MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A tour bus carrying the band Blues Traveler crashed on a highway in southeastern Minnesota Thursday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the bus was headed west on Interstate 90 near Wilson Township when it lost control and crashed in the center median ditch just before 6:30 a.m.What kind of music is Blues Traveler?
Blues Traveler performing in 2012 at Jones Beach, NY. Blues Traveler is an American rock band that formed in Princeton, New Jersey in 1987. The band's music spans a variety of genres, including blues rock, psychedelic rock, folk rock, soul, and Southern rock.How did Blues Traveler get their name?
Formation. A black cat happened to be nearby, and the group took this as a sign and adopted the Black Cat as their mascot figure. The group changed their name to Blues Traveler, taking the latter part from the name of the primary demon in the film Ghostbusters, Gozer the Traveler.Who is the original bassist of Blues Traveler?
Tad Kinchla and Ben Wilson joined the band following the death of original bassist Bobby Sheehan in 1999. While Blues Traveler is best known among fans for their improvisational live shows, the general public is most familiar with the group from their Top 40 singles " Run-Around ", " Hook ", and " But Anyway ".