The Creak is an entertaining five piece string band from SF/Oakland that blends folk, pop, and americana with intriguing songwriting. With a hard-swinging rhythm section, memorable melodies, and beautiful instrumental interplay, The Creak captivates audiences of all ages.

A fixture on San Francisco's vibrant streetcorner busking circuit, the Creak has honed their chops playing engagements at the Great American Music Hall and Cafe du Nord, appearing with great acts such as Shakey Graves and Hot Buttered Rum. Formed in 2009, the band consists of:

Joe Readel, guitar
Korey Kassir, fiddle and mandolin
Ryan Lim, bass
Joe Boone, guitar
Amy Levine, fiddle