OTP Mandolinist Tim Farris accepts Weber endorsement 




If you've ever seen One Ton Pig live, you know Tim's style: rhythmically and tonally precise, artistically expressive, and edge-of-your-seat exciting! Weber Mandolins, makers of hand-built, U.S.A.-made, high-end acoustic instruments, recently recognized this, too. They named him an official Weber Artist, placing him in the company of other mandolin luminaries such as Rhonda Vincent, Dan Franklin (Slash, Leann Rimes), Jim Kimball (Reba McEntire), Darrin Vincent (5-time Grammy winner; Ricky Skaggs andRead more

Mahjong and the West Film Release at Woodstock Film Festival 


In summer of 2013, One Ton Pig spent several days on the set of Mahjong and the West, a film by critically-acclaimed New York-based filmmaker Joe Muszynski. The band appears as themselves, performing during an exciting barroom scene (can't tell you more, or we risk spoiling it!). The film is set for release on October 17-18 at the prestigious Woodstock Film Festival in upstate New York. While on-camera, One Ton Pig recorded their performance live, so what you'll hear in the theater is exactly what was… Read more

One Ton Pig segment on Brazilian television 

Brazilian TV personality Natalia Quadros was in Jackson Hole last winter to film a segment about our beautiful community, and it's set to air this week. Tune in!...if you're a cable subscriber in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, that is. Otherwise, click on the title of this news piece, and watch it here.

It's a great way to brush up on your Portuguese, too! Nice footage from the Wort on a Tuesday night, plus a terrific interview with Pig frontman Michael Batdorf! The One Ton Pig segment runs from 19:56 until the… Read more

Opening Weekend at Grand Targhee 

We'll be there! One Ton Pig plays Saturday, November 22, for a special apres-ski set from 3-5:15. We'll probably be there during the day to make a few turns, too, if ya wanna join us. Although we haven't played the Trap in awhile, that little stage has been host to some high times for One Ton Pig. Hell, we recorded "High On the Hog" there way back in 2008! 6 years later, we're proud to be a part of opening weekend festivities. See you there!
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A knee slapping, hippie-honky-grassing hell of a good time. If this CD doesn't make your soul shine, listen to it again. 

          -Jason Specht, independent music critic


The band sounds well rehearsed, and the result is cohesion.

          -Aaron Davis, Jackson Hole Weekly


If One Ton Pig comes into town they should not be missed. Their live jams are high-octane and high-emotion that will convert country bluegrass music fans the old-fashioned way: one barroom show at a time. 

               -Michael Morgan, Indiesouprunner.com