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The Weepers

The Weepers are an alternative solution country/folk music group from Lansing, MI, that are steeped in traditional instrumentation (fiddle, dobro, mandolin, string bass, etc.). Their albums cover a broad berth of designs: bluegrass, nation, Celtic, old-timey, Traditional western swing, browse, and pop. The group, which includes principal songwriter Drew Howard (vocals, acoustic/pedal metal guitars), songwriter Tahmineh Gueramy (fiddle and vocals), Mike Cutler (mandolin and mandocello), Steve Szilagyi (bass), and Pat Expenses (drums), released their debut record, Bitter Anger Regular Dread, in 1999, pursuing that with 2001’s Home of Like. The last mentioned was documented in East Lansing, MI, and highlighted guest performances from such like-minded region performers as Andy Wilson of Steppininit (on harmonica) and Mike Lynch from the Lash (on accordion).

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