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We're out and about singing and playing our music for so many great folks in Western New York and the Southern Tier. We're so grateful for all the love you give us and we're looking forward to a busy spring and summer in the bars and on the patios!

We're working diligently on our album and so excited to get it out for you to hear. It's sounding great and we can't wait to set it free to roam your minds!

We're always adding new events, so keep checking back here for new shows. Also, check out our Facebook page (Facebook.com/meetthebacons).

Check out all our videos at YouTube.com@meetthebacons

 

Also, check out our other band for more Joe & Robin.

The Restless Soles are five friends, four part vocal harmonies, acoustic guitar, mandolin, bass guitar, harmonica, world percussion and drums. They play Americana, Reggae, Rock and World Beat music to move you and your body.

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Ring of Fire
House of the Rising Sun
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Wildflowers
Rusty Cage
Can't Let Go
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upcoming events

  • Jun 25, 2024, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Buffalo Sportsmen's Tavern, 326 Amherst St, Buffalo, NY 14207, USA
    Joe and Robin will be singing a few songs with Buffalo's country Gentlemen, The Twang Gang for their guest vocalist series "Buffalo Sings with The Twang Gang". Come enjoy the whole evening with a lot of great music and guests.
  • Jun 27, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Tonawanda, 1 Young St, Tonawanda, NY 14150, USA
    Meet the Bacons are under the Pavilion at The Gateway Harbor in the City of Tonawanda for the weekly Food Truck Thursdays. Get a bite, bring a chair and a cooler and enjoy the summer by the water with some great tunes!
  • Jun 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Buffalo, 377 McKinley Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14220, USA
    We'll be at South Buffalo Porchfest at the same beautiful porch we played with our band The Restless Soles last year. Play times are yet to be announced.
  • Jul 26, 2024, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Buffalo, 50 Elk St, Buffalo, NY 14210, USA
    Meet the Bacons play their mix of Americana, Country, Rock, Folk and Word music under the silos at Briar Brothers Brewing Company. This Buffalo brewery offers many delicious beers and hard seltzers in a truly unique setting at the historic Buffalo Malting Corp. silos.
  • Jul 27, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Chautauqua County, Lake Erie State Pk, Portland, NY, USA
    Meet the Bacons play on the stage at Lake Erie State Park and Campground. The stage is set to the Lake Erie as a backdrop, so enjoy the music and the view! Bring a chair/blanket or get a campsite and stay over!
  • Jul 28, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Ellicottville, 26 Washington St, Ellicottville, NY 14731, USA
    Meet the Bacons are at The Gin Mill in Ellicottville playing their mix of Americana, Rock, Country, Folk and Blues. Come down for music, drinks, food and fun!
  • Aug 02, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Back Alley Bar Patio, 6280 S Transit Rd, Lockport, NY 14094, USA
    Meet the Bacons duo bring their sweet harmonies and rootsy Americana, Rock, Folk, Classic Country, Reggae and more to the Back Alley Bar and Grill. Back Alley Bar & Grill is a full-service restaurant with both an indoor and outdoor patio dining experience, located at the back of Brad Angelo Lanes.
  • Aug 04, 2024, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Buffalo, 41 Virginia Pl, Buffalo, NY 14202, USA
    Come out to Fat Bob's in Allentown for music, BBQ, drinks and fun! Meet the Bacons duo will be on the patio playing their mix of Classic Rock, Country, Folk, Americana and more!
  • Aug 08, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Williamsville, 5893 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221, USA
    Meet the Bacons are on the patio at One-Eyed Cat Brewing Co. in Williamsville, NY for Music on Main. Come hang out and play some outdoor games, eat some BBQ from Pork Bellies BBQ (kitchen right in One-Eyed Cat) and listen to the music.
  • Aug 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Ellicottville, 26 Washington St, Ellicottville, NY 14731, USA
    Come experience "The Taste of Ellicottville" and Meet the Bacons at The Gin Mill in Ellicottville. We'll be playing our mix of Americana, Rock, Country, Folk and Blues. Come in for music, drinks, food and fun!
  • Aug 11, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Ellicottville Distillery, 5462 Robbins Rd, Ellicottville, NY 14731, USA
    Meet the Bacons duo bring their classic harmonies to the Ellicottville Distillery. Come hear our mix of Americana, Roots, Folk, Country, Rock and more. The outdoor pavilion has plenty of seating, or sit in one of the Adirondack chairs and enjoy the beautiful views of the surrounding foothills.
  • Aug 21, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Buffalo, 1221 E Lovejoy St, Buffalo, NY 14206, USA
    Meet the Bacons duo bring their harmonies and Americana, Rock, Country, Folk, World music mix to The Buffalo Olde Brewery Patio. Come enjoy live music, beer, cocktails and food (from the extensive menu) on the beautiful patio.
  • Aug 27, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Buffalo Distilling Co., 860 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14210, USA
    Meet the Bacons will be on the patio (indoors if raining) playing their harmony rich mix of Americana, Rock, Folk, Old Country, Reggae and more at Buffalo Distilling Co.
  • Aug 30, 2024, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Buffalo, 50 Elk St, Buffalo, NY 14210, USA
    Meet the Bacons play their mix of Americana, Country, Rock, Folk and Word music under the silos at Briar Brothers Brewing Company. This Buffalo brewery offers many delicious beers and hard seltzers in a truly unique setting at the historic Buffalo Malting Corp. silos.
  • Sep 08, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Ellicottville, 26 Washington St, Ellicottville, NY 14731, USA
    Meet the Bacons are at The Gin Mill in Ellicottville playing their mix of Americana, Rock, Country, Folk and Blues. Come down for music, drinks, food and fun!
  • Sep 21, 2024, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Gene McCarthy's Old First Ward Brewing, 73 Hamburg St, Buffalo, NY 14204, USA
    Meet the Bacons bring their classic harmonies back to Gene McCarthy's OFW Brewing Co. Enjoy their mix of Roots, Rock, Country, Americana, Folk and more while tasting their wide variety of OFW brews and other local brews, as well as all the standard beers. The extensive food menu is sure to please.
  • Sep 28, 2024, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Veteran's Park, City of Tonawanda, NY, 777 Niagara St, Tonawanda, NY 14150, USA
    Meet the Bacons will be playing at The City of Tonawanda Fall Fest at Veterans Park across from the beautiful Niagara River. Bring the family and enjoy the music, food from the grill, chowder, games, and more. The event is free. There is seating at picnic tables, or bring your own chair.
  • Oct 26, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Ellicottville, 26 Washington St, Ellicottville, NY 14731, USA
    Meet the Bacons are at The Gin Mill in Ellicottville playing their mix of Americana, Rock, Country, Folk and Blues. Come down for music, drinks, food and fun!
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about us

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“Meet the Bacons” is the acoustic duo of Joe & Robin Bacon. They play a variety of rock, classic country, Americana, folk, reggae and blues in Western New York. The couple has performed together at festivals, music venues and events in Western New York for over 10 years. “Meet the Bacons" is from Buffalo, NY and draw influences from great vocal duos such as Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash, Simon and Garfunkel, Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris, and more.

 

The duo has a sound comprised of charming vocal harmonies backed with guitar, harmonica and hand percussion.

 

“Meet the Bacons” play their own songs and songs by others that have intrigued and inspired them over the years, as well as plenty of crowd favorites.

 

The duo has played as "Meet the Bacons" for over 10 years, but have been singing together for over 20 years for various events. Joe Bacon (vocal, guitar, songwriter) has been playing professionally for 40 years and has played on the Comedy Central Network’s Premium Blend syndicated network show with David Alan Grier (In Living Color, Jumanji, Saturday Night Live, Dancing With The Stars), has performed at New York City’s Carnegie Recital Hall, Symphony Space, The Bitter End & more; and has also toured in a van opening for acts such as Run DMC, Smashmouth, Sponge, G. Love and the Special Sauce and Sister Hazel

Joe and Robin also play together in in the five-piece Americana, Country, Rock, World music band, "The Restless Soles"   www.therestlesssoles.com .

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