Lutra Lutra is an Edmonton based four-piece original rock band. Composed of siblings Garreth (guitar, vocals) and Katrina Burrows (keys, vocals), Will Smith (bass), and Denis Frigon (drums), they create groovy, rhythmically interesting rock with clean vocals and harmonies drawing from influences such as Mother Mother, Modest Mouse, Arctic Monkeys, and The Doors.
Originally an acoustic duo of siblings from Red Deer named Katasauras Wrecks, Garreth (guitar, vocals) and Katrina Burrows (violin, vocals) supplemented their sound with hand drums and fellow Red Deer native and MacEwan graduate Will Smith (bass). Upon moving to Edmonton, MacEwan graduate Denis Frigon (drums) came on board, Katrina shifted to keys from a classical piano training background, and the group began creating a more distinct, unique sound.
Playing regularly at Filthy McNasty’s as a headliner, as well as gigs at other local clubs such as the Black Dog, the Buckingham, Brixx Bar and Grill and The Needle Vinyl Tavern has lead to larger exposure performing to a greater audience base such as Muttstock and the Heart of the City Music Festival.
Upon completion of their six song EP, Lutra Lutra played a CD release show on Canada Day at Filthy McNasty’s. Having their first EP, released in August 2016, debut at #3 on the CJSR charts, the group is currently writing a full-length album and playing local clubs.