Pioneer Valley Soundscapes

More information about Banish Misfortune is available at: The 5-6 piece band met at the Amherst open sessions and performs weekly in Northampton.

To learn about the music played in sessions, check out the "Thursdays at the Harp" Blog:

To find out more about session music and etiquette:

The Harp Irish Pub in North Amherst, MA:

The Northampton Brewery in Northampton, MA:

To listen to some of the music our interviewees cited as influences:
Tommy Makem and the Clancy Brothers:
The Chieftains:
The Solas:
The Bothy Band: