The South County Rounders name has been well known
to fans of acoustic folk and bluegrass music in Rhode
Island, and all over southern New England since the
nineteen eighties. The current four piece ensemble features
the original duo, Phil Smith and Matt Bolles, plus Judy
Bolles and Chris Heinzmann.
This quartet continues the musical excellence and engaging
performance style that the Rounders have always been
known for, while adding even more variety and versatility.
The combination of acoustic guitar, double fiddles,
upright bass, banjo and dobro, along with vocal solos,
duets and tight three and four part harmonies is sure
to please audiences of all ages and musical persuasions.
The band presents traditional bluegrass, swing, authentic
old time fiddle and banjo instrumentals, beautiful ballads
and selections from contemporary writers, in programs
which are always designed to fit the occasion and the
From formal concerts to contra dances, outdoor festivals
to weddings, the South County Rounders always fit the