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In memorium to Phil Pearce:
Philville Records co-founder,
sage, and purveyor of sundries.
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Bob Guidebeck, Sven Gonstead, Ryan Olthouse, Ken Thiemann, Matt Sayles

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“This music will guarantee circulation to the extremities”
--Jerry Florian, Founder of the Midsummer in the Northwoods Bluegrass Festival

Frostbitten Grass is the Upper Peninsula of Michigan’s hot-blooded acoustic quintet that combines great live entertainment, originality, humor, and individual talent into their own unique style of bluegrass- influenced acoustic music.

Matthew Sayles (Guitar & Harmonica) and Ryan Olthouse (Mandolin), Sven Gonstead (Dobro & Guitar and Banjo), Ken Thiemann (Woodwinds, Guitar & Mandolin) and Bob Guidebeck (up-right Bass), combine brother style duets and four part harmonies to original music and traditional music with tunes & influences ranging from Early Bluegrass, Celtic, Country Blues, Contemporary Bluegrass, Acoustic Jazz, Swing, and Country.

 
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