An Anthem from Richmond: People Gonna Rise Up

Our show Saturday night at the Tin Pan was a blast. Here is a brand new song that we debuted in Richmond. Somehow it seems appropriate to post this on Independence Day. Next week we’ll post some more pictures and videos from the show (and some sound files as well). Don’t forget to get your […]

Pictures, Sounds, and Videos from The Bitter Liberals Sold Out Show 1.12.18 at the Bright Box

  Well, that was fun. The new configuration of the Bitter Liberals has proven itself to be popular, selling out the Bright Box in our first show together. Thanks to all who came. Here is a brand new song, written together with the band in 2017. It’s called Dreamcatcher. This is our debut performance.   […]

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 […]

The Bitter Liberals Mini-Concert/Practice Before Richmond 9.17

We’ve put together some sets for our upcoming show SATURDAY 9/17 at the Tin Pan in Richmond, featuring some brand new songs. On Labor Day we had an impromptu group dinner/musica thing to do some playing and hang with dear friends and family. Highlight of the evening was Mikey’s mom. We love Mikey’s mom. GET […]

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 […]

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! […]

The Bitter Liberals at Opera House Live in WV

When we play in West Virginia, we do it for the love. The Bitter Liberals on the road @operahouselive pic.twitter.com/nFgwoPJ2Uv — noplasticshower (@noplasticshower) November 20, 2015 Close enough to our home base to be convenient, but just far enough away to be a road trip, the Opera House in Shepherdstown is an intimate venue with […]

One City: The Bitter Liberals in Shepherdstown, WV (Eaten by the Shenandoah)

The night was gorgeous and the venue was sweet. Shepherdstown hospitality at the Opera House was set to “max stun.” Thanks Larry. Among the highlights, the greenest green room on the tour, replete with chirping birds, venerable old trees, fresh herbs, an outside porch, a comfy living room, a full kitchen, two well-stocked fridges, and […]