The Boston Boys

The Boston Boys

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Eric Robertson and the Boston Boys are an exciting new band emerging from the hotbed of talented musicians at the prestigious Berklee School of Music. Named after a tune by the father of bluegrass, Bill Monroe. Their music creates a unique blend of contemporary roots rock, bluegrass, and jazz.

Biography

Eric Robertson and the Boston Boys sound is contemporary acoustic roots rock. Their music blends reverence for the Beatles , the energy of the Avett Brothers, with hints of Appalachian string band music. All band members are music performance majors, either Alumni or students, from the prestigious Berklee School of Music. They are young professionals, eager to present their fresh unique ass-kicking sound.

Eric Robertson has already established himself as a versatile mandolinist and exceptional singer/songwriter. As the front-man for the Boston Boys, Eric demonstrates his skills as onstage performer with an innate ability to connect with an audience. Growing up in Greensboro, NC, he was mentored by some of the best including: Riley Baugus, Jens Krueger, and Tony Williamson.

While attending the Berklee School of Music, fiddle wizard Nate Leath networked with the best musicians around Boston. Beginning with the fact that he was the youngest fiddle player to ever win the storied Galax Convention, his successes include: opening for David Grisman with Old School Freight Train, his acclaimed solo old-time record “Rockville Pike” and session work with many Nashville pros. Nate was the producer of the new album, Listen.

Stash Wyslouch started out as a rock guitarist, but found his voice through the acoustic guitar and has captivated audiences with his quirky and humorous charm. One of the hardest working players among the young Boston scene.

Nick Falk has succeeded as a highly creative, reputable and reliable session player and touring percussionist since his graduation from Berklee College of Music in 2005. He toured with Bryan Baker (’05) and Old School Freight Train. Nick was selected to the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance, a tuition free program for the best emerging jazz artists to play with and learn from the masters.

Born into Bluegrass royalty, Sam Grisman has toured with the David Grisman Bluegrass Experience and has decided to become a part of the thriving new-acoustic movement in Boston. He held down the backbeat for Sarah Jarosz on her critically acclaimed first CD, “Songs Up In My Head.”

Discography

"Listen"
Eric Robertson and The Boston Boys