Here's a video and some excerpts from a newspaper article reviewing a show we did a couple weeks ago at the Pearl River Library.
The Sound of ("American Roots") Music Comes to Pearl River
The Homegrown String Band performed to a full room on Sunday at the Pearl River Public Library . . . From the very start, Rick “Rooster” Jackofsky held the crowd’s attention with his natural storytelling ability and encyclopedic knowledge of the history of American roots music. Georgianne, Erica and Annalee had the crowd clapping along to their down-home style of Appalachian clog and buck dancing . . . “What a fantastic show!, I love that they are a family performing together as a unit. It’s wonderful" . . . "When I heard that they were performing at the Pearl River Public Library, I knew we had to go,” . . . One of the many stickers that adorn Jackofsky’s well-traveled guitar case is a quote from Jimi Hendrix: “Knowledge speaks but wisdom listens.” And, people listened, intently.
By Rose Croke, The Pearl River Patch (Read the full article)