The 2017 StrangeCreek Battle of the Bands Regional Final
Drunk & in the Woods vs. Revibe vs. Swimmer to move on to the finals Saturday April, 8th at the Arts Block in Greenfield, MA!
Monday, March 27, 2017
18+ $5 // 21+ FREE
Drunk & In The Woods
Drunk & In The Woods is a Soul/Funk/R&B band based out of Johnson, VT consisting of vocals, electric mandolin, keys, guitar, bass, drums, and horns.
Emily Haley and more – Vocals
Henry Clark – Electric Mandolin & Vocals
Justin Burgess – Bass
Benj Spound – Drums
Pat McGinn – Keys, Clav, Organ
Jack Flynn – Guitar
Revibe is a 4-piece jam fusion band that blends tight composition with adventurous improvisation. The result is a unique and complex sound which transitions seamlessly between memorable songs and energetic improvisational segments. Drawing on a wide array of musical influences, Revibe creates a sound that appeals to a large spectrum of musical tastes. Sets can vary, featuring infectious funk grooves, high energy electro, mellow jazz and heavy progressive rock. Hailing from Burlington VT, Revibe has been building a steady following around New England.
Swimmer is an experimental rock-fusion quintet based out of Burlington, VT. Their music transcends convention by fusing the band’s roots in rock, funk, jazz and electronica to create a unique and powerful sound. Conceived in 2014 at New Hampshire’s Plymouth State University, Swimmer has cultivated an intimate fanbase through captivating composition and distinct live performances. Their high-energy performances feature an emphasis on improvisation and spontaneity.
Swimmer has shared the stage with renowned touring acts such as Turkuaz, Consider the Source, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, The Main Squeeze, Ultraviolet Hippopotamus, lespecial, & many more.
To quote a fan, “Their trancey soundscapes are beautifully contrasted by their knack for progressive twists and turns, as well as undeniably deep grooves.”