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Kick ass show alert!!! 50 Sticks AND Young Dubliners at The Canyon!!! Get your tickets directly from us at shows OR through our ticket link. We need our dancers, rockers, hootin' and hollerers to all come out and blow the roof off with us!!! Bring that energy only a 50 Sticks crowd can!!!Tickets Save
Sounds Like: The Black Keys, Mumford and Sons, The Jimi Hendrix Experience Official Page, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, LARRY AND HIS FLASK
Manager: Ian McFadyen - 50 Sticks Productions
Bio: The banjo isn't widely regarded as a sexy instrument. But much the way Jake Shimabakuro has redefined the ukelele, Ian McFadyen has managed to expose the humble 5-string's naughty side, awakening fans to pleasures previously unknown.
Packing a healthy repertoire of electric roots rock songs abou...See Full Bio
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“...this snappily dressed Ventura, CA foursome serves up another round of raucous, swampy country/blues-inspired rock. Though the group’s signature sound feels comfortably familiar on the surface, further listens reveal subtler, wider-ranging influences. Unusually, frontman Ian McFadyen wields an electric banjo as his primary instrument, going toe-to-toe with guitarist Whitey Wingland to produce thick, stinging leads. The driving Chuck Berry/Little Richard rhythms (fueled by bassist Michael Dominguez and drummer Chris Jensen) on opener “More Than You Can Handle” channel ‘50s/60s R&B, as do the Isley Brothers/Human Beinz “Nobody But Me”-isms on the chugging, harmonica-drenched “Get Wit it Now.” Elsewhere, “For You” marries a Kinks “You Really Got Me” riff with McFadyen’s Iggy Pop-like, New Values-era vocalizing, while the title track’s low, rumbling bassline recalls The Damned’s “Neat Neat Neat” &“#1 Stunner” whips up some New York Dolls...”