Blitzen Trapper are a sextet based out of Portland, Oregon. In various combinations and guises, the group had already played a long time together before the "crystalization event" in July 2000 on the slopes of the famous volcano, Mt Hood. Since then the B. Trapp. have delighted audiences of all ages and socioeconomic groups, mostly playing close to home and for many years distributing recordings like itinerant madmen, for free. The Trapper are currently embarked on a fabulous journey to acquaint the world with the musical wonders produced in their makeshift workshop/laboratory by the river.