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The Suitcase Junket & Driftwood Soldier

  • Race Brook Lodge 864 South Undermountain Road Sheffield, MA, 01257 United States (map)
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The Suitcase Junkett

From the salvaged sounds of American juke joints, back porches, honky tonks and rock clubs, The Suitcase Junket conjures an entirely new sound in this essential rock collection, Pile Driver. 

The Suitcase Junket is Matt Lorenz: artist, tinkerer, swamp yankee, one-man band. His is the road-worn voice rising over the grind of a tube-amped dumpster guitar, with wild double pitches of throat singing. From The Suitcase Junket's penchant for thrift and ingenuity comes this full-length album -- his debut at Signature Sounds -- of original rock anthems, mountain ballads, blues manifestos and dance-hall festivity, played on instruments built of broken bottles, twisted forks, dried bones, gas cans, shoes, saw blades, a toy keyboard, and an overhead compartment’s worth of luggage.  Click for Facebook Event

Special Guest: Driftwood Soldier

 Photo by Kyle Cassidy

Photo by Kyle Cassidy

Driftwood Soldier is a gritty, blue folk duo featuring Bobby Szafranski on bass/foot percussion, and Owen Lyman-Schmidt on mandolin/foot percussion/vocals. They released Blessings & Blasphemy, a split EP combining reinterpreted gospel traditionals with anti-religious originals, on March 24, 2017.  You can stream Blessings & Blasphemy on bandcamp.

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7pm: Doors / 8pm: Concert Begins
Saturday August 18th, 2018
Barnspace at Race Brook Lodge
864 South Undermountain road ( AKA Rt 41 ) Sheffield, MA
Ticket Price: $20 (available at the door)
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Race Brook Lodge is a hidden gem in The Berkshires, at the foot of Mt. Race and a short hike from the Appalachian trail. The yoga & event barn at Race Brook is simultaneously rustic and sublime, steeped in hundreds of years of New England history. The Stagecoach Tavern is unpretentious fine dining, exquisite farm-to-table cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere. Much of the food is sourced from Race Farm, right on the property!

For info/directions and dinner reservations at The Stagecoach Tavern, call 413-229-8585. Visit our Facebook Page!

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Sound Healing Meditation Class