1. Jon Schumaker's voice is warm like a hot springs on a crisp spring night, with a slow and unexpectedly folky-reggae backup.
2. He agrees that a man and his guitar is a beautiful thing.
3. For as much flak "jam bands" get for being, well, jam bands, these guys pull off that vibe without the lingering love of their own noises.
4. They're playing Indy Fest this Saturday at Caras Park
Here they are at the Badlander last year:
Indy Fest starts at 2 p.m. Saturday at Caras Park. Admission is free and there's food, drinks and, duh, live music. We'll be profiling the bands all week.