Geoff Barttley and Howie Tarnower
Geoff Bartley is a folk-blues guitar player singer-songwriter and recording artist. He won first place in
2015 Podunk Bluegrass Festival Songwriter Contest! Geoff presents two nights of acoustic music every week at the Cantab Lounge in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Both nights have been voted Best of Boston. In further recognition, the Cambridge Mayor's Office in conjunction with the Boston Bluegrass Union proclaimed February 13, 2004 to be Geoff Bartley Day. Songs and instrumentals he has written have been used on the History Channel, Animal Planet, the Learning Channel, the Discovery Channel, the National Geographic Channel, NOVA and Nature on PBS and other cable networks, in private and commercial films and documentaries, and in private and commercial advertising in the US and other countries. Geoff endorses and plays Elixir strings. The folk press has called him a world-class guitarist, a brilliant songwriter and the prophet and spiritual godfather of the Boston folk scene.
Howie Tarnower is a multi-instrumentalist and well known veteran of the Bluegrass and Folk world.
He has recorded and toured extensively with many bands including The Fiction Brothers, Country Cooking and Special Consensus.
He has performed with many of Bluegrass' finest musical talents - Tony Trischka, Peter Wernick, Matt Glaser, Don Stover, Chris Jones, Hazel Dickens, and Rose Maddox to name a few. He has played on dozens of recordings, soundtracks and broadcasts from Prairie Home Companion to Car Talk.
He has taught at many area schools and arts programs including Winchester and Belmont Community Music Schools, All Newton Music School, Cambridge Public School, Middlesex School and The Park School. He continues to perform with many local artists as well as his own bands Boston City Limits and The Blue Suede Boppers.
John Henry's Hammer Coffeehouse / 1st U. Church of Worcester (View)
90 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
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