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Bedlamville Triflers / Press

“It wasn’t hard to pick the members of Bedlamville Triflers out of the small crowd of Mud & Water. With western-style pearl snap shirts, cuffed jeans and slicked back hair – or in the case of guitarist and vocalist Shawn Roux, wearing a flat cap – the band looked the rockabilly part. On stage the band doesn’t need to rely on an outfit or some gimmick; Bedlamville Triflers’ music speaks for itself. It’s a swinging mix of gritty roots rock ‘n’ roll, rockabilly and surf with a little bit of punk influence shining through. The band’s cuts are an homage to 1950’s rock ‘n’ roll – with influences from Sun Records-years Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Johnny Jano – and at the same time fresh and new and relatable for any modern bar show. Since 2008, Bedlamville Triflers has started to make some noise within the rockabilly scene after playing alongside Al Ferrier, Hillbilly Hellcats, Psycho DeVilles and Mike Watt. The band is now working on the follow up album to Goin’”

“Shawn Roux (guitar), Joel Dicharry (double bass) and Greg Guffey (drums) earn honest livings by day to allow themselves time for their labor of love -- the revival of rockabilly. Any longtime Baton Rouge resident will tell you this little town used to be a hotspot for many big artists. The Triflers are all about having fun and inviting the listener back to a time when music could be found in a purer form. “You start playing a song and people are dancing,” Dicharry said. “It’s so good to see them enjoying it, because it’s more than just a head nod. Grabbing somebody and slinging them around, to me, is one of the unifying moments of music.””

“Amid their own commendably ablaze entries are aptly-registered readings of Eddie Cochran, the Rock'n'Roll Trio, Larry Terry, Al Ferrier, and Tibby Edwards). All of which would by itself suffice to hoist this above rack-fellows. But on instrumental El Sol De Guerroro," guitarist Shaun Roux rises to testify with musically multilingual articulateness. Gregg Guffey accents the ambitious and successful endeavor with animated, jazz skins. And on cut after cut, upright cat Brian Akers has their backs. One hopes to hear much more from this group. Recommended "Graceland," "Blues Stop Knocking At My Door," "Funny Car Mama," "Cattin' Around," "Shift Gears" ”

“I read recently that The Bedlamville Triflers are pure Louisiana rockabilly.While I can't speak for that but they are a pretty damn good rockabilly band."Goin' Out Tonight" is the band's debut album and it has been generating some buzz out there in the record buying world and good for them.This is a real solid album,coming in with 11 tracks.Ranging from straight up rockabilly to country-fried and even a surf tune. Highlights include "Out The Door","Graceland","Cattin'Around" and "Hep Cat". "Goin' Out Tonight" will appeal to many and could be one of those break-out albums.Check it out!”

"These guys have a mission of keeping alive the styles of original rock-n-roll rebels such as Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Burnette, Charlie Feathers, and Louisiana natives Al Ferrier, and Johhny Jano." "When you go to a show you will get the pleasure of hearing classic covers from Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and many more, but you will also get original music from these guys. You'll jive to the sounds of songs like "Cattin' Around" and walk away a super fan."

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“The Bedlamville Triflers do a good take on Rockabilly...”

“The BedlamVille Triflers shoot for the “old style,” being “a little bit of early swing, blues, hillbilly, and a rock n’ roll twist,” with an upright bass, guitar, and drums.”

“Louisiana’s musical heritage was built upon a wide range of instruments, cultures, styles and sounds, but over the years some of that foundation has sort of slipped away. Enter the Bedlamville Triflers, a band looking to recapture a portion of that rich history and bring the sound of rockabilly soul back to the Bayou State.”

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