“The core audience of Polecat is, well, everybody.”On the Beat
Hometown: Bellingham, Wash.
Genre: Americana, stomp-grass, Celtic
Unusual fact: “We travel in a van called Michael Bolton.”
Bio: Polecat has quickly established itself in the Northwest with two records and more than 200 shows in two years. Their instrumentation enables them to seamlessly blend elements of bluegrass, country, Celtic, rock, and world music into their sound.
Review: “The core audience of Polecat is, well, everybody. There is a sense of mass appeal attached to Polecat for it’s unique take on bluegrass, as well as an acknowledged respect for their honest approach to their genre” (H. Nightbert, What’s Up! Magazine, June 2010).
– 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, Jones Radiator, 120 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane $5
– 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, Top Hat, 134 W. Front St., Missoula, $5
– 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, John’s Alley, 114 E. Sixth St., Moscow, $5