Based in the mountains of Siskiyou County, California, the Sundown Poachers, are lead by front men Johnny Callahan (guitar, bass, lead vocals) and Tristan Behm (guitar, bass, lead vocals), with Kyle Uwekoolani on lead guitar, and John Bowman on drums. They formed in early 2008 and began to shape a sound that fans have best described as “Folka-Tripda-Chronic.”
"A bionic string band?" Fire breathing traveling-gypsy-circus-indie-grass?" The Absynth Quintet purvey a truly unique brand of high energy acoustic music. "The band's sound, born and cultured in the fertile hills of Humboldt County, Ca. melds a reverent treatment of time honored American music with a reckless, virtuosic and often zany approach to innovation." There's something Django-esque, something distinctly Eastern European that saturates many of the songs, but always present is the foot-stomping influence of bluegrass roots.