Video premiere: The Midnight Plowboys, live at Shindig on the Green

Photo by Virginia Hunter,

Local string band The Midnight Plowboys performed onstage as part of Shindig on the Green over Labor Day weekend. Today, the group launches its video from that appearance, featuring the songs “Sawin’ on the Strings” and “Goin’ to Italy.”

The Midnight Plowboys got their start in 1980, recording and performing frequently until 1990. Recently re-established, the current lineup includes Brian Hunter on guitar, Laura Boosinger on banjo, Emma McDowell Best on fiddle, Mike Hunter on mandolin and Robert Reeves on bass. All five musicians share vocal duties. Learn more abut the band on Facebook.

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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