Bitter Liberals Band Members Go Wide

Reports have reached California that the Bitter liberals “massively distributed” gigs last weekend were great. Kara Allen Clark played in Purcellville. Raised in a cabin in Gap Mills, West Virginia, Kara Allen Clark took to music as a toddler, diaper-clogging on the wood porch as her daddy (the legendary one fingered claw hammer banjoist Clyde […]

The Bitter Liberals Go Wide: Three Gigs This Weekend by Band Members

First, a James McMurtry quote from Leesburg Today: “When we first knew them, they were a couple of years older than us. They were like the cool kids we looked up to,” McMurtry said of Kitselman and Jewell. “They were sort of the heroes…Allen has always been a great songwriter and an incredible guitar player.” […]

The Bitter Liberals in Concert: Video from 12.13.14

Here is some video from our 12.13.14 show in Purcellville at Franklin Park. It was a busy weekend what with Jingle Jam in Leesburg and the Woodshedders in Berryville. And then there was the bout of laryngitis to top it all. Thanks to you, we had a superb audience! Richmond troubadour and all around musical […]

Art that Inspires

The Purcellville show almost didn’t happen. Allen sent a text message Saturday morning that simply said “I have laryngitis.” Instead of panicking, we decided not to decide how to proceed until the 4:30 sound check. By then, endless steam baths, a fistful of drugs, no talking or whispering, and a shot of bourbon made things […]

What song will the Bitter Liberals play at 09:10:11 on 12.13.14?

We will be on stage at 09:10:11pm this Saturday 12.13.14. What song will we be playing??? Come find out! Chances are (100%) that it will be an original song. Reserved seating TICKETS are available now. Details about the show: The Bitter Liberals in Purcellville 12.13.14 Thanks for supporting local original music!

10, 9, 8, … Countdown to 12.13.14

Ten days to go! We’re looking forward to our big 12.13.14 show in Purcellville. Details here. Get your reserved-seat tickets now. Wonder what we sound like live? Have a listen to these two tracks from our show in August: To Rest in Your Arms Again 100 Cigarettes We have some new songs for you which […]

12.13.14 The Bitter Liberals at Franklin Park in Purcellville

Hear ye, hear ye. The Bitter Liberals will be playing a holiday show at Franklin Park Arts Center in Purcellville on the auspicious date SATURDAY 12.13.14. Please join us! Reserve your seats today. who: The Bitter Liberals what: Holiday Concert of All Original Music where: The Franklin Park Arts Center, Purcellville, VA (map) when: Saturday […]

Happy Halloween from the Bitter Liberals

Here is a Halloween treat. The tickets site is up for 12.13.14 show: Get your reserved seats now while the getting is good. We’re psyched to see you at the show.

The Bitter Liberals at Franklin Park Arts Saturday 12.13.14

Save the (very cool) date. The Bitter Liberals will play a big holiday show on Saturday 12.13.14 with a special guest appearance by Richmond troubadour Charles Arthur. BUY TICKETS ONLINE with reserved seating. See you there.

Dream of a Good Death (purcellville show video)

Clark Hansbarger’s Civil War show was magical Thursday. Here is a video of the title track from his CD Dream of a Good Death. Read more about the project at Civil War Song.