Earles of Newtown with Cousin Cricket – New Year’s Eve

presented by Paul Emery and the Miners Foundry
325 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
Saturday, December 31, 9:00pm
General Admission | Standing / Dancing | $35
Reserved Cabaret Table | 1-4 Patrons | $55

Earles of Newtown is an Electric Gypsy Jazz band cross-pollinating both vintage and modern beat culture into an intoxicating crowd-pleasing elixir. This Vaudevillian inspired musical circus is comprised of an 8-piece wrecking crew of heavy hitters recruited throughout Northern California. Earles of Newtown has earned a reputation as a feature band with the potential to fill any dance floor in any venue or music festival. Earles of Newtown has performed on billings that include highly notable acts as, Trombone Shorty, Dr. John, March Fourth, Turkuaz and others.

Earles of Newtown’s focus is on great original music and providing the audience a highly entertaining stage presence featuring, the Ringmaster-like antics of lead singer/washboard expert, Chad Conner Crow and shared with band founding member Earle Ford’s solid and intense stage presence as musical director trumpet-master and co-vocalist. The band is made entirely of All-star level players that include Western Swing Hall of a Fame member, guitarist Bob Woods.

Earles of Newtown concerts compels audiences to celebrate their Gypsy Jazz- Freak-Funk. Throngs of music fans follow this high energy group, as they shake their feather dusters from the Burning Man Playa to the finest dance hall venues and festivals. Earles of Newtown owns the stage and always delivers.


Cousin Cricket, Northern California’s premier Western Swing band has been delighting audiences throughout the west for over thirty years. With their own take on classic country, swing, and rockabilly, they continue to deliver top notch entertainment for discerning audiences.

If the musical styles of Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys, Willie Nelson, Asleep At The Wheel, Merle Haggard, Hank Williams, Elvis, Carl Perkins, Patsy Cline, and George Jones are in your blood, you are sure to love Cousin Cricket’s interpretations of their songs.

Cousin Cricket’s original music reflects the band’s roots in western music and the rural California lifestyle.