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 […]

Two Bitter Liberals Songwriters Featured at BRH Show Friday 1.9.15

The Bitter Liberals are fortunate to have two seasoned master songwriters in the band: Allen Kitselman and Clark Hansbarger. Though their writing styles are different, once we put the songs into the Bitter Liberals melting pot, great music results. Come hear how songs come to life this Friday. Friday January 9th, Allen, Clark, and 7 […]

Allen Kitselman on Songwriting

This weekend, Allen Kitselman transformed a cold rainy evening in Leesburg into a magical time with his outstanding musicianship, his astute storytelling, his humor, and his empathy. There was not a dry eye in the place at times, and that had nothing to do with the weather. Allen’s deeply-personal songs touch your soul and warm […]

Mary Daniel Fundraiser Success

On a sultry Thursday evening in Clarke County near Millwood, citizens spanning the political spectrum from both major parties gathered to meet and chat with Mary Daniel, candidate for the Virginia House of Delegates 33rd District. The Bitter Liberals entertained attendees with a two set concert of all original music. In this video (courtesy of […]

The Bitter Liberals at Undisclosed Location 7.6.13

The fundraiser for ABC was a blast last night in Clarke County. Thanks for your generous support of an excellent cause, and for a damn good time. Special recognition to Joe Faber and Mike Aaron who joined us onstage (or in barn as the case may be) on keys and bass, respectively.

The story behind “Drink”

As you know, almost all of the songs we write tell stories. We want to share those stories with you. We’ll post the story behind the story for each song on 13 here for you to read. The plan is to feature one song each week for the next 13 weeks. Here is the story […]