Veterans of all-star jug, swing, and Jewish bands, the Schticklers rare vigor, humor, virtuoso musicianship and timely schtick won them the 2010 Championship Battle of the Jug Bands. These veteran players, all icons in their own right, combine their talents on fiddle and dobro, swing guitars, washtub bass and washboard, five-part harmony, clogging, and the incisive, playful warmth of Jewish humor.
The musicians that make up The Schticklers are Barb Silverman, vocalist of the Teflons, Jon Spiegel, slide guitar player extraordinaire, Stuart Rosenberg, former host of Radio Gumbo, Joel Frankel, award winning Children's Musician and Bob Stelneiki, the most amazing washtub bass player around.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 60 - 90 minutes
What to Expect
Good time jug band classics plus Jewish and Yiddish songs performed jugband style, jokes and general Schtick. Masterful musicianship.
The accomplished musicians that make up The Schticklers are Barb Silverman, vocalist of the Teflons, Jon Spiegel, slide guitar player extraordinaire, Stuart Rosenberg, former host of Radio Gumbo, and Joel Frankel, award winning Children's artist. All teach at the Old Town School of Folk Music.
Additional Booking Notes
The Schticklers LOVE to play small venues without amplification as much as they love large festivals.
Give Me Back My Wig
Cakewalk into Town
Coney Island Washboard Mama
Oy Mein Kepelah
Bei Mir Bistu Shein
Bagels and Cream Cheese
|Barb Silverman||vocals, clogging, guitar, wahsboard|
|Joel Frankel||guitar, jug, vocals|
|Stuart Rosenberg||Banjolin, vocals, schtick|
|Jon Spiegel||dobro, vocals, schtick|
|Bob Stelnicki||Washboard bass, vocals|
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