2014 House Concert Series

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2014 is our 4th year hosting house concerts and we’re excited that we receive so many requests for new and returning artist that it makes it a challenge to choose. We’re continuing to work on the lineup and are on our way to a great year of amazing shows! Some of these return musicians just [...]

Ian McFeron and Alisa Milner Play April 17 House Concert

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Ian McFeron and Alisa Milner return to Whispering Pines for our April 17th House Concert. We last saw Ian and Alisa in September 2012 and everyone really enjoyed their show! The duo of singer/songwriter and fiddle player have a great dynamic.  And, Ian’s brand new Acoustic Album has just recently been released, so we’ll be [...]

The Astrohillbillies House Concert March 27

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Our March 27th show brings The Astrohillbillies, a Chicago-based band playing original outlaw country, folk, and jazz standards. Like most hillbillies, they draw deep from the roots of rural American heritage; unlike most hillbillies, they also embody an eclecticism only obtained by traveling through time and space. Each of their songs is a story, bringing [...]

Sarah Peacock Returns for February 27th House Concert

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We’re so excited to have Sarah Peacock back this year!  We last saw her in January 2012 and she’s been busy! The release of Albuquerque Sky proves up-and-coming country music powerhouse, Sarah Peacock, is a contender in several Nashville music arenas. A talented songwriter, she wrote or co-wrote all sixteen tracks on the recording, which [...]

The Talbott Brothers Kick off 2014 House Concert Series January 30th

The Talbott Brothers

The Talbott Brothers are blues/rock singer-songwriters based out of Omaha, NE. Brothers Tyler and Nick Talbott found themselves half a country away from home when they spent the better part of last winter touring to promote their debut album, Leaving Home. What came out of the strenuous tour was a record about what happens when being away [...]

Mare Wakefield Returns for November 7 House Concert

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This will be the last of our concerts for the 2013 series and we’ve got a good one!  But don’t worry, we’re working on an amazing line up for 2014! Mare Wakefield and Nomad graced our outdoor concert under the award-winning burr oak tree during the 2012 Apple Jack festival.  Now, they are back for an [...]

Double Bill House Concert October 10 Featuring Barnaby Bright and Liz Longley

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Barnaby Bright Since the release of their first album, ‘Wake the Hero’ in 2009, Barnaby Bright has garnered high accolades for their songwriting and sound. Grand prize winners of the NY Song Circle competition, Barnaby Bright’s music has also been featured on national television to soundtrack heavy moments on shows such as ‘ER’ and ‘Days [...]

John Byrne Band House Concert September 12th

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The John Byrne Band is led by former Patrick’s Head front man and Dublin native John Byrne. His first solo effort, After the Wake, was released to great critical acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic in 2010. With influences ranging from The Chieftains to Planxty to Bob Dylan, John’s songwriting honors and expands upon [...]

August 8th House Concert features Jaspar Lepak and Janelle Loes

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This August, sisters Jaspar Lepak and Janelle Loes embark on their first collaborative tour! With a car packed full of guitars, fresh songs, and a winning combination of smart pop and heart-felt folk/Americana, these talented performers are turning heads everywhere they go! Jaspar Lepak’s remarkable gift for melody is only surpassed by her poetry. “Singing [...]

Ben Bedford Plays July 17th House Concert

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Ben Bedford delivers intriguing sketches of America, its individuals, their victories and their struggles. Poignant, but never sentimental, Bedford’s portrait-like songs capture the vitality of his characters and draw the listener deep into the narratives. With three albums to his credit, Bedford’s songs tackle scenarios including homelessness, the plight of a Confederate soldier’s wife during [...]