The Whatnot

The Whatnot


TWN: with a style described as "acoustic percussive driven pop" this trio boasts 3 part harmonies and an upbeat fun performance enjoyed by all ages.


Based out of Portsmouth, NH , The Whatnot has performed more than 50 shows in its first year; from CBGB's gallery and the Lion's Den in NYC, to Harpers Ferry and HOB in Boston, to Nectar's in Burlington, and the Big Easy in Portland. The band has shared the stage with such artists as OAR, Howie Day, Ari Hest, Lost Trailers, Matt Nathanson, Even All Out, Jeremiah Freed, Waltham, Paranoid Social Club, Pete Kilpatrick Supergroup, and more.

The group recently released its debut album on Halloween (2003) and sold more than 300 copies in the first 90 days. For more info about The Whatnot, please visit their website at http:///


- Live EP (sold exclusively at shows) - untitled, 4 songs recorded live in Plaistow, NH at The Sad Cafe in November 2002.

- "What you make of it" - debut full length studio album, recorded and co-produced with Jonathan Wyman at Big Sound Studio in Westbrook, Maine. Mixed at Boston Skyline Studio by David Leonard. Mastered by local talent Duncan Watt of Kanuba Records. Song samples available for download at, college radio airplay, and for sale online at and at local Bull Moose record store locations.

Set List

The majority of songs TWN play are originals, however they do have some cover songs as well. They can play a short 30-45 minute gig, or do a 3 hour bar gig, playing three 45 minute sets.
Some of the covers the band plays include "Blister In the Sun", "Like a Rolling Stone", and more.