Double album launch : The Crooked Fiddle Band + The Barons of Tang. With special guests The Quarry Mountain Dead Rats + BJ Morriszonkle
The Perch Creek Family Jugband has anthropologists baffled. Why did they turn out the way they are? Was it because they all drank and bathed in the muddy waters of Perch Creek from birth? Was it because they were forced to sing for each meal, or simply because their old man was nothing short of a lunatic? Either way, circumstances conspired to create a band of siblings with an incredibly unique and diverse sound that seems to find its way through the cracks between a vast array of genres. The band specialise in chunky five-part vocal harmonies over instrumentation as diverse as the trombone, banjo, washboard, double bass, overdriven blues harp, musical saw, tap dancing and a whole lot of other stuff including, of course, the jug.
Sounds Like: Trampled by Turtles, Graveyard Train, The Perch Creek Family Jugband, Brothers Grim & The Blue Murders, Lanie Lane
Manager: Lachlan Alcorn
Bio: In an age of dancing robots and the electric toothbrush, the Quarry Mountain Dead Rats are taking it back to a simpler time, where the pickin’ was fast and the banjo was king. With fire in their bellies, these musical comrades hailing from Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula bring their raw and gritt...See Full Bio