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Tent Show Troubadours at Tyranena Brewing Co. Ber Garden — Oct. 2, 2021

Tent Show Troubadours played 4-7 p.m. at Tyranena Brewing Co.in Lake Mills. Great beer, great brisket from Daddy O's BBQ, and a great music (if we do say...). The big band of Bob Hoot, Geri Hamilton, Wendy Lynn Markus, John Hamilton, Doug McLeod, and Tom Ellis had 'em dancing and bopping along. Tom celebrated his birthday behind the drum kit. Another venue we love..

 

Bailey's Run

Tent Show Troubadours at Bailey's Run Vineyard and Winery — Sept. 26, 2021

Tent Show Troubadours played 2-5 p.m. in the bucolic New Glarus setting at Bailey's Run. The big band of Bob Hoot, Geri Hamilton, Wendy Lynn Markus, John Hamilton, Doug McLeod, and Tom Ellis played to a great crowd on Oktoberfest weekend. We always love playing there.

 

HOOT and Hollers at McDaniel Park, McFarland — Sept. 18, 2021

HOOT and Hollers — Well, at least one Holler (John Hamilton) joined Bob Hoot toplay a last minute booking at McDaniel Park for a McFarland Hockey fundraiser and raffle. Really nice group of people. Thanks to Frank Busch for getting us the gig. Beautiful day in the park next to Lake Waubesa. It doesn't get any better. 

 

HOOT and Hollers (aka Tent Show Troubadours) at Paoli Mill Park — Sept. 5 & 12, 2021

HOOT and Hollers (aka Tent Show Troubadours) played 2-5 p.m. on the fabulous new outdoor stage at Paoli Mill Park. The big band of Bob Hoot (guitar/vocals).  Geri Hamilton (violin/vocals), Wendy Lynn Markus (violin/vocals), John Hamilton (guitar/vocals), Doug McLeod (bass), and Tom Ellis (drums/vocals) played successive weeks. This is a fun time with appreciative audinces. Good beer, spirits and food. There's a farmers market on the morning and lots of family fun all day.

 

Tent Show Troubadours/HOOT and Hollers at Edge-O-Dells — Aug. 28, 2021

Tent Show Troubadours/HOOT and Hollers played 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. on the outdoor stage at Edge-O-Dells. Special guest Wendy Lynn Markus (violin/vocals) of Sunspot joined Geri Hamilton (violin/vocals) for some two-part violin solos, and contributed to three-part harmonies. Tom Ellis (drums) played his first big show with the full band. Bob Hoot (guitar/vocals), Doug MLeod (bass), and John Hamilton (guitar/vocals) did their part to round out the big band. A fun audience. A few dancers, an air-guitarist, and an appreciative crowd.

 

Tent Show Troubadours/HOOT and Hollers LIVE at Clutch Studios — Aug. 13, 2021

Tent Show Troubadours/HOOT and Hollers recorded a half dozens songs before some family and friends at Clutch Studios. Bob, Doug, Geri and John were joined by Wendy Lynn Markus of Sunspot fame. The audio/video editing is in the works. Updates to follow.

 

HOOT and Hollers (aka Tent Show Troubadours) at Come Back In — Aug. 6, 2021

HOOT and Hollers (aka Tent Show Troubadours) played 6-9 p.m. on the outdoor stage at Come Back In. Special guest Wendy Lynn Markus (violin/vocals) of Sunspot joined Geri Hamilton (violin/vocals) for some elecrifying two part violin solos, and contributed to three-part harmonies. Ben Lokuta (drums) played his last show with us before heading back to Berklee College of Music in Boston. Bob Hoot (guitar/vocals), Doug MLeod (bass), and John Hamilton (guitar/vocals) did their part to round out the big band. This was big fun, a great audience, and a wonderful venue. The weather held off so we could complete the show on time. That said, with nature's light show in the clouds, we managed to strike the stage and pack our gear in record time.

 

Tent Show Troubadours/HOOT and Hollers at Garver Patio — July 29, 2021

Tent Show Troubadours/HOOT and Hollers played 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Garver Patio. Tom Ellis (drums) had a trial by fire. Tom graciously substituted on short notice, and had to cram 27 songs into a single rehearsal. Also, Wendy Lynn Markus (violin/vocals) of Sunspot helped us out. Fun show, great venue... and tasty Ian's Pizza afterward.

 

Tent Show Troubadours/HOOT and Hollers at Bailey's Run Vineyard and Winery — July 12, 2021

Tent Show Troubadours/HOOT and Hollers played 2-5 p.m. in the beautiful bucolic setting of Baily's Run. This performance included special guest Tim Walsh, former Tent Show Troubadours. We'd like to thank Tim and the great crowd that turned out for this hot Sunday afternoon. We were all grateful for the breeze.

 

Tent Show Troubadours/HOOT and Hollers at Capital Brewery — July 11, 2021

Tent Show Troubadours/HOOT and Hollers played 1:15-3:45 p.m. between performances by Red Door Duo and Hammock Wilburn at Rocking School Backpacks — A Benefit for MOM. A fun afternoon for a great cause.

 

Tent Show Troubadours/HOOT and Hollers at Bos Meadery — July 3, 2021

Tent Show Troubadours/HOOT and Hollers played 3-6 p.m. to a small but entusiastic group of mead lovers

 

Tent Show Troubadours/HOOT and Hollers at Craftsman Table & Tap — June 24, 2021

Tent Show Troubadours/HOOT and Hollers — Originally scheduled  at Garver Patio, the show was moved to Craftsman Table & Tap due to the threat of inclement weather.

 

Tent Show Troubadours/HOOT and Hollers at Make Music Madison — June 21, 2021

Tent Show Troubadours/HOOT and Hollers played three gigs on Monday June 21, 2021 — 12-1:30 p.m. at Old Sugar Distillery; 3-4 p.m. in fron to Framgination; 7-9p.m. at VFW Post 7591.

 

Tent Show Troubadours/HOOT and Hollers at Come Back In — June 18, 2021

Tent Show Troubadours/HOOT and Hollers — 6-9 p.m.

 

HOOT and Hollers at Fisher King Winery — Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020

HOOT and Hollers — 7-9 p.m. H&H played one of the last shows at Fisher King. Unfortunately, this small venue had to close due to the loss of business in the pandemic. Too bad, this was a nice place to play on their patio with some very nice people and responsive audience.

 

Tent Show Troubadours at Tyranena Brewing Co. Beer Garden — Friday, Aug. 7, 2020

HOOT and Hollers — 6-9 p.m. This was a great fun show with a great audience, great pizza, and great beer, of course. We can't wait for safer times and a return to this wonderful venue.

 

HOOT and Hollers at Bailey's Run Vineyard & Winery, Sunday, July 12, 2020

HOOT and Hollers played 2-5 p.m. First live show since March 13. It felt great and the crowd was wonderful.

 

HOOT and Hollers Live Stream — March 21, 2020
Album release: Matters of the Heart and Other Trouble

SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2020 — HOOT and Hollers live streamed a performance of eight (8) songs from Matters of the Heart and Other Trouble at Madtown Mix Studio. Bob Hoot was joined by the Hollers which consisted of Geri Hamilton, John Hamilton, Doug McLeod and Tom Pietras on this evening. Special thanks to Matt and Brian at Madtown Mix Studio.

Due to current circumstances, and in lieu of a release party — HOOT and Hollers had a live streaming concert produced and hosted by Madtown Mix Studio on Saturday, March 21. Below is an excerpt from that concert with the lead song from the album.

 

 

HOOT and Hollers at the Hop Garden Tap Room, Friday, March 13, 2020

HOOT and Hollers played 6-8 p.m. and had a wonderful time, even as many venues were closing down. The Hop Garden Tap Room was hopping. Appreciate crowd tapping their feet and forgetting their worries for a couple of hours.

 

HOOT and Hollers at Common Ground, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020

HOOT and Hollers played 6-8 p.m. and then had a tasty dinner. Great crowd with friends old and new.

 

Fisher King Winery

Common Ground

 

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