The Battleaxes are best known for hard-driving old-time tunes and powerful vocal harmonies, as well as folk, gospel, Americana, blues and original songs. We’ve been playing music together since 2008, for dances, concerts, farmers markets, and other events. The Battleaxe Band is Amy Buckingham on fiddle and guitar, Brooke Lauer on banjo, fiddle, and foot percussion, Lucy Allen on guitar, and Nancy Hamilton on bass.
Price Range: $400-$1000
Gig Length: 45 - 240 minutes
Languages: English, Japanese (Intermediate Level)
What to Expect
The Battleaxe Band is very flexible. We have given concerts on stage and played as background music for parties. We do both indoor and outdoor events and have a sound system if needed. Our set list ranges from songs with powerful vocals, raucous dance tunes, sweet folk songs, gospel that will give you goose bumps, and soulful blues. We have played birthday parties, dances, church events, funerals, farmers markets, art museums, libraries and more.
The Battleaxe Band is Amy Buckingham on fiddle and guitar, Brooke Lauer on banjo, fiddle, and foot percussion, Lucy Allen on guitar, and Nancy Hamilton on bass. The Battleaxes are best known for hard-driving old-time tunes and songs with powerful vocal harmonies, as well as folk, gospel, Americana, blues and original songs. We’ve been playing music together since 2008, for dances, concerts, farmers markets, and other events. Find us on Facebook!
Additional Booking Notes
We can perform indoors or out and on stage or in a corner depending on your event. Please let us know if we need to bring a sound system. We have mics/pickups for our instruments. We can also play completely acoustically without amplification, but microphones are best for singing performances. Have an outlet/extension cord available where we will be set up. We look forward to working with you!
Past Booked Events
|September 26, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Travelers Rest Farmers Market|
|September 12, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Sunrift Adventures|
|September 11, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Saluda Grade Cafe|
Mississippi Sawyer, Valley Forge, Fall on My Knees, Snake River Reel, Skillet Good and Greasy, Cuckoo Bird, Little Bird of Heaven, Wagon Wheel, Grub Springs, Big Scioty, Elsics Farewell, Greasy Coat, Golden Ticket, North Carolina Breakdown, I'm Your Dog Blues, Boys My Money's All Gone, Forked Deer, Angelina Baker, I've Endured, Waiting for the Federals, I'll Fly Away and many, many more.
Influences & Inspiration
John Prine, Gillian Welch, Old Crow Medicine Show, Cousin Emmy, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Wailing Jennys, Carter Family, Tom Brad & Alice, Erynn Marshall & Carl Jones
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