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Welcome to the indie-jammin’ edition of Blips, where Aaron Stein profiles two up-and-coming indie acts who are known to improvise.
About The Quick and Easy Boys
The Quick & Easy Boys’ highly anticipated second full-length album, Red Light Rabbit, is an amalgamation of funk, psychedelic rock, and garage-soul with a slight pinch of honky-tonk. Imagine the Minutemen, Funkadelic and Willie Nelson rolled into one. Also, these new recordings highlight the undeniable talents of this power trio who have been packing Northwest venues for the past few years.
Formed in 2005, The Quick & Easy Boys quickly made a name for themselves in Eugene, Oregon before heading north and building a Portland, OR fanbase. Their shows are an interactive party with electrifying stage antics and profound musical moments as the trio pours out every ounce of their energy, leaving nothing behind. The band has gained the reputation for moving a crowd all-night long whether it be a big festival or a tiny watering hole. The core members – – Jimmy Russell on guitar, Sean Badders on bass, and Michael Goetz on drums – – have continued to evolve musically…and audiences continue their enthusiastic calling of “Yeah Bud!” at every show.
In 2008, they released Bad Decisions With Good People which left people raving about their unique and vibrant sound, and in September of 2009, they sojourned out on their first United States tour. Two national tours are now planned for 2010. They’ve opened both locally and nationally for The Bridge, Iglu & Hartly, The Pimps of Joytime, Southern Culture on the Skids, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Bob Wayne & the Outlaw Carnies, Vince Herman, Scott Law and Shanti Groove.
The Quick & Easy Boys’ high-energy thought-provoking original music provides a bounce to the step that only dancing can cure. So if you’re tired of the same old sounds and looking for the next up-and-coming thing, The Quick & Easy Boys’ newest release, Red Light Rabbit, is sure to give you a run for your money.
Jeff Austin’s medical condition has been updated a donation page established to help cover his medical costs.
Umphrey’s McGee brought out members of opening act Turkuaz for several collaborations at Red Rocks on Saturday night.
Yonder Mountain String Band dedicated a performance of “Half-Moon Rising” to their former band mate Jeff Austin who recently suffered a medical emergency.
Check out the setlist, a recap and The Skinny for Phish’s opening night of their Summer Tour 2019 two-show run at Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Umphrey’s McGee debuted a cover of Pink Floyd’s “Have A Cigar” with Kanika Moore at Red Rocks Friday night.