Published Feb 01, 2000Montreal's Bullfrog is a travelling musical circus consisting of Mark Robertson (vocals, guitar), Peter Santiago (bass), Massimo Sansalone (drums), Joanna Peters (percussion, vocals), Kid Koala (records), and Blurum 13 (microphone). They are currently touring in support of their independent EP "Bullfrog Part Deux." They will be performing at Canadian jazz festivals this summer in Winnipeg (June 20), Saskatoon (June 21), Edmonton (June 22), Calgary (June 23), Vancouver (June 26), Victoria (June 27) and Halifax (July 14).
KK: bubble tea and Kirsten Dunst movies
PS: Sarah Gullo
Mind-altering work of art:
MR: "The Word" by William S. Burroughs
KK: "Bring It On"
Most memorable or inspirational gig and why?
BLR13: Tribe Called Quest/De La Soul - Buhloone/Midnite tour
MR: Frank Zappa- Long Island Coliseum
KK: Radiohead- Greek Theater; Kids in the Hall Reunion Tour- Theater St. Denis
MS: Maceo Parker- Metropolis
What has been your career high and low?
Career low: playing our "eighties medley set" for Possum Ridge Retirement Complex semi-annual Cabbage Roll Luncheon.
What should everyone shut up about?
I would drop everything to play a benefit for:
Foot and mouth disease.
What trait do you like and dislike most about yourself?
What would make you kick someone out of your band and/or bed, and have you?
Reading music on stage. Yes.
When I think of Canada I think:
What is your vital daily ritual?
BLR13: Put my wig on.
How do you spoil yourself?
PM (tour manager): Stay out of fridge for too long.
What was your most memorable day job?
KK: Newspaper distribution engineer.
BLR13: Manager of Perkitt's Yogurt bar.
MR: Snow making at Camp Fortune Ski hill.
MS: Cohoes Warehouse
If I wasn't playing music I would be...
What is your greatest fear?
If you had a superpower, what would it be?
MS: Force pull ?
MR: Maple syrup.
JP: 2 1/2 foot Woody Allen minion.
What makes you want to take it off and get it on?
Music and sex: Is there a difference? Why?
Yes. Maple syrup.
Strangest brush with celebrity:
MR: Lee Majors stepped on my foot.
KK: Seeing Lee Majors step on his foot.
Who would be your ideal dinner guest, living or dead, and what would you serve them?
Stockwell Day. Fish sticks and fries.
What does your mom wish you were doing instead?
MR: Managing a beer store.