Welcome Brendan to The Bad Things!

Photo by Dimitri Nishman

Hey Everyone!

It’s been a while.  The Bad Things have been busy wood-shedding and working on some new tunes.  Moving into some ska, soul, and old country sounds.  We’ve been having a great time with our newest addition, Brendan Patrick Hogan of Miss Mamie Lavona’s White Boy Band on trumpet and keys.  He’s pictured above playing with us at the Showbox At The Market this past St. Patty’s Day. Continue reading

Bad Things spring report…..

Howdy fans!

Well, we’ve been laying low for the last month or so….writing some new songs that are sounding great and getting ready for Folklife which is coming right up.  It’ll be our fourth year at Folklife and this year we’ll be playing on Sunday, May 24th in the afternoon (1:40pm to be exact) on the Fountain Lawn stage.  Bring the kiddies…this is pretty much the only all-ages show we do during the year and it’s FREE for christ’s sake (although I do suggest donating!)  Then that evening we’ll be throwing our third annual Folklife afterparty at The Can Can with The Bad Mitten Orchestre from Eugene (amazing), Miss Oblivious who will be showing her latest cinematic masterpieces, The Can Can Castaways with The Bad Things, and the always incredible Orkestar Zirkonium closing out the night.  Whew….I got a hangover just thinking  about it. Continue reading