Besides his solid bass playing in the band Poco, Jack Sundrud has written and been the lead vocalist on several of the group’s songs, his voice adding sweet harmony to its soaring vocals.
Craig Bickhardt’s songs have been recorded by such musical luminaries as Johnny Cash, BB King, Ray Charles, and Alison Krauss. What he’s really known for, though, are his live performances.
Playing together as Idlewheel, the acoustic duo crafts songs that show these guys know the high road of Americana/country-rock better than most.
And they do it all with a wry nonchalance that belies their uncommon craftsmanship, combining easy-flowing rhythms with bluegrass, country, folk, a dash of Southern California country-rock, and flashes of personal revelation and homespun irony that invite you in like an oddly familiar (or familiarly odd) small town.