Switerzland: 24.5 – 29.5.2018

Folk/Roots/Blues Ol' Savannah is a Montreal-based folk band founded by Speedy Johnson and Bartleby J. Budde. The two began writing songs together in 2009, highly influenced by folk, roots, and blues artists, such as Mississippi Fred McDowell and John Hurt. Ol' Savannah have released three ...

Ol' Savannah's style has been compared to a mix of Tom Waits, Roscoe Holcomb, Muddy Waters, and The Pogues ...Ol’ Savannah wants to play all the time. The venue doesn’t matter. The opener doesn’t matter. The closer doesn’t matter. The music speaks for itself and, nevertheless, it still evolves. Its evolution is never finished, because Ol’ Savannah always has more to say and more to learn and more to learn how to say.


27.10 Wädenswil, Wädensville Skyline

28.10 Chexbres, Le Caveau du Coeur d'or

01.11 Geneva Airport, 80 ans/years Air Canada

03.11 Les Plans sur Bex, L'Annexe

04.11 La Sarraz, La Bille

New album 2017 «BURDEN»


Date Suisse

24.5.18 Dispo

25.5.18 Vevey, Le bout du monde

26.5.18 Dispo

27.5.18 Dispo

28.5.18 Dispo

29.5.18 Dispo


Line up

Speedy Johnson: guit, banjo, harmonica, vox

Kevin Labchuk: accordéon, harmonium

Daniel Malone: batterie

Pier-Yves Decoste: basse


Burden (2017)

On a trip to Normal EP (2015)

Don't let it Reign EP (2015)

Death on the Mountain (2013)
Underneath the old red Barn (2012)
Ol' Savannah (2011)