The Broken Wing Routine / Bio

The Broken Wing Routine hearken back to a simpler time when Rock N' Roll, Honky Tonk and Soul music were pure and reigned supreme. The band originally formed as an acoustic duo of teenaged dropouts: Sam Doores and Cameron Snyder, who traversed the country together, writing and performing in the footsteps of their heroes Woody Guthrie, Leadbelly, and Hank Williams. Today, with the addition of new bandmates: singer/songwriter Alynda Lee of Hurray for the Riff Raff, and guitarist Nick Leonard (Sam's high-school band mate), the BWR brings new influences together, combining their 20's- 40's country-gospel-blues sound with a kick you out of your chair 50's and early 60's style of raw, stripped-down Memphis soul and rock n' roll, and New Orleans R & B. Perhaps the most remarkable thing about these young musicians is that they all sing, all play a variety of instruments, and all write with an appreciation for simplicity well beyond their years; their material is almost entirely original, and while their sound brings you back through many a bygone era, their lyrics are unmistakably inspired by THESE times, OUR stories, and their own visions of the blues.

General Info

Band Members
Cameron Snyder, upright bass & vocals - Sam Doores, drums & vocals - Nick Leonard, guitar - Alynda Segarra, guitar & vocals
Artist Name
The Broken Wing Routine
Profile Page
Active Since
Country / Soul

Contact Info

New Orleans, LA

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