Sky Guasco, Freedom Thought Collective
LizMC Music LLC
About the Band
Home Base: Portland, Oregon
Genre: Indie rock/funk/roots/fusion
Description: Far Out West performs a unique and energetic brand of rootsy funk. Their original songs fuse thoughtful, witty lyrics together with crunchy instrumental endeavors guided by the stylings of jazz and rock. The group also jams on popular covers from artists such as Dr. John, Sharon Jones, The Grateful Dead, and The New Mastersounds.
Band members: Forest Carter (drums, vocals), Liz Chibucos (electric guitar, vocals, songwriter/composer), Chad Kimbler (electroacoustic mandolin, vocals, songwriter/composer), Danny Lee (electric bass)
Becca Stevens, Jelly Bread, Life During Wartime, Pigs on the Wing, Asher Fulero Band, Cascade Crescendo, Fresh Track.
Beltane Festival (Scio OR), Growler Run Anniversary Party (Oregon City, OR), Movies in the Park (Portland OR), Goodfoot Lounge Free Tuesdays (Portland OR), Two Towns Harvest Party (Corvallis OR).
PAST VENUES / FESTIVALS:
Top Hat Lounge (Missoula MT), Zebra Lounge (Bozeman, MT), 4 Peaks Music Festival (Bend OR), Beltane Festival (Scio OR), Oregon Brewer's Festival (Portland OR), Mt. Bachelor Closing Day (Bend OR), Munch n Music (Bend OR), Nectar Lounge (Seattle, WA), The Ruins (Hood River, OR).
Photos and Videos
Far Out West performs "Lucky" at Alberta Street Pub on 12-13-2016:
Far Out West released their debut four-song EP, The Good Fight, on April 27, 2018. Listen below!