BOWHUNTER is the Michigan-based square dance band formed from the driving rhythmic and melodic forces of Michael Beauchamp, Sam Cooper, Sam Herman, and Laurel Premo. With two fiddles, banjo, and guitar BOWHUNTER renders old time tunes to fuel a traditional dance floor frenzy.

“This was my first chance to hear them all together and let me tell you: They get it done, and they do it right. There’s going to be plenty of good dance music in the Midwest for some time to come.”
– Paul Tyler, the Volo Bogtrotters



Chicago Old Town School of Folk Music
Wheatland Music Festival
NorEast’r Festival
Country Dancing Kalamazoo
Looking Glass Music & Arts Lansing
Square Dance Kalamazoo
AACTMAD Pittsfield Grange Ann Arbor


albumcover2On August 11, 2014, we released THE RIGHT HANDS ‘ROUND. The album features traditional and original fiddle tunes that we play at dances as well as a few ballads with sweet harmony singing. The full version of the album (available in physical disc & on digital download from Earthwork Music) includes jokes and other commentary between a few tunes. The iTunes digital version is stripped down – simply the tunes with nothing else. We invite you to choose your own adventure.
Earthwork Music


Book BOWHUNTER for your dance, bowhunterstringband(at)gmail.com


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