July 10, 2016: So an update, we are indeed playing as a
five-piece now, with Leo on bass! Let's hear it for starting off with a few
long sets, to help build up a reportoire.
We've got great shows
coming up soon, including Curwensville Days on July 14, Flood City Music Fest
on August 5, the Valewood Farms annual Farm to Table dinner on August 20,
and Windber Bluegrass on September 20th.
May 3, 2016: We've got some shows
coming up soon, and schedules permitting, we'll be playing as a five-piece this year,
with our friend Leo joining on bass! His car doesn't fit an upright, but maybe
we'll spot one of those skinny Les Claypool numbers at a flea market...
July 22, 2015: Several cool shows coming up yet,
including the Valewood Farms Farm to Table dinner in August, and just a few weeks later,
the first ever Edgewater Bluegrass Fest!
Check out the Shows page
for more information on our schedule.
March 21, 2015: We'll be playing a couple of new events and festivals this year, check out the Shows page
for more information on our schedule. And we're excited to be playing with Grand Ole' Ditch on April 11 at VOMA! You can check out the
Facebook event page for more information.
Hope to see you there.
November 17, 2014: We had a good time at some great festivals this summer. We'll be
in Ligonier this Friday at the Coffeehouse at Mill Creek, and then we're looking forward to
ringing in the New Year as part of Celebration Johnstown!
Also wanted to mention: the fine site PennsylvaniaBluegrass.com
is now carrying our album. They have a lot of other great bands as well, check them out!
June, 2014: Well, we were rained out at the Bandshell this past weekend.
But we're looking forward to three great festivals later this summer!
Flood City Music Fest: August 1-3
May, 2014: We've got some great shows lining up for the summer. We're
happy to be back at the Roxbury Bandshell this summer, and are looking forward
to the Wills Mountain Festival in mid-August (great lineup!).
We're excited to be a part of the first Windber Bluegrass Festival in September,
and are looking forward to some more exciting shows for the summer & fall schedule.
We're writing and learning new songs, and tinkering with some new instrumentation -
hope to see you soon!
October, 2013: We had a blast last month playing some new festivals, and got to hear a lot of great music
along the way. We're looking forward to opening for The Stray Birds on December 8th at VOMA.
We're taking it easy until then - looking forward to attending the Broken Fences show at VOMA on November 8th,
and then at the Tauk show at VOMA on the 21st, so maybe we'll see you out and about between now and the
8th of December!
(btw, Adam is a part of Justin Giuffre & the Pilgrimage, who will be playing with Broken Fences & Apache Moon
on Nov 8th)
August, 2013: Festival time is here for our region and our band!
We'll be appearing at the following great festivals over the next couple of months
and hope to see you there:
August 9-11: Wills Mountain Festival, Bedford, PA.
Featuring Yarn, Ben Sollee, Danger Muffin, The Black Lillies, Drifgwood, Cabint, and many more! We'll be appearing on Sunday as part of the all-day bluegrass lineup.
August 30 - September 1: Ethnic Fest in Johnstown's Cambria City area. We'll be appearing on the VOMA stage during Ethnic Fest.
April, 2013: We are happy to announce that our debut, self-titled album,
Striped Maple Hollow, is finished, and will be officially released on
We'll be having a CD release show that night at VOMA, with The Whiskey River Panhandlers
and Dan Oatman (from The Crew of the Half Moon), and hope you can make it out.
We also have a great lineup of shows this year,
including our first trip to Indiana, PA, in May,
and appearances at the Wills Mountain Festival (Bedford, PA) in August,
the Northern Appalachian Folk Festival (Indiana, PA) and
Frostburg State Appalachian Festival (Frostburg, MD) in September.
And speaking of Christmas in Whiskey Hollow, we now have O Come O Come Emmanuel online - it's the only song on the EP that we can
put up for streaming, due to the song licensing. Hope you like it!
We've started recording songs for our upcoming, as-of-yet untitled debut album.
We've had two very productive recording sessions and hope to have another one or two in
the coming weeks to round out the album.
We also have several shows coming up in the first half of September!
We'll be playing the VOMA stage at Ethnic Fest on Saturday, September 1st;
a fund-raiser at Aces on Friday, September 7th, and an art show opening
at the Keynote Cafe in Jeanette on Saturday, September 15!
Essential Machine is an indie/folk due from Greensburg, and this will be their first
appearance in Johnstown. They have a great new EP out that you can check out
through their site.
Doors open at 7pm, music starts at 8pm, all ages, BYOB for 21+, and it's $5.00
March, 2012: Several things to mention! So here goes:
Thurdsay, March 22, 2012: We will be appearing on Central PA Live
on WTAJ-TV on Thursday, March 22. The show airs live from 4 to 5, and we'll on
to talk about the Art Works in Johnstown "An Evening With" series and play a few songs.
Saturday, March 24: Art Works in Johnstown presents An Evening With Mandolin Orange,
with special guests Striped Maple Hollow. $10, doors open at 6:00pm, BYOB.
We now have t-shirts! Many thanks to James Elston for the logo
and Press Press Merch for the printing.
We'll be hocking them for $10 at our shows along with the Christmas EP that came out in December.
December, 2011: Christmas in Whiskey Hollow, our joint Christmas EP with
The Whiskey River Panhandlers, is available now in person,
and on Amazon MP3!