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Hoot & Holler (American Folk/Roots Music made by a couple of Berklee grads)

Hoot and Holler is born from the love of American folk, nurtured from Boston's burgeoning string music scene, and inspired by the authenticity of the enduring spirit of traditional Appalachian mountain music. Sometimes they draw influences from Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, with their tender harmonizing on original songs that come across as simple, honest, yet freshly new to the ears. They also surrender to the essence of driving old time fiddle tunes: fast, shuffling, heavy foot stomping, and an unpenetrable groove.  Described as the perfect cross section where the grit in sound is supported by their musicality and chops, you can expect the full range of temperament from Amy Alvey (fiddle, vocals) and Mark Kilianski (guitar, vocals) in any given performance.  Since its formation, Hoot and Holler have entertained audiences all over the Northeast and Europe. In the summer of 2013 and 2014, they joined the Massachusetts Walking Tour with Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards, where they hiked 200 miles through different towns in Massachusetts to play free community concerts.  Their new EP "Nothing If Not Young" was released on October 29, 2014, supported by an East Coast tour from Virginia to Massachusetts. In January 2015 they leave for their first West Coast tour spanning from Orange County, CA all the way to Seattle, WA.