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Kol'beer & Buds / Bio

Kol'beer & Bud(s) grew out of the after-hours jam-sessions that would take place at the Old Blinking Light Restaurant after nights when Michael Hearne and/or Jimmy Stadler played; initially instigated by Ricky the Busboy and joined by Billy the Bartender, these sessions stoked a fire and the first incarnation of Kol'beer & Buds featured Ricky on drums and current rhythm-guitarist, Chas Williams (of Electric and Leap of Freight fame, lately of The Shrugs). The ensemble has reorganized twice since then, first with the addition of Brent Thomas on drums and producer-guitarist, Matt Morris, on lead guitar. Matt is primarily responsible for the current audio recordings available here on this site and had switched to drums immediately before his departure and the advent of the Kol'beer, Joyce & Penn era; following guitarist-vocalist, Evan Joyce's return to Chicago, KJ&P came to a close and fiddle-player/vocalist, Rachel Penn, joined Mighty Royals & the Accidental Harpist and singer-songwriter Tara Somerville's ensemble. After a period of rest, reflection and wood-shedding, Kol'beer has, once again, emerged in a stripped-down duo with Chas W. Bud on guitar... stay tuned for more thrilling action when we return and now these messages...

General Info

Band Members
Kol'beer - Vocals
Artist Name
Kol'beer & Buds
Home Page
Active Since
Country / Disco Era Country / Iconic Rock

Contact Info

Taos, NM

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