Vermont’s own trad roots power trio! Composed of acclaimed musician Pete Sutherland, his talented protégé Oliver Scanlon and the uber-dynamic Tristan Henderson, Pete’s Posse never fails to surprise and excite! Twin fiddles in tight, wild harmony over high-powered guitar and pounding foot percussion with mandolin, clawhammer banjo, jaw harp, rocking keyboards, and soaring vocal harmonies adding color to the Posse’s sonic landscape.
With a steady flow of powerful uplifting energy across the age gap, they tap into many traditions north to south and east to west, to distill a distinct sound that is completely their own. The Boston Irish Reporter recently proclaimed the Posse puts forth “…(a) kaleidoscope of sounds and styles with equal parts amiability and energy.”
Since 2014 the Posse has racked up over 100,000 miles of touring, released 5 albums, and played festivals including Shetland Folk Festival, Festival Memoire et Racine, New Bedford Folk Festival, and more!
The Posse’s signature is variety: a wide array of instruments playing a dynamic repertoire of folk roots genres; songs and tunes, traditional and original. For over four years they’ve been bringing their brand of “multi-generational roots music” to festival stages, dance halls and concert series across the US, Canada and Europe.