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The Boston Globe

Guitar and banjo instrumentalist Sweeney is a master of unpretentiousness.”

— The Boston Globe

The Binghamton (NY) Sun

Ed Sweeney's wry, articulate, and evocative singing, his exquisite musicianship, and his eclectic collection of obscure songs shouldn't be missed”

— the Binghamton (NY) Sun

Boston Herald

Sweeney creates a cozy, loving atmosphere by tempering his instrumental virtuosity with a welcome dose of modesty.”

— The Boston Herald

The Providence Journal

Obscure ditties are his deities” - Tony Lioce

— The Providence Journal

Syracuse Herald American

Sweeney's rarities are real treats. He has culled songs from a variety of sources and adapted them to an acoustic folk format”

— The Syracuse Herald American

The Star Ledger (Norfolk, VA)

What a rare treat it is to find a folk singer with a folk act in the style of the '50s and '60s”

— The Star Ledger (Norfolk, VA)

Eel River Music Camp

Ed Sweeney has a remarkable gift of gab, and the ability to pick gems from the songpile. When he appeared here he was an instant success.”

Liner Notes

Performances & Workshops

All shows have been cancelled for the next few months. Please check back for updates

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