Eleven years in the making, Chicago’s Henhouse Prowlers have built a reputation for hard work and non-stop touring, playing music inspired by the roots of bluegrass while branching out into a sound uniquely their own. From lightning fast picking, to sentimental ballads—playing storied original material, traditional songs, and contemporary covers—The Prowlers’ live show leaves no one wanting.
Ben Wright – Ben is the founding member of the band. He’s played in many popular bands, including Chicago Americana outfit, Outlaw Family Band. Ben plays a 2013 Deering Terry Baucom model banjo.
Jon Goldfine – As a founding member of the Henhouse Prowlers, Jon has been supplying the bottom end and sharing vocal duties in the band since its formation in 2004. Since reviving his bass chops in 2000, he has performed in jazz, rock, and funk ensembles including MWC, and folk and bluegrass ensembles such as The Back Porch Ramblers.
Aaron Dorfman – Aaron began playing guitar at six years old, and he has enjoyed playing many different styles of music, from rock to pop to Motown to country western. Aaron studied guitar with renowned jazz and world music virtuoso Fareed Haque at Northern Illinois University where he received his bachelor’s degree in jazz guitar performance.
Todd Livingston – Todd Patrick Livingston, born and raised in Saginaw MI, has been making his living playing the dobro for the last 15 years. Todd isn’t afraid to step outside the bluegrass box, spending a 6 month residency at NYC’s Signature Theatre working as a stage musician on the Acclaimed play ,”A Particle of Dread.”