KC Moaners

Jug band music originated in Louisville, Kentucky in the 1890's, when groups formed making music on common household items like washboards, washtubs & jugs. Heavily influenced by Ragtime and early jazz , these bands created a rhythmic, rough, rollicking sound that was perfect for street performance, and entertaining crowds at the the Kentucky Derby ... As the sound caught on, jug bands traveled on the riverboats up and down the Mississippi, from Louisville to New Orleans .. Memphis, Tennessee, a major hub, was where jug bands had their heyday .. The Memphis's Beale Street district in the early 1900's became a mecca for blues musicians and the perfect place for jug band music to take hold.. Gus Cannon's Jug Stompers, Memphis Jug band, Mississippi Sheiks, to name a few...

We, the K.C. Moaners, try to stay as close to this traditional sound and energy as we are able, honoring the time, place & people who created it...

--Jim Chapin

Listen!

"Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy"
featuring Deck Nieforth on Harmonica and Vocal.

Visit their website at http://www.reverbnation.com/kcmoaners

KC MOANERS: A Jug Band
2019 - 20 Season

Thursday, January 17th from 8:30-10:30pm
KC Moaners: A Jug Band--Jim Chapin: Guitar, Jug, Kazoo, Vocals; Greg Andreozzi: Washboard and other percussion; Kevin Collins: Blues Harp,Kazoo, Ukulele, and Vocals; Dave Haller: Jug, Mandolin and Vocals; Deck Nieforth: Harmonica, Kazoo,Spoons, Washtub Bass

Location: Nick-A-Nees,
Friday, February 15, 2019, 7:30-9pm
KC Moaners: A Jug Band Performance

Location: Brooklyn Tea House, 209 Douglas Avenue, Providence, RI
Friday, March 1, 2019, 7:30-9pm
KC Moaners: A Jug Band Performance

Location: Tavern Hall, 1800 South Road corner Rte. 138, just East of URI entrance, Kingston Village, RI
Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 2-3pm
KC Moaners: Mardi Gras Private Performance

Location: Berkshire Place, 455 Douglas Avenue, Providence, RI
Friday, March 15, 2019, 7:00-9pm 7-9pm. No cover. Refreshments available.
KC Moaners: A Jug Band Performance

Location: Brooklyn Tea House, 209 Douglas Avenue, Providence, RI
Saturday, March 16, 2019. St. Patrick's Day
KC Moaners: A Jug Band Performance: Private House Party, Providence, RI.


Thursday, April 18, 2019, 8:30-11pm
KC Moaners: A Jug Band Performance

Location: Nick-A-Nees,
Friday, April 19, 7:00-9pm. 7-9pm. No cover. Refreshments available.
KC Moaners: A Jug Band Performance

Location: Brooklyn Tea House, 209 Douglas Avenue, Providence, RI
Friday, May 3, 2019
KC Moaners

Location: 46 UndergroundPVD, Providence, RI
Saturday, May 4, 2019, Free Workshops 6-7pm; Concert 7-10:30pm., $20 advance, $25 door
First Annual Great Northeast Jug Band Festival Featuring Too Tight Jug Band; High Maintenance Jug Band; KC Moaners; Outrageous Fortune; Busted Jug Band Hot food, cold drinks, sizzling tunes! For more information, acarts.org/jug-band-festival

Location: Arlington Masonic Temple, 19 Academy Street, Arlington, MA 02476
Sunday, May 19, 2019, 1pm-
KC Moaners and French Connection Performances - Private Party, Providence, RI 02906


Sunday, May 26, 2019, -9pm
KC Moaners and Scruffy Aristocrats

Location: Newscafe, Pawtucket, RI
Saturday, June 8, 2019, 2:45pm
PVD Mini-Fest, Downtown Providence
KC Moaners: A Jug Band Performance



Friday, June 21. 2019. 6:30-9pm. Snacks and soft drinks available. No cover.
KC Moaners: A Jug Band Performance

Location: Brooklyn Tea House, 209 Douglas Avenue, Providence, RI
Thursday, June 27, 2019, 3-7pm
KC Moaners Jug Band and others Performance

Location: Farmer’s Market, Dexter Park, 85 Parade Street at Hudson Street, Providence, RI 02908
Friday, August 16, 2019, 7-9pm
KC Moaners Jug Band Performance

Location: Brooklyn Tea House, 209 Douglas Avenue, Providence, RI
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Jug Band Party at Cousin Dick Haller’s, MA
KC Moaners and others

Saturday, August 24, 2019, 1-4pm
Harry’s BYO outdoor Summer Picnic and Old Time Jam
KC Moaners and others
Location: South County Museum, 115 Strathmore Street, Narragansett, RI
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Woodstock Democratic Party
KC Moaners Performance
Location: Woodstock Hill Inn, Woodstock, Conn.

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