For booking or more information about the band, contact:
Joe Cronick:  715-966-6463

Upcoming Shows:

Mar 16: Taste of Tomahawk, Tomahawk, WI
May 4: Eunica's Beaver Lodge, Mercer, WI
Apr 20: Arrow Sports Bar, 
Weston, WI 
May 18: Great Dane, Wausau WI

More Shows
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 Royal - 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

Never Been So Lonesome 
Broken Hearted Lover
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."

Bluegrass Unlimited
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:

Hand-Picked’s music is featured on Mad Dog & Merrill’s Midwest Grill’n television showing in Wisconsin and Minnesota .
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