Ten Foot Polecats

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Ten Foot Polecats - Their sound, though hard to define, has been referred to as “punk-blues”, “gutbucket soul "and “explosive stomp and groove”. This high-octane trio from Boston, MA has been touring the country for the past five years, taking their unique form of roots music (influenced by the sounds of the northern Mississippi hill country) to cafes, restaurants, record stores, rock clubs, theatres, festivals and back yard parties, and playing for anyone who will listen. In 2010, they released their first full-length CD, "I Get Blamed For Everything I Do" (Hillgrass Bluebilly Records). Their new album, “Undertow” (also on Hillgrass), is now available on iTunes, Amazon, etc., and right here on their website.

TEN FOOT POLECATS:Ten Foot Polecats
Jay Scheffler (Vocals, Harp)
Jim Chilson (Guitar)
Chad Rousseau (Drums)

DISCOGRAPHY:
2013 - “Undertow” (Hillgrass Bluebilly Records)
2010 - "I Get Blamed For Everything I Do" (Hillgrass Bluebilly Records)
2009 - "Sterno Soup" (Independent)

SHOWCASED AT THE FOLLOWING EVENTS:
2013 Muddy Roots Music Festival - Cookeville, TN (Scheduled)
2013 Heavy Rebel Weekender XIII - Winston Salem, NC (Scheduled)
2013 Return to Milltown VII - Palmer, MA (Scheduled)
2012 Bloody Roots Music Festival - Worcester, MA
2012 Deep Blues Festival - Cleveland, OH
2012 New England Winter Blues Festival - Salisbury, MA
2011 Muddy Roots Music Festival - Cookeville, TN
2011 Deep Blues Festival - Cleveland, OH
2011 Heavy Rebel Weekender XI - Winston Salem, NC
2011 Heavy Hammer Jamboree - Three Rivers, MI
2011 Roots, Rock & Deep-Blues Festival - Minneapolis, MN
2011 Return To Milltown V - Palmer, MA
2011 Bloody Roots Music Festival - Worcester, MA
2010 Muddy Roots Music Festival - Cookeville, TN
2010 Heavy Rebel Weekender X - Winston Salem, NC
2010 Return to Milltown IV - Palmer, MA
2010 Hot Rod & Kustom Fallout V - South Glastonbury, CT
2009 Deep Blues Festival - Minneapolis, MN
2009 Keene Music Festival - Keene, NH
2008 Keene Music Festival - Keene, NH
2008 Boston Music Festival - Boston, MA

In August 2012, Ten Foot Polecats completed an 18-day, 8,000 mile national tour, playing for audiences in Montana, Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York. They toured the Eastern & Central United States in 2011, 2010 and 2009, along with some spot appearances in the Western United States in 2008. Along the way, they have shared the stage with such nationally known acts as T-Model Ford, Otis Taylor, Scott H. Biram, Kent Burnside and The New Generation, Bob Margolin, Black Diamond Heavies, Left Lane Cruiser, The Goddamn Gallows, Wayne "The Train" Hancock, Larry and His Flask, Possessed by Paul James, Bob Log III, Phillip Roebuck, Peter Parcek, Scissormen, Molly Gene “One Whoaman Band”, Sasquatch & The Sickabilly’s and countless others.



 
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