The Sweetwater String Band was one of several acts to perform during the 2017 Canyon Acoustic Series in Spearfish. Shows served as a benefit for the DC Booth Fish Hatchery and Archives with support from Spread the Tunes and the Crow Peak Brewing Company.
Describing their music as High Sierra Soulgrass, the Sweetwater String Band bring progressive values to their music. Mandolinist Scott Roberts and cellist David Huebner write the group's material. Guitarist Jeff Meadway and bassist Patrick Ferguson join in to work out the arrangements.
Since their July performance in Spearfish, the Sweetwater String Band has released a new album, At Night.