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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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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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  • Fri

    Aug 22

    Arcata, CA, US | 7:00pm
    The Batcave (ask for location)
    Arcata, CA, US
    Fri Aug 22 7:00pm


    come to the party, ask us for where, if you don't know, Humboldt people know... dean = deanhaakenson at gmail, 916-2four7 27six5 -- it's gonna be bitchin' - john Ludington is great. Be Brave will try to rock it, and Thelittlestillnotbigenough is really good rock hip hop complex neat stuff

  • 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 12

    Placerville, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Placerville, CA, US
    Fri Sep 12 8:00pm


    Sept 12 Friday, 8pm, $5, The Cozmic Café 594 Main St, Placerville, CA 95667 (530) 642-8481 -- Be Brave Bold Robot first, Marty O'Reilly (santa cruz, bluegrass rock), Salt Wizard (hometown heroes) -- it's gonna be GREAT!

  • 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

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    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

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