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Honeysuckle Possums

Rank #1 US Santa Barbara, CA Folk / Bluegrass / old timey


  • Nicola Gordon Vocals, Songwrit...
  • Susan Marie Reeves Vocals
  • Lisa Macker Bass
  • Ruth Alpert Percussion
  • Rebecca Troon Vocals
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Sounds Like: Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton, Ralph Stanley, Carolina Chocolate Drops, carter family

Label: email: niquoo@gmail.com

Manager: booking: troonie2ns@gmail.com

Bio: The Honeysuckle Possums were born when Susan Marie Reeves and Nicola Gordon began writing songs together. Susan had previously been in the Bluegrass band, “Wild Sage”. Nicola had taken up the fiddle. They got together and did a couple of gigs with “Honorary” Possum, beloved friend, and very first... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Posted a new song: "Ride In Your Car" http://t.co/pdLOwv9vB7 #music


“The Possums have hearts full of honey. These women clearly love what they're playing. This is true Americana... and they're mighty tight as well. If you could taste the sound, it would be clear country Honeydew Vinewater. Give them a listen! ”
—  Johnny Sacko / Santa Barbara, possum friend
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  • Thu

    Sep 18

    Ventura, CA, US | 7:00pm
    Centre for Art and Talk
    Ventura, CA, US
    Thu Sep 18 7:00pm


    Susan, Rebecca and Nicola, the three 'songbirds' of the Possums, will play their original songs and Possum songs. The three Songbirds did 'residency' here in June, it's very cool. This night will also be featuring a fashion show and some other special surprises. Please come and enjoy this event with us!

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    Oct 12

    Goleta, CA, US | 1:00pm
    Stow House
    Goleta, CA, US
    Sun Oct 12 1:00pm


    The Fiddlers Convention and Festival is a day long celebration of Traditional American Folk Music produced by the Rotary Club of Santa Barbara Sunrise. Goes from 10-5pm. This year the Possums are on at 11am, opening the main stage. We are very excited about this! It's a wonderful community event. Come and stay the whole day if you can, it's a blast. Here's the intentions and results of the festival... It brings children and adults from the local community and beyond to share a music filled day in a beautiful park setting It preserves our Old Time American Music heritage and encourages musicians to showcase their talent It encourages people to learn more about our country's rich musical heritage It fosters a love of music and inspires many young people to learn to play an instrument General admission is $20, Seniors, over 65, and students with ID: $15, children under 17 get in free. All proceeds and sponsorship donations fund Rotary Club of Santa Barbara Sunrise local and international community service projects. See you there.

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    Oct 16

    Oakland, CA, US | 8:00pm
    11th Annual FAR-West Musi...
    Oakland, CA, US
    Thu Oct 16 8:00pm


    11th Annual FAR-West Music Conference October 16-19, 2014 Marriott City Center, Oakland, CA Reba Mae, Suzi Pie and Nicki Jo, going. We're going to spread musical bliss and rub shoulders with the folk music world at large. You going to be there?

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Q: I enjoyed your shows at Westmont. I volunteer at the Topanga Banjo/Fiddle Fest'l. While it might be too late to get on the '14 program, it seems like a great fit for you, and great publicity for '1
A: oo, just saw this---maybe next year? Let us know... Thanks Nicola

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