Petunia spent the early part of his career busking on street corners and subways in North America before joining the Canadian touring circuit. - www.petuniamusic.com

Petunia and the Vipers

Canada-based band Petunia and the Vipers will present its rockabilly and Western swing at 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, at Johnny B's, 35 S. Bartlett St. Medford.

The band's self-titled debut vinyl LP will be released Wednesday, Sept. 28. It was recorded at the Sound Factory in Hollywood, Calif., with the help of Grammy-winning engineer Ryan Freeland.

The group features Petunia on acoustic guitar, Jimmy Roy on lapsteel guitar, Stephen Nikleva on electric guitar, Sam Shoichet on upright bass and Marc L'Esperance on drums. Visit www.petuniamusic.com or call 541-773-1900.

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