The Paperboys

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Date(s) - Saturday, August 27, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Olympic Cellars Winery


BUTTON paperboys

There is Mexican Son Jarocho mixed in with Irish Jigs and Reels and a good dose of Country and Bluegrass. It has healthy servings of Ska, Soca and African Highlife and we’ve been known to throw in a little White Boy Reggae. Of course it also has strains of Soul, Pop and Funk although we are by no means a funk band. It is mostly acoustic although we also like electric guitars.  It is definitely folk music, but not in the Kumbaya style. It has a deep respect and appreciation for tradition (Bluegrass, Old Time, Celtic, Son) but it’s by no means Traditional. It Rocks incredibly hard and is extremely danceable, but that is not to say it can’t be mellow and slow and beautiful. It can be heart breaking, but also joyous. It is World Roots Music. It’s pop music. It is GOOD music. It has a tendency to connect people and means a lot to many folks the world over, and for that we are very grateful. It is the only multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, multi-generational, multi-lingual, multi-instrumental, genre bending, co-ed band you will hear today!

 “Once heard, you will cross mountains, valleys, floods and tempests to see this band wherever they play. Be ready to travel – even if they play at the ends of the earth, it will be worth the journey!”   (David Shipley, CD BABY)