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Jook Joint Band

Years Active 2005 - Present

Genre Blues, Roots & Jug Band Music

Members Nick Glorie – double bass, vocals (lead guitar 2005 – 2010) Peter Birch – vocals, drums, percussion Sean Low – harmonica, kazoo, jug, vocals Larry George – vocals, lead guitar Bill Johnstone – vocals, guitar, washboard, kazoo, ukulele, jug

Describe Your Sound

A potent mix of raw roots, blues, and jug band music scrubbed up on the washboard, soaked in sour mash whisky, stirred with the dulcet tone of guitars, bass, ukulele, kazoo and harmonica and served up in a jug.

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Formation

From a monthly Friday night jam.

Influences

Lead Belly, Memphis Jug Band, C.W. Stoneking, Jim Kweskin Jug Band, Blind Boy Fuller and Ry Cooder

Shared Bills With

Heads We're Dancing, Sleazy Listening, The Suntones, The Blue Celts

Career Highlights

Playing Fairbridge World Music Festival, Bridgetown Blues Festival, Perth Blues Club.

Current Activity

Gigging around Perth and Fremantle

Releases by Jook Joint Band

Barking in Freo

2006

J J B

2010

Jookbox Music

2013

Shake That Thing

2017