Incredible Pictures from Camden Littleton Photography (and a Bonus Video by Jack McGraw)

What happens when a professional music photographer comes to your show? This happens! Thanks Camden for these great shots. Here they are in no apparent order for your perusal. Learn more about Camden Littleton Photography If you scroll all the way down, there is another special treat. Jack McGraw cleaned up the video of Clark’s […]

Video: Tiger by the Tail

Here is a spliced together video of the first song we played in Winchester at the Bright Box Friday 1.6.17 to a full house. The song is a new one, not yet recorded in the studio. It’s called Tiger by the Tail. Clark Hansbarger wrote this beautiful piece. Jack McGraw produced this two camera video […]

Bright Box Bits: The Bitter Liberals Open 2017

Well that was super fun. Our first show of 2017 at the Bright Box was one of our best—great audience, great sound, and lots of fun in the house. Thanks to all who came. Joel Winstead was in the house live sketching. Here are complete recordings of the two sets we played (unedited sound board […]

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 […]

Dream of a Good Death in Union, WV: Bits from the Road

Clark Hansbarger’s Civil War show Dream of a Good Death was customed designed to be played in an old church in his boyhood home of Union, West Virginia. We played the show on a blustery night that ended in rain, starting at dusk. Gorgeous. A Confederate reenactor set the stage as the audience arrived. As […]

Complete Video from the Tin Pan Richmond

Victor Gottlieb, who has become an institution at the Tin Pan in Richmond, shot video during the Bitter Liberals show 2/20. Here is the show in its entirety. Thanks Victor! This show features Charles Arthur with the band as the fifth liberal. Thanks to all who came and helped us celebrate two band birthdays. Charles […]

More Fun at the Tin Pan: Videos and Pictures from Richmond

The Tin Pan gig was an absolute blast! Great cocktails. Great music. Great audience. And the fifth liberal Charles Arthur on stage the whole time to boot. Thanks to all who came. Birthday joy for the two birthday boys! We started the day with some XL102 radio just a smidge too early for Allen (listen […]

The Fifth Liberal: Charles Arthur

We love it when we get to play music with our friend Charles Arthur. Charles is multi-instrumentalist and full time musician based in Richmond. Watching him perform is a treat. Come see Charles on stage with us in Richmond at the Tin Pan, February 20th! Tickets here.

Bright Box Bits: A Fantastic Show

What a night! A great crowd of over 100 filled the house at the Bright Box in Winchester Friday for the first Bitter Liberals show of 2016. The sound was crystal clear. The crowd’s enthusiasm seeped out into social media where some videos from the show have garnered multiple hundreds of views. We love it! […]

Bitter Liberals Videos

Here are two more videos from our recent show in Shepherdstown, WV. The first video is of the song Tammy Lee. Read the story behind the song Tammy Lee here. The second video features Allen’s song Drink which is about growing up in Waterford, VA. Read the story behind the song Drink here. By the […]