Henhouse Prowlers

Chicago based band Henhouse Prowlers release their long awaited album Lead and Iron with a special performance at the legendary Station Inn, Nashville.

Whatever you do, don’t go to Shoe Fest. Camp Shaw Waw Nas See is basically forgettable. The string-based bands all play at their own slots with no overlapping music. You’ll hate it.

Chicago based band Henhouse Prowlers release their fourth single, "My Last Run" from their album Lead and Iron, set to release in on September 15th.

First, let’s get through the obvious:


  1. If you have never attended any music festival at the Bill Monroe Music Park (BMMP) in Beanblossom, Indiana, do so soon. The main stage is hallowed by both bluegrass and country music legends. It is a place that all fans of live music need to make a pilgrimage to visit.

Chicago based band Henhouse Prowlers release their second single and title cut from their album Lead and Iron (September). The Bluegrass Situation premiered the accompanying MUSIC VIDEO on Wednesday morning. The song was written by the band's mandolinist, Jake Howard, who also sings the lead.

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Chicago based band Henhouse Prowlers release their first single, "My Little Flower" from their album Lead and Iron (September). The song premiered Tuesday morning on Smoked Country Jam with Michelle Lee on WOBL Gold Country and Bluegrass Today premiered the accompanying music video.

The South Carolina Waterfowl Association’s Wildlife Education Center is the new home of BirdFest, a beloved bluegrass music festival, held on May 5-6, 2023 in Pinewood, South Carolina. This year’s BirdFest is headlined by the well-known bluegrass ensemble Steep Canyon Rangers on Friday and Saturday nights. Other acts include Town Mountain, Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley, Amanda Anne Platt & the Honeycutters, Seth Walker, and Henhouse Prowlers. Purchase tickets and learn more at BirdfestMusic.com.

Like many touring musicians, Edward David Anderson (EDA) has logged a lot of seat time in vans and RVs beginning in the mid-1990s. His band, Backyard Tire Fire, toured a bit with Gov’t Mule, Reverend Horton Heat and others, crisscrossing Canada and the United States.

Dark Shadow Recording is thrilled to welcome the Henhouse Prowlers to the DSR label family, joining Becky Buller, Rick Faris, Laura Orshaw, Rick Lang, Stillhouse Junkies, Full Cord, Nedski and Mojo, and Stephen and Jana Mougin. A band that has been making waves on the bluegrass scene for a number of years, the Henhouse Prowlers have made a mission of taking bluegrass around the globe and Dark Shadow Recording is eager to join them on their journey.

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