State Theatre Portland
Man About A Horse

State Theatre presents

Man About A Horse

Tricky Britches

Wed, October 10, 2018

Doors: 9:00 pm / Show: 9:45 pm

Empire (ME)

Portland, ME

$7 Advance / $10 Day of Show

This event is 21 and over

Man About A Horse
Man About A Horse
Man About a Horse combines strong ties to the bluegrass tradition with a progressive streak that informs their original songwriting and unorthodox song selections. Their music reflects the wide range of influences on this Philadelphia-based band, from blues and rock to classical and pop, all blended together by a traditional bluegrass lineup.

Man About a Horse’s first full-length album debuted at #11 on the Billboard Bluegrass Chart in 2017, earning praise from Bluegrass Unlimited, British Bluegrass News, and others. The band notched its first position on the Bluegrass Today radio chart in 2018. They’ve performed at festivals and in venues around the U.S., sharing the stage with Old Crow Medicine Show, Cabinet, Danny Barnes, Hot Buttered Rum, Wood & Wire, Donna the Buffalo, and many more. In August 2018, Man About a Horse was nominated for a Band Momentum Award by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA).

A chance meeting and discovery of a shared love of bluegrass by co-founders Matt Thomas (bass) and Matt “Roy” Royles (guitar and vocals) led to the formation of the band in 2014. In addition to Thomas and Royles, Man About a Horse is: Dan Whitener (banjo) and Matthew Hiller (mandolin).
Tricky Britches
Tricky Britches
Tricky Britches formed in 2009, when four friends in Portland, Maine, took their street-corner fiddle tunes and country songs on the road across the US. Since then they have recorded two albums of original material: Hard Fought Day and Good Company. They have played on stages big and small across the US, Hawaii, and Europe, but at the end of the day, their favorite show is still on a crowded street corner at midnight.

Members:
Jed Bresette: Guitar, Bass, Vocals
Seth Doyle: Mandolin, Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
Tyler Lienhardt: Fiddle, Washboard, Vocals
Rich Bicknell: 5-String Banjo
Venue Information:
Empire (ME)
575 Congress St
Portland, ME, 04101
http://portlandempire.com/