The Suitcase Junket

The Suitcase Junket, a one-man band with found objects, releasing debut (listen)
The Suitcase Junket, a one-man band with found objects, releasing debut (listen)
The Suitcase Junket is the fitting name of Western Massachusetts musician Matt Lorenz. It's the kind of thing where you imagine this guy must literally carry around a suitcase where he pulls out enough instruments for a four-piece band, Mary Poppins style. Maybe a little more impressive is the fact that he's largely procured these instruments out of found and repurposed objects and has figured out how to play them all as a four-piece band by himself, further powered by his overtone throat singing...
Mountain Jam 2016 lineup (Beck, Wilco, Courtney Barnett, Jason Isbell, Gov’t Mule, Gary Clark Jr & more)
Mountain Jam 2016 lineup (Beck, Wilco, Courtney Barnett, Jason Isbell, Gov’t Mule, Gary Clark Jr & more)
The annual upstate NY jam festival Mountain Jam returns in 2016 from June 2-5 at its usual location of Hunter Mountain. As always, co-founder Warren Haynes' band Gov't Mule plays, along with Beck, Wilco, Courtney Barnett, Jason Isbell, The Avett Brothers, Umphrey's McGee, Thievery Corporation, Brandi Carlile, Gary Clark Jr, Nathaniel Rateliff, Lettuce, Third Wo...