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Hailing from the Pacific Northwest, a sound that blends an innovative fusion of funk, groove, jazz and rock that is, undeniably Swindler.
Andrew Norsworthy’s most recent release is 2012’s blues-soaked ‘The Key & The Cross’, described by the Seattle Weekly as a showcase for “badass guitar playing” and an “equally strong voice”.
Mark DuFresne is one of the most sought after Blues talents in the Northwest. The Washington Blues Society has awarded him for best vocalist, songwriter and harmonica more than any other artist.
Vigarino radiates an unpredictable fervor with slashing slide guitar, powerful vocals, funky licks, modern lyrics, and his “slop jar delta funk blues”. He consistently captures, then rivets listeners with precise, passionate performances.” – Jefferson Magazine
“The drum that beats inside our chest… is the Heart of Anacortes!”The Spoonshine Duo
“Driving into Anacortes I can only think one thing… it’s good to be home.”Kenneth Davenport
“Anacortes, A Slice of Heaven on Earth… that is my mantra! I came to Anacortes for a day tour during a 2 week vacation in the area. I fell in love immediately! So here is what happened. I came to Anacortes for a vacation and never left! That was almost 23 years ago!!!”Mary E. Staley
“I believe the people who are here in Anacortes are meant to be here.”Chris Terrell