The Bristol Boys deliver a wholesome, fun show suitable for all ages. For most shows we'll even put on clean shirts, but to do so, we must make arrangements at least two days in advance. Please call or email to schedule a show, and check back here, as we are heavily into the booking season.

2008 Shows

March 29 -- Bluegrass/Country show, Neshobe Sportsman Club, 91 Frog Hollow Road, Brandon, VT 802-247-3275 or

April 4 - Meriden Arts Council, Curtis Cultural Center, 175 E. Main St., Meriden, CT

April 5 - Learning Community Day School, 90 Hillspoint Road, Westport, CT

April 12 -- Mini-festival in celebration of Charter Oak Bluegrass' CD release. East Hartford Cultural Center, 50 Chapman Place, East Hartford.

April 26 -- "Firehouse Fiddles", Durham, Conn., firehouse, 6 p.m.  Along with Stacy Phillips, others, on behalf of the Durham Town Democratic Committee.

June 7 -- Stratford Day, Stratford green. Baldwin Room, 2 p.m. 

June 15 - Father's Day program, Laurel Hill, Winsted. 

July 11 -- Gazebo, Andover, next to town hall. 6:30 P.M. 

July 13 -- Bluegrass at the Woodland, Woodland Meeting House, Foster, RI. We're excited to be part of this first festival. The fun starts on Saturday, the 12th. 

July 19 -- Buttery Brook Bluegrass Festival, South Hadley, Mass.  With White Mountain Bluegrass, Crabgrass, Josh Williams, more. Country Corner Productions, PO Box 61 South Hadley, MA 01075. 413-467-9394.

July 24-26 -- Olde Country and Bluegrass Festival, Powers Field, Tifft Road, Danby, VT. With Bear Tracks, Acoustic Blue, more to be announced. 802-293-5515, or

August 15-17 -- Bluegrass in Greenville, NY.  Festival with  Smokey Green, Kickin' Grass, Too Blue, Uncommon Ground, Dyer Switch, Delaney Brothers, New River Line, Honey Grass, Doerfel Family, Cabin Fever Band. This is on the site of a working farm. Advance weekend tickets are only $38; $43 at the gate.

September 13 - Mark Twain House, Hartford, CT, part of the Story Tellers Festival conducted by Horizon Blue. We will be joined by Robert Fraker on mandolin.Event starts at noon. Free.

September 14 -- New Britain Museum of American Art,    This show has been cancelled

September 20 -- Canterbury Old Home Days. Event runs 10 a.m. 4 p.m. Dave Shaw will be playing with us for this show.

Past shows


January 26 -- Old Stone Church Coffeehouse, East Haven, CT. J.J. Diamond Band will open the show at 7 p.m., followed by our show and then an open mike.

January 13, 2007 -- Jitters Coffeehouse, 1273 Queen St. (Route10), on the Plainville-Southington town line.

December 31, 2006 -- First Night Westport.

April 13 -- Borders Books and Music, Westfield Shoppingtown, Lewis Avenue, Meriden. 8 p.m. Free. (203) 237-5510.

May 12 -- Sugar Cube Cafe, Shunpike Plaza, Cromwell. 8 p.m. free.

May 25 -- Douglas Library Acoustic Series, 108 Main St., Canaan, CT. the series showcases Litchfield and Berkshire County musicians. Free admission. 7:00 p.m. For more information call 860-824-7346. This will be an all-acoustic set - no mics or amps, so we'll play even if there's a power outage. This show was originally scheduled for April 27.

June 2 -- Stratford Day. A major townwide celebration. It's our first trip back to Stratford since we closed down the White Lilac Tea Room.

July 14 -- Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum, off Bridge Street, Willimantic. 4 p.m. Free. Bring lawn chairs, picnics. For information: 860-456-9999.

July 24 -- Waterbury Baptist Ministries, 7 p.m., 222 W. Main St., Waterbury, Conn. Part of the church's Terrific Tuesdays summer concert series.

July 27 -- Chiane's, 77 Main St. Torrington. 8 p.m.

July 24 -- Waterbury Baptist Ministries, 7 p.m., 222 W. Main St., Waterbury, Conn. Part of the church's Terrific Tuesdays summer concert series.

July 27 -- Chiane's, 77 Main St. Torrington. 8 p.m.

July 29 -- Slater Mill, Pawtucket, RI. 3 p.m. 401-725-8638. A historic mill and living history museum. Concert is free; admission to mill, $9.

August 4 - Potato Festival, North Branford. 3:30 p.m..

August 10 -- Center for Progressive Therapies, 192 Hartford Road, Manchester. 860-916-2775. 7:30 p.m. Admission: $7 for one; $10 for two.

August 18 -- Hamburg Fair, Noon-3 p.m.

August 25 -- Odetah Campground, Bozrah, Conn. Private concert.

October 20 -- Acoustic Cafe, Wadleigh Memorial Library, 49 Nashua St., Milford, NH. 7:30 p.m. Free. 603-673-2408

October 21 -- Stowe Farm Orchard, 15 Stowe Road, Millbury, MA. 1:30 p.m.

November 18 -- Plainfield Town Hall Community Room. 1:30 p.m. Opening for David Peterson and 1946. Sponsored by the Canterbury Historical Society.

Dec. 7 -- Chiane's, 77 Main St. Torrington. 8 p.m. Free

December 31, 2007 -- First Night Westport-Weston. Times TBA.





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