About The Utilities

The Utilities are: -Joel Stretch (vocals, guitars, banjo, keys) -Drake McCheyne (drums, percussion) -Colby Stolson (bass) -Blair Stretch (guitars)


We are genuinely thrilled to share this new track with you. “Born to Work” is a gently psychedelic folk rock song. This is the first taste of a forthcoming full-length that we are very nearly finished. We don’t have any more details for you about the record yet, but we were too excited to not share some of what we have in the works. Download for free from Bandcamp or stream in the usual places:

Bandcamp: https://goo.gl/xPpYvS
Spotify: https://goo.gl/c2z5n4
Apple Music: https://goo.gl/L4jGNB




July Dates in Alberta

We are very excited to announce some Alberta dates we’ll be playing this July.

Lethbridge – Owl Acoustic Lounge – July 27th*
Calgary – The Palomino Smokehouse and Social Club – July 28th^
Red Deer – The Homeplace – July 29th””

*w/ Charlotte Cornfield & The Provincial Archive, Jesse and the Dandelions
^w/ Andrew’s Pale Horses, Des Arcs
“”w/ Ryan Langlois, Jo Jo O’ & The Woods


Sulky Jr. is available now!


Sulky Jr. is available now!

Today is the day! Our third full-length Sulky Jr. is available to stream and purchase on bandcamp and iTunes!

BANDCAMP: http://theutilities.bandcamp.com/
ITUNES: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/sulky-jr./id843093850

Of course we will have physical copies available at all of our upcoming shows, as well as tshirts, stickers, and other such swag. Let us know what you think of the album!
With excitement and gratitude,
-The Utilities