acoustic rock duo

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We have plenty of new shows on the calendar!  We hope to see you out, real soon!


Also, check out our other two bands for more Joe & Robin live!

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

Poor Ould Goat has been one of Western New York's premiere Celtic bands for over 17 years. Poor Ould Goat plays Irish folk/rock, bluegrass, country, rock, Americana and original songs with high energy on acoustic instruments. The four members play a pile of instruments, collectively including mandolin, guitar, djembe, harmonica, doumbek, drum kit, and three part harmony/vocals. Setlists include Irish classics; popular rock, country and bluegrass; jigs and reels; and more. 


Jump Up
Sunday Morning Coming Down
Cecilia (cover)
The Ones
You Ain't Woman Enough To...
Jackson Station


upcoming events
Sat, Mar 07
Eldredge Bicycle Club
Harzfest 2020
9th Annual Harzfest fundraiser for Jim Harszlak Foundation $5 of each ticket donated to Paul and Debi Schwegler Music/Food/Raffles and fun to help us help others!
Thu, Mar 12
The Phoenix at 269
St. Patrick's warmup
"meet the bacons" will be warming you up for St' Patrick's Day with plenty of Irish/Celtic favorites, as well as our eclectic mix of Americana, Folk, Country and Rock
Thu, Mar 19
83 Main St
Nickel City Sessions, Akron, NY
"meet the bacons" plays "The Nickel City Sessions" with Noah Zacharin, Tyler Bagwell, and host Davey O.
Sat, Apr 11
The Isle View
The Isle View
"meet the bacons' will be in Tonawanda at "The Isle View", on the mighty Niagara River.
Thu, Apr 16
The Phoenix at 269
The Phoenix at 269
We'll be playing at the Phoenix at 269, so come down and enjoy some dinner, or apps, drinks and our music!
Fri, Apr 24
Niawanda Park Pavilion
Wine On The Water
"meet the bacons" play for the annual "Wine On The Water" at the Niawanda Park Pavilion on the beautiful Niagara River
Sun, Apr 26
Buffalo Distilling Company
Buffalo Distilling Co. to benefit CHC Learning Center
Playing with "Shaky Stage" and "A Band Named Sue" at The Buffalo Distilling Co. to benefit CHC Learning Center
Wed, Jun 10
Soho Buffalo, NY
The Soho Buffalo
"meet the bacons" are back at The Soho, on their beautiful upper patio.

about us

“meet the bacons” is the husband and wife acoustic duo of  Joe and Robin Bacon. They have a sound composed of charming vocal harmonies backed with guitar, harmonica and hand percussion.“meet the bacons” play songs by others that have intrigued and inspired them over the years, as well as plenty of crowd favorites.


“meet the bacons” also write and perform their own songs, with stories about New Orleans street parades, love cherished and abandoned, memories sparked by misplaced funeral cards, disconnected veterans of war, working musician woes, rye whiskey and the beauty of a love and her colorful dresses.


“meet the bacons” are from Buffalo, NY and draw influences from many great vocal duos, like Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash, Simon and Garfunkel, Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris, and Shovels and Rope. They play music styles that span classic country, rock, bluegrass, blues and folk (more easily described as Americana music).


"meet the Bacons" play live at festivals, concerts, taverns, restaurants, patios and parks and wherever the music takes them.

Joe and Robin also play together in in the four-piece Americana, Country, Rock, World music band, "The Restless Soles" ( and the four-piece Celtic Rock Band, "Poor Ould Goat" (


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Buffalo, NY