Jesse Bardwell and the Free Union
Jesse Bardwell and the Free Union is an Americana-roots trio comprised of; Jesse Bardwell of the Del. Water Gap region of NJ/PA. San Francisco based Elliott Peck, and Joe Cirotti from New Jersey on upright bass. Peck stays busy back home singing, playing guitar and piano in her band “Midnight North” in addition to singing with Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead’s band “Phil Lesh and Friends”. Cirotti is an amazingly talented multi-instrumentalist, who has spent years honing his craft playing, writing, and touring with various acts. Such as his self-fronted “Only Living Boy”, toured many countries in Europe with Kinky Friedman and he has 2 solo albums under his belt. These two join Bardwell as he tours his new, self-titled EP “Jesse Bardwell and the Free Union”. Bardwell has been relentlessly filling rooms with a passionate sound since 2005, Playing between here and everywhere else in Quim by Mountain Band and solo alike sharing the bill with such acts as “RailRoad Earth”, John Ginty’s “Brother Buddha”, the “Marshall Tucker Band” and countless others. Together they fashion a refulgent blend of old-time country, Americana, roots and folk music. Their sets are comprised of both original works and a few pieces of adoration torn from the time-strewn pages of the great American songbook.
Jesse Bardwell- vocals, guitar, mandolin Elliott Peck- vocals, guitar Joe Cirotti- upright bass, guitar, vocals