April Claggett and Rhine Singleton: An Artful Family

Yeah, they live in New Hampshire, which is not exactly local, but believe it or not, you already know all about the work of April and Rhine.  Together with Gary McGraw, Rhine makes up Where’s Aubrey who have been playing shows in Virginia (and raising money for charity) for many years. Where’s Aubrey will release […]

Bright Box Show in Winchester THIS FRIDAY 1.6.17

Ring in 2017 with all original music performed by the Bitter Liberals this Friday night! The Bright Box Theater is a great place to experience a show, replete with food, drink, table service, and great sound. Get your tickets now and save. We’re pleased that Troy and Paula Haag will open the show at 8pm. […]

The Bitter Liberals, now more than ever

See what happens when we stop playing shows for a few months?  See?? Yeesh. The good news is that we’ll be back in the saddle, ringing in the New Year with some live, original music on FRIDAY January 6th at the Bright Box Theater in Winchester, Virginia. Come see us. Buy your tickets now. We […]

We’re Back! The Bitter Liberals Take Richmond 9.17

After a brief musical hiatus to rest, write, and ponder the universe over the summer, the Bitter Liberals will play a show at the mighty Tin Pan in Richmond, VA. Come for the music, stay for the cocktails! The Tin Pan’s Chief Cocktail Officer Kevin Liu is into mixology as much as we are. Chances […]

Thanks Berryville!

The Bitter Liberals got the energy boosting sendoff we were looking for at the Barns of Rose Hill show Saturday night. Thanks to the 100 (or so) people who came! The house was full of love and the gig was a blast. Now we’re headed to the studio to make some more music. Of special […]

The Bitter Liberals and Oil Paint

We appreciate people who love our art (music, that is; you, that is), and we also appreciate fellow artists who create visual art. We do what we can to cross pollinate with the visual arts whenever possible—bringing you original visual art with all of our musical shows. Take, for example, our go to band artist […]

Dream of a Good Death (the Civil War Show) in Aldie, VA Sunday 5.22

The Bitter Liberals are coming home with two local shows on the calendar! We will be performing Clark Hansbarger’s Dream of a Good Death first at the Mt. Zion Church in Aldie, Virginia. Here are the details: who: Clark Hansbarger and the Bitter Liberals what: the Civil War show when: Sunday May 22, 2016, doors […]

Bitter Liberals Fan Harry Jaffe Writes a Book on Bernie

You already know how we feel about cross-pollination, the arts, and creativity in this band! That said, we’re proud to announce that our Castleman Road neighbor Harry Jaffe will be at the Winchester Book Gallery this Saturday, January 16, from 4pm to 6 pm to talk about Why Bernie Sanders Matters, his new biography of […]

The Bitter Liberals 2015 Year in Review

What a cool year we had in 2015. New venues. New songs. Lots of new folks coming out to hear us do what we love to do most. We tried to come up with a top ten list, but each gig we played had its own special moments that would put it at the top. […]

The Bitter Liberals in a Community of Artists

As individuals, all four members of the Bitter Liberals appreciate art. One of us creates artisan birdhouses and one of us designs buildings and living spaces, for example. However, as a band we also want to do our part to support the local art scene and real art made by real artists. Good thing we […]