Nice Hat, Mister

Friday Night - 5:45pm to 6:30pm @ Wolverine Farm Letterpress and Publick House | All Ages

Progressive Bluegrass

Nice Hat, Mister is a progressive bluegrass band that combines the Slocumb Family Band members Eli and Ben, with talented artists Rob Blackburn, Luke Albright, and Jan Peterson. Nice Hat, Mister performed at FocoMx 2015 and 2016, and at the Avograss 2015 and 2016 festivals. Sixteen year old Eli Slocumb is a rising bluegrass musician, and has sat in with many nationally touring bluegrass bands. He was featured in the December 2014 Colorado Bluegrass Music Society (CBMS) Power Pickin' newsletter. In September 2014 he recorded his original song Rockslide on the RISE Volume I CD, which was a compilation CD of Fort Collins youth musicians. Rob Blackburn spent time in North Carolina playing bluegrass before moving to Fort Collins and now plays regularly with the Mason Street Band. Luke Albright is a talented multi-instrumentalist, and played throughout the Front Range in the powerhouse band Blue Grama. Jan Peterson is a veteran bluegrass musician who has performed on the national bluegrass circuit and who now performs regularly in Fort Collins at Avo’s with Mason Street and is the host of the mid-week bluegrass jam.

Eli Slocumb - Mandolin

Ben Slocumb - Guitar, Vocals

Rob Blackburn - Guitar, Vocals

Luke Albright - Banjo, Vocals

Jan Peterson - Bass, Vocals