Jonathan Warren & The Billy Goats

Jonathan Warren & The Billy Goats

At their first wedding gig, Jonathan Warren & The Billy Goats got into a fistfight with the groom’s father. It’s a story Warren is hesitant to share—band brawls are a rare occurrence—but it epitomizes the trio’s raucous sound, an irresistible musical stew that the group’s frontman describes as “progressive psychobilly folk grass.”

On October 15, the Boise-based band – which has been together since 2008 – will celebrate the release of their fourth album, On This Very Evening. Warren, who plays bass, harmonica, and banjo, drummer Andrew Smith,... more