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Colebrook Road / Press

“Named after one of several such thoroughfares located near their home base of Harrisburg,PA, Colebrook Road celebrates traditional-flavored bluegrass on their self-titled debut CD. They introduce listeners to their brand of fast-firing, precision bluegrass and folk sounds through the disc’s ten tracks. The group’s instrumental performances are tight and sharp, and their vocals and harmonies bright and clear. Colebrook Road’s songs celebrate the values of small-town living, nature and rural heritage. Colebrook Road showcases their instrumental skills on two romping instrumentals, “Misfire” and “Grandma’s Cookin.’” Their sound crisp and fresh; and the group’s arrangements are airtight and busy, with the blend of constant instrumental prowess and vocal dynamics resulting in never a dull moment. Colebrook Road’s first offering provides a strong introduction that roots the group’s sound in traditional bluegrass, while giving it a newgrass edge and makeover. ( www.col”

“Colebrook Road is, from left, Joe McAnuty of Harrisburg, fiddle and vocals; Marcus Weaver of Elizabethtown, banjo and vocals; Wade Yankey of Harrisburg, mandolin; Jesse Eisebise of Lower Swatara Twp., guitar; and Jeff Campbell of Camp Hill, bass and vocals. It is for this road in particular — although perhaps all of them together — that Harrisburg-based bluegrass band Colebrook Road is named. The five-member band began performing in March 2009. Blending traditional and original tunes with strong instrumentation and tight vocal harmonies, Colebrook Road, as suggested by its Facebook page, attempts to remain true to the “local rural feeling inspired by an of an often winding road." Colebrook Road was recently named Best Bluegrass Band at Pickin’ in the Panhandle, a barbecue and bluegrass festival in Martinsburg, W.Va., and is a frequent performer at local venues including the Stage on Herr of Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center and McCleary’s Pub, Marietta.”

“They are a Central PA bluegrass band who call themselves Colebrook Road: Jesse Eisenbise, Marcus Weaver, Joe McAnulty, Jeff Campbell, and Wade Yankey. With a love for the old-style sounds of groups like Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs and an appreciation of more modern groups like The Punch Brothers and the Infamous Stringdusters, they play their own mix of original music and bluegrass standards. You can hear our Creative Zone feature with them below.”