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The Bigfellas

The Bigfellas

Rock / Pop/Rock / College San Diego, CA  US
Always Be
Always Be
The Suicide Song
The Suicide Song
Gotta Tell You (Mary Grasso & Charlie Recksieck)
Gotta Tell You (Mary Grasso & Charlie Recksieck)
Pavane
Pavane
World's Fair, 1915
World's Fair, 1915

Videos

Adam, Eve, Ted & Alice

Shows

  • Thu

    May 28

    Portland, OR, US | 4:00pm

    The Bigfellas The BigfellasWhite Eagle Saloon | Thursday, May 28, 2015 The BigfellasWhite Eagle Saloon | Thursday, May 28, 2015 8 p.m. | Free | 21 and overAbout The Bigfellas The ?Zevonesque? Bigfellas just released their first full-length album, ?Chubbed Up? which was nominated for 2009 Los Angeles Music Awards as ?Record Of The Year.? They?re often described as ?Steely Dan for the Pabst Blue Ribbon set.? A humorous band with their golf rap ?On The Green,? the Gershwin-Wainwright fueled ?I Wish That I Were Gay? and their often-absurd live shows, The Bigfellas love to display their playfulness, Faganesque irony, Police/Stones live energy, Ben Foldsian piano and Randy Newman-inspired songwriting throughout Chubbed Up?s 14-song, 62-minute schizophrenic fest, which includes '20s French pop, waltz and sonic noise. Their fans include Bruce Hornsby, Van Dyke Parks and Robert Christgau, but this KPFK public radio review maybe says it best: "I love how the melodies are so beautiful, but the content is a complete left turn from what you would expect to hear lyrically (with those particular melodies). It's like hearing Stevie Wonder playing keys and singing about "slappin' a bitch".. but it's still amazing!!" http://www.bigfellas.netwebsite:http://www.bigfellas.netMap & Directions Tags for this Event:Property > White Eagle

  • Sat

    Apr 25

    Guemes Island, WA, US | 5:00pm

    Bigfellas are returning to Guemes Island! Shay and Charlie aren't just blowing smoke up your dress, it's truly their favorite road gig anywhere. Hopefully weather will cooperate and we can all play and eat and drink outside. Even so, upstairs will be rocking too. Playing 5-8pm, come spend Saturday night with us!

  • Thu

    Apr 23

    Portland, OR, US | 8:00pm

    Bigfellas coming back to Portland to play a great evening at McMeniman's White Eagle Saloon along with locals (and Bigfellas friends) Jokers & Jacks. If you aren't aware of the Bigfellas silliness with songs such as "I Wish That I Were Gay", try this: www.bigfellas.net

  • 2015

    Jan 18

    Carlsbad, CA, US | 7:00am

    Bigfellas roadside at their usual playing perch, by the power plant on the coast highway. Great, great fun. An audience of 18,000 although they're all running by and just listening for 90 seconds at a time!

  • 2015

    Jan 10

    Los Angeles, CA, US | 8:30pm

    Charlie playing solo at the fabulous Genghis Cohen. Lots of new stuff, Bigfellas favorites and previous of Leaders In The Clubhouse songs. And seriously, the best egg rolls in the world. Come for the egg rolls, stay for the egg rolls.

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  • Jason J Brown (Artist)
    Jason J Brown
    Your intro in "Mr Blue Sky" happened to me after a night of Ambien. I called it "Your So Pitiful". Like your imagination lyrically. Very well written! Interested in all yo...
  • 2 Bit Radio (Artist)
    2 Bit Radio
    I love everything California! (we have a few ca related songs also) Man I really enjoyed the music, melodies and harmonies! REALLY great work guys!! ---ted
  • See Jay Run (Artist)
    See Jay Run
    enjoying IWTIWG, just stopping by to listen and say hi, hoping you do the same. best wishes until next time. See Jay Run
  • Haze (Artist)
    Haze
    Nice style guys.
  • See Jay Run (Artist)
    See Jay Run
    this time Mr. Blue Sky, really cool lyrics, always great to tune in! thanks once again
  • MusicXray (Label)
    MusicXray
    Thanks for being part of Music Xray and keep the music coming. Good luck with the opportunities available for your music we hope there is a match. Let us know if you need...

Photos

  • Rock And Roll Marathon 2007
  • Don't Change The Subject CD cover

About

Sounds Like: Ben Folds, The Police, Randy Newman, They Might Be Giants, Steely Dan

Label: self-released

Bio: From San Diego, The Bigfellas write and perform “smartass rock". Piano-based, but aggressively eclectic. Best known for their funnyish stuff like “I Wish That I Were Gay”, “4:20” and the world’s only golf rap, “On The Green,” all of which are on their late 2008 schizophrenic CD, Chubbed Up.

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The Bigfellas has a show on 04/25/2015 at 05:00 PM @ Anderson's Genera... in Guemes Island, WA http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5rztg9 #concert

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Gay
Feb 23, 2009

You may have heard "I Wish That I Were Gay" from us, right? If you haven't, you... [more]

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