Dispatch is an American indie/roots folk jam band formed at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont. It was active from 1996 to 2002, and has come together three times for reunion concerts, first in 2004, and again in 2007 and 2009; additionally, on January 1, 2011, the band announced that it will undertake a reunion tour in June of the same year.Dispatch experimented with a variety of genres, and as such, it is known as a very difficult band to categorize. The band was also instrumental in the creation of the non-profit organization The Elias Fund. Dispatch consisted of Brad Corrigan (vocals, drums, guitar, percussion, and harmonica), Pete Francis Heimbold (vocals, bass and guitar), and Chad Urmston (vocals, guitar, bass, and percussion).
Different styles and genres employed by the band include reggae (examples are “Mission”, “Out Loud”, “Open Up”, “Passerby”, and “Ride a Tear”), ska (“Bats in the Belfry” and “Railway”), folk (“Craze” and “The General”), funk (“Just Like Larry”), rock (“Even” and “Time Served”), Flamenco (“Steeples”), and hip hop (“Cut It Ya Match It”).
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