For booking or more information about the band, contact:
Joe Cronick: 715-966-6463
June 9-10: Northwoods Bluegrass Fest, Ladysmith, WI
June 13: Live From the Park, Waunakee, WI
June 20: Concerts in the Park, Three Lakes, WI
July 2: Willow Springs Garden, Brokaw, WI
July 8: Littlestock Music Festival, Manawa, WI
July 6: Music in the Park, Tomahawk, WI
July 28-29: Midsummer Bluegrass
Festival, Manitowish Waters, WI
July 29: Kentuk Days, Crandon, WI
Joe Cronick - Banjo, mandolin, guitar, vocals. Former bands include Yankee Coalition, Joe Martin & Co., Just Friends, Bluegrass Caravan and just too many to list. He's shared the stage with the likes of Bill Monroe (Joe played bass), Frank Wakefield, Benny Martin, Chubby Wise, Vassar Clements, and more.
Bruce King - Bass, vocals. Bruce grew up in a bluegrass family and has a music teaching degree.
Susan Cronick - Guitar, fiddle and vocals. Former member of Liberty Prairie String Band, Joe Martin & Co., Just Friends, Resonators, and the Honk Geese swing band.
Hand-Picked Bluegrass Band delivers a show of stellar picking and powerful vocal arrangements. HPBB has performed at numerous festival events, concerts in the park, private performances and opened for groups including The Chapmans, Rhonda Vincent, Martha & Eddie Adcock, James King, Bobby Osborne, the Gibson Brothers just to name a few. With such a high caliber lineup, you can be sure that each and every performance will be a special one!
Our newest CD, Moonshine Man, features the talents of the great Michael Cleveland.
Select Festivals and Concert Appearances:
Picking in the Pines Festival - Rosholt, WI
Minnesota Bluegrass & Old Time Festival
Northwoods Bluegrass Festival, Ladysmith, WI
Northern Indiana Bluegrass Association
Nicolet College concert series - Rhinelander, WI
East Troy Bluegrass Festival – East Troy, WI
Chestnut Center for the Arts - Marshfield, WI
LCO CASINO – Hayward, WI
Concerts in the Park – various communities
North Star Casino – Bowler, WI
Do What You Gotta Do, 2006
Sweet Virginia, 2009
Live @ Nicolet, 2011
"A delightful offering of down-home bluegrass that is guaranteed to please and delight anyone who enjoys precise picking and harmonious vocals."
Joe Cronick makes custom handcrafted mandolins. Joe makes an "F Shape," "A Shape," and "The Cronick," which is his own design. Contact Joe for more information:
Mad Dog & Merrill Theme song by Hand Picked
Listen to a Cronick mandolin while you view how they are built.
View all the steps to creating a "Cronick"
Joe Cronick: 715-966-6463