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

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Also, check out our other two bands 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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upcoming events

  • The Gin Mill, Ellicottville, NY
    Mar 26, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Ellicottville, 26 Washington St, Ellicottville, NY 14731, USA
    Meet the Bacons are at The Gin Mill in Ellicottville entertaining you with a mix of Americana, Rock, Folk, Country and more. There'll be plenty of wonderful vocal harmonies, harmonica and guitar. Stop by after skiing to warm up, or skip the skiing and catch a bite and drinks!
  • City of Tonawanda Food Trucks/Gateway Harbor
    Jul 13, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Tonawanda, 36 Young St, Tonawanda, NY 14150, USA
    Meet the Bacons are playing The Gateway Harbor in the City of Tonawanda on the Canal. We'll be in the huge, new pavilion/shelter. Get a bite at the Food Truck Rodeo, bring a cooler, sit at a picnic table or bring some camp chairs and listen to the music!
  • Eli Fish Brewing Co., Batavia, NY
    Jul 15, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Batavia, 109 Main St, Batavia, NY 14020, USA
    Meet the Bacons will be playing at The Eli Fish Brewing Co. in Batavia, NY. Eli Fish has a great menu and a couple dozen taps with a variety of Eli Fish Brewing beers. Come out and enjoy the music and find some new favorite beers!

about us


“meet the Bacons” is the acoustic duo of Joe & Robin Bacon and play a variety of rock, country, Americana, folk, reggae and blues in Western New York.


The duo 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" is from Buffalo, NY and play music styles that span classic country, rock, bluegrass, blues and folk (Americana music), drawing influences from great vocal duos such as Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash, Simon and Garfunkel, Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris, and Shovels and Rope.


Joe Bacon has played in bands for nearly 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, My Life With Bonnie, Dancing With The Stars), has performed concerts at New York City’s Carnegie Hall and Symphony Space, and has 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 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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