THE DEVIL MAKES THREE



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With a slightly punky perspective on vintage American blues, The Devil Makes Three is a breath of fresh musical air. Laced with elements of ragtime, country, folk and rockabilly, the critically praised, drummer-less trio – consisting of guitarist/frontman Pete Bernhard, stand-up bassist Lucia Turino and guitarist Cooper McBean – brings forth a genuine approach to acoustic music that is deeply steeped in rhythm. “We write with rhythm and dancing in mind” says Bernhard. And though they’re an acoustic act without a drummer, they play with the unbridled energy of the most intense rock show. They’re equal parts Mississippi John Hurt and Fugazi -- or Lightnin’ Hopkins and Kurt Cobain. Raised in rural Vermont, now residing in Santa Cruz, this trio has come a long way since their 2007 High Sierra debut and amassed a steady following based on the strength of their live shows, which never disappoint. There’s a certain degree of defiance to their music and spirit that is easily grasped by anyone who enjoys defying convention. The Devil Makes Three bridge generational gaps, break down musical barriers of all kinds and bring together lovers of old-timey music, edgy punk rock and more, all in the name of rhythm… and a good time.



2012 LINEUP
Ben Harper
STS9
Railroad Earth
Galactic
Built To Spill
Toots and The Maytals
Ryan Bingham
ALO
Matisyahu
Lotus
Delta Spirit
Soulive
Heartless Bastards
Big Gigantic
The Devil Makes Three
Deer Tick
Greensky Bluegrass
Garage A Trois
Paper Diamond
The Slip
Lettuce
Surprise Me Mr. Davis
Grupo Fantasma
MarchFourth Marching Band
Mocean Worker
The Motet: Funk Is Dead!
Skerik's Bandalabra
Red Baraat
The TRIO feat. Johnny Vidacovich, Ike Stubblefield and Grant Green Jr.
The Stooges Brass Band
The New Orleans Suspects
Ben Sollee
Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers
Silent Frisco
Nathan Moore
The Lumineers
Marco Benevento
Elephant Revival
Papadosio
Split Lip Rayfield
Rubblebucket
Birds of Chicago
Brokedown In Bakersfield
Delicate Steve
Gardens & Villa
David Garza
Dead Winter Carpenters
Kids These Days
Y La Bamba
Mike Dillon Band
Steve Poltz
Matt The Electrician
Big Light
The Nibblers
Living Folklore
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Artists-at-Large:
- Skerik
- Mike Dillon
- "Delicate" Steve Marion
- Sunny Jain (Red Baraat)



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