On Saturday, May 7th, at 7:30 p.m., The Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland features The Whiskey Boys. The Whiskey Boys are a modern Bluegrass and Americana band. They have sold out such notable venues as the Club Passim in Cambridge and the Firebox in Hartford. They have opened for national acts such as Lori McKenna, Man Man, and four-time Grammy nominated country artist, Trace Adkins. The Whiskey Boys have performed at the Berklee International Folk Festival, the Make Music New York Festival, the New England Americana Festival, the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, the North Branch Bluegrass Festival, the Bluegrass on the Bogs Festival and the Down Home Up Here Bluegrass Festival. In 2010, they were the featured entertainment at the National Governor’s Association annual conference held at Fenway Park and selected as the premiere country act at the Music Mountain Chamber Music Festival where, in 2012, they were joined by Banjo player Pete Kelly, formerly of Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper. On the airwaves, they have been heard on programs such as “Tangled Roots” on WHUS and “In the Tradition” on WCUW, “Droppin Knowledge” on WMBR, and “The Boston Local Music Show” on Unregular Radio in MA. Their song “Washington is Coming” was featured on WICN of Worcester’s “Folk Revival” program during host Nick Nobel’s “Presidents” show. Tickets are $10 at the door; children 12 and under are free. The address is 45 Webster Street, Rockland, MA. For more information, visit the Facebook page or the website: www.thebluemooncoffeehouse.com.
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