http://www.thetumblers.us/ The band has an obvious and intimate familiarity with Merle Haggard's twang and Nick Cave's gloomy histrionics. -- Willamette Week This is country country, nothing else. For a genre that has spent most of the past few decades either re-packaged as blue-collar indie rock or otherwise left exclusively to the inept, the inarticulate and totally inauthentic, it's unbelievably refreshing to find The Tumblers doing something this stolidly traditional... even purist. -- Oregon Music News It has only taken us about 6 years to book this show, no big deal but you should be here!
Bio: Like a hazy remembrance of a drunken dream - a bar fight, smoke, a house fire, heat and sadness - The Tumblers roll through the dark corners of reality and imagination to develop a new sound in country music. This big, little band from Portland, Oregon strives to reaffix the solid gaze of country...See Full Bio
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““In addition to polishing off their weight in whiskey, the blue-collar musicians of the Tumblers have polished their sound on full-length number two, America Toil…it's significantly less mournful than their previous material, as numbers like the bluesy "Canary in a Coal Mine" take an abrupt change in direction when a jaunty little whistle solo appears in the middle of the song. The title track is straight-up Americana, a bold rock number propped up by an excellent slide guitar hook that lingers long after the song—and the ice that cools your bourbon—melts away.””