Sugar Rum Tantrum
Gypsy Pop Punk from Los Angeles, CA
Performing on the The Speakeasy Stage in 2017
Sugar Rum Tantrum is the four-piece whiskey-driven Los Angeles folk-mischief-rambunction helmed by accordionist-songwriter Melinda West (Sugar Rum). Sugar Rum is an rock-cabaret songwriting accordionist who began her career playing and writing for tango, Irish, Balkan band. She has performed performed as part of cirque dance-troupe Lucent Dossier has played alongside the likes of Movits, Postmodern Jukebox, David Lindley, David Grisman, Story of the Year. The band released their first EP in December 2016 and are currently working on their second EP. SRT, while climbing the folk scene, have also enjoyed their collaborations with Upright Citizen's Brigade, theme parks, and theatrical performers all around, from comedians, to burlesque, to fire dancers. Altogether, they brings one tasty concoction to the stage for all to feast.