jakob’s ferry stragglers

The Purple Fiddle presents Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers

The Purple Fiddle presents Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers

The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers are a four piece string band based out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They combine a variety of influences ranging from Old-Time, Bluegrass, Country, Jazz, Rock and 1930’s style swing music to create a tight, high-energy sound, complete with heavy grooves, soulful ballads, and extended jams, cherry-topped with well-blended harmony and honest songwriting, […]

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Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers at Purple Fiddle

Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers at Purple Fiddle

The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers draw freely from old-time, bluegrass, country, jazz, rockabilly and swing styles to create their tight, high-energy string band music. Well-crafted original songs with emotional depth, masterful picking, and resonant vocal harmonies combine to forge new territories and a fresh take on Appalachian Americana music. Band members Gary Antol, Libby Eddy, Mitch […]

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Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers at the Mtn State Forest Festival

Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers at the Mtn State Forest Festival

The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers draw freely from old-time, bluegrass, country, jazz, rockabilly and swing styles to create their tight, high-energy string band music. Well-crafted original songs with emotional depth, masterful picking, and resonant vocal harmonies combine to forge new territories and a fresh take on Appalachian Americana music. Band members Gary Antol, Libby Eddy, Mitch […]

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The Purple Fiddle presents Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers

The Purple Fiddle presents Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers

Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers (formerly The Weedrags) are an Appalachian power trio, formed in Washington County, Pennsylvania in the fall of 2010. Their songs, rooted in fields of Bluegrass, Country, Old-Time, and Swing, resonate with the hard working spirit ingrained in the Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia foothills. Songwriting and musicianship blend to form a unique, […]

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