“Often gathered around a single microphone, their sound will take you away to dusk on a back porch, or into the heart of an old-time speakeasy in an Appalachian valley. ”
— Jay Psaros, South Shore Magazine
Acoustic Roots Songwriting Duo from Massachusetts featuring fiddle, guitars, mandolin, banjo, harmonica, and sweet vocal harmony.
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"Reminiscent of a simpler time, this duo will stir the imagination and paint a picture of what things were like before the modern world" - Jay Psaros, South Shore Magazine
"Lilting, dark, and spellbindingly catchy" - South Shore Living, November 2015
"Sweet rootsy sound that is clean and crisp as it displays hints of Americana goodness" - Redline Roots, November 2015
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Katy Boc and Todd Nickerson met in 2014 and began writing songs together after discovering a mutual love for American roots music. At the time they were each playing in different bands, but it wasn't long until they began performing together as a duo. Since then, Sparrow Blue has released and EP and performed at venues such as the Spire Center for the Performing Arts, Club Passim, TOAD Cambridge, Atwoods Tavern, and Rockwood Music Hall. Katy and Todd were finalists in the Eventide Songwriting competition in 2015. In November of 2015 they released their debut album, Mabel, which Red Line Roots called "a sweet rootsy sound that is clean and crisp as it displays hints of Americana goodness" and South Shore Living called "lilting, dark, and spellbindingly catchy".
Sparrow Blue is planning to release their second album in 2018.
Katy and Todd live on the south shore of Massachusetts with five children, two dogs, and one tiny cat.