Cap Wilhelm-Safian / Bio

Cap is a die-hard folkie troubadour with country, roots, rock, psychedelic, reggae, and punk sensibilities. He lives in Northern California and plays "folk and roll", a lot of it political in nature. He played in a variety of different bands during the 80's. Previous musical incarnations include: The Purgatory Good Time Band, Decade, Age of Reason, and an entirely fictitious (yet mutually satisfying) association with the seminal surf band of the Great Plains, Los Longboards. He has spent countless hours busking on the Pacific Garden Mall in Santa Cruz and Telegraph Avenue in Berzerkley. Cap has maintained a 30 year musical friendship with Los Dudes (formerly of Orange County). He has been inspired by a long tradition of anti-fascist singer-songwriters including: Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Phil Ochs, Gil Scott-Heron, Johnny Cash, Buffy Sainte-Marie, John Prine, Holly Near, Billy Joe Armstrong, Bono, Lee Ving, and Joe Strummer. He is very open to your feedback and is in this primarily for the love of music. He is ably assisted by three dudes and one dudette.

General Info

Band Members
Cap Wilhelm-Safian, Brian Redden, Michael T. Kirstein, Philip Sadler, Sara Glaser, Aaron Wilhelm-Safian
Artist Name
Cap Wilhelm-Safian
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Active Since
Folk / Folk Rock

Contact Info

San Jose, CA

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