Ragtime Shepard Kings Trio

This band’s mission is to perform the weirdest songs from the early days of tin pan alley on the format on which they were first recorded—wax cylinder. Meanwhile they’re touring the country putting on amazing shows. roochie.com

Timmy Findlen is a ukulele player from Aroostook County, Maine, but is currently based in Nashville, Tennessee. He is the former bandleader of Over A Cardboard Sea: Portland, Maine’s premier ukulele novelty act. When in Maine, he plays in The Vododeyos, a ukulele duo with Joel Eckhaus, with whom he also builds and repairs ukuleles. He also likes ukuleles. He currently plays electric bass with the honky tonk group J.P. Harris & The Tough Choices. See his work with Over A Cardboard Sea.

Lindsay McCaw has been playing American old time music and calling dances for over 15 years. She is also part of several theater and puppet companies, including her own, based in Vermont called The Dolly Wagglers. She has won several musical distinctions such as two-time winner of the Minneapolis Jug Band Contest and four-time first-place winner of the Sheffield Field Days Fiddle contest. See her work with the Dolly Wagglers and The Corn Potato String Band.

Aaron Jonah Lewis is a multi-instrumentalist, performer and educator. He has won awards at the Clifftop Appalachian String Band Festival, including First Place Neotraditional Band in 2008, and at the Galax Old Fiddlers Convention, including First Place Bluegrass Fiddle in 2007, and he has performed at major festivals from the US to the UK and from Italy to Finland. Lewis has appeared on dozens of recordings from bluegrass and old time to swing jazz, modern experimental and Turkish classical music projects. He has taught workshops at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow and at the English Folk Dance and Song Society in London. He also plays and teaches banjo, mandolin, guitar, and bass and is currently based in Detroit, Michigan. Aaron’s Website.

Rob Torres

Whether he’s changing his clothes, setting the table, or just sitting down, Rob Torres has a unique way of finding the absurdity in everyday tasks.His award winning international comedy has made Rob Torres one of the foremost visual comedians in the world today. See for yourself why Rob Torres has been in great demand by top venues worldwide for the past decade, and why he is known around the globe as the “International Man of Mirth.” rob-torres.com