Alex Sturbaum



Alex is a singer, songwriter, dance musician, and multi-instrumentalist based in Seattle.

Alex and Brian Lindsay are “Countercurrent”, a contra dance band based in western Washington state.

The Vashon Sessions is a collaborative folk music project that takes place yearly on Vashon Island in western Washington, produced by Alex Sturbaum and recorded by Brian Lindsay.


You can purchase River Run Wide at Alex's Bandcamp:

You can purchase Countercurrent's music at their Bandcamp:

The Vashon Sessions albums are available for free here:

All Tracks

  • Black Ball Line from River Run Wide
  • Frances Lee from River Run Wide
  • Wave the Ocean from The Vashon Sessions
  • Valley Forge from The Vashon Sessions
  • Sandy Boys from The Vashon Sessions, Vol II
  • Off To Sea Once More from The Vashon Sessions, Vol II
  • Soon May the Wellerman Come from The Vashon Sessions, Vol II
  • Van Diemen's Land from The Vashon Sessions, Vol II
  • Roscommon Reel / The Holly Bush / The Bank of Ireland from The Vashon Sessions, Vol II
  • Row On from The Vashon Sessions, Vol II

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