From the stage of the Strawberry Music Festival in California to concert halls throughout America and all the way to Ireland, the acoustic duo of Kathy Barwick & Pete Siegfried has delighted and enchanted audiences with a distinctive blend of bluegrass, old-time country, traditional Irish and folk.
Barwick, native of Sacramento, plays guitar, dobro, bass and banjo is widely known for her work in bluegrass, Americana and traditional Irish music. Founding member of the All Girl Boys, a popular all-female bluegrass quintet, and has worked with such bands as Nine-8ths Irish and the Mike Justis Band, as well as with Pete in the bluegrass band Mountain Laurel. Her first solo album, In My Life, was released in 2011 by FGM Music. Her second album, Braeburn, was released to critical acclaim in 2014.
Siegfried, a Pennsylvania boy, has lived in Grass Valley, California, since the 1970s, founded the bluegrass band Mountain Laurel in 1988 and sang lead vocals and played mandolin in the popular quintet until it disbanded in 2011. Mountain Laurel performed widely throughout Northern California and Nevada, playing most of the leading festivals in the region, earning Pete a reputation as a peerless, distinctive singer with a soaring and expressive tenor voice. Mountain Laurel recorded three albums: Another Sunny Day in California, Trouble in the Mine and Its About Time
A wonderful night awaits with creative engaging Americana fusion showcasing Petes exceptional lead vocals, Kathys amazing guitar work and their sterling duet harmonies.
Make it a date night, grab a friend. This is what those memorable moments are made of!