Kootenay Award Winning band, The Hillties are a 6 piece Funk/Ska/Reggae act based out of Nelson BC. Using unique instrumentation they blend diverse influences into original music.
This “Super Group” contains members from killer bands such as: WASSABI COLLECTIVE, FREAK MOTIF, JUSTIFIED, MR. MEISTER & THE MARRIED SINGLEMEN. Using a chapman stick, ukulele, guitar, piano, drums and three part harmonies, we blend ska/reggae and funk into original music to keep the dance floor bumping all night. The bands miscellaneous influences include Ska bands such as; Sublime, Slightly Stoopid. Reggae bands such as; Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff. Jazz bands such as; Dave Brubeck, John Scofeild. Folk bands such as; James Taylor, Neil Young. Rock bands such as: Pearl Jam, Cage The Elephant. Hip Hop bands such as; EPMD, Slick Rick. The bands influences are not catered only to the music world; they draw inspiration from many forms visual art, surrounding landscapes, performance art, theatre and many other unsuspecting areas of life.
Art type: Live Music
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Home base: Nelson BC
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