A musician in Nashville plays life-size Stanley Cup-shaped bass

What do you do when you love hockey as much as music? Build a standing bass that’s actually an amazing replica of the Stanley Cup, of course.

And that’s exactly what Canadian musician Shane Chisholm did, lugging his life-size, Stanley Cup instrument around with him to different shows in Nashville, CBC Radio’s Day 6 reported. According to the station, this masterpiece is made from several pots and pans — as well as an Ikea salad bowl — with a mini hockey stick sometimes attached to the top. It also weighs about 23 kilograms or around 50 pounds.

Chisholm is apparently a Boston Bruins fan, but with the Predators’ underdog run through the Stanley Cup Playoffs — Game 3 of the finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins is Saturday in Nashville — and because he performs so much in Music City, he’s rooting for the home team.

Via CBC Radio:

He performed with it in Tennessee for the first time several months prior, right as the Predators were gaining steam.

“Someone in the audience had asked, ‘What is that?’ And I go, ‘Well it’s Stanley Cup. I wanted to show Nashville what it looks like’,” he says.

“You know the joke’s [now] going to be that Nashville is going to show me what it looks like.”

Check out Chisholm’s version of an old hockey classic.

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