Dogtown: One Band's Tie to Seeley Lake
July 20, 2017
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...