Buddy makes Staller Center for the Arts Debut

This friday, Buddy Merriam will make his debut at the Staller Center for the Arts Recital Hall performing 3 of his original tunes with Taylor Ackley and the Deep Roots Ensemble. Buddy will join the Ensemble for a full set…

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Back Roads Mandolin Vol. 2 book just released

Back Roads Mandolin Vol. 2

32 Original Compositions


 Now available

Buddy Merriam releases his second book of original mandolin compositions, BACK ROADS MANDOLIN Volume Two-  32 Original Compositions, containing all his tunes from his last four recordings along with six…

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LI Winterfest on March 15

Sunday March 15th It's Blue Grass Time at Bedell Cellars with Buddy Merriam & Back Roads as part of this great event featuring live music on the North Fork. WE play 1-3 PM Main Rd Cutchogue,NY  for tickets www.bedellcellars.com


Buddy Merriam featured in LI News

December 2013

by Community Contributer John Wevers

You may obtain a copy by calling Buddy Merriam at 631-744-2911 $5 includes shipping and handling


Bluegrass Wedding


Just the right music for that very special occasion. Here's a testimony from the bride:

"I have been going to see Buddy play for many years now and when it was time to plan

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2014 summer at the Beach Hut

For the Mandolin Experience and Back Roads it was a great summer every Tuesday night at the Meschutt Beach Hut in Hampton Bays. What could be better than the beach & open air bluegrass fun! We look forward to coming

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Bru' na Bo"


What a very cool venue to play in Northport! Many thanks to

Andrea of the Northport Coalition for the Arts for bringing us in for a very special intimate show at Bru' na Bo'. We had a full house in

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LI Pulse Magazine Feb 2012

Words: Drew Moss | Photos: Lynn Spinnato

Once in a while, if we’re incredibly lucky, we meet our heroes.

Once in awhile, if we’re incredibly unlucky, we get struck by lightning.

On a stormy August day in the Berkshire Mountains…

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