The band, a changing assortment of local musician which plays classic country, bluegrass and western swing, was actually a quartet during a few numbers. Saturday's set featured Gary Hunt on guitar and vocals, and three Farrar brothers - Jay on pedal steel, Dade on upright bass and vocals and jazz guitarist John -- on a few songs. The Buck Owens-heavy set included:
Moanin' the Blues I Can't Help it if I'm Still in Love with You Love's Gonna Live Here Heartaches by the Numbers Sitting on Top of the World Driving Nails in My Coffin (Please Don't Play) A-11 Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Loud, Loud Music Act Naturally Streets of Bakersfield
Fisher elaborated on the night's music: "No vocals from Jay. Just lots of great pedal steel noodling. Dade and Gary took the vocal duties."
Jay will play a solo show at the Old Rock House on June 17. John will be at Hammerstone's on June 2 and 9, and Fletcher's in Belleville on June 3. Dade will play the Maplewood Farmers' Market on June 23.