Bluegrass from the hills of New York
Cletus & the Burners may have started as an inside joke, according to their website, but these young men are making some good music in them northern hills. Based in the Ithaca, New York area, Cletus & the Burners have been playing their brand of Mountain music since 2001. Their website describes them as:
"Good Music. Five Young Men. Traditional Acoustic Instruments. One Quart Corn Whiskey."
You can't argue with those ingredients!
Cletus & the Burners are; Nick Aives on banjo, Phil Weinrobe plays the upright bass, Michael Penque on the guitar, Tom Eaton plays the Mandolin, and Ben Smith plays the Fiddle. All add their voices to the blend.
Cletus and the Burners - Take Me From This Earth.mp3 Cletus and the Burners - When I'm Gone.mp3