Patchwork Yak is a Calgary and Victoria-based mostly-acoustic roots band comprised of Murray Fitch (guitar, banjo, uke, harmonica), Suzi Martin (guitar, banjo, percussion) and Erik Smistad (bass, guitar). Expect music ranging from gentle and sweet to rowdy with a solid groove. Suzi and Murray are both songwriters, having reached the finals of songwriting contests on several occasions. The Yak’s sets consist of mostly original songs with a few choice covers. Expect variety, harmonies, groove, great melodies, sing-alongs, and songs to make you think, laugh or cry.
A 30-word statement about Patchwork Yak
Patchwork Yak is a mostly-acoustic, mostly-originals roots band. Murray Fitch, Suzi Martin, and Erik Smistad play guitar, banjo, bass, uke, drums, etc. to make you laugh, cry, groove and think.