The Contraband is an ole' time camp band that includes members of the Sixth NHV. The group features traditional instruments from the 19th century. The band plays common tunes familiar to soldiers and civilians of the time and even some historical spins on modern songs.
The Contraband can be heard throughout the camps at all re-enactments large and small that the Sixth New Hampshire attends and draws quite the crowd.
The band also plays separate events at local bawdy houses, throughout the east coast and has played at such establishments as O'Rourkes of Gettysburg and the Harp & Bard in Clifton, NJ as well as many other venues near Civil War battlefields and around the North East including our nationals capital of Washington, DC.
The group can be booked by reaching out to Capt. Walt Dewey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Contraband has recorded their first album! Copies may be purchased through the group contact Capt. Dewey