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Published: 2012/01/10

Strangefolk Original Lineup to Reunite

The original members of Strangefolk have announced a pair of reunion shows to take place March, 30 at Higher Ground in Burlington, VT and March 31 at the State Theater in Portland, ME. The shows will feature founding members Reid Genauer, Jon Trafton, Erik Glockler, and Luke Smith, who last shared the stage as a group in September of 2000. A statement from Strangefolk guitarist Jon Trafton reads:

“We’ve been talking about doing something like this for years. It’s really a thrill to announce these shows and be working together toward a common goal again. It’s been great to reconnect with each other. Playing Higher Ground and The State feels like coming home.”

These two shows are the only confirmed dates as of now, however, we expect more to appear in the near future. As frontman Reid Genauer tells us:

“The idea came to us after talking with [Relix Publisher] Pete Shapiro about re-opening the Capitol Theater in Portchester NY. He sort of deserves credit for bringing us all together and bringing this to life. Hopefully we will visit the Capitol Theater sooner than later.”


There are 17 comments associated with this post

Glenn January 10, 2012, 19:09:29

We need to greet the folks in NYC!!!

reiding is fundamental January 10, 2012, 11:59:13

please play a couple of other shows. NYC please. BK Bowl!!!

Josh January 10, 2012, 12:28:05

Please bring this down south…(Nashville specifically) I grew up listening to Strangefolk up in new england.

Gabe January 10, 2012, 13:00:08

Please come play in DC/MD/VA area!!!!

Bill January 10, 2012, 13:13:08


Richmonder January 10, 2012, 13:18:02

This is awesome news!

dizzy d January 10, 2012, 13:35:31

Please bring it to West/Southwest. I will break out my Brookdale Lodger shirt. Great guys. Great music. Nothing but the best.

james January 10, 2012, 14:05:25

CT/MA Dates hopefully!

Richard January 10, 2012, 14:17:26


Brian January 10, 2012, 14:37:15

Exciting news! A full tour would be incredible…Michigan, please!

Speculator January 10, 2012, 16:05:38


JBR January 10, 2012, 16:22:54

Cant Wait!

Tina January 10, 2012, 19:55:12

Brookdale Lodgers FTW!! ;) We’ll be flying from Seattle for these… can’t wait!

James January 11, 2012, 00:22:45

Atlanta! (The EARL in East Atlanta, preferably.)

Magikbus January 11, 2012, 09:10:24

Master Luke back on the kit!

Chris January 11, 2012, 14:06:17

Reid Genauer is an absolute genius. His sound is so unforced and just flows incredibly smooth. The first time I heard “Speculator”, I was absolutely hooked. Looking forward to seeing some Strangefolk. Hopefully they bring it down south.

Mike M January 11, 2012, 20:48:38

I got my orange alien elvis Halloween 98 shirt ready, holes and all! It’s waited too long!

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