acoustic rock duo

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We're getting back into action and have some shows scheduled, with more coming in. We've been holed up for a year and are vaccinated and ready to sing and play in public again. We hope to see you all, soon! Stay safe and continue to follow all the safety guidelines so we can leave this pandemic in the dust. Peace!

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

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 premier 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
Blues Run The Game
Go Find Another Girl
I Hear Them All
Sunday Morning Coming Down
Oh My Sweet Carolina



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“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