MANZANITA — The Brownsmead Flats play at the Hoffman Center for the Arts (594 Laneda Ave.) 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. Admission is $10.
The band plays acoustic music described as “crabgrass,” a style they liken to folk and bluegrass with a maritime flavor. They sing with tight vocal harmonies, and the quintet plays a variety of acoustic instruments.
Dan Sutherland is featured on hammered dulcimer, mandolin and fiddle. Ray Raihala picks banjo, guitar and mandolin. Larry Moore plays the mandolin. John Fenton is on bass and mandolin. And Ned Heavenrich plays harmonica and guitar.
The Brownsmead Flats create a fun-loving atmosphere where audiences are encouraged to sing along. The band’s versatility allows them to play music for all ages, and their shows are guaranteed to fill audiences with joy and mirth.