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Confusionaires – Starlite Room, Edmonton – 05.25.2018

The Confusionaires are an Edmonton, AB-based rock & roll trio that is unsurprisingly touted as a ‘rockabilly band‘ and although their ties to traditional rock & roll are strong, their music and delivery are more than a few steps away from the early recordings of Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley. In terms of energy, The Confusionaires carry just as much swagger as the bands in the Punk Resurgence as they do the style of the Rockabilly Resurgence, and the brand new full length album “Between The Headache & The Heartache” weaves between unbridled rock & roll adrenaline and traditional rock & roll fun. The Confusionaires are a rockabilly band for the modern era.

Between The Headache & The Heartache” (Feb 2020) is an appropriate and timely response to their 2018 debut “Make A Little Mess.” Although the debut album is still, and will always be a point of pride, The Confusionaires have grown as a band and are much better suited to fill the studio and the stage, and show no signs of wavering from that course. This is reinforced by The Confusionaires consistent energetic live performances, intelligent songwriting, and dynamic musicianship that serves to increase their demand throughout Alberta.

Having released their first single/video “Many Miles To Go” in August 2019 (w/ more singles to follow), The Confusionaires are primed and ready to perform their signature blend of original songs and Confusionaire’d up cover songs in live music venues and festival stages across Canada and the globe.

Book The Confusionaires today!

… but don’t take our word for it…

“I have a very distinct definition of what rock & roll is, and their music and approach is exactly that.” – Joe Nolan, Six-Shooter Records artist.

“I too have done this same gig many times over many years – you sound great and you’re working it like a pro.” – Dove Brown, Jr. Gone Wild

“I had a blast. Seriously, we have to do more shows with you (Dave) and Jayson.” – Jimbo Wallace, The Reverend Horton Heat.

Biography:

The Confusionaires are an Edmonton, AB-based rock & roll trio that is unsurprisingly touted as a ‘rockabilly band‘ and although their ties to traditional rock & roll are strong, their music and delivery are more than a few steps away from the early recordings of Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley. The Confusionaires are a rockabilly band for the modern era.

Since their inception early 2017, the trio has focused heavily on their live performances throughout Western Canada, assisted by their independently released debut album “Make A Little Mess” (June 2018), and the release of their sophomore album “From The Headache To The Heartache” (February 2020) is creating a stir in the roots/rockabilly community that has prompted The Confusionaires to reset their sights higher and tour more.

The consistently high-energy performances and musical precision The Confusionaires deliver has created opportunities allowing them to open for numerous touring bands, get great placement in several festivals, and attracted the attention of booking agencies and record labels.

Members:

  • Fat Dave Johnston (guitar & vocals)
  • Jayson Aschenmeier (bass & vocals)
  • Adam Stark (drums)