Discovering Historic Richmond, VA

We were thrilled when the good people at Richmond Magazine reached out to us with a request to use our recording of Sandy River Belles as background music for a wonderful interactive feature. If you have a few minutes to kill head over to their Web site and learn about a historic dig which uncovered […]

NY Magazine Approves of Us

Here’s an interesting fact, NY Magazine has recommended the Strung Out String Band in their annual wedding issue as the best option for those searching for a “laid back, good times vibe”. And, they made this recommendation not once, not twice, but three years. We’re flattered, NYMag. You’re making our banjo strings tremble. If you’d […]

The Melody Sheiks

When we first started the Strung Out String Band our banjo (and accordion) player was the inimitable Ilan Moss. Ilan moved to Paris many moons ago but fear not, the years of drinking pastis while listening to chanson have not lessened his skills in American music. In fact, while travelling the back streets of Paris […]

R.I.P. Freddy’s Old Time Jam

For the past seven years the Strung Out String Band has organized an old time jam at Freddy’s Bar in Park Slope, Brooklyn. We’ve loved every minute of the banjo banging, fiddle dripping, murder ballad swilling good times. Unfortunately, as I’m sure you know, Freddy’s is finally slated for Ratner’s wrecking ball. No more old […]

Strung Out String Band CD Available

It’s been years since we last hurled our best musical ideas against a wall and recorded the aftermath. We spent hours swilling cheap beer and whiskey in a subterranean studio buried deep within New York’s Lower East Side and emerged with a record that we are proud to call our own.

Live on the radio

On October, 20th the Strung Out String Band were invited to the WKCR studios to perform live on the air as part of the weekly Honky Tonkin’ show. We had a blast playing a mix of fiddle tunes, murder ballads, and jabbering away. Give it a listen below. Strung Out String Band Live on WKCR

New CD Available this Summer

It’s been four years since we recorded anything and a lot has changed since we released Moonshine & Palinka. We have a whole slew of new material, new band members, another four years of whiskey drinking and playing in dive bars under our belts. We are excited to have been able to find the time […]

Live on WKCR

On February 5th, 2006 we stopped by WKCR’s studios to play live on the Moonshine Show hosted by Matt Winters. We had a great time despite the ungodly early hour for a Sunday. You can listen here.