Trampled by Turtles Posts

Trampled by Turtles – “Whiskey”

Trampled by Turtles perform “Whiskey” at GLC Live at 20 Monroe in Grand Rapids, Mich. The song is from the band’s 2004 album Songs from a Ghost Town. The video was shot by Justin Razmus, Heather Kanig and Cooper Baumgartner and edited by 616 Media with audio mixed by Adam Krinsky.

Trampled by Turtles and Elizabeth Cook – “Old Shoes”

Trampled by Turtles were joined by country singer Elizabeth Cook for a cover of Tom Waits‘ “Old Shoes (& Picture Postcards)” on March 26 during a concert at GLC Live at 20 Monroe, a concert hall in Grand Rapids, Mich.

The video was shot by Justin Razmus, Heather Kanig and Cooper Baumgartner, and edited by 616 Media. The sound was mixed by Adam Krinsky.

Trampled by Turtles announce grant and Bayfront concert

Bluegrass band Trampled by Turtles has announced its return to Bayfront Festival Park. The Duluth-formed group will perform July 9 with special guest Jenny Lewis.

The band also announced it is partnering with the Homegrown Music Festival on a grant to “battle against artistic mediocrity.” The $5,000 Palomino Grant is available to musicians in, or within 20 miles of, Duluth and Superior and can be used for things like recording, gear and touring. Applications are being taken through Google Forms, which must be submitted by the first day of Homegrown, May 1. The grant winner will play the opening slot of the Bayfront concert.

Trampled by Turtles with Suzanne Santo – “Ooh Las Vegas”

Trampled by Turtles were joined by fiddler Suzanne Santo at Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheater in Austin, Texas on Jan. 14 performing a cover of Gram Parsons’ “Ooh Las Vegas.” The video was shot by Evan Adamson and Scott Perry, edited by Scott Perry and mixed by Adam Krinsky.

Trampled by Turtles and Deer Tick – “White Freightliner Blues”

Trampled by Turtles performed at Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheater in Austin, Texas on Jan. 14. Opening act Deer Tick invited TBT to join in a cover of Townes Van Zandt’s “White Freightliner Blues.” The video was shot by Evan Adamson and Scott Perry, edited by Scott Perry and mixed by Adam Krinsky.

Trampled by Turtles and Caamp – “Alone”

Trampled by Turtles performed at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado this past summer with the folk trio Caamp. The groups joined together for this performance of TBT’s “Alone,” from the 2012 album Stars & Satellites.

Trampled by Turtles – “Annihilate” at First Avenue

This clip of Trampled by Turtles is from the Trampled by Thursdays concert series shot at First Avenue and streamed on Thursdays during the month of February. The shows were directed and edited by Charlie Berg. The song “Annihilate” is from the band’s 2018 album Life is Good on the Open Road.

Trampled by Turtles – “Don’t Look Down” at First Avenue

Check out a little dueling mandolin action from Trampled by Turtles‘ “Trampled by Thursdays” at First Avenue, directed and edited by Charlie Berg. Each Thursday at 8 p.m. during February, TBT is performing online concerts from the famed Minneapolis venue. Each set has full production and behind-the-scenes footage.

Tickets are available at boxoffice.mandolin.com. A portion of each ticket/bundle sold goes toward Save Our Stages to help independent music venues hit hard during the pandemic. Each ticket purchase let viewers watch as many times as they like for 48 hours after the premiere.

Trampled by Turtles – “Victory”

Trampled by Turtles performs the “official quarantine” version of “Victory,” a track from the band’s 2010 album Palomino.

Video by Banjo Dave Carroll.

Trampled by Turtles – “Winners”

Trampled by Turtles performs the “official quarantine” version of “Winners,” a track from the band’s 2014 album Wild Animals.

Video by Banjo Dave Carroll.

Trampled by Turtles – “We All Get Lonely”

Trampled by Turtles performs the “official quarantine” version of “We All Get Lonely,” a track from the band’s 2018 album Life is Good on the Open Road.

Video by Banjo Dave Carroll.

Selective Focus: The Big Coloring Book of First Avenue

You or your kids who are stuck at home can color your own versions of Minnesota musicians including Lizzo, Babes in Toyland, the Replacements, Hüsker Dü, Har Mar Superstar, Trampled by Turtles, and of course, Prince.

Trampled by Turtles Cover-song Explosion: “Ooh La La,” “Keep Me in Your Heart” and “Pocahontas”

Duluth-formed band Trampled by Turtles released an EP of cover songs today titled Sigourney Fever. It features five tracks — “Our Town” and “Fake Plastic Trees” have appeared previously on Perfect Duluth Day. The other three tracks were released today.

Above is “Ohh La La,” originally performed by Faces in 1973 and written by Ronnie Lane and Ronnie Wood.

Trampled by Turtles – “Our Town”

Another new song from the upcoming Trampled by Turtles EP Sigourney Fever, available Dec 6. The album features five cover songs; “Our Town” is an Iris DeMent cover.

Video by Mitch Peterson; photos by Banjo Dave Carroll.

Trampled by Turtles – “Fake Plastic Trees”

Trampled by Turtles tackle a Radiohead cover.

From Sigourney Fever, a Trampled by Turtles EP of covers, available Dec. 6.

Track list:
1. “Pocahontas” (Neil Young)
2. “Ooh La La” (Faces)
3. “Our Town” (Iris DeMent)
4. “Keep Me in Your Heart” (Warren Zevon)
5. “Fake Plastic Trees” (Radiohead)

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