For more than three years, Ironwood has combined the talents of singer/songwriter/guitarist Bill Ring with those of bassist Joe Crum and other premier instrumentalists like harmonica wiz Don Fenton to make high-energy, adult acoustic music with lyrics that are always entertaining and often funny. Now with the addition of vocalist Stacy Farina, drummer and percussionist Sue Spencer, and lead guitarist Dave Redmond, they are plugging in for full electric gigs as well. Following the lead of groups like Hot Tuna, Ironwood will be presenting both acoustic and electric performances in future. For an up-to-date list of all scheduled future shows, go to Show announcements . Ironwood plays a mix of originals and covers, including country, blues, and rock
Ironwood has appeared at the Ithaca Festival, Rongovian Embassy, Downtown Ithaca Apple Harvest Festival, Da Westy, Americana Winery, Cyber Cafe West, Scale House Brewery and Pub, Six Mile Creek Vineyard, and on Ithaca’s own rock radio station, WVBR-FM.