The Hoot Owls are Ruth Rappaport (guitar and vocals) and Celeste Frey (banjo and vocals). They play old-time string band music. At each performance they feature a talented old-time fiddler, and they are also often joined by some of Boston's great old-time bass fiddle players. You'll find these featured musicians listed on our bios page.
The Hoot Owls play concerts, festivals, private and community events, and farmers markets.
"You three sounded wonderful. The kind of music you play is just right for our market. Everyone I've talked to ... loves to listen to you while they shop. Thank you so much!"
"Thank you so much for coming to the Natick Farm's Spring Spectacular! The Hoot Owls were terrific!! ...The event was a success and your contribution was a part of that... I loved the pace of the music and the event. It was all good!"