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

Wednesday, July 20th
Noon-time Concert at Aqueduct Park

Main St. - Downtown Rochester
Noon-1 pm
Noon-time Concerts at Aqueduct Park

Saturday, July 30th
at the Angry Goat Pub

938 S. Clinton Ave
10 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.