Friday June 28th, 2019
Doors: 8pm Show: 9:00pm
$10 cover at the door
Portland Oregon junkbox blues duo HILLSTOMP is infamous for digging through the dumps and forgotten backwoods of American music, recycling traditional elements into a refreshing and distinctive brand of do-it-yourself hill country blues stomp. As a result, North Mississippi trance blues, a bit of Appalachia, and a dash of punkabilly come clanging and tumbling from assorted buckets, cans and BBQ lids, all drenched in rambunctious slide guitar.
Somehow it works.
Despite the homemade instruments and novel approach, this is no novelty act.
Hillstomp’s memorable live performances tap into a magic that cannot be rehearsed, converting outlaws and traditionalists alike from skeptics into preachers.
Just the Facts
* “Hurricane Henry” Christian ~ Guitar
* “Lord Johnny Buckets” John Johnson ~ Buckets
* occasional helpers, especially Philip Guttman or David Lipkind on harmonica