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Welcome!  Thank you for visiting our site.  We appreciate your interest in our music.
The Honey Chasers is a cutting edge Quartet based out of Johnson City Tennessee, each member is currently studying at East Tennessee State University's Bluegrass, Old Time and Country Music Program.  The Honey Chasers features Cameron Owens (mandolinist/vocalist) original material, performed in a quartet style featuring Fiddle, Guitar, and upright bass.  Meade Richter (world champion master fiddler) also highligths the 5 string electric fiddle in The Honey Chasers.  Jeff Ingersoll (guitar/vocal harmony), former guitar player for progressive bluegrass projects such as Sons of Bluegrass and The Ingersoll Brothers, brings flavors of traditional string jazz to The Honey Chasers' unique sound.  Zachary Smith (bass/harmony singing) has studied a wide variety of genres including celtic, jazz, bluegrass, and old time music.  With this interesting blend of influences and original musical ideas we've decided to classify our music as Modern Appalachian/Progressive Bluegrass.  Please feel free to take a look around and explore our music!  Keep an eye on our upcoming shows as well!

"Story of Bluegrass" History Presentation 

The Normal Theater, partnering with public radio station WGLT-FM, will host an Evening of Bluegrass at 7 p.m. on March 28, 2015. The concert will feature cutting-edge progressive bluegrass band, The Honey Chasers, with special guest, Bloomington-Normal local Daniel Troyer. 
-Normal, IL Press


We are excited to do a presentation of Bluegrass History at The Normal Theater this Saturday!  During the first set we will be discussing the history behind each song and its role in the history of Bluegrass.  Second set will be the original material of The Honey Chasers!  Purchase your tickets below


http://www.normaltheater.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=733

 

Charleston City Paper 

We had a great time entertaining and making new friends at the Awendaw Concert Series in Charleston South Carolina!  Thanks to all of the folks that came out to see us, we are planning to return to Charleston very soon.  We would also like to thank the Charleston City Paper for doing a write up about us, you can find the article below. 

Beers in the barn @County Line Orchard on Saturday Jan. 24th 



Beers in the Barn

Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
VIP tickets will get you in @ 5:30. All other tickets doors open @ 6:30. Last call 9:30PM.
 

Beers in the Barn at County Line Orchard
is your chance to sample some of the best craft beer from all over the region. Some of the finest brewers will be pouring unlimited samples of their hand-crafted beer. 


VIP – $75 (Early Entry, Special VIP Beers, Upgraded Food, Unlimited Beer Samples, VIP Lanyard, VIP Entrance, Commemorative Glass & Access to Live Music)

General – $45 (Unlimited Beer Samples, Access to Live Music, Unlimited Food (as long as it lasts) & Commemorative Glass)

Designated Driver – $20 (Access to Live Music, Unlimited Soda and Water & Unlimited Food (as long as it lasts))



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Check out our latest video! 

Recently we shot a video for an entry into NPR's Tiny Desk contest.  We decided to play one of our original songs written by Cameron Owens (Mandolin, Vocals).  This song explores the different feels of Jazz, Funk, and Bluegrass, we hope you enjoy!

-The Honey


County Line Orchard- November 8th! 

We have been invited to entertain at the County Line Orchard November the 8th to help celebrate their local Farmers, Chefs, and Artisans.  This event is located in Hobart Indiana which is about an hour outside of Chicago.  We are very excited to help celebrate at this event!

For more info on County Line Orchard visit: http://www.countylineorchard.com
To purchase tickets for this event visit: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/farm-to-table-tickets-13607475325?aff=es2&rank=1

Thanks for keeping us with us, and if you are in the area please come on by!

-The Honey

Wild Weekend 

This weekend was truly great!  We entertained at a halloween party this Saturday and to say the least it was a wild experience!  We lost track of the mullet wigs and overalls by the end of the night!

  We are very excited about our Monster Mash Event Coming up this Friday in Johnson City Tennessee!  Come by and see us if your in the area!



-The Honey

Headed to Asheville in November 

We are excited to head to Ashevile in November to play at Jack of the Wood downtown.  If you're in the area come on by and see us on November 14th!  Great venue with great people.  See you there!

-The Honey
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The Honey Chasers @ BOONE IN BLOSSOM FEST

 

Boone in Blossom 2015 April 30 to May 2, 2015 will be our 9th festival in a biannual series of local outreach festivals. The events have raised over 8 tons of food that is donated to the local Hunger and Health Coalition. We also have generated over 350 community service hours in the Boone area cleaning our local waterfalls, working in group homes, working with the community garden and so much more. These festivals, Boone in Blossom & Harvest Boone have developed into community pillars that have a direction of their own and a lesson to teach us all about what community can be.

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Blacksburg Fork and Cork Festival

Blackburg, VA

 

We are very excited to close out this festival on the main stage at this premium food, wine, music, and art festival. This is an awesome event, we highly recommend it to all of our fans!

(more details below) The Blacksburg Partnership, a non-profit economic development organization serving the Blacksburg area, announces plans for the 7th annual Fork and Cork festival on Saturday, May 2. Most significant to this year’s festivities is a new, spacious location at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (CRC). “This will be a huge change for us,” said President Diane Akers. “We’re excited about the opportunity to revamp our festival layout, add to our vendor space, and create an even more enjoyable experience for our guests. Fork and Cork will be bigger and better than ever.”

The festival will take place at 1600 Innovation Drive. In addition to onsite parking, shuttles will once again be available from ­­­the Chicken Hill parking lot and from various lots within the CRC. A map of the festival location is available here, and a map of the Chicken Hill lot is available here.

This year, Fork and Cork attendees will sample wines from more than 20 wineries across the Commonwealth. The Wine 101 tent will host seminars throughout the day, and guests will have the opportunity to peruse the handmade creations of local artists and purchase food and wine-related gifts. Delicious festival fare will tempt appetites, with local restaurants offering an array of signature dishes to purchase and cooking demonstration areas showcasing the talents of regional chefs. There will be free tastings while they last. In addition, the festival will have an outstanding backdrop of live music from two stages.

“Our goal is to showcase the finest of Virginia wines to all of our attendees. We want Fork and Cork to become a yearly destination for Blacksburg locals and beyond,” said Blacksburg Partnership President Diane Akers.

http://www.blacksburgforkandcork.com/artists/music/

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