LIVE: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ The Linda, 10/2/09

October 8th, 2009, 5:05 pm by Sara

Ramblin Jug Stompers (from left) Cousin Clyde, Mitch Throop, Bowtie, Mister Eck, Wild Bill

Ramblin Jug Stompers (from left) Cousin Clyde, Mitch Throop, Bowtie, Mister Eck, Wild Bill


Ramblin Jug Stompers exploded onto the stage of The Linda last Friday with their original mix of down-home humor, virtuoso instrumental musicianship and highly original song interpretations. The fun ‘n’ funky acoustic performance was a celebration of their highly anticipated sophomore album, “Hobo Nickel.”

With Cousin Clyde on acoustic guitar, Mister Eck picking the mandolin, banjo shredder Bowtie and washboardist-harmonica man Wild Bill rounding out the front-line foursome, the evening’s highlights included stellar vocal harmonies, the sparkling original instrumental “Frypan Jack Enters Into Heaven” and even a blistering, behing-the-back Jimi Hendrix-style solo on manual typewriter!

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