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The Strapping owls are a tuba-bassed power-trio for the ages who throw down electric-blues, funk, jazz and soul. Their collection of original songs are seasoned with inspired improvisational jams, all melding into their own brand of “live-wire soul.”Their collection of original songs are seasoned with inspired improvisational jams, all melding into their own brand of “live-wire soul.”
Nicholas Barron delivers deep blues tones with his soul grabbing voice, dynamic guitar and heartfelt lyrics, pulsed forward with driving, colorful drumming from Larry Beers and the groove making, funky, rock and roll sousaphone of Fred Bueltmann.
The Strapping Owls have been members of Swimmer, Uncle Heavy and the Seeing-Eye Horns, Mucca Pazza, Nicholas Tremulis Orchestra, Ezra Furman, Ben Joseph, Sonia Dada, The Charming Beggars and more...
Individually or together they have shared stages with such notable acts as:
The B-52s, Al Green, BB King,The Meters, The Neville Brothers, The Subdudes, Dark Star Orchestra, Medeski, Martin and Wood, Jon Cleary, Buckwheat Zydeco, Buddy Guy, James Cotton, Karl Denson, Widespread Panic,Charlie Hunter, Rebirth Brass Band, Luke Winslow King, The Kyle Hollingsworth Band and Willie Nelson.