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"Connections helped fuse Upstate-based Jug Factory Road Band"

Connections helped fuse Upstate-based Jug Factory Road Band

For the Herald-Journal

Published: Thursday, August 28, 2008 at 3:15 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, August 28, 2008 at 4:30 p.m.
Mixing Southern R&B riffs, the members of Jug Factory Road Band have a strong passion and energy that comes from more than 70 combined years of musical experience.

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Their soulful rhythm is reminiscent of rock 'n' roll legends such as the Allman Brothers and Jimi Hendrix.

Hailing from different parts of the Upstate, Sean Cronin and Robin Smith played together for two years before teaming up with Robb Gonick and Jimmy Timms.

'We met through the grapevine of the music scene,' Cronin said. 'We were doing another project, and that's where we met Robb. We needed a bass player, and he brought Jimmy in.'

The foursome, who had played all over the Southeast in various other groups, came together two years ago and have since been writing songs and shaping their jam/blues/rock sound.

"I'm a blues man," Cronin said. "Robin's Southern rock. Robb's more progressive rock. Jimmy is classic rock. We're a mixture of it all. Sean's musical inspirations include Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Marshall Tucker Band and the Flower Kings, a Swedish progressive rock band.

"We have a great time playing together — great chemistry," Cronin said. "We all have something to bring to the table."

Two months ago, the band was in the studio recording its first EP, "Shoes on
- Spartanburg S.C.Herald Journal


Mixing Gut Wrenching blues riffs and slide guitar with Southern-rock rhythm and spirit, JUG FACTORY ROAD BANDS rock n roll brand is soulfully shuffling. The Campobello quartet rolls into downtown Spartanburg Saturday for a show at Club 299 in the Marriott at Renaissance Paek,299 N. Church ST. with a new line up featuring bassist Jimmy Timms and a second guitarist,Robb Gonick. Showtime is 9 p.m. and there is no cover charge. For venue information,call 596-1711. For more about Jug Factory Road Band,visit www.myspace.com/jugfactoryroadband. - Herald Journal


All these tracks were recorded on a Handheld digital recorder outside at a festival the production quality is very poor but we will be updating the material ASAP.
Poorboy "LIVE" has been played on the Planet 93.3 WTPT it's also availible on our Myspace page,and on Garagebands.com.
"Cornbread"LIVE is on our Myspace page,and garageband.com/artist/jugfactoryroad
"Shoes on Backwards" is on Myspace,and Garageband.com
'Familiar Faces is on Myspace and garageband.com.
We will be going into the studio next month (sit-n-spin)Greenville.S.C. to do these tracks over and finish our debut CD.



Well were all Journeyman musicians that Have been performing together for the last year we played about 60 shows last year and are trying for bigger and better. We have a great time playing music together we play all styles of music but you could just say we play rock-n-roll were working on our all original CD that will be finished 12-08 this is the best group I've ever been in(Sean Cronin)