BAHTTSI - Slamfunkin'groovegrass that Swings and Snorts

St. Jsmes's Gate QuartetBahttsi is an all-original band of brothers that has performed and recorded together for over 15 years.  Their sound is both fun and infectious, covering styles of bluegrass, rock, Cajun and swing.  The band has performed at numerous festivals, including NW Folklife, Betsiefest, Rock the Farm and the Oregon Country Fair.  The band records often and has a ever growing number of original compositions that showcase each band member's unique sound and skill.  A dynamic performing ensemble, the band can get your crowd dancing as the band soars through original rock, blues and instrumental compositions while also stretching out improvisationally with intricate jams.  Bahttsi is fun and loves to play.

Bahttsi is a six-piece band of accomplished musicians... 
Griff "Bear" Ocker Fiddle, Mandolin, Guitar, Keyboards and Vocals
Dylan Thomas Vance Standard and Lap Steel Guitars and Vocals
Matthew Rotchford Electric and Acoustic Basses and Vocals
Dennis Elmer Trombone, Guitars and Vocals
Mark Burdon Drums, Percussion and Vocals
Marc Viznick Bouzouki, Keyboards and Vocals

Bahttsi has been recording for many years now on Mt. Hood.  The band has an amazing amount of material to pull from and is constantly writing new music.  With fiddle and trombone, you can't really go wrong.  The band is a perfect ensemble for your summer concert series or outdoor party.   Having played numerous weddings and private parties, the band inspires your crowd to dance.   To book your event with Bahttsi you can contact us here

Band Information and Links
Video Numerous video samples and performances
Music Samples Selections from our recent CD's - Zig Zag 1 and 2
Press Materials Press releases, poster and social media samples, quotes and reviews
Photos Links to both Hi and Low Rez Promotional photos for Bahttsi