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Martha Spencer & the Wonderland Country Band presented by Focal Point Friends of Old-Time Music

May 26 @ 7:00 pm

$20 – $25

Led by Martha Spencer, the Wonderland Country Band includes Jamie Collins on bass/vocals, Lucas Pasley on fiddle/banjo/vocals and Jake Dwyer on percussion/washboard/dance. The Wonderland Country Band has toured across the USA from California to Nashville- recently performing such venues as the Topanga Banjo Fiddle Festival, Buck Owens Crystal Palace, Ashkenaz Center, the Oklahoma Banjo Museum, and Song of the Mountains PBS.

Martha Spencer is a singer-songwriter, mountain musician and dancer from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She grew up in the musical Spencer family and learned to play several instruments (guitar, fiddle, banjo, bass, dulcimer, mandolin) and flatfoot/clog at a young age. She performs and has recorded with various groups and has been involved with several roots music projects. She has played shows, festivals and led workshops across the US, Australia, UK, and Europe. Martha’s first solo album has been featured in articles in Rolling Stone Country, No Depression, Wide Open Country, Bluegrass Situation, Americana Highways, PopMatters and more. She also has been included in articles in the NY Times, Austin Chronicle and Billboard and was a part of the Fiddlin’ documentary movie.


“Appalachian music, through and through, with all the dynamism of a string band and the longing of a lovelorn country song.” – Rolling Stone Country

“Martha Spencer makes traditional-tinted magic on Wonderland.” – No Depression

“Rolling from the mountains of Virginia, Spencer provides an update on the high lonesome sound, blending equal parts country and bluegrass with a high-flying rockabilly sensibility.” – Austin Chronicle, Americanafest

“Spencer’s breathy soprano lends an ethereal vibe…” – The Boot

“Beguiling as a charm cast in the wind, Martha Spencer spins songs of timeless woods-dwelling folk.” – Americana Highways


May 26
7:00 pm
$20 – $25