The Contrarian Ensemble started as Contra-dance band and has been entertaining Nashville for over twenty five years with eclectic sets of acoustic music spanning centuries and genres. Flavors of bluegrass and jazz; traditional Irish, Italian, French music; and more are all on the menu.

John Hedgecoth (mandolin) 
Bruce Baxter (accordion) 
Svend Dahl Thomsen (fiddle) 
Tom Patten (guitar) 
Harry Robinson (dobro) 

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