Paul Bellows and The Wafer Thin Mints
The Wafer Thin Mints
Pat Strain - acoustic guitar and vocals,
Russ Baker - electric guitar,
Troy Nowaselski - bass, and
John Newton - drums.
Described as " Roots Inspired Pop" - The Wafer thin Mints sound cuts across rock ,urban folk, country , and power pop with a tip of the hat to that lost genre, Pub Rock. They have released two albums - " The Finest Car They Ever Built in 1983 " in 2006 and "Trans Am Fats " in 2015 . The band has received extensive airplay on CKUA and has been recorded for CBC's Alberta Live program. The Mints have been playing shows across Alberta to enthusiastic response from audiences at clubs and festivals since 2003 and their fans run the gamut from tattooed bikers, punks , goths , cowboys, soccer moms and their kids.