Author Archive | Rolando Willimann


Upcoming Local Shows

After a spring full of shows up north and abroad we are happy to have some upcoming shows around town! Starting this Friday night at Guanabanas in Jupiter from 9-11, then we will be back at one of our favorite local venues, Kahunas in Deerfield Beach Sunday May 31 st from 5-9. Also we are […]

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Ireland 2015

Another epic trip in the books! This was our quickest and most extensive trip yet; Six shows in seven days all over the North and South of Ireland would sound impossible for most bands. For the Hootenanny, though, we took it as a challenge. It nearly killed us, but we made it through the many […]

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OFF WE GO! It’s the place that makes our drinking habbits seem normal. Next Tuesday we leave the warmth and sunshine of south Florida and embark on our annual pilgrimage to the cold rainy paridise that is Ireland. If you happen to be over there check out our list of shows and join in the […]

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March Recap

Our favorite time of year has come and gone. Many empty Jameson bottles and brain cells have become the casualties of what we call the holy month. It started with AURA Music and Arts festival, where we experienced an Avatar-like world of lights, smoke, and lasers, and ended with Bluegrass and BBQ, where Trew sweated […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Shows

Come on out in your colors and celebrate the Holy Week with the Hootenanny! 3/12-The Village Pump-Lauderdale By The Sea-9:30-1:00 3/14-ShamRock Fest-Stuart-6:00-10:00 3/15-Deck 84-Delray Beach-1:30-5:30 3/17-The Village Pump St Patricks Day Celebration-4:00-7:00

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Can you smell it? Campfires, heady brews, slash pines and live oaks shrouded in a funky mist…Festival season is upon us, tighten up, its time to rage. In this day and age, that is the year 2014, we shall be kicking off the fracas at a local South Florida festival, The Virignia Key Grassroots Festival […]

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Springfest Initial Line-up Announced

Uproot Hootenanny shall be returning to SpringFest at the Suwannee in March! The line-up thus far can be seen HERE! If you have yet to make it to The Suwannee River Music and Art’s Park then I feel quite safe in assuming a few things about you: 1. You hate having fun 2. You might […]

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The first Hootenanny music video!

It finally happened, we managed to pull ourselves together, as a band, and after spending half the day in a bar, slaving over pints and Jameson this is what we have produced: That’s Why I Drink – The Music Video We really can’t thank Perrin James enough for putting up with us and for braving […]

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Summer Tour 2013 Have Mercy Percy

Have mercy!!! Our new touring vehicle (Percy) got us to and fro… Back and forth…. There and back again (for all of our Lord of the Rings fans). First thing’s first, thank you all for the generosity and support in helping us purchase the new bus!! With a few hiccups, Percy ate road!!! From Bourbon […]

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Help The Hootenanny Uproot!

We, more than anything in the whole world, love to play music. We live for the opportunity to travel, and play for different groups of people. Having already toured extensively, we are acutely aware of how difficult it is for bands to be successful without the proper tools. Having a reliable, and economic, vehicle is […]

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