Ballgag 'n' Chain Gang is a band from Victoria, B.C. Over the past two years, they have developed a reputation for fun, high-energy shows with broad audience appeal, drawing upon a wide range of musical styles including rock, folk, bluegrass, roots, hip-hop, punk and country. They have just released their self-titled debut album.
They have developed their own unique brand of music they have dubbed "Ho-tonk", with an emphasis on strong songwriting, tight vocal harmonies, creative instrumentation, and solid, danceable rhythms.
Ballgag n' Chain Gang is:
Steve Craik - guitar, trombone, dijiridu, vocals,
Adam Zonnis - banjo, fiddle, trumpet, harmonica, vocals
Brendan Pye - drums, vocals
Tony Garossino - guitar, lap steel, mandolin
Evert Pater - bass