Dogweed String Band (Alameda/Oakland, Ca) revives your favorite old-time grooves with soulful harmonies, red-hot musicianship and a penchant for Western Swing. Blending classics from old blues to 70's country with heart melting originals, the band features Joan Wilson Rueter on fiddle, guitar and vocals, Dawn Ellerbeck on upright bass, Rosie Steffy on harmonies and suitcase drums, and the electric sounds of Jamie Duncan and Jared Altura on twin lead guitars.