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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

Sunday May 6, 2018
Place: Big A Bluegrass Series at Half Door Pub
Address: 270 Sisson Ave. (corner of Farmington Ave.) Hartford, CT
Date: Sunday May 6, 2018
Time: 5:00 - 8:00 pm
phone: 860-232-7827
Info: Great food and extra guests at intermission! No cover, put something in the boot!!

Thursday May 31, 2018
Place: Leif Nilsson Spring St. Studio & Gallery
Concerts in the Garden

Address: One Spring St. Chester, CT
Date: Thursday May 31, 2018
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Phone: 860-526-2077
www.nilssonstudio.com

Friday June 8, 2018
Place: Parrott Delaney Tavern
Address: 37 Greenwoods Rd. New Hartford, CT
Date: Friday June 8, 2018
Time: 8:00 - 10:30 pm
Phone: 860-379-0188
Tix: $5.00 cover
Info: Great food and atmosphere!! Return engagement, had a blast last time!

Saturday June 16, 2018
Event: Ball & Socket Arts American Roots Music Festival
Place:493 West Main St. Cheshire, CT
Time: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Free to the public!!
Info: www.ballandsocket.org
Many bands!! Last Fair Deal will be on from 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Music, food, vendors, beer tasting from local breweries




Wednesday June 27, 2018
Place: Concert on the Litchfield Green
Address: Rt. 202 & 63 Litchfield, CT
Date: Wednesday June 27, 2018
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Phone: 860-567-7569
Tix: Free show, bring a blanket or lawn chairs
info: townoflitchfield.org

Tuesday July 3, 2018
Venue: Norton Park
Address: Plainville, CT
Date: Tuesday July 3, 2018
Time: 6:30-8pm
Tix: free
Info: 860-747-6022

Friday July 27, 2018
Place: Music Among The Memorials
Address: Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation 453 Fairfield Ave. Hartford, CT
Date: Friday July 27, 2018
Raindate: Saturday July 28, 2018
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Phone: 860-956-3311
Tix: Free show, bring a blanket or lawn chairs
info: blucas@cedarhillcemetery.org

Thursday Aug. 2, 2018
Venue: Shoppes at Farmington Valley, Jammin' on Jim Brook Series
Address: 110 Albany Tpke. Canton, CT in front of Ben & Jerry's
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Tix: Free

Friday Aug. 10, 2018
Place: Old State House
Address: 800 Main St. Hartford, CT
Date: Friday Aug. 10, 2018
Raindate: Tuesday Aug. 14, 2018
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Free show noontime on the lawn


"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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