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Gary Backstrom
Gary Backstrom, founder of the band Jiggle the Handle has impressed and impassioned music critics and audiences all over the United States.

Included in his list of bands that he has opened up for are such well-known acts as Los Lobos, John Popper, Hot Tuna, Derek Trucks, Government Mule, the Spin Doctors, Rat Dog, and Little Feat. In the summer of 1999, Jiggle the Handle was included in four New England and New Jersey area dates of the Horde Festival. The following year the band opened up for the Allman Brothers on the side stage at the Tweeter Center.

Gary has released three CDs with Jiggle the Handle. Mrs. White’s Party was released in 1997, Live at the Stone Coast Brewery was released in 1999, and finally, In It Again was released in that same year. He has been a featured performer on such well known albums as LFO’s Life is Good (2001).
 
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