Machinery Hill joins us in tpt‘s Studio A to perform an original tune called “Saint Marie of the Trailers,” a song that was inspired by a dear, late friend of the band. Educators' Guide

This Minneapolis-based band takes their name from the Minnesota State Fair’s large display of farm equipment. Their catchy, original tunes blend ska, klezmer, Celtic, rock, American folk & many other colors into their own style. Expect both instrumentals and “well-crafted lyrical salads.” Machinery Hill is a 1996 winner of a Minnesota Music award for best world beat CD & 1999 MMA winner for specialist recording. They have performed along with such diverse acts as BeauSoleil, BuckWheat Zydeco, Frente, Phish, Black 47, Brave Combo, Eugene Chadbourne, Jimmy Carl Black and Queen Ida; and have headlined at The Great River Folk Festival, among others.