Hackensaw Boys, The


  • From Charlottesville, Virginia.
  • Formed in 1999, playing at the Blue Moon Diner in Charlottesville.
  • A young jamgrass band that performs all-original bluegrass/country/folk music with a cast of players that sometime runs a dozen strong.
  • Band member go by their nicknames: Pee Paw, Shiner, Mahlon, the Kooky-eyed Fox, Dante J. and Salvage.
  • 2001, started touring in a 1964 GMC touring bus called the Dirty Bird. There were 12 people in the group at that time.
  • 2002, toured with rockers Modest Mouse. Released Keep It Simple album (no label)
  • 2003, they were Charlie Louvin’s backup band on a national tour.
  • 2003, opened the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival (Manchester, Tennessee).
  • 2004, toured the Netherlands.
  • 2012, released Love What You Do album (Nettwerk).
  • 2013, released Look Out! album (Nettwerk)
  • 2016, released Charismo album (Free Dirt).