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 […]

The story behind “Train Above Miami”

As you know, almost all of the songs we write tell stories. We want to share those stories with you. ┬áJust as we did for the songs on our first CD 13, we’ll post the story behind each song on our new CD Again here for you to read. The plan is to feature one […]

The story behind “Scarlet at Midnight”

As you know, almost all of the songs we write tell stories. We want to share those stories with you. ┬áJust as we did for the songs on our first CD 13, we’ll post the story behind each song on our new CD Again here for you to read. The plan is to feature one […]

Bits from Leesburg Acoustic on the Green Show

Special thanks to Stilson Greene and Acoustic on the Green for adding us to this summer’s lineup in Leesburg. The show Saturday night was great: perfect weather on a sultry summer evening and an appreciative audience who was engaged and thoughtful. It is a rare thing indeed to have the privilege of playing original music […]

The Bitter Liberals Love Berryville: BRH 2.21.14 Show

We always love playing our hometown. 130 people came out to fill the house at BRH Friday. The audience was engaged, appreciative, and a little sassy. Just like we like it. What a show! We played some fan favorites. And some new songs, including Tammy Lee. Worry me no More is one of the new […]

Project Vicksburg: The Bitter Liberals in the Studio

Intrepid guitarist, song writer, and bitter liberal Clark Hansbarger has a thing for the Civil War. He’s been writing songs to go along with historical anecdotes lecture style for a few months now. Yesterday, we recorded eight of them in Front Royal at National Media Services. The eight hour recording session was incredibly productive. Though […]