“Fitzsimmons is an immensely talented singer. With a shimmering, silken delivery, he is effortlessly emotive . . . . a mature songwriter near the peak of his abilities. Wide eyed and heartfelt, his music ably and honestly recalls a simpler period of American pop music. It is retro in the finest, and blissfully unironic sense of the word.” ~Seven Days
David and Nathan Gusakov, father and son, play original songs and old tunes about life and death and the beauty of the hills. Featuring clawhammer banjo, fiddle, and family harmonies, Last Train To Zinkov’s music draws from Appalachian old-time, gypsy jazz, classical, and the klezmer of their Eastern European roots.
Singer/songwriter Michele Fay has been sharing her music throughout listening rooms and outdoor concerts in Vermont for the past twelve years. Her heart-felt lyrics are sung with a clear, authentic voice accompanied by guitar and banjo. Her husband,Tim Price, adds ideal melodic instrumentals on mandolin and guitar.
Richard Ruane, Beth Duquette and Mitch Barron are reuniting as Bread and Bones for this special Bristol Best Night New Years Eve show. Vermont based Bread and Bones is a harmony driven acoustic trio that plays original music with a strong traditional-roots foundation. Richard Ruane has an articulate style of playing that extends to guitar, ukulele and tenor guitar.