Fresh Grass Award Winners “Cricket Tell the Weather”, at the Blue Moon. April 12th

Cricket Tell the WeatherOn Saturday, April 12th at 7:30 p.m. the Blue Moon Coffeehouse features the bluegrass band, Cricket Tell the Weather performing as part of their CD release tour.   Winners of the highly competitive 2013 FreshGrass Festival Band Contest, Cricket Tell the Weather is a five-piece indie string band featuring bluegrass-inspired original music. Strongly influenced by American traditional music, Cricket also includes rock, pop, and jazz elements, contributing to the growing genre of progressive bluegrass. Award-winning songwriters Andrea Asprelli (fiddle) and Jason Borisoff (guitar) received a blue ribbon in 2011 at the Podunk Bluegrass Festival Songwriting Competition for their co-written song “Remington”. They are joined by Manhattan-based Doug Goldstein on the banjo, Dan Tressler on mandolin from Easton, CT, and Jeff Picker from Portland, OR.  The band is excited to be featured at Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, Del Fest, Ossipee Valley Music Festival, Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, Brandywine Folk Festival, and FreshGrass Festival.    Between sets by Cricket Tell the Weather, there will be an open mic.   Tickets are $7 at the door, children 12 and under are free.   The address is 45 Webster St. Rockland, MA.  For more information, visit www.thebluemooncoffeehouse.com   You can listen to the band at their website: http://www.crickettelltheweather.com/

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