Guitar / Vocals
Guitar and Dobro/Resophonic Guitar player Jeremy Sicely, is a native Vermonter and raised in a family of musicians dating back to the 1940's Sicely Orchestra. Jeremy has been involved with the Vermont Music scene since age 15 with the band Nigel Guy from Cabot, Vermont who released 3 albums and is featured on the 2011 release of Area Code 802. With Nigel Guy he took a musical ramble into the Burlington area and was a drummer for Rock n' Roll Sherpa, Lunar Railroad, and 2nd Agenda. In 2003, Jeremy returned to his musical roots, picked up a Dobro, and helped form Bluegrass group The Medicinals, and later linked up with already well formed Bluegrass outfit, Gold Town from Southern Vermont. On the latest Gold Town Album Jeremy penned one song and sat in on Dobro on three songs.
More recent conquests include Flat Top Trio, who released a CD January 2012, family band, Hillside Rounders who released and EP May 2012. Jeremy has also worked with Rusty Dewees in his Logger shows and with local country singer Keeghan Nolan including opening for John Michael Montgomery. Jeremy can been seen sitting in on Dobro and Guitar occasionally with other projects and picking sessions in the local music scene.
Mandolin / Vocals
Having begun Suzuki violin method at age 5, Geoff transitioned hisfocus to drumming at age 10 and went on to graduate from Ohio University in 2004 with a B.F.A. in Percussion Performance plus a certificate in Environmental Studies. Following a season of stewardship at Maine’s Baxter State Park, Goodhue began mentoring drum and guitar students out of his childhood home in Boxford, Massachusetts.
Since moving to Vermont in 2008, Geoff has served as a G.M.C.Caretaker on the Long Trail and has worked and performed with the Bread and Puppet Theater. Goodhue is currently the drummer of Vermont Vaudeville’s house band and mandolinist/vocalist in Granite Junction. Geoff has appeared on Mountain Stage in Morgantown, West Virginia and at Appleton Wisconsin’s Mile of Music with Composer and Producer Nick Vandenberg. Geoff’s family outfit The Goodhues Band has performed with autoharp legend Bryan Bowers and was featured at the 2016 Mountain Laurel Autoharp Gathering in Newport, PA. As a member of Athens Ohio’s Realbilly Jive, Geoff played drums on “You and the World Outside”, an album comprised of J.D.
Hutchison’s original songs and released September 2016 on Howdy Skies Records in collaboration with folk, country and bluegrass icon, Tim O’Brien.
Geoff also makes a living responsibly composting humanure as a representative of Clivus New England and resides on 20 acres in East Charleston, Vermont.
Roland has appeared as a soloist with the Yonder Mountain String Band, and opened for
Bluegrass greats Peter Rowan and Tony Rice. His fiddle influences include Vassar Clements,
Martin Hayes, Richard Greene, Jason Carter and Mark O’Conner. Roland has performed with
collaborated and performed with renowned jazz guitarist Bill Frisell. He has also appeared in
many dances and showcase events as part of Young Tradition Vermont. In June 2007, a radio
profile on Roland was aired as part of NPR’s All Things Considered program. Roland studied
violin performance at Boston University and at McGill, spent two years with the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and has been active in the Green Mountain Mahler Festival. He
lives with his family in Johnson, Vermont.
Bass / Vocals
Fran has been playing bass in numerous outfits between Vermont and California for many years. Hailing from Glover, VT Fran has played with a wide range of groups including Snakeroot, Mud City Ramblers, Bacon Grease String Band, The Butterbeans and most recently, Granite Junction.
Banjo / Vocals
Living in the Johnson, VT area since '95, Luke was a founding member of the notorious Mud City Ramblers and later on, Bacon Grease String Band. With musical influences ranging from Jerry Garcia, Slayer, Bach and Earl Scruggs, to name a few, you never know what to expect from him. But isn't that the way it is with all banjo players? Buy him a PBR and he'll tell you his life story.