What: Ottawa Folk Festival programming adjustment;
Where: Hog’s Back Park, FALLS STAGE
When: Saturday, August 27, 2011 @ 9:30 a.m.
Who: Lazybones will be performing in place of J Mascis
Why: Due to travel difficulties in the United States caused by Hurricane
Irene, J Mascis will be replaced on the Falls Stage at 9:30 p.m. by
Lazybones. “Washboard? Check! Banjo Of course! Harmonies that will bring
tears to your eyes? Plenty!”
In early 2007 Lazybones began simply as recording project for East Coasters
Matt Wells and Tim MacNeill who had found a common desire to make music.
Fast forward to the present however and Lazybones is a recording project no
more; with every new song came new recordings, which brought gigs as a duo
which continued to grow and grow into a full on travelling hillbilly-reggae
style kitchen party that has found its way onto stages with bands like Great
Big Sea and The Trews.
Armed with a debut album filled with guest such as Jill Barber and Huey
Lewis, three music videos that have found life on CMT, MuchMusic and
MuchMore, a surprise affair with Canadian country radio (Perfect Life) and a
7-piece band, Lazybones are all ‘growed’ up and pose the musical question:
“How would Bill Monroe play this reggae tune?” Matt’s and Tim’s little
recording project has turned into a real band while along the way channeling
the musical ghosts of bluegrass, reggae and old time country music . . .
AJ Sauve (613) 302-7678