Check Out: Goose



  • Goose opened for 7 shows on Spafford's "For Amusement Only" tour and I'm sure I'm not the only one who was thoroughly impressed by what I saw. These guys are definitely in the "One To Watch" category and we hope to see them getting more tour dates. We can help by taking the time to listen to them and check out their shows. Here's some stuff to get you started:

    Goose - Arcadia - Pittsburgh, PA – 08:21
    — Goose

    About The Band Goose
    Goose is a Funk-Folk band based out of Norwalk, Connecticut.

    Rick Mitarotonda is the guitarist-singer-songwriter whose folky, hummable melodies are supported by Peter Anspach on guitar/keys, and a deep-pocket rhythm section of Trevor Weekz on Bass, Ben Atkind on drums, and Aaron Hagele on percussion. The band’s music is both memorable and danceable; an organic and easy-to-love mix of funk and contemporary folk, with touches of reggae, jazz, blues, and rock.

    Moon Cabin - Goose's Debut Album
    Tracked in a snowbound lakeside New Hampshire cabin, with mixing and mastering at the Factory Underground in Norwalk, CT, Goose’s debut album ‘Moon Cabin’ was released in early 2016. Moon Cabin traverses diverse musical terrain with 3 part harmony vocals and hooks so big you can hang your hat on them; funky improvised solos and adventurous musical interludes. With a second album on the way and tour dates continuing to ramp up, the Goose is getting loose.

    Check out Moon Cabin on Spotify here

    Tour Dates and More
    You can find out more about Goose by visiting their website: http://www.gooseband.us/

    You'll find tickets, tour dates, and all kinds of other media. They've got shows coming up in the next few weeks in KY, IN, CO, PA, NY, CT, and VA, definitely check out these upcoming dates:


    2/2 - Octave - Covington, KY
    2/3 - Lamasco - Evansville, IN
    2/6 - Lazy Dog - Boulder, CO
    2/7 - Hodi's Half Note - Fort Collins, CO
    2/8 - Globe Hall - Denver, CO
    ...and more

    Sit In With Spafford
    In case you missed it Aaron Hagele sat in with Spafford on a number of songs during their opening run. Also, check out this video of Rick Mitarotonda's sit in on Slip And Squander from 1/20/18 in Lancaster, PA:

    Spafford w/ Rick - Slip & Squander – 10:01
    — Goose



  • Really dug their set and the S&S sit in in Lancaster - definitely gotta check them out some more

    Thanks for the link too - There are a few bands named Goose on Spotify and I didnt know song names for the right one haha



  • Check out the end of their set in Syracuse for a Red sit-in!

    Goose - The Westcott Theater - 1.19.18 – 48:47
    — Goose Music


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