Grace & Tony
She played bluegrass. He played punk... When Grace and Tony White met, they fell in love and the music just followed after.
"I had seen Grace play years ago and, not only was I impressed, I developed a serious secret
crush," Tony reminisced. "When I found out that she was learning mandolin and banjo, I took
a shot and asked her to jam with me. The rest is history."
Exposed to music early on in their lives by family (Grace's liked the Southern styles from gospel all the way to rock, while Tony learned from his brother, John Paul White of The Civil Wars fame), Grace & Tony experimented with an unlikely blend of genres by mixing punk, folk,
bluegrass, and Texas swing, to create something new. What resulted was a blend of music for
those searching for what's beyond the norm: "Punkgrass" was born.
"Punkgrass is simply a natural fusion of my punk rock background, and Grace's southern
gospel and bluegrass upbringing," stated Tony. "It isn't forced, it's very organic and it stands
out because it's a real fusion of what's new and old. We play whatever pops into our heads;
from classic rock to southern gospel, we scratch every itch. It's dark, yet happy; silly, yet
serious. Plus, it's a whole lot of fun to play."
Crafting and singing lyrical tales of murder, addiction, and lost love that are wrapped in a
happy twist, Grace & Tony honed their newfound brand of music on the sidewalks of
downtown Nashville with no idea where their music might lead them. Showcasing an
ability to create emotionally connective music, they built a solid fan base of dedicated listeners the old-fashioned way... one by one.
ATWOOD'S TAVERN IS A MIX OF SEATING AND STANDING ROOM. PURCHASING A TICKET DOES NOT GUARANTEE SEATING.
Atwood's Tavern (View)
877 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|