Rooftop Concert

The Badlees performed a unique show last night on the rooftop of the brand new 1500 building in downtown Harrisburg. This was a sort of pre-release party complete with food, drinks, and a fantastic birds-eye of downtown Harrisburg and points beyond. The official release of their new double CD, Epiphones and Empty Rooms, will be … Read More

The Badlees at Briggs

  Briggs Farm Blues Festival 2013 July 15, 2013 By Ric Albano and Gary Neiswender On Saturday evening, The Badlees performed on the “back porch” stage during the Briggs Farm Blues Festival. While many wondered prior to the show how the long time Pennsylvania pop/rock group would go over at this Blues festival, the band … Read More

Perfect 10

Review of Perfect Smile by The Cellarbirds on its 10-year anniversary. NOTE: This article was originally published on the DAMES of Pa website. Often overlooked as just a subset of The Badlees, this band may have put out one of the best recordings by a Pennsylvania artist over the past decade. Perfect Smile by The … Read More

The Badlees Work Overtime

NOTE: This article was originally published on the DAMES of Pa website. On this first Saturday night of Autumn, music fans were treated to a great show Overtime Sports Bar in Hershey by three solid bands. No, we’re not talking about Nickleback, Buckcherry, and Three Days Grace at Hersheypark Stadium. We’re talking about a show … Read More

Two States

This review was originally published at DAMES Of PA. If you are looking for a fluffy, happy review of the new CD by The Badlees, stop reading now. The band’s new release, Love Is Rain, is flawed. The first of these flaws are right up front and immediate. Now, we realize that the art of … Read More

The Gypsy Train Thunders

NOTE: This article was originally published on the DAMES of Pa website. A wiry figure with long wispy hair leans into the microphone, eyes closed, strumming an acoustic guitar, gritty vocals with just a hint of a country boy twang singing his version of the old Barry McGuire song, “Eve of Destruction.” Shawn Z is … Read More