The Americana Project

The Americana Project

If you want a traditional bluegrass band for your wedding or special event, then you will be thrilled to discover the bluegrass stylings of The Americana Project

The bluegrass band, based in western central Massachusetts, performs lively acoustic  bluegrass music, bluegrass gospel, old time and acoustic country music from the turn of the century and beyond.

Instrumentation includes fiddle, guitar, mandolin, and banjo.  The group has over 30 years of playing bluegrass and acoustic country styles in the Pioneer Valley of western Mass.

  • Adam Sweet - fiddle, mandolin, vocals 
  • Terry Atkinson - guitar, vocals
  • Max Wareham - banjo, guitar, vocals
  • Dimitri Eleftherakis - bass 

History of the Tarantella Dance

Tarantella dancers, 1828   via  Wikimedia Commons Credit: The tarantella is named for a peasant woman from southern Ita...