About PCT 

Peabody’s Coal Train (PCT) is a unique, local NH acoustic Americana 6-piece band featuring strings and shared vocal harmonies. Musicians are Jason Teaster on acoustic guitar, Dave Anderson on harmonica, Steve Cybulski on banjo, Dave Carroll on mandolin, Marc Fraley on upright and electric bass, Scott Hayes on acoustic guitar, Larry Houghton (formerly the PCT bass player) doing sound and filling in when needed. Our home is the Contoocook River Valley of central, NH. We enjoy playing originals and covers that tell stories which celebrate the triumphs and tragedies  of the human condition. We particularly appreciate opportunities to interact with a listening audience in special venues with neighbors and new friends.

Dave Anderson

Harmonica and vocals

“A shy clod farmer. Loves this band of brothers. Boils maple sap while listening and singing along to Drive By Truckers, Bruce Springsteen, Steve Earle, Chris Knight, Turnpike Troubadours, Reckless Kelly and Grateful Dead. Plays Blues harp. Abides.”

Jason Teaster

Acoustic Guitar and Vocals

A native of the mountain south, JT brings his Appalachian credibility to the sound and feel of PCT's repertoire. He's fallen in love with New England and feels lucky to have found a kinship with the brothers in Peabody's Coal Train. JT lives in South Sutton with his wife and daughter.

Dave Carroll

Mandolin and Vocals

Dave is a multi-instrumentalist and song writer. He has been playing music for a good chunk of his life. 

Steve Cybulski

Banjo and Vocals

Steve "the mustard man" Cybulski (Blackwater mustard owner) plays his own unique style of banjo and powerful vocals to the band. He knows a ton of songs from lots of styles of music.

Scott Hayes

Lead acoustic guitar, dobro and Vocals

Scott plays a really unique style of lead acoustic guitar. His leads are worth the wait. 

Marc Fraley

Bass man

Marc is a rock solid bass player and multi-instrumentalist. He plays both Electric and upright bass in PCT. 

Larry Houghton

Sound guy, fill in musician


Larry (formerly the PCT bass player) is a multi-instrumentalist and song writer who enjoys doing sound for his buddies, playing bass, guitar, mandolin, piano, singing and most recently fiddle. Larry has played out with, done sound for, and/or recorded with many bands covering several genres of music over the years (  He is currently playing with the Part Timers, Tyler Road, Deep Fried Satellites, and, doing sound for Peabody's Coal Train. Larry grew up in New Boston, NH - moved away for 20 years and now is living in Concord, NH - He teaches Earth and Environmental Science at Goffstown High School. Music is his passion and he looks forward to sharing the music with folks all about.