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10 Year FBG REUNION HIAWATHA MUSIC FEST July 2014

“This music will guarantee circulation to the extremities”
Jerry Florian, Founder of the Midsummer in the Northwoods Bluegrass Festival

Frostbitten Grass is the Upper Peninsula of Michigan’s hot-blooded acoustic quintet that combines great live entertainment, originality, humor, and individual talent into their own unique style of bluegrass- influenced acoustic music.

Matthew Sayles (Guitar & Harmonica) and Ryan Olthouse (Mandolin), Sven Gonstead (Dobro & Guitar and Banjo), Ken Thiemann (Woodwinds, Guitar & Mandolin) and Bob Guidebeck (up-right Bass), combine brother style duets and four part harmonies to original music and traditional music with tunes & influences ranging from Early Bluegrass, Celtic, Country Blues, Contemporary Bluegrass, Acoustic Jazz, Swing, and Country.





Bob Guidebeck, Sven Gonstead, Ryan Olthouse, Ken Thiemann, Matt Sayles