The Swamp Stompers play funky rock and blues with heavy grooves. Emerging from the dirty backwaters of NSW, the band sounds like the musical lovechild of John Butler Trio, Led Zeppelin, and Red Hot Chili Peppers, with three-part harmonies, catchy guitar riffs, and didgeridoo soundscapes setting this original blues-rock trio apart from the pack. As a part of their farewell tour, The Swamp Stompers will be ticking Blues on Broadbeach off their bucket list, so be sure to catch their incredible show and say farewell as they let the blues hum!
Since this fateful merging of musical minds, The Swamp Stompers have set about earning themselves a significant reputation as one of the most promising up-and-coming acts to emerge in recent years. The powerhouse trio has stomped their mark on prominent Australian festivals including Caloundra Music Festival (QLD), Blues at Bridgetown (WA), Queenscliff Music Festival (VIC), Mitchell Creek Rock n Blues Festival (QLD), Sydney Blues & Roots Festival (NSW), & Thredbo Blues Festival (NSW). The band is renowned for their incredibly high-energy live shows, with punters and peers left in complete awe by the raw power and finesse displayed by this seemingly unstoppable guitar riff-driven beast.
‘’Like a cold glass of water in the middle of a hot summers night.’’ 4.5/5 Star Review – Nkechi Anele, Triple J
‘‘Catchy grooves, intelligent songs, and youthful hunger – this band has the right mix of potions to take Australian blues and roots to the next level. One of my absolute favourites.’’ Lloyd Spiegel (Australian Blues Legend)
“We highly recommend you check these guys out as we firmly believe that these guys will be Torch Bearers of roots music in the 21st century.” Neil Mumme (Festival Coordinator, Great Southern Blues Festival Narooma)
The band’s fourth EP ‘Shadows on the Wall’ was released in September 2018. The lead single ‘Shadows on the Wall’ received regular airplay on Triple J’s ‘Roots n All’ program in late 2018, followed by an impressive 4.5/5-star review from Triple J. The ‘Shadows on the Wall’ EP peaked at #8 on the Australian Blues & Roots Airplay Chart and landed at #8 on the AMRAP Regional Community Radio Chart in October 2018. ‘Shadows on the Wall’ received a large number of positive reviews both in Australia and in European countries including the Netherlands and Belgium. After over 8 years together, The Swamp Stompers will be breaking up, with an Australian farewell tour planned for late 2021. A European farewell tour is planned for April & May 2022, completing the final jewel in the touring crown for one of Australia’s most popular young blues-rock bands.
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