About us

 

Greetings friends, family, fans and browsers!

We are Uncle Zesty’s Old Time Bootknockers, a string band located out of Lake County, IL. Our sound combines old-time Americana music in the styles of Bluegrass, Folk, Jug band and Memphis/New Orleans Blues.

BOOKING INFORMATION FOUND HERE

LAKE COUNTY, IL NEWS-SUN ARTICLE HERE

Our band consists of members:

Phil Hoffman, born 1986: Upright Bass, Vocals

Ashley Behrendt, born 1987: Guitar, Kazoo, Harmonica and Vocals

Mike Pollitt, born 1986: Banjo, Mandolin, Resonator Guitar, Harmonica and Vocals

Mike Argol, born 1988: Fiddle, Harmonica, Mandolin, Vocals

Billy Nixon, born 1987: Guitar, Vocals