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Ken Jeong (The Hangover) dances to the bluegrass music of
the Goodtime Stringband during the filming of "Furry Vengeance"

Perfect Connecticut Farm Wedding!

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

The weather was beautiful last weekend for Anda and Bob’s wedding at Millstone Farm in Wilton, CT!  Here’s a picture of the band warming up before the ceremony.

For the recessional, we played an instrumental version of Guns-n-Roses’ “Sweet Child of Mine.”  It totally rocked!


Craft Fair meets Bridal Show!

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Join us as Craft Fair meets Bridal Show in the most unique, fun and interactive event of the season!  The Goodtime Stringband will be providing musical entertainment throughout the day!

Enjoy unique handmade and local vendors, free samples, live music, entertainment, food & drinks, demonstrations, activities and more!
April 19, 2015
Center for Arts at the Armory
Somerville, MA
Session One: 12pm-2:30pm
Session Two: 3pm-5pm
$8.00* ($10 at the door)
*Multiple ticket options available
We can wait to see you there!


Playing at the Somerville Armory 3/27

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Hey Friends! We’ll be playing at Armory Cafe in Somerville tonight from 7:30-10pm. Featuring Ilana Katz on fiddle and clawhammer banjoist Ray Ciemy as well! Come on down!

Foghorn Stringband coming to Somerville

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Whoa! Our favorite old time band is coming to Somerville and will be playing a square dance!

This better not be a cruel April Fool’s Day joke…


Want a Cool Wedding Invite? Check out Smudge Ink!

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Smudge Ink is a stationery company and letterpress studio that was founded in 2002 by Kate Saliba and Deb Bastien. Smudge Ink works directly with individuals on custom printing projects from announcements and invitations to personal and corporate stationery. ‘Weddings’ by Smudge Ink is the newest line of customizable design suites for clients who are looking for wedding invitations and save the dates tailored to their unique style. Anyway, If you’re getting married and need some cool printing for the event – definitely check them out!

Back in November, we played a fun party at the Smudge Ink Studio in Charlestown, in exchange for some custom-printed business cards. They were lovingly packaged and they came out great! We wanted to post an image of them here on our Web site and say thanks to Sabrina, Kate and Deb!


Somerville Armory Tonight!

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Need a fun evening with your sweetheart? -The Goodtime band will be performing at the Somerville Armory (Arts at the Armory) Cafe tonight from 7:30-10:00pm. You should totally come and hang out!

The Cafe has sandwiches, salads, fresh-baked pastries, coffee drinks, soft drinks, beer, and wine. Plus free wifi and parking, and live arts/music/cultural events most nights! It’s located at 191 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA.

Love and Marriage – via Google Search!

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Happy Valentine’s Month Everyone!

We wanted to share this great infographic from “Think With Google.” It provides some analytics/data around the topic of dating, marriage and love.  Enjoy!

Their infographic teaser is: “Search, mobile, and video help us through every step of a relationship—from the first date to the wedding. See how you can make a love connection with consumers this Valentine’s Day and beyond.”


Craft My Wedding Event!

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
Recently engaged? Looking for some unique wedding ideas?  Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of a totally fresh take on the traditional wedding fair!   If you only attend one Bridal Event, this should be it! 
It’s your chance to:
  • Talk one-on-one with totally original, enthusiastic artists, designers and small business owners you won’t find at other fairs!  We only want the best, so each vendor has been hand selected to guarantee a unique event.
  • Explore outlets to help you express your creative vision and talk custom ideas.
  • Have fun! No stuffy, “take a number” attitudes here! Just a good time where you can see potential vendors in action and enjoy your afternoon.
  • Support local talent and businesses in the community.

The Goodtime Band will be providing musical entertainment for the upcoming second annual Craft My Wedding Event.   The event is being held on April 19th at the Armory in Somerville, MA.

We had a great time being a part of this event in 2014!  Chelsea, Kristin and Joshua do an amazing job of pulling together some of the coolest wedding vendors in the New England area for this event!  Mark your calendar and buy your tickets now!