"Strangefolk" is a rock-oriented jamband originally from Burlington, VT. Since forming in 1991, they have released five studio albums, two live albums and one live concert DVD. The band is comprised of Jon Trafton (''lead guitar, vocals''), Erik Glockler (''bass, vocals''), Luke "Patchen" Montgomery (''rhythm guitar, lead guitar, vocals''), Don Scott (''keyboards, vocals'') and Russ Lawton (''drums'').
At the heart of Strangefolk's songwriting is a seamless blend of narrative lyrical content and inventive melody. Rock, folk, blues, and bluegrass influences converge to create an instantly recognizable sound, which keeps Strangefolk's listeners moving from start to finish. When punctuated with Strangefolk's trademark three-part harmonies and soaring lead guitars, the band's unique songwriting ability develops a natural avenue for the band to extend themselves in a live setting. The result is one of the more gratifying live music experiences around.
Originally formed at the University of Vermont as an acoustic duo "Strange Folk" in 1991 with Trafton and other founding member Reid Genauer, Strangefolk (now one word) added bass and drums within a year and took to playing th...