“…Fiery-Folk-Funk…” Bootleg Sunshine are “mean players… their sound is so diverse and distinct that one moment you’ll hear bluegrass you’re moving your feet to, and the next second you’re pondering if you’re catching hints of Afro-Cuban rhythms in the same song. #musicnerdproblems”
-Seattle Art Museum
These dynamic Newgrass kids put jalapeños all up in yo’ corn bread, making some damn spicy jams! It means a healthy dose of Mountain stomping, and a heavy pinch of Latin-Caribbean heat, all topped with lyrics deep like sea cucumbers, death, and scrambled eggs.
Members of Bootleg Sunshine have been orchestrally-trained, have busked in the falling snow, have performed for governors and billionaires, have given up entirely, have relearned entirely, have performed for penguins, the newly-born, the dying, the safety instruction lecture before take-off, enormous music festivals, and dingy dive bars.
Originally from Australia, Blake Noble returns with his truly unique blend of roots/rock with glimpses of folk, funk and blues. A multi Instrumentalist, Blake combines 'Percussive Fingerstyle' guitar chops (think Andy Mckee meets John Butler), simultaneously with the deep drone of the ancient Australian Didgeridoo. Blake has continuously wowed crowds at Gentleman of the Road Tour Walla Walla, Chinook Fest, Yakima Roots & Vines, Elkfest, Summer Meltdown,toured many countries around the world, been featured on TV and radio, and has shared the stage with The John Butler Trio, Mike Love, Jon Gomm, John Popper, Lee Oskar, and many more