This CT-based group specializes in traditional country-western music, including bluegrass and old timey, They are a listening band, not a dance band.
Still Pickin' will focus on the needs of your event. A nice listening band, people can chat while music is performed. The audience is brought into the performance with some sing-alongs and fun things for them to participate in.
Price Range: $400 to $800; always negotiable to fit your needs
Gig Length: 45 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
We are a traditional country-western and bluegrass flavored band. We are definitely a listening band not a dance band. We do not use drums. All of our songs are nicely arranged and well rehearsed with pleasant vocal harmonies. We will provide some fun things for your audience to participate in.
Still Pickin' offers up a wide array of acoustic music to satisfy listeners of all ages. Among its repertoire you will hear classic country, songs of the early country music pioneers, including bluegrass, folk, Americana, old timey, and country-western. The music is nicely arranged and well rehearsed. Pretty harmonies make for pleasant listening. Hear song samples at (link hidden) Click on "Bands" and then "Still Pickin'. Song list provided on request.
Additional Booking Notes
We provide our own sound equipment. If your event is outdoors, we have extension cords to accommodate the distance from your source to our PA. We also have our own tent for outdoor gigs if your yard doesn't have cover for the band.
A Repertoire Sampling
Let Me Love You One More Time;
Beautiful Brown Eyes; Steel Guitar Rag;
Let Those Brown Eyes Smile At Me;
Hot Corn, Cold Corn; Salty Dog Blues,
Log Cabin for Sale, Reuben's Train;
You Win Again; Cryin' My Heart Out;
Hello Trouble; The Ballad of Jed Clampett;
Old Home Place; Little Darlin Pal of Mine;
Cripple Creek/Randy Lynn Rag; Fort Worth;
You Don't Know My Mind; Git Along Home Cindy;
Foggy Mountain Breakdown; Jimmy Brown;
Many Tears Ago; Foggy Mountain Top:
I Wonder Where You Are Tonight; Corriella;
|Jim Sharpley||Dobro, banjo, guitar, harmonica, vocals|
|Myrna Riquier||Bass player, vocals|
|Bob Coxx||Lead singer, rhythm guitar|
Influences & Inspiration
Some of our mentors include Flatt & Scruggs, Merle Haggard, Carter Family, George Jones, Steve Earle, Vern Gosden, Dolly Parton, Ronnie Millsap, etc.