Chris Merenda Vocals and banjo, Ryan Hommel, Benny Kohn, vocals and piano,
Andy Wrba, bass and Bill Chapman on drums
This group features some of the region’s finest musicians collaborating to perform a combination of original music and their favorite bluegrass, folk, and traditional songs.
Chris Merenda is a multi-instrumentalist who has been a lead vocalist, drummer, guitarist in the bands The Mammals and the Picky Bastards. Ryan Hommel has performed and recorded with Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers, the Sweetback Sisters, and his own Optical Shop. Benny “Fingers” Kohn is known for his musicianship which is matched by his charisma on stage. Benny, Andy, and Bill are founding members of the Berkshire Jazz Collective. Andy Wrba is a bassist from Pittsfield who has strong family ties to Sandisfield (Riiska Brook Orchard). He has been with the band Barefoot Truth since 2006. Bill Chapman is one of the most in-demand drummers in the county.
Tickets for events at the Sandisfield Arts Center are available online or may be purchased at the door on the night of the performance on a first come-first served basis. ONLINE TICKETS ARE RECOMMENDED TO INSURE A SEAT.
Children 12 and under are admitted FREE, unless otherwise noted, when space allows.