The Lonesome Town Painters are a tried-and-true, bona fide bluegrass band hailing from Vancouver, British Columbia These fellas have a look, style and sound that harkens back to the raw and ragged edge of the genre. And while they draw deeply from the masters of the golden era, it’s their original songs that demonstrate just how far these fellas have come. Their songwriting is grounded in tradition, anchored by the soaring harmonies, melodic instrumentation and pushing drive that has come to define their spirited and highly entertaining performances.
“The Lonesome Town Painters faithfully recreate the look and sound of classic bluegrass music. Gathered around a single microphone, they bring the music of Bill Monroe and The Stanley Brothers to life with outstanding musicianship and performance.”
Pete Goodall, KBCS Bluegrass Ramble, Seattle, WA
“When watching the Lonesome Town Painters perform, it is impossible to keep a smile off your face or keep your feet from tapping. As one of the top bluegrass acts in the lower mainland the band not only have the sounds to transport you back in time, they also have the look and the drawl of southern gentlemen. Their original numbers reflected the humour of the band members, including songs about criminals from New West and Cheating in East Vancouver...neither of which, the band assured us, where autobiographical.”
“A hard core ante-up in the Canadian Bluegrass scene. Some serious town painting goin’ on !!! "
Jim Burnett, Vancouver Co-op Radio 100.5 FM
"We knew they would be good but we didn’t expect them to be this good… We knew they all had chops but boy oh boy they can sing too. So if you can get your hands on this one, we highly recommend that you pick up the Lonesome Town Painters’ self-titled CD.” -
Andrea Berman, Pacific Pickin’ CiTR 101.9 FM
The Lonesome Town Painters are:
Angelo Eidse, guitar, lead and backing vocals Patrick Bartel, banjo, lead and backing vocals Fred Beach, bass and backing vocals Jeremy Freeman, mandolin, lead and backing vocals
Their two albums are available through all the usual digital suspects: iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Spotify and Amazon. Their music can also be heard regularly on Bluegrass Ramble, 91.3 KBCS in Seattle, In The Pines, Co-op Radio 100.5 and Pacific Pickin101.9 CiTR in Vancouver and RockyMountainRadio.net.