Music binds us together, even when our loved ones are no longer here with us on earth. We believe in the power of music; whether it was your loved one's favorite song, a melody that's meaningful to you and your family, or just a beautiful piece of music, we will do everything in our power to make the day special and meaningful for you, your family, and most importantly, for your loved one who has passed.
Brian and I typically play as a violin/guitar duo, but he also plays violin and piano if you would prefer other instrumentation. Regardless, we will be professional, courteous and supportive. Just relax, spend time with your family and friends, and leave the music to us.
Price Range: $300-700
Gig Length: 30 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
We're young, well-dressed professionals who are comfortable being in as much or as little of the spotlight as you'd prefer. We're flexible and patient and we'll go out of our way to make your day as relaxed and stress-free as possible.
Rose Baldino and Brian Buchanan met 10 years ago, late one night backstage at a theatre in rural Pennsylvania.
Brian's band Enter The Haggis and Rose's group Burning Bridget Cleary were sharing a stage that evening, and the two bonded over a love of Irish fiddle tunes, Radiohead, and 4 AM whiskey. Their paths crossed a dozen times over the next decade on the road, but it wasn't until the Folk Alliance 2014 conference in Kansas City that they finally became musical collaborators. Burning Bridget Cleary's guitarist and drummer had their flights canceled at the last minute, and Rose (in desperation) asked Brian to grab a guitar and join her onstage. The two performed with virtually no rehearsal for over an hour, and their connection was powerful and immediate.
Brian and Rose are both accomplished traditional fiddle players and classical violinists, and despite being young, have over 25 years of writing and performance experience between them. Together, they write unusual new fiddle tunes and exciting, unpredictable original songs while also breathing new life into traditional and contemporary songs.
Additional Booking Notes
For most engagements we typically play acoustically, but we do have access to a sound system if amplification is required (for a small additional fee). In the event that we do use a sound system, we would need easy access to a power outlet and about an hour of set-up time before the event.
Past Booked Events
|June 23, 2017–June 25, 2017 • 12:00pm - 11:00pm||Festival|
|June 01, 2017–June 04, 2017 • 12:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding|
|May 27, 2017–May 28, 2017 • 12:00pm - 11:00pm||Festival Gig|
|May 20, 2017 • 12:00pm - 11:00pm||Unavailable|
|May 18, 2017 • 3:00pm - 11:00pm||Private Event|
|May 04, 2017–May 07, 2017 • 12:00pm - 12:00pm||Tour|
|April 29, 2017 • 12:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding|
|April 23, 2017 • 2:00pm - 10:00pm||Private Event|
A Day & An Age
Lament for Reverend Beaton
In the Garden
Nearer my God to Thee
How Great Thou Art
...or whatever you request!
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