JimBo Trout and the Fishpeople are the essence of the "bluegrassish sound"--elements of bluegrass, old-time, ragtime, blues, western-swing, rockabilly, honky-tonk, jug band, jazz, swing, cowboy, rock+roll, New Orleans, and more. But they are not a band that would let tradition stand in the way of a good time. They are a fun, high-energy, danceable group if ever there was one!
The San Francisco-based JT&FP have been crafting their good-time musical gumbo since 1992. With over 400 songs on their list, the band will surprise you with their range. Their appeal extends to fans of traditional music as well as those with more modern tastes, young and old, and in-between. JT&FP is a collective of top musicians from three generations performing in various formats, always keeping it fresh!
JimBo Trout and the Fishpeople have opened for a wide range of top acts including Dr. John, Johnny Winter, David Bromberg, The Freighthoppers, Wayne Hancock, The Gourds, Hot Club of Cowtown, The Squirrel Nut Zippers,The Carolina Chocolate Drops, Cake, Calexico, Doo Rag, The Iguanas, Riders In the Sky, Drew Emmitt, Dale Watson, Jeff Buckley, Peter Rowan, The California Honeydrops, Poor Man's Whiskey, The Waybacks, Casey Driessen, and Southern Culture on the Skids among others.