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The Butchart Chronicles : July 16, 2015

Photo: The Sweet Lowdown, Friday, July 17, 2015

With the rough waters of the Pacific around them and the wilds of the Canadian North above them, The Sweet Lowdown have developed original acoustic roots music that draws from earth and sky. This is mountain music to be sure: mountains tied to the natural environment of the Pacific Northwest. As such, you’ll hear influences in this music as far-ranging as Celtic jigs, Appalachian fiddling, contemporary pop and that particularly Canadian blend of driving tradition and ground-breaking originality. The Sweet Lowdown draw from these influences, but are not beholden to them, instead blaze a new trail with original songwriting and innovative instrumental arrangements.

The Sweet Lowdown, Friday, July 17, 2015