Crackerbarrel Entertainments Artists

TOM CALLINAN - Connecticut's first "Official State Troubadour". Singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist. His "Jingles All The Way!" custom songwriting service can provide you with a memorable musical tribute or catchy advertisement to publicize your special event.

ANN SHAPIRO - Storyteller & folksinger, adept on a variety of musical instruments. A Master Teaching Artist with the Connecticut Commission on the Arts, and Education Director of The Connecticut Storytelling Center, in residence at Connecticut College.

TOM CALLINAN & ANN SHAPIRO - For over twenty years the husband and wife duo of Tom Callinan and Ann Shapiro have toured performing participatory family-oriented songs in harmony, accompanied by a wide variety of wind, string, and percussion instruments. As storytellers, Ann and Tom embellish tales with humor, music, sound-effects, and audience involvement.  For audiences of all ages.

THE MORGANS - Since 1971, Connecticut's Premier Irish, Folk, and Sea Chantey Band. Available in varying combinations from a trio to the full ensemble of six musicians, to accommodate any size event or budget.

FANCY FOLK - Two separate husband and wife duos (Tom Callinan & Ann Shapiro and Phil & Beth Sommers Rosenthal) Join forces for foot-stompin' eclectic folk music, lively instrumental selections, and a hearty helping of Americana.

DON SINETI - Don Sineti, folksinger, songwriter, part-time sea chanteyman at historic Mystic Seaport Museum (with one of the most powerful voices on the Eastern Seaboard!) , and long-neck, 5-string banjo picker, is also an award-winning marine mammal illustrator with a number of prestigious exhibitions and books to his credit.

TOM CALLINAN & DON SINETI - Members Of The Morgans, providing spirited songs and tales of ships and whales, folk, old-timey, and novelty songs to sponsors who find the larger ensemble out of their price range.