What do you get when you take a pair of jazz horns, add a blues guitarist, a couple rock musicians and over 125 years of combined professional experience?
The Swackhammer Band - a professional corporate event / club band based in Nha Trang Vietnam. Comprised of musicians from different countries and of differing styles (rock, jazz and blues - Canada, Australia and Vietnam), the band plays a wide and unique range of originals and popular covers spanning more than 60 years of music history. Led by Canadian musician / songwriter Erick Swackhammer and featuring vocalists from the USA and Vietnam, the band is dedicated to great music and good times for all.
Experienced performing in venues of all sizes in acoustic and full band formats, the band and its members have played numerous festivals, 4/5 star venues, corporate events, clubs and pubs throughout Asia as well as their own countries. Any event – any location – the band has the music to make your event happen.
The Swackhammer Band is:
Erick Swackhammer (CDA - Bandleader, drums, bass, guitar, vocals)
Tran Minh Duc (VN - guitar, vocals)
Nguyen Chi Thanh (VN - bass, vocals)
John Hughes (AUS - trumpet, vocals)
Dave Raglin (CDA - saxophone, percussion, drums)
Truc Ly (VN - vocals)
Brian Mercer (USA - vocals)
Dingo Dave (AUS - harmonica)
"Good times and fun are this bands guarantee" (Gus E., Tasmania)
At a recent Booze Cruise Bar & Grill show, a fan caught The Swackhammer Band on Ipad video.
Santeria (Sublime Cover):
Radar Love (Golden Earring cover):