"I’m hanging out in the basement of a split-level home near Lawrence High School, talking about the first year of the Sugar Britches’ existence with Zeigenbein, guitarist Brianne Grimmer, bassist Kahlen Mitchell and drummer Kimberly Simonetti. Mandolin player Monica Greenwood is absent, having recently given birth to her first child, whom the band has dubbed “Baby Britch.” This nearly starts Zeigenbein singing the Ween song of a similar name."
Read the feature on the Sugar Britches in its entirety at the Pitch
, published on 6/8/16
Monzie Leo & The Big Sky's last release was Sunflowers, Sunsets and Sons of Bitches
, released on Little Class Records
in December of 2014. Since then, the band's played what seems like dozens -- if not hundreds -- of shows, and the wait for new material's been agonizing for fans of their bluegrass by way of backwoods punk. The wait is now over, and the band will release its latest collection, Visions Envelop
, Saturday at the Westport Saloon as part of the Westport Roots Festival.
Read the whole thing at the Pitch.