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The Gooneybirds

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About The Gooneybirds
Genres:
Jammy Rootsers
Band Members:
CONTACT INFO-, thegooneybirds@gmail.com, the GooneyBirds reunited for a memorable show at the Cabooze Bar, bringing back some original members who had strayed, including Bump Blomberg and vocalist Jessica Schwartzbauer. Sadly, shortly prior to another reunion concert that was to take place. The Jessica Schwartzbauer Memorial Foundation was established shortly there after as a way to celebrate their lives in a positive manner. Over the next several years, tragedy struck again. Drummer, vocalist, songwriter, and founding member Steve Rummler died of an accidental overdose after struggling for years with chronic pain. The Steve Rummler Hope Foundation was setup to help those struggling with chronic pain addiction and in memory of Steve. The GooneyBirds continue to play a few times a year. Blomberg has been busy writing and recording new music with his duo Pushing Chain. Collins plays regularly with Kung Fu Hippies, Momentary Lapse of Floyd and other local bands. Ryder and Caritas mostly drink good beer and watch baseball or live music. Thank you to everyone who has supported us through the years and who continue to support us., We hope to see YOU at our next GooneyBirds show!
Hometown:
Minneapolis, Minnesota

The current GooneyBirds lineup includes: Bump Blomberg (rhythm guitar, harp, vocals) Pete "Peto" Caritas (lead guitar, vocals) Mark "Munchie" Collins (drums) Chris Ryder...
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About The Gooneybirds
Genres:
Jammy Rootsers
Band Members:
CONTACT INFO-, thegooneybirds@gmail.com, the GooneyBirds reunited for a memorable show at the Cabooze Bar, bringing back some original members who had strayed, including Bump Blomberg and vocalist Jessica Schwartzbauer. Sadly, shortly prior to another reunion concert that was to take place. The Jessica Schwartzbauer Memorial Foundation was established shortly there after as a way to celebrate their lives in a positive manner. Over the next several years, tragedy struck again. Drummer, vocalist, songwriter, and founding member Steve Rummler died of an accidental overdose after struggling for years with chronic pain. The Steve Rummler Hope Foundation was setup to help those struggling with chronic pain addiction and in memory of Steve. The GooneyBirds continue to play a few times a year. Blomberg has been busy writing and recording new music with his duo Pushing Chain. Collins plays regularly with Kung Fu Hippies, Momentary Lapse of Floyd and other local bands. Ryder and Caritas mostly drink good beer and watch baseball or live music. Thank you to everyone who has supported us through the years and who continue to support us., We hope to see YOU at our next GooneyBirds show!
Hometown:
Minneapolis, Minnesota

The current GooneyBirds lineup includes: Bump Blomberg (rhythm guitar, harp, vocals) Pete "Peto" Caritas (lead guitar, vocals) Mark "Munchie" Collins (drums) Chris Ryder...
Read More