Stiff Dead Cat in the Press

Heidi De Vries, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

“Stiff Dead Cat closed down the stage with a potent brew of bluegrass, folk, and jazz. The band got everyone on their feet…the music embraced many different styles, exactly the sort of inclusiveness that makes the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival itself so dynamic.”

John Beck, Press Democrat

“One of the most talented and innovative local bands making the rounds today. SDC stirs up back-porch bluegrass.”

Oz Fritz, Grammy Award winning artist engineer

“These guys are world-class musicians.”


SDC’s “Snake Oil” album was listed in the top 10 records of 2003 by Bob Sala of KRSH radio.

SDC has played with many artists including: Taj Mahal, Les Claypool, Dave Alvin, John Butler Trio, and Ed Neff