John Canoe is a surf/garage rock trio from Rome originally called “The Sasquatch”, from the union of Jesse Germanó (guitar and vocals) and Stefano Padoan (drums and vocals). On December 2014, with Mario Bruni joining the band (bass guitar and vocals) they change name and line up becoming “John Canoe” and releasing for Bomba Dischi (ITA) their first single “Nervous Breakdown”. Their den is a garage in the historical Rome’s neighbourhood Testaccio, their hunting field is the stage. Not for mere chance it’s live that they get most of their satisfaction qualifying second at the selections of Arezzo Wave 2015. Furthermore they got selected for the 2015 edition of Zanne Festival in Catania, which stage was shared with giants such as Franz Ferdinand and Sparks, Four Tet, Spiritualised and Godspeed You! Black Emperor.