By Micah Drew

Dogtown: One Band's Tie to Seeley Lake


Micah Drew, Pathfinder

Matt Strachan jams with fiddle player Felicia Hellems on the back deck of his cabin in Dogtown. Strachan has been a musician since he was in elementary school. His current band, Matt Strachan and the Hoot Owls, is working on their second album.

SEELEY LAKE - Hours before his first performance at the Bob Marshall Music Festival, Matt Strachan was lounging at his cabin in Dogtown. Scattered around the back deck overlooking the Clearwater River sat members of his band, the Hoot Owls, along with his wife and friends, sipping on White Claws and huckleberry-colored mixed drinks.

The band members all showed signs of being in the sun-they'd spend part of the day out on the boat-which was a precursor to the hot, summer sets ahead.

"Do you want to hear it?" Strachan asked.

With little prompting, he picked up his guitar and launched into a...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023

Rendered 09/28/2023 20:31