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The Banana Convention

The Banana Convention

Alternative / Rock / Pop Punk Bay City, MI  US


  • 2015

    Aug 28

    Saginaw, MI, US | 6:00pm
  • 2015

    Aug 8

    Bay City, MI, US | 8:00pm

    Yup. TBC is BACK. Let's party and jam at Bemo's once again for the first time in over a year! Joining TBC will be Don Zuzula from The Tosspints as well as Ray Torres and The Holy Gun. SWEET!

  • 2014

    Aug 2

    Saginaw, MI, US | 12:00pm

    Marx Dundas Memorial Festival

  • 2014

    Feb 21

    Bay City, MI, US | 9:30pm

    TBC 10 Year Anniversary Special! Come celebrate 10 years with TBC at Bemo's Bar in Bay City. This very special evening will feature performances by our great friends Don Zuzula (from The Tosspints), Doogie, and Big Brother Smokes. In celebrating 10 years of TBC, former band members Josh "Tang Apollo" Jekel, Joe "Trinidad Jones" Balbaugh, Buddy "Mustard Noize" Allman, Loren "Sasquatch Popsicle" Kranz, Ray "Ray Torres" Torres, and Chris "Fletch Bohanski" Howard will ALL be returning to the stage to perform a huge collection of songs from the band's vast catalog of music, going all the way back to 2004. This is a show you do NOT want to miss!

  • 2013

    Nov 15

    Bay City, MI, US | 9:30pm

    TBC open for our pals Big Brother Smokes at Bemo's in Bay City. We start at 9:30pm, so get there early!


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  • Toy Boy Smitty (Artist)
    Toy Boy Smitty
    nice music solid arrangement
  • Chuck Brunicardi (Artist)
    Chuck Brunicardi
    "Two Houses" cool bass line with riveting guitar riffs and passionate vocals. Great style Banana Convention. Best wishes.
  • Toni Schicho (Artist)
    Toni Schicho
    Like your speed, great videos too
  • Richie Johnston (Artist)
    Richie Johnston
    The Banana Convention !!
  • David Namerow (Congas/Hand Percussion) (Artist)
    David Namerow (Congas/Hand Percussion)
    TWO HOUSES cuts cleanly and crisply through the genre clutter with a groove that slices directly to the heart with honest power. Like a sharp needle. it pierces deeply, making it impossible to ignore. This is music with teeth, heart, soul and big brass balls. (Please take a moment, as I did for you, to look and listen to my page.)
  • The Skinny (Artist)
    The Skinny
    Love the tunes. Love the vibe. We should play a show together.


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Sounds Like: No Doubt, Paramore, Weezer, The Presidents of the United States of America (tP, The B-52's

Label: Unsigned

Bio: Putting the "F-U" into "FUN"

It's the battle cry of The Banana Convention, the ambitious garage pop band from the scraggy rust-belt town of Saginaw Michigan. From New York to L.A., the band has dominated all stages. Whether it's local bars, The House of Blues, or The Van's Warped Tour, all venue...See Full Bio

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“[TBC] is reaching a peak in artistry. They're rockin hard yet don't forget melody and harmony. Great lead and bass guitar. Shar is hot - one of the most soulful singers on the scene.”

— Bo White, WhitesBar.com