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Four Colorado bands stop by Billings on their way to Treefort Music Festival in Boise. FREE SHOW 21+ A. Tom Collins- https://www.facebook.com/ATomCollins Bud Bronson & The Goodtimers- https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bud-Bronson-The-Good-Timers/334510273229833 Ned Garthe Explosion- https://www.facebook.com/NedGartheMusic Shady Elders- https://www.facebook.com/shadyelders No Cigar- https://www.facebook.com/nocigarus
Label: Pygmy Mountain Music, Pygmy Mountain Music
Bio: Before you ask – the answer is “yes”. a. Tom Collins is the great-great-grandson of Tom Collins, creator of the eponymous gin cocktail. Other notable relations, near and distant, include British monarch Anne Boleyn, second-man-on-the-moon Buzz Aldrin, fictional detective Hercule Poirot, and saxop...See Full Bio
“Opening with what seems to be cross between a lounge act with funky beats, they certainly grab the attention of the partially full Borderline. As their first number gets going it is clear that these guys know what they are doing as the brass section kicks in, and the lead singer and pianist sings with a vocal that is somewhere between an early Tom Waits, and possibly a husky blues singer, or even an over exuberant cigar fan. With the stage bathed in red light, and the band in black, the curtains added to the effect of a lounge act – but one that appears to be living on the precipice. There was nothing cheesy or contrived about the performance, in fact it carried with it a dark weight, and a shadow.Their mix of dark cabaret, punk, and jazz was well received by one and all, and as the venue slowly filled they received more and more applause. At the end of the night they had copies of their yet unreleased album, “Stick & Poke”, and so far it has been on constant play almost all week”