"The Jimmy Swift Band" (JSB) is a Rock/Jam/Electronica band based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada. Composed of Craig Mercer on lead guitar/vocals, Mike MacDougall on bass, Aaron Collier on keyboards/effects, and recent addition Nick "The May Or May Not Be The Flamer" Wombolt on drums the band is credited with the creation of the 'Rocktronica" genre and are touted as being one of Canada's best live performances.
The Jimmy Swift Band
Originally known as PF Station the band draws their name from the name of the subject of one of PF Station's songs, "A Night In The Life of Fly Jimmy Swift". Combining intricate guitar and a distinctly electronica keyboard sound with a hard hitting and rock solid dance/rock style rhythm section, the band is well known for its lengthy progressive instrumental jams that get the crowd up and moving.
Having a relentless touring schedule the band takes their sound and vibe all across Canada and the US, and have played numerous festivals including Nova Scotia's Evolve Festival, Prince Edward Island's Shoreline Festival, Moedown (NY), Haymaker (VA) and many more. The group are at the head of a growing Atlantic Canada Jam scene and frequently play with fellow scene ma...