strumbellas

summertime on the east coast

Nothing says summer like getting in a van with limited AC with several sweaty humans and making some goddamned music!  If some crimes get solved along the way, all the better.  But this band actually began with a 2009 tour to the east coast in late August, and I’ll be swobbered in the klootch-sac if we don’t seem to get a hankering to head east in the late August of each and every year.  If you’ve never visited Atlantic Canada you are missing out on some of the friendliest folks on the planet.  We have always enjoyed an extreme level…    read more.


from owen sound to trois-rivieres…

It sounded like we were dragging a chunk of Stonehenge behind us every time we hit the brakes. But that didn’t stop us from pulling into beautiful Owen Sound to play for the Otherfolk festival, which featured performances by bands like Elliott Brood and Bruce Peninsula. We were clearly outclassed, but the vibe was amazing and we watched Aaron Mangoff and The Morals play fantastic sets before we went to Rocky Raccoon’s to set up and play. The audience was amazing, giving a great singalong for “in your defense” and calling for an encore. The next day we woke up…    read more.


 

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