rob Hinkal, artist (ilyAIMY) and audio/video engineer
"I am always on the lookout for artists who play quality, original songs, deliver a solid performance, and make a genuine connection with an audience. The Squirrel Hillbillies meet all of these criteria."
Linda Holsing, former Artistic Director, SongSpace at First Unitarian, Pittsburgh, PA
"We had a tremendous night in the company of the Squirrel Hillbillies. Jenny and Gary left everyone spellbound and delighted at a memorable experience. This skilled duo will please audiences far and wide and is firmly in the 'must-see' category."
Lewis Jones, Host, D3W3 Alton Folk and Roots Club, Alton, England
"Whether singing one of their originals or a John Prine classic, the Squirrel Hillbillies fully engage their audience. Their wonderful harmonies and lively banter are a complete joy to behold."
Rich Dieter, Founder/President of The Bridge Music Hall
"Gosh, how good the Squirrel Hillbillies sound! Like they have been playing together forever."
Larry Berger, Host, Saturday Light Brigade, Pittsburgh, PA
“Jenny and Gary connected with everyone in the house through their fresh songs, lively playing, and engaging stories. We were hooked for the night.”
Don Ash, Owner, Black-Eyed Susan Acoustic Cafe, Angelica, NY
"The Squirrel Hillbillies provided a wonderful opening set at the Carnegie Lecture Hall. The crowd loved them."
Patricia Tanner, Executive Director, Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society, Pittsburgh, PA
"We attract a diverse group of college students, professionals, retirees, tourists and families with children for our lunch time concerts in Schenley Plaza and everyone enjoys listening to Jenny and Gary."
Jim Griffin, former Director of Facilities, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, Pittsburgh, PA
"The Squirrel Hillbillies were an absolute delight."
Graham Holland, Host, Liverpool Acoustic, Liverpool, England
"Laid-back Americana presented with charm and a touch of whimsical humour."
David Ardus, Uxbridge Folk Club, Uxbridge, England
"The Squirrel Hillbillies were excellent, performing two sets of quality songs."
FaBclub, Grays, England
"Jenny and Gary played to an appreciative audience who thoroughly enjoyed their performance, ending with calls for MORE!"
Jeanie Gardiner, Secretary, Dunfermline Folk Club, Dunfermline, Scotland
“These people are like genuine down home entertainers. Our crowd loved them and their phenomenal music.”
Carl Katafiasz, Head of Adult Services, Livonia Public Library, Livonia, MI
"Jenny and Gary had true 'organic chemistry' with our audience, which ranged in age from 5 to 85. Their original songs had toes tapping and hands clapping. We didn't want to let them leave!"
Mary Beth Portley, Librarian, Jervis Public Library, Rome, NY
"In addition to being talented and professional, Jenny and Gary bring positive energy and marvelous hometown pride to our musical events."
Rita Botts, Librarian, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
"The Squirrel Hillbillies are not what one might expect from their name. We found a talented, sophisticated, acoustical duo, with wonderful harmonization, crisp instrumentals, and intriguing lyrics. Be prepared for a lovely evening."
Paul Hill, Host, The Hill Chapel Concert Series, New Market, MD
"The Squirrel Hillbillies' charm and warmth made me want to wrap them up and keep them here. We've adopted this duo into our circle of family and friends."
Deb Cheplic, Host, Silver Maple House Concerts, New Eagle, PA
"The Squirrel Hillbillies rank high on my list of outstanding performers. This was a concert I did not want to see end."
Sue Hannibal, Host, Cleveland Heights House Concerts, Cleveland Heights, OH
"We're nuts about the Squirrel Hillbillies!"
Tiffany Emig, former Manager, Pittsburgh Public Market, Pittsburgh, PA
"Well-crafted tunes and spotless recording"
Andy Mulkerin, Music Editor, Pittsburgh City Paper
"By turns thoughtful and silly, meditative and crushingly sad... Skillful musicianship and well-turned phrases make this a recording I'm excited to share!"
Justin Helmer, host of "Frets" on KVSC 88.1 FM in St. Cloud, MN
"Wonderfully clever, down to earth songs"
Jim Fisher, host of "Down Home Bluegrass and Folk" broadcast weekly on WGCS 91.1 FM The Globe from Goshen, IN and streamed online
"Earnest lyrics, gentle harmonies, and delicate acoustic musicianship"
Scott Mervis, Music Editor, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"An immediate easy-to-listen-to kind of project"
Norm Mast, co-host of "The Back Porch" broadcast weekly on WVPE 88.1 FM in South Bend/Elkhart, IN and streamed online
"Jenny and Gary paint vivid pictures of life's characters and circumstances, writing delightful songs that touch your heart and make you smile."
Jim Rogers, producer/host of "Modern Troubadours" broadcast weekly on WIUP 90.1 FM in Indiana, PA and streamed online
"Whimsical, fun... a front porch kind of listening experience"
Joe Pszonek, host of "Radio Nowhere" broadcast weekly on WMSC 90.3 FM in Montclair, NJ and streamed online
"Keep an eye on this talented twosome"
The Daily News, McKeesport
"The Squirrel Hillbillies do Pittsburgh proud"
Pittsburgh In Tune
“It’s sit around sippin’ moonshine music.”
Mark Rengers, Sewickley Gallery & Frame Shop