Onion Fans are the Best Fans

Feeling like summer's here yet? If you were at last Sunday's show in Market Square celebrating Bastille Day with us, thank you. We still can't believe how many of you turned out in the sweltering heat to participate in the Fredericksburg Sister City Association's annual celebration of Bastille Day. Not…

Unplugged But Wired

Downtown Fredericksburg is home to many small businesses that work hard to provide the community with most of the services and goods they need on a daily basis: restaurants, dry cleaners, fashion stores, a butcher, banking, antiques, hospitality, legal services among them. As some of you know, a successful local…

Slice ’em, dice ’em

If you're reading this, it's probably because you've seen (or at least heard of) the Acoustic Onion Band in its full, glorious, currently five-piece form. But did you know we often appear in other configurations? Each of the musicians in the band has done solos, duos, and other ensembles throughout…

Meet Elmer Rigby!

Please allow us to introduce you to the newest sprout in the bunch, Elmer Rigby! This little scallion will be tagging along with us most everywhere and providing his own commentary on our Onion gigs. Follow us on Instagram to see what he's got to say. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BxnfeWBp18k/[/embed] If you prefer…

Reeling

When Tom fell under the weather last winter with numerous dates on the calendar, it sent the band reeling. They immediately began putting in long hours rehearsing and getting a set together. It was important to Tom that the band continue. While Tom convalesced, the band sometimes worked three or…

Happy Mother’s Day!

In honor of our moms and because Mother always knows best, here's something from The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour album: "Your Mother Should Know." We'll see you this Friday at La Petite Auberge in downtown Fredericksburg from 8 to 11 pm and Saturday at Wilderness Run Vineyards from 5 to 8…