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The Crunchy Western boys


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"… the best music is hardest to put a label on. The Crunchy Western Boys defy labeling as they pick and strum their way through the DNA of American music, all with an infectious rocking beat."  -NH Magazine


Vocals, Guitar, mandolin, dobro, banjo / Morris Manning
Vocals, Bass / Steve McBrian
Vocals, Fiddle / Jacob Stern

we're still looking for a full time mando/vocalist with some guitar skills...drop us line!


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We're adding dates all the time!  Drop us a line, we'd love to play for you!!

EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT!  Steve and Crunchy Emeritus Jim host open mic at the Common Man in Ashland, NH 7pm

EVERY TUESDAY at Cannon Mt. Steve and Morris rockin' the apres ski 2-5 in the Cannon Ball Pub

Saturday Jan. 28th - Steve and Mo doing an ALL Merle Haggard/Johnny Cash show at the Patricks in Gilford, NH 8-10pn

ROAD TRIP!!!!  Steve and Morris are heading to Florida!!  Feb 8th -19th

Feb 8th  Raleigh Duram

Feb 10th Vero Beach Country Club (ohh, la, la!)

Feb 11th 14 Bones, Vero Beach Florida

Feb 17th and 18th Paquette's Historical Formal Tractor Museum, Leesburg, Florida

More to come!!!


STILL TIX LEFT!  C'MON!  THIS IS GONNA BE GREAT!!  July 1st - Join the Crunchy Western Boys at Beans and Greens!  Great time!  BYOB!  Tix here:

July 2nd - CWB - Private Party

July 3rd - We're playing a Betty's reunion show!  Steve, Morris, and Eric freekin' Hughes!  This will take place at the Tillotson Center in Colebrook, NH!  This is gonna be fun!!  Tix here:

July 9th - CWB is playing someones wedding!

CANCELLED!!  July 10th - CANCELLED!!  They had a fire and are not ready to open yet!  We'll be back on the 24th!  Crunchy Western Boys at the Gaslight in Portsmouth, NH 6pm!  Join us under the stars on the seacoast!

July 15th - CWB at the Boho Cafe in White River Junction!

July 16th - Crunchy Western Boys in Waterville Valley at the bandstand!  6pm

July 22nd - CWB rockin' the Belknap Mill Bandstand, Laconia, NH

July 24th - Crunchy Western Boys return to the Gaslight in Portsmouth, NH 6pm

July 30th - CWB - Private Party

July 29th - CWB - Private Event

July 31st - Crunchy Western Boys return to the Governers Inn, Rochester, NH

August 5th - CWB - Private event, Warren, NH

August 13th - Crunchies return to the MOUNTAIN!  Playing at the Bull Wheel atop Mt Snow!

August 14th - Crunchy Western Boys at the Gaslight in Portsmouth, NH 6pm!  Join us under the stars on the seacoast!

August 20th - CWB - Private Party

August 21st - Crunchy Western Boys rockin' the Bethlehem, NH bandstand!

August 27th - Crunchy Western Boys doin' a fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Club at the Cog Railway!

August 28th - Bad Jam!  Steve is, once again, M.C. and Morris will join him for a set 'o tunes!  Town Docks, Meredith, NH

September 2nd - Steve and Morris are backin' up Marry Fagen!

September 24th - CWB - Private Party

October 10th - Crunchy Western Boys playing at the Sandwich Fair!!  Come on down to the fay-ah!

October 15th - Steve and Morris backing up the wonderful Mary Fagan!

October 29th - Morris and Steve at Patricks Pub, Gilford, NH




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News & Updates





by The Crunchy Western Boys

Here's a few tunes from Rumourville...stay tuned CWB is recording!  Look for new tracks RIGHT HERE SOON!!