Jangly Jack

Jangly Jack by: Gary Antol “Jangly Jack by the railroad track, hustling a dollar don't give no slack.” This song was inspired by the idea of an aging hobo who couldn't run fast enough to catch a train anymore. As a last resort he took to sitting next to the tracks begging passers b...

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Winter Warmer!!!

This weekend, The Jakob's Ferry Stragglers are excited to travel south!   We will be in Charleston, WV at The Boulevard Tavern, Friday night at 10pm, $5 at the door.  Saturday we continue on to Bluefield WV for The Winter Warmer at The Railyard.  This is an all day event featuring tons of local ...

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Old Red Hill

Old Red Hill “That old red house on old red hill, winter's frozen, bones are chilled, and the snow outside flakes the ground, cold white, through is rotten window sill.” Cresent Heights is a neighborhood that sits on top of the hill above Daisytown, in Washington County Pennsylvania....

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Better call it a sackwhack...

Beaumont Butler's Blues Gary Antol We love music from the 1930's. It's amazing how much bounce and happiness there was in much of it considering the social and economic strife present in that part of history. On road trips, Pokey LaFarge spends a lot of time singing at us through the van spe...

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Festival Season is FAST Approaching!!!

We are excited to announce our 2015 festival lineup! This year we will be at The Old School Weenie Roast #6 at Tripps Farm, Terra Alta, WV, The Sleepy Creek SpringDig, The Downtown Edinboro Arts and Music Fest, Smoked Country Jam, The Great Blue Heron, The Washington County Whiskey Rebellion (with ...

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