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  • Lewi Longmire and the Left Coast Roasters
  • Lewi Longmire and the Left Coast Roasters
  • Lewi Longmire and the Left Coast Roasters
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Lewi Longmire and the Left Coast Roasters

www.lewilongmire.com
BAND MEMBERS Lewi Longmire, Bill Rudolph, Ned Folkerth, Dan Eccles
GENRE Folk, Psychedelic and Rock
RECORD LABEL Lawnmower Music
SOUNDS LIKE Dunno... that band you loved back when life was easier...?
INFLUENCES Moby Grape, Neil Young, Frank Zappa, the Stooges, Beck, Beatles, beyond
YEARS TOGETHER 8
BIOGRAPHY
Just yer basic barroom rock and roll here, folks. How do you write about music?

I'm Lewi Longmire and I write the songs and love playing the guitar. Bill Rudolph hails from around the Detroit area and plays bass and sings like they know how to do up there. Ned Folkerth sounds like that drum battle between Buddy Rich and the muppet Animal, or more like the ocean... depending on the texture that's right. We've spent the last several years as a power trio but in 2013 added Dan Eccles on electric guitar. We also often have guests Bingo Richey (guitar) or Edward Connell (keyboards). We try to get everyone to play a bit on the albums.

We're more more Moby Grape than Grateful Dead, more Stax/Volt than Motown, more Doug Sahm than Gram Parsons, more Willie than Waylon,, more 3rd Bass than Snoop. But we're all US.

We play the music of the people for the people.

Or something.

P.S. We usually play pretty much every Thursday from 6-8 at the Laurelthirst Pub: 2958 NE Glisan (Portland, OR). Beyond that, the shows are listed below.
Upcoming Shows
December 04 06:00pm Laurelthirst Pub (every Thursday) Portland, OR

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