explores the region's storied music scene from the roots up by featuring musical talents in the Folk, Bluegrass, and Americana genres performing intimate live sets in various iconic venues across South Central Kentucky.
On Saturday November 10th, 2018 we will be at the iconic Capital Arts Center in Bowling Green, KY with the Barren River Ramblers.
We are honored to perform at the documentary screening of “The Ballad of Shirley Collins” on stage at the Appalshop Theater in Whitesburg, KY. We will be presenting a few of Collin’s song’s she has collected as well as our own before the premiere. The event will take place on Wednesday November 7, 2018 at 6:30 pm. This is event is free to the public.
Tomorrow’s DBAS will be in conjunction with the second-annual Lexington Old-Time Music Gathering. We will be hosting this shindig at The Burl with LOTMG and Lexington’s own Emperor Records.
The dance will be from 7-9pm with Kentucky fiddle and banjo music provided by yours truly and our pals The Golden West Cowboys from the Golden West.
From 9pm till closin’ time you’ll want to pull on your best two-steppers and bump belt buckles to the likes of Darrin Hacquard, Wayne Graham, Luna and the Mountain Jets, Laid Back Country Picker, and the Giant Rooster Sideshow.
You can get the full low down the entire LOTMG 4-day event here:
Don't worry about having any square dancing experience. It's easy to catch on to. Even after a couple of beers!