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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!!

May 12th - EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT!  Steve and Crunchy Emeritus Jim host open mic at the Common Man in Ashland, NH 7pm

May 21st - Morris and Steve have a show at the Purple Pit in Bristol, NH 7pmCome on out!  Gonna be fun!

May 24th - Morris and Steve will be appearing on IPM Nations Local Spotlight radio/web cast...again!  Stay tuned!

June 11th - 1st Annual Silly String Gathering featuring the Blind Owl Band, Crunchy Western Boys, Pick Pocket Pickers, Pinedrop, Spittin Sirens.  This is gonna be a blast!  More info here:

June 21 - Crunchy Western Boys return to the Derry, NH bandstand!

July 1st - Join the Crunchy Western Boys at Beans and Greens!  Great time!  BYOB!  Tix here:

July 2nd - 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 10th - Crunchy Western Boys at the Gaslight in Portsmouth, NH 6pm!  Join us under the stars on the seacoast!

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

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

July 30th - Private Party

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

August 20th - Private Party

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

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

September 24th - Private Party

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

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!!