The Rough & Tumble

The Rough & Tumble

I laughed my ass off, I cried buckets. By the third song I realized, I need to pace myself!
-Aubrey, NC

High-quality originals in all sorts of traditional veins, from haunting ballads to stomping, screaming folk anthems. All performed with expert, polished musicianship and flawless ensemble.
- Empty Nest Concerts, NJ

The Hardest Part


Recommendations from hosts (53)

August, 2023 - "We had a fabulous concert in our backyard with The Rough and Tumble. We first had them last year and instantly knew we must bring them back. They are just simply that good. They are so very talented and engaging they have easily become one of our t...

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/ukulele
Other Instruments: junkstore percussion/banjolele
Genre: Folk/Americana
Style: Upbeat Folk
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

FL/US: Jan, 2024 (dates: January 18-28) - We're returning to FL for a few weeks and would love to play some house shows or listening rooms.

CA/US: Mar, 2024 (dates: March 13-31) - Coming out to CA in March and early April. Any interest?
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