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Band Biographies: Tom Hagymasi | Paul Howard | Phil Zimmerman



"Demonstrating a respect for tradition, Last Fair Deal presents a creative
mix of enlightened acoustic music drawn from tried-and-true catalogs
complemented by well-crafted original songs."

---Stephanie P. Ledgin, author, Homegrown Music





"Lively... Solid... A complete new acoustic package
worthy of attention beyond just the east coast."

---Sing Out! Magazine

Last Fair Deal continues to redraw the map of American roots music with fluid energy and creativity. Performing as a trio, guitarist Paul Howard, fiddler Tom Hagymasi and banjo/mandolinist Phil Zimmerman fan the flame that has kept this band relevant since the 70's. They're enjoyment of performing together is palpable and captivating!

Their live performances, with stellar vocals and unique acoustic synergy draw from an eclectic repertoire of old-time string-band, bluegrass, swing, and popular music. The band's shows feature originals from their current and previous three albums and they also put their own spin on tunes by John Hartford, Gillian Welch, Dan Hicks, Lennon/McCartney, John Hiatt, The Band and Bob Dylan.




Upcoming LAST FAIR DEAL Concerts


Date: Saturday Sept. 3, 2016
Last Fair Deal with special guest Pete Kelly on bass
Farm Day - Benefit for Lutz Children's Museum
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm (LFD sets)
Place: Fish Family Farm
Address: 20 Dimock La. Bolton, CT
Tix: $10.00 (events 9:00 - 5:00)

Date: Saturday Sept. 3, 2016
Time: music from 6:00 - 9:00 PM (Event starts at 4:00 pm)
Place: Hilltop Farm Suffield, CT
Address: 1616 Mapleton Ave. Suffield, CT
Info: 860-758-0668 http:\\hilltopfarmsuffield.org\events
Annual Harvest Dinner, Dance & Silent Auction Fund Raiser
Tix: $75.00 (see website for details)
*with special guest Pete Kelly on bass!

Sunday Sept 11, 2016
Place: Daryl's House Club "Bluegrass Brunch" Pawling, NY
Address: 130 Route 22 Pawling, NY
Date: Sunday Sept 11, 2016
Time: 12:00 - 3:00 pm (doors open at 11:00 am)
Phone: 845-289-0185
Tix: Free show
info: darylshouseclub.com

Sunday Oct 9, 2016
Place: Daryl's House Club "Bluegrass Brunch" Pawling, NY
Address: 130 Route 22 Pawling, NY
Date: Sunday Oct 9, 2016
Time: 12:00 - 3:00 pm (doors open at 11:00 am)
Phone: 845-289-0185
Tix: Free show
info: darylshouseclub.com

Date: Friday Oct. 21, 2016
Last Fair Deal Concert
Friends Coffeehouse
Time: 8:00 pm
Place: Simsbury Public Library
Address: 725 Hopmeadow St. (Rt. 10) Simsbury, CT 06070
Info & Reservations: 860-658-7663
Free Concert! These shows fill up fast so make a reservation!

Date: Friday Oct. 28, 2016
Place: West St. Wines & Spirits 30th Anniversary Party
Address: 131 West St. Simsbury, CT 06070
Time: 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Info: Come celebrate with Jim Pabich & the Crew!


"Rambunctious and fun-loving!"
---Scott Alarik, The Boston Globe


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"...instrumental prowess, impressive vocals...a blend of genres
bringing something truly unique to the acoustic roots scene."

- Farmington Valley Post


The trio's current lineup features Paul Howard on vocals and guitar; Tom Hagymasi on vocals, fiddle, bouzouki and accordian; and Phil Zimmerman on vocals, mandolin, and banjo and autoharp.


"The playing is first rate, the vocals strong and clear, and the
original material is every bit as good as anything on the radio."

- Litchfield County Times


For more information, to book the band, or to request a promotional copy of the new CD True Tales, please contact us at the phone number, mailing address, or email address below. Be sure to download a few free MP3's from our music page while you're here!

"An acoustic treasure chest"
- Waterbury Republican


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Contact: Paul Howard - 860-485-4666
Mailing Address: Last Fair Deal, P.O. Box 1014, Avon, CT 06001
Email: booking~at~lastfairdeal.com

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