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Genre: Blues/R&B, Punk, Rock

Website: http://www.tenfootpolecats.com

MP3 (click name to download; click player to stream):
So Good To Me

I'm Goin' Crazy


CD RELEASE PARTY - JULY 17 2010 AT CLUB BOHEMIA - Downstairs at The Cantab Lounge in Cambridge

Ten Foot Polecats are a three piece Punk Blues band with their deep roots drawn from the North Mississippi Hill Country. Even though they are basically in their sophomore season, they have made quite an impression as they are currently one of the few blues based bands booked in the rock, punk, and psychobilly circuits. They have made quite a few notable appearances, starting in 2009 at The Deep Blues Festival in Minneapolis and many memorable shows in 2010 both regionally and across the Eastern United States in the Punk Blues/Junk Blues & Roots circuits. Some shows include:

Muddy Roots Festival outside of Nashville in May
Heavy Rebel Weekender X in North Carolina scheduled for July 4th
Played & organized a sold out show (in a monsoon!!) February 25th at PA’s Lounge in Cambridge MA w/ “T-Model” Ford.
Played & organized two near sold out shows with Kent Burnside in Worcester, MA in late 2009, early 2010

In 2010, Ten Foot Polecats have scheduled tour stops slated for Connecticut, New York, Ohio, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Tennessee, Mississippi, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia, and returning back to their home state, Massachusetts for various appearances.

Boston/Worcester, MA, March 23, 2010 - Ten Foot Polecats are proud to announce that they have been signed by Hillgrass Bluebilly Records out of Austin, Texas. Their debut full length CD “I Get Blamed For Everything I Do” is due for physical release on Tuesday March 23, 2010. It exhibits the menacingly textured vocals of Jay Scheffler, the hyperkinetic guitar work of Jim Chilson, and the primal beat thumping of Dave Darling. Known as a record label that is at the forefront of the raw & primal roots revolution movement, Hillgrass Bluebilly, and Ten Foot Polecats seem like a perfect match.

**updated June 22, 2010: The CD “I Get Blamed For Everything I Do”, since it’s download release date of May 4th, has made appearances in the blues chart list on both Amazon and iTunes. Some of the charts placements are as follows:

#11 (Amazon-USA) most downloaded Blues song: “Chicken Head Man” – week of June 5th, 2010
#164 (iTunes-USA) most downloaded Blues CD: “I Get Blamed For Everything I Do” – week of June 5th, 2010
#3 (iTunes-Italy) most downloaded Blues song: “I’m Goin’ Crazy” – week of May 22nd, 2010
#4 (iTunes-Italy) most downloaded Blues song: “Big Road” - week of May 22nd, 2010
#6 (iTunes-Italy) most downloaded Blues song: “Brokenhearted” - week of May 22nd, 2010