HONEYWOOD is a five-piece bluegrass jam band from Atlanta that plays a mix of original songs, choice covers and classic tunes inspired by traditional bluegrass, newgrass, acoustic Dead, cajun, blues, folk and jam styles. Formed in November 2014, the band creates a unique sound with guitar, fiddle, mandolin, bass and percussion with plenty of hot pickin', jamming and singing.
With Honeywood, you'll hear original songs and music from (and inspired by) the likes of: Doc Watson, John Hartford, Jerry Garcia & David Grisman, Hot Rize, String Cheese Incident, Leftover Salmon, Grateful Dead, Tony Rice, Yonder Mountain String Band, Old and In The Way, New Grass Revival and more!
As an acoustic band, Honeywood is the perfect volume for socializing but brings the excitement of a full band to your venue or party. Suitable for many venues and events: music clubs (rock, folk, jazz rooms), bars, restaurants, breweries, neighborhood & community events, private parties & BBQs, festivals, weddings, corporate events. Honeywood is family-friendly.
WHERE WE PLAY
Honeywood performed 50 shows in 2017! Since 2014, we have played a wide variety of Atlanta's premier venues including clubs, festivals, parties, parks, community events, breweries, weddings and more. The band continues to build a loyal following of fans who love coming out to see Honeywood - we gain new fans each time they play! Here are just a few places where Honeywood has appeared in N. Georgia:
Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Vista Room, Star Bar, Chattahoochee Nature Center, Duluth Fall Festival, Sweetwater Brewery, Terminal West, Grant Park Summer Shade Festival, Red Clay Theater, Matilda's Alpharetta, Chomp and Stomp Bluegrass Festival, Tucker Chili Cook-Off, Venkman's, Serenbe Farms, Hunt House, MadLife Stage, Friendship Music Festival, Good Ole Days, Cherry Street Brewery, Avondale Towne Cinema, Smith's Olde Bar, Moonshadow Tavern, Crimson Moon, Roswell Alive After Five and more.
Visit facebook.com/honeywoodmusicfor current schedule of shows.
Atlanta's Homegrown Jamgrass Band
WHO IS HONEYWOOD?
Jason Koornick (mandolin, banjo, vocals) - A veteran player of the Atlantic bluegrass scene since the mid-90s. Founding member of Smokin' Grass Bluegrass Band from Burlington, VT. Currently operates music education company, Opus One Music.
Jacques Dolan (fiddle) - Honeywood's "Secret Weapon," Jacques is one of Atlanta's top fiddlers, you can't help but smile when he puts bow to strings.
Russell "RB" Brown (guitar, vocals) - Guitarist and singer for Atlanta's Flying Oatsmen and a fine picker and singer, RB brings the Jerry-ness to Honeywood.
Scott Balun (bass) - Scott brings the low end to Honeywood. He is an experienced bass player who takes the music to new heights, also with Flying Oatsmen.
Zach Harmison (drums, percussion) - A highly skilled drummer with years of experience performing rock, funk and folk.