Welcome to the website for 

The Grand is a 5 piece band with a unique take on Folk, Rock and Blues. It has a Cajon and Electric Bass backbeat, fiddle and guitar twang and 4 part harmonies making a big sound from a lot of acoustic instruments. The upbeat contemporary folk tunes written by the rusty voiced Joe Tippet makes toes tap and drinks flow. 


Joe Tippett - Lead Vocals & Guitar 
Susan Goodwillie - Saw & Vocals
Ian Unterman - Fiddle & Vocals 
Alex Mandell - Percussion/Cajón & Vocals
Cormac Bluestone - Bass & Vocals

What We're Up To

Great Show at Sophie's! 

Thanks to all who came out on a Sunday night! We were stunned to have such a warm reception and rowdy crowd. Thanks to Ashley Jones who opened for us and the gang at Sophie's for having us.

For those of you who weren't able to make the show, here is some video of the performance. Check out more videos in our Pictures and Videos Gallery.


Living the Good Life
Very Truly Yours,


Show at Sophie's, 4/6/14 @ 9pm 

We'll be playing at "Broadway Before Dark", presented by Brad Standley with our full line up. Be sure to show up early to catch Ashley Jones.
$10 at door

Broadway Before Dark
Sun, Apr 6 @ 9:00 PM
Sophie's, 318 West 53rd st., New York, NY



Awesome time up at Ryder Farm 

We had such a blast playing at Ryder Farm. It was a perfect night out, lots of old friends and new faces, and even an impromptu cover of "Wagon Wheel" that sounded as rehearsed as the rest of the set!

The Grand at Space on Ryder Farm, September 22, 2013


Hopefully we'll get to play the farm next summer - great getaway and so close to the city!



Playing up at Ryder Farm 

We are so excited to be playing at our good friends space at Space on Ryder Farm. It should be a fun night of playing music under the stars.

Sun, Sep 22, 2013 @ 7:00 PM
Space on Ryder Farm, 
406 Starr Ridge Rd., Brewster, NY 10509

$10 suggested donation

Thinking of you,


New Website is Up 

We are so excited to have our website up and running.

Check back here for more information on future performances, recordings and content.



Mailing List

Join our mailing list for the latest news

Tweet at us


Previous events

Kick Off Party for feature film, "First Day/Last Day"

Greenpoint Gallery, 390 McGuiness Blvd., Brooklyn, NY 11222

We'll be playing a benefit to kickoff the film, "First Day/Last Day," a brand-new feature film written by Carlos Ibarra and directed by Benjamin K. Martin. We'll be playing with: Wifey, Alexander Morgan and The Rungs