Insurgent North Country / Alternative Americana

40 Rod Lightning

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  • Tom Jones- vocals and guitar
  • Jon Lundberg- lead guitar and vocals
  • Brian Killigrew- mandolin and lap steel
  • Chuck Larsen- stand up bass and vocals
  • Joe Bonfiglio - drums and vocals

Forty rod lightning - a term for whiskey
of most villainous description.
So called because it is warranted to kill
at forty rods.

1 rod = 5.5 yards or 16.5 feet
40 rods = 220 yards or 1 furlong


r o c h e s t e r

Saturday, April 9th
at the Angry Goat Pub

938 S. Clinton Ave
9 pm

40 Rod Lightning is an Alternative Americana band hailing from Rochester, NY.
We like to call our style Insurgent North Country

Focusing on a steadily growing catalog of original music.
Playing covers by:

Johnny Cash, Hank Williams III, Bob Wayne and more

Plus our own special take on a wider variety of music
from such artists as:

Metallica, Tool and Violent Femmes, to name a few.

For information and booking contact us here.