The Bedlam Bards
Hello, and welcome to the Bedlam Bards' website. We're a musical group with two-and-a-half members; that is to say, usually there's two of us, but sometimes there's three. That's a picture of us over to your left. The grey-haired guy with the guitar is Hawke, and the dark-haired fellow with the fiddle is Cedric. Pleased to meet you.
When people ask what kind of music we play, we often say Celtic, but in fact we play "Renfolk Music," that unique blend of Celtic, English, Scandinavian, and American folk music mixed in with period tunes from the Renaissance and Middle Ages that rubs shoulders with the occasional incognito rock song at most Renaissance festivals. And we have a lot of fun playing it.
instruments include guitar, fiddle, mandola, bones, bodhran, pocket fiddle,
pennywhistle, guitarron, mandolin, strumstick, kazoo, and voice.
We don't claim to have pretty voices (except for auxiliary bard Lilly, who really does. By the way, that's her in the bodice. Cute, ain't she?), but we're really not about sounding pretty. We're about the loud, sweaty, heart-pounding, foot-stomping, beer-swilling, hand-clapping, tankard-clanking, dancing-in-the-aisles-and-laughing-your-ass-off kind of music. The kind of music your mother warned you about--that's us.
If you're too boring to like that, go away. Our music is for fun-loving people.
Still here? Good. This site will tell you a lot more about the band and its members, as well as give you a chance to check out our recordings, see where we might play next , or read about our past adventures. If you are just dying to see more of our handsome faces, you can check out our photo gallery . We've included sections about our stuff, some of the places we play, and some of our favorite performers. While you're here, surf over to Yahoo to join our official online fan club, and don't forget those nifty Bedlam Bards tee-shirts and other merchandise. Have fun!
May the sprite who stands by the naked man in the Book of Moons defend ye,
the Bedlam Bards
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|Email The Bedlam Bards|
Sylvrhawke at aol.com
fithelere at gmail.com
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