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The Bigfellas

Rank #304 US San Diego, CA Rock / Pop/Rock / College


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 10/23/2013 at 07:00 PM @ ArtLab Studios in San Diego, CA http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/236707682 #concert


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  • 2013

    Oct 23

    San Diego, CA, US | 7:00pm

    San Diego, CA, US
    Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:00pm


    Charity event at ArtLab will be a monthly event with food/beer/music... San Diego Youth Services. They help place homeless and abused kids...can't think of a better cause. First set (7:30ish) -Sierra West -Brenden Bourgeois -Charlie Recksieck (of The Bigfellas) Second set (to start around 9:30ish) -Emily Drew -Kenny Eng -Marie Haddad And there's a great gimmick, artists will be also covering 1 song of the other artists in addition to their own. Fun night, really cool venue & idea.

  • 2013

    Oct 19

    Los Angeles, CA, US | 7:00pm

    Los Angeles, CA, US
    Sat Oct 19, 2013 7:00pm


    Charlie playing solo (with some guests likely TBA) at our favorite place, "a cross between a church and a Chinese brothel during the Gold Rush". New songs, old songs, good friends and GREAT venue and MSG-laden old-school Chinese food. "Best egg rolls in United States", says satisfied customer Charlie Recksieck. See you!

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    Oct 9

    Del Mar, CA, US | 7:00pm

    Del Mar, CA, US
    Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:00pm


    Charlie playing solo, trading sets then playing together with Michael Tiernan. Michael's new CD is imminent and it's an exciting time. Great stuff & always a really fun jam for the two of them at the end.

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    Oct 3

    San Diego, CA, US | 7:00pm

    San Diego, CA, US
    Thu Oct 03, 2013 7:00pm


    Charlie solo with other great local artists from www.listenlocalsd.com

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    Sep 25

    San Diego, CA, US | 7:00pm

    San Diego, CA, US
    Wed Sep 25, 2013 7:00pm


    Tonight's special performers are 2 of our most talented Singer Songwriters: Alison Marae has been a member of the Songwriters MeetUp since 2008. Alison sings a savory cocktail of Vintage Flavored Jazz. Imagine New York 1940s. Her new CD just released. http://alisonmarae.com/ Charlie Recksieck is a relatively new member of our MeetUp, but has been active in the music scene for awhile. His band Big Fellas won the UT Readers poll for best Local band. His songs combine very humorous lyrics with Steely Dan meets Rye Cooder musical sophistication.

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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...
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