Ramblin Jug Stompers' ramblin style nods to the great tradition of American string band music while winking directly at the classic jug bands of the 60s folk scene, including The Jim Kweskin Jug Band, The Even Dozen Jug Band, Dave Van Ronk, and The Lovin' Spoonful.
The Jug Stompers have become an established act, appearing at nightclubs, festivals, colleges, and concert venues, including: The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Caffè Lena, WAMC's Performing Arts Studio, Berkshire Harvest Festival, First Night Saratoga, Albany Tulip Festival, Union College, Rensselaer Polytechnic University, Club Helsinki, Albany WinterFest, The Kirkland Arts Center, The Howland Cultural Center, and The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art ("MASS MoCA").
Ramblin Jug Stompers consists of luminaries from New York's Capital District music scene,
including former and current members of notable Albany bands past and present -like Blotto, The Star Spangled Washboard Band, Rumdummies, Stomplistics, Johnny Rabb's Rockhouse, The Lustre Kings, The Plague, The Neanderthals, Chefs of the Future, and the list goes on...
"The doctor said: give ‘em jug band music... it seems to make ‘em feel just
-- John Sebastian