A blast of horns, a flash of color, and lead singer Kalmia Traver wailing on the saxophone while her bandmates offer explosions from the trumpet and trombone, adding an extra burst of sound and energy to Rubblebucket's already dance-worthy arrangements. "That has kind of been one of our hallmarks all along," Traver says. She and bandleader/trumpeter Alex Toth first met while attending the University of Vermont. From there the duo spent a few years touring as members of other bands before starting their own.

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