The Rough & Tumble

The Rough & Tumble

"Loved every second of The Rough & Tumble, from the moment they stood at my front door, 'till the moment their pickup truck + trailer sadly drove away. Not only guitar/banjo, they had drums, xylophone, accordion, shakers, tiny piano, and a violin bow. Their songs told great stories - all with strong harmonies."- D. Melin, Brickhouse Concerts

You're Not Going Alone


Recommendations from hosts (44)

September, 2021 - "Fabulous! There just aren’t enough superlatives to describe a house show with The Rough and Tumble. Our third show with these talented musicians was one of the best ever. Our ‘rule’ is to book an artist for a show that doesn’t sound li...

The Rough & Tumble

The Rough & Tumble


Member since: 2014-05-21
Home: Nashville, TN, US
Frequently Tours: The United States
# of Members: 2
Sound Equipment: Available if needed
Main Instrument: Vocals, Guitar/accordion/toy piano/
Other Instruments: junkstore percussion/banjolele
Genre: Folk/Americana
Style: Varied Indiefolk
Content: Mainstream Intimate
Rating: G - PG


The Rough & Tumble aren’t casual road dogs, but they aren’t letting on, either. From their upbeat, commanding stage presence and sharp banter, to their earworm melodies and heartstring lyrics, this dumpster-folk/thriftstore Americana duo refuses to bring the haggard road-worn stereotype to their audience-- even though they’ve earned it.

After forming the group in 2011, Mallory Graham and Scott Tyler were feeling stuck by 2015, so they sold everything they could, bought a 16’ camper ...

Trying to fill these important dates

VT,ME,MA/US: Oct, 2021 (dates: Oct-early Nov) - We're hoping to book some New England shows in October and early November. Live music is back and we're so eager to be up North for it.

FL,AL,GA/US: Dec, 2021 (dates: Dec-Jan 2022) - We're headed for warm weather in the winter and want to play for you!
The Hardest Part

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