Biography

The Gypsy Ramblers are a five-piece band who play a blend of gypsy, jazz, 'dawg', and blues music. The sound is intriguing and the material is engaging - mixing original instrumental and vocal songs with a handful of unique covers.

The group features Matt Robinson on mandolin, Butch Sanders on drums, Lavinia Reid on violin, Jeff Kauffman on guitar, and Bill Unger on bass. Influences include David Grisman, Joe Craven, Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli, and Irvin Berlin, to name a few, and the sound is reminiscent of these artists.

The Gypsy Ramblers are a great cross-over band for anyone that enjoys bluegrass, jazz, and other popular forms of American music. They are comfortable playing any venue and especially well-suited for music festivals, theaters, breweries, wineries, and eateries.

Some of the places the band has played include:

  • WV Wine & Arts Festival, Martinsburg, WV
  • Sleepy Creek SpringDig and HarFest, Berkeley Springs, WV
  • Shepherdstown Street Fest, Shepherdstown, WV
  • Opera House LIVE, Shepherdstown, WV
  • The Venue at Sam Michael's Park, Shenandoah Junction, WV
  • B Chord Brewing Company, Bluemont, VA
  • Knob Hall Winery, Clear Springs, MD
  • SkyStage, Frederick, MD
  • A variety of pubs, clubs, and community events in WV, VA, MD, and PA.

 

 

 

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