When you think of great blues bands, you think Memphis, Chicago, New Orleans … not Missoula, Montana. Right? Well keep your ears and eyes out for a Ford Aerostar with a wicked patina rolling under the Big Sky, belting out the “Gas Station Blues.” The three young gents in Three-Eared Dog first convened in Missoula, and it seems like they’ve been living a clean life, never you mind the blistering electric blues they belt out. There’s not a Jake among them (although Jordan might have a wee bit of Elwood’s sneer).
Representing the next generation of the blues, Three-Eared Dog harnesses the raw energy of the electric blues and uses it to plow fresh fields. With influences and experiences from all over the musical spectrum and a fresh take on the old power trio formula, these young musicians focus their formidable talents on reinventing old standards as well as crafting original material with lyrics that propel the emotion of the blues into the 21st century. With a revolving lineup featuring the regions best horn players, vocalists, and keyboardists, Three-Eared Dog puts on a powerful performance that will leave you with the knowledge that the blues are in very capable hands.
Three-Eared-Dog’s logo might look like Marmaduke’s offspring if he lived down river from Mr. Burns’ nuclear plant, but serves as a simple reminder that these cats crank out 50% more mojo than the average band. If you dig Stevie Ray, Jimi, the Allmans, you’re not even halfway there.