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The Good Companions

The Good Companions

 

Founded in 2014 “out of a mutual love of good songcraft and honest live performance,” bandmates Colin Helton (guitar, vocals) and Danny Kerwin (bass, vocals) started out, as all good musical experiences do, by making music in a jam session. The accomplished and experienced local musicians had played in other bands but not together before. During the jam, they got to knocking around songs from 60s pop icons such as The Beatles and Motown, and a kinship was discovered. The band became complete with the addition of Travis Collins (drums), and the ragged-rock sound with an edge of pop sensibilities became the hallmark of The Good Companions. They balance the influence of classic rock with pop and punk and new wave to create a “genre defying sound.” Think of Neil Young meets the Minutemen and Television backs Tom Petty and The Clash jamming with the Grateful Dead and you might get an inkling of where these cats are coming from and going to with every show and song.


The Good Companions
Amy LaVere and Will Sexton
Bedrock 66 Live!
Friday, April 7, 8pm
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