by Peter Aaron
Featuring guest appearances by Amy Helm, Aoife O’Donovan (Crooked Still), Marco Benevento and Ruthy’s dad, Grammy-winning fiddler Jay Ungar, Bright As You Can is available in CD, digital download, and gatefold double LP formats. The 14-song collection has drawn advance accolades from many a media organ, including the Boston Globe, who called it “a joyful document of a band rounding a corner and into a wide-open field of possibilities.”
Dig Mike & Ruthy playing the new album’s “Goin’ Out” at last year’s Summer Hoot:
The Mike & Ruthy Band will perform with special guests Tracy Bonham, Happy Traum, and Adrien Reju at the Bearsville Theater in Bearsville, New York, on June 27 at 8pm. Tickets are $17.95. For more information, call (845) 679-4406 or visit http://bearsvilletheater.com/.