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Be Brave Bold Robot

US Sacramento, CA Indie / Accoustic Hip Hop / Folk Rock

50% of sales go to the charity Oxfam America.

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  • Dean Haakenson Vocals
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Sounds Like: The Head and the Heart, Counting Crows, the Mountain Goats, Kimya Dawson, Mumford and Sons

Bio: Be Brave Bold Robot is the full band musical project of singer-songwriter Dean Haakenson. lucky to have Bassist Matthew Gerken playing Bass and singing Harmony Vocals since 2007. Drummer Mike Ruiz and Violaist Catie Turner round out an ephemeral four piece that at once captivates with lyrical e... See Full Bio

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"Nearly impossible to pigeonhole, this cleverly poignant CD of uber-original songs might be best described as 21st century existential folk rock. The apparent result of what happens when you put a fiercely intelligent, playful, creative, optimistic, vulnerable and honest human life form in a dreary windowless cubicle for 40 hours a week, add a 5-piece folk rock band, and mix with equal parts of angst, love, despair, hope, irony, humor and confusion, this lyrically lush smorgasbord of crazy-smart tone-poetic thought experiments continues to intrigue after many listenings. If you like quirky, unpredictable songs with modern themes that yield surprises with each play, get this." -review of "Be Brave Bold Robot" self titled LP, by by Michael Doughton for RetailRadio.biz
—  Michael Doughton, RetailRadio.biz
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  • Sun

    Aug 10

    Placerville, CA, US | 1:00pm

    Placerville, CA, US
    Sun Aug 10 1:00pm


    Be Brave Bold Robot playing on the Sunday for the Cosmic Family Gathering, which goes from Friday to Sunday August 8 to 10.. we play on the 10th about 1pm... it is at The Nugget Campground near Placerville, here are directions, lookup "cosmic family gathering" for more info: Your set time: approx. 1pm to 2pm. Aug. 10th. Location of the event: The Nugget River Park, just outside of Placerville off Hwy. 193. (better known as Chili Bar). Just as you cross the river, look for Cosmic Family signs on the right. Tent Camping Only, No Trailers, No RV Access, No Dogs. The Nugget River Park is located right on the edge of the South Fork of the American River near Chili Bar off HWY. 193 in Placerville Ca. The campground is beautiful and has clean drinking water, showers, and flushing toilets. Make sure you STAY HYDRATED. The Cosmic Family is a conscience collective and ask that everyone thinks green by reducing the footprint and the amount of waste that is brought onto the property. Please bring reusable water bottles and dishware. There is Hot water, so you clean your dishes to help with the amount of waste. This year we will be introducing a composting bin, look for signs. Please be conscience of the recycling areas and do you part to help out. Pack it in, Pack it out! Our goal this year is Zero Waste. Car pooling is another great effort on the environment and there is Limited Parking. Tent Camping Only, No RV Access and No Dogs Gates open at 12noon on Friday and close at 10pm. Friday music starts at 5pm until ??? Saturday music starts at 10:30am until ??? (gates open at 10am and close at 10pm) Sunday music starts at 10:30am until ??? (gates open at 10am and close at 10pm) -TICKETS- $60 for a weekend pass (includes camping). $25 Day Passes (limited amount) that can be purchased through contacting us atcosmicfamilyproductions.com. Kids 12 and under are Free. -TICKET LOCATIONS- House of Hits, 2751 Academy way, Sacramento Sacramento Rehearsal Studios, 5749 88th st., Sacramento or you can contact us @ cosmicfamilyproductions.com or 916 671 0543

  • Sat

    Aug 23

    Eureka, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Eureka, CA, US
    Sat Aug 23 8:00pm


    AUG 23 SAT 8PM FREE at Sirens Song, 325 Second Street, Eureka, CA Humboldt (707) 442-TSST --- Be Brave Bold Robot and John Ludington will play for hours, doing a round robin sort of thing... 8pm FREE. you can't not miss this!... wait, you cannot ever miss out! wait, you can't miss this one! it's gonna be so fun with lyrics and pretty singing and some really nerdy and sexy people.

  • Fri

    Sep 19

    Santa Cruz, CA, US | 9:00pm

    Santa Cruz, CA, US
    Fri Sep 19 9:00pm


    SEPT 19 at 9pm, the Crepe Place in Santa Cruz. Be Brave playing FIRST. with Marty O'Reilly (good stuff) and Whiskerman. $5

  • Sat

    Sep 20

    Novato, CA, US | 5:00pm

    Novato, CA, US
    Sat Sep 20 5:00pm


    SAT SEPT 20, 5pm, Hopmonk Tavern Beer Garden in Novato, CA... Be Brave playing three hours w breaks... Yay! Hopmonk Tavern 224 Vintage Way Novato, CA 94945 (415) 892-6200 http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/ *Listing: Be Brave Bold Robot *Date: Saturday September 20, 2014 *Time Slot: 5-8pm

  • Sat

    Sep 27

    Winters, CA, US | 3:00pm

    Winters, CA, US
    Sat Sep 27 3:00pm


    Be Brave playing 3pm to close 6pm at the fabulous Berryessa Brewing Co. in Winters. its lovely there, with amazing beer. its like alcoholic heaven. with Be Brave Bold Robot playing all the pretty songs. BOOM

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