We are THE ALPACA GNOMES
The Alpaca Gnomes are a vibrant, stomp-and-groove, 7 piece original rock-folk jam band from Bridgeport, CT. The Gnomes ensemble features violin, electric & acoustic guitar, keys, bass, drums, and percussion.
The Alpaca Gnomes eclectic style has allowed them to appear on a multitude of bills with varied acts and musical genres such as DJ Logic, Funky Meters, Anders Osbourne, Railroad Earth, The Drifters, The Tokens, Rick Derringer, Soul Rebels, Roots of Creation, Kung Fu, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, Funky Dawgz Brass Band, Box Set Duo Trio, The Main Squeeze, as well as private events such as ESPN radios NCAA College Football National Championship pre-party in Pasadena, California.
The Alpaca Gnomes have built a loyal following of passionate fans, nicknamed “Gnomies", who often join the fun by rocking the band’s signature Gnome style hats during shows. The band rocks out many venues, festivals, and concert series including:
Venues: Toad's Place (New Haven), Fairfield Theatre Company Warehouse (Fairfield), Pacific Standard Tavern (New Haven), The Acoustic (Bridgeport), The Ballroom/Outer Space (Hamden), BRYAC (Bridgeport), Palace Theatre (Stamford), Levitt Pavillion (Westport), Electric Haze (Worcester, MA), Olive’s (Nyack, NY), Mexicali Live (Teaneck, NJ).
Festivals: Blues Views BBQ (Westport), international festival of arts & ideas(New Haven), Blues on the Beach(Stratford), Two Roads Brewery Road Jam (Stratford), Rock n Roll Resort(NY), Soupstock Music & Arts Festival, Just Joshin' Festival, Shuck & Jive, as well as numerous Summer Concert Series throughout Connecticut including Bridgeport, Hamden, Rowayton, Stratford, and Huntington.
We look forward to seeing you at a show and sharing in the experience!