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Ken Jeong (The Hangover) dances to the bluegrass music of
the Goodtime Stringband during the filming of "Furry Vengeance"

Harpoon Helps Grateful Harvest Dinner – Boston, MA

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

If you’re like us, there’s nothing better than a delicious meal with friends and family to celebrate all that we’re thankful for. We take that back – it’s better when we do it for a cause that’s especially important to us. With that in mind, we invite you and yours to join us for the Harpoon Helps Grateful Harvest Beer Dinner, a Harpoon-style Thanksgiving meal in our Boston Beer Hall on Sunday, November 8th to raise funds for the Greater Boston Food Bank!

Pick a session and join us for an evening of food, friends, and giving back:

Session 1: 4-6:30 PM

Session 2: 7:30 – 10 PM

Tickets are $70 each and includes:

  • Thanksgiving dinner with a Harpoon spin
  • 3 Harpoon beers
  • Commemorative etched Harpoon glass
  • Music by the Goodtime Stringband
  • Take home menu
  • 1 Token good for a brewery tour at a later date
  • 1 raffle ticket for a chance to win great prizes from our sponsors (additional raffle tickets will be available for purchase)



100% of the ticket sales will go to the Greater Boston Food Bank.

Tropicana Farmstand® Harvest Festival on Friday!

Monday, October 5th, 2015

The Goodtime String Band will be playing from noon to 4 p.m. at Faneuil Hall Marketplace on October 9th for the Tropicana Farmstand® Harvest Festival. Bring the whole family out for free juice, free fun and free entertainment.

Live at Faneuil Hall on October 9th!

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Don’t miss free fun on Oct. 9! Bring the whole juice-loving family to enjoy fair games, prizes and a live performance by The Goodtime String Band in the heart of downtown Boston at Faneuil Hall Marketplace from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Perfect Connecticut Farm Wedding!

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

The weather was beautiful last weekend for Anda and Bob’s wedding at Millstone Farm in Wilton, CT!  Here’s a picture of the band warming up before the ceremony.

For the recessional, we played an instrumental version of Guns-n-Roses’ “Sweet Child of Mine.”  It totally rocked!


Craft Fair meets Bridal Show!

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Join us as Craft Fair meets Bridal Show in the most unique, fun and interactive event of the season!  The Goodtime Stringband will be providing musical entertainment throughout the day!

Enjoy unique handmade and local vendors, free samples, live music, entertainment, food & drinks, demonstrations, activities and more!
April 19, 2015
Center for Arts at the Armory
Somerville, MA
Session One: 12pm-2:30pm
Session Two: 3pm-5pm
$8.00* ($10 at the door)
*Multiple ticket options available
We can wait to see you there!


Playing at the Somerville Armory 3/27

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Hey Friends! We’ll be playing at Armory Cafe in Somerville tonight from 7:30-10pm. Featuring Ilana Katz on fiddle and clawhammer banjoist Ray Ciemy as well! Come on down!

Foghorn Stringband coming to Somerville

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Whoa! Our favorite old time band is coming to Somerville and will be playing a square dance!

This better not be a cruel April Fool’s Day joke…


Want a Cool Wedding Invite? Check out Smudge Ink!

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Smudge Ink is a stationery company and letterpress studio that was founded in 2002 by Kate Saliba and Deb Bastien. Smudge Ink works directly with individuals on custom printing projects from announcements and invitations to personal and corporate stationery. ‘Weddings’ by Smudge Ink is the newest line of customizable design suites for clients who are looking for wedding invitations and save the dates tailored to their unique style. Anyway, If you’re getting married and need some cool printing for the event – definitely check them out!

Back in November, we played a fun party at the Smudge Ink Studio in Charlestown, in exchange for some custom-printed business cards. They were lovingly packaged and they came out great! We wanted to post an image of them here on our Web site and say thanks to Sabrina, Kate and Deb!