The story behind “Looking Out the Window for You”

As you know, almost all of the songs we write tell stories. We want to share those stories with you.  Just as we did for our first two records (see the stories behind the songs on our first CD 13 and the songs on our second CD Again), we’ll post the story behind each song […]

The story behind “Monkey in The Middle”

As you know, almost all of the songs we write tell stories. We want to share those stories with you.  Just as we did for our first two records (see the stories behind the songs on our first CD 13 and the songs on our second CD Again), we’ll post the story behind each song […]

The story behind “People Gonna Rise Up”

As you know, almost all of the songs we write tell stories. We want to share those stories with you.  Just as we did for our first two records (see the stories behind the songs on our first CD 13 and the songs on our second CD Again, we’ll post the story behind each song […]

Upcoming Bitter Liberals Show Featured in the Winchester Star

Thanks to the Winchester Star and ace reporter Jackie Puglisi for writing a great feature article about the Bitter Liberals in today’s Winchester Star (Saturday May 28). We’re proud of the band and what we’ve accomplished together, and we had fun talking to Jackie about that and about our upcoming show at the Barns of […]

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! […]

Getting Ready for Leesburg: The Bitter Liberals at the Tally Ho 10/9

We’re playing what for us will be a big show at the Tally Ho Theater in Leesburg, Virginia on Friday October 9th. It’s a beautiful venue with plenty of room for a big crowd (that’s where you come in). We’ll be joined by Silver Line Station for an evening of all original music. We always […]

Stories, stories, stories

Wednesday has almost passed us by—a terrible side effect of Board meetings and cocktails. But we’re here for you! So we thought we would remind you about the stories behind each and every Bitter Liberals ballad. That’s right, all of our songs have a story. Makes for some good early summer reading. Going to the […]

One City: The Bitter Liberals in Richmond, VA

Richmond has a fantastic new listening room called the Tin Pan where both national and regional acts perform. We played to a packed house Friday April 10th. Though we played a house concert in Richmond last year (thanks Betty), this was our first real gig in the city. What a blast! There are several great […]

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 […]

All of the stories behind Again (the record)

Almost all of the songs we write tell stories. Over the last 11 weeks, we have shared those stories with you on this blog. Here is an index to the stories behind the song for each song on our record Again (in CD order). An index to the song stories: Remodee Aceldama Tammy Lee Worry […]