Boatman’s Dance

The Hardtacks perform on the train ride to the Ashland NH 150th Anniversary Ball

Marek Bennett - Banjo Woody Pringle - Fiddle Steve Brown - Bones Andy Chase - Tambourine

What Is This?

Long before jazz, old-time, or bluegrass, the banjo was associated with very different musical styles, now largely forgotten.

The music on this site is taken from (or inspired by) period sources from the 1800s through the early 1900s.