Mark is sonically diverse musician with twenty years of experience playing bass in a variety rock, punk, folk and other bands. His joy for life is easily felt when hearing him sing.
Guitarist Extraordinaire, Jeff has played with Reservoir roads Dogs and Lefty.
Brian loves to drive fast - drive his banjo fast that is! Schooled deeply in the Scruggs bluegrass banjo style, Brian is a diverse musician that draws inspiration for his music and song writing from his many world travels and life experiences.
Mandolin, Banjolin, Jug, Kazoo
Dan "The Man" Walpole is the Jug master and often Master of Ceremonies. He has played for a number of years with the Rukus Juice Jug Stompers..
Based in Rochester, NY, the North Star String Band are a collection of seasoned musicians that deliver original barn burning bluegrass. Their music ranges from traditional bluegrass to upbeat Jug band music to straight up Americana. As experienced musicians, the North Star String Band are comfortable entertaining in a wide variety of situations - whether it be large outdoor music festivals or intimate coffee house venues.
NSSB plays Galway Girl