Posted on March 20th, by thedefibs in News, ROADBLOGS, Shows. No Comments

See pictures and posts from the 2016 edition of the annual Austin event.

Google Pumpkin Patch in Times Square

Posted on January 11th, by thedefibs in News. No Comments

See pics of the Defibs playing the recent massive pop-pup pumpkin patch in Times Square!

Wildwood Revival!

Posted on September 15th, by thedefibs in News. No Comments

We had a blast playing Wildwood Revival in Athens, GA.
Do yourself a favor and don’t miss it next time it rolls around!

Check out some of the great festival photos by Nicole Kibbert
You can also view the entire Defibs photo album and more of Nicole’s shots on Flikr


Posted on May 18th, by thedefibs in News. No Comments

We were honored to play one of the best fests in the country for the first time! The incredible lineup included Pokey LaFarge, Langhorne Slim, Shinyribs, The Mavericks, Sam Bush, Lost Bayou Ramblers, Chuck Prophet & a heap more. Held at the Salt Lick in Driftwood, TX | April 16-19 2015

Derby Day!

Posted on April 25th, by thedefibs in News. No Comments

We’re thrilled to return to the annual Kentucky Derby Day party at Eleven Madison Park. We’ll join The Crooners and Brain Cloud for the best derby party anywhere outside of Churchill Downs.

The Brooklyn Country Cantina at SXSW

Posted on March 18th, by thedefibs in News, Uncategorized. No Comments

Our annual sxsw day-party held at Licha’s Cantina in Austin, TX.
Curated by the Defibulators and Daniel Roark.
View the official website for more details:

Daytrotter Session

Posted on January 28th, by thedefibs in News, ROADBLOGS. No Comments

Listen to our 5-track session for Daytrotter; recorded straight to tape in one take at their Rock Island, IL studios.

Do yourself a solid and subscribe to Daytrotter for access to their historic library of thousands of unique sessions at Nobody does it better than these guys.

Audiotree Session

Posted on December 9th, by thedefibs in News. No Comments

Watch our deliriously fun Audiotree session in Chicago from our ‘Hot Snow’ tour through the Midwest. Download it and save it to your spancy face device! (….I meant fancy space device).


The Defibs Play The Kinks: MUSWELL HILLBILLIES

Posted on October 6th, by thedefibs in News, Shows. No Comments

On Sept 24, 2014 we performed The Kinks 1971 album Muswell Hillbillies, live in its entirety at The Bell House in Brooklyn, featuring guest musicians Miss Tess, Thomas Bryan Eaton, Matt Meyers, David Melton, John Foti, and members of The Dustbowl Revival, who shared the bill with us that night.
If you don’t know this underrated […]

The Mel Bay Songbook!

Posted on January 7th, by thedefibs in News. No Comments

We are exited to announce the printing of The Defibulators Songbook by Mel Bay Publications! The 116 page book includes songs from Corn Money as well as 6 songs from our upcoming album. It also includes lead guitar tablature, fiddle transcriptions, photos, illustrations, and a bizarre DIY section called Metalbelly’s Woodshed.
It’s been an honor to collaborate […]

Road Vines

Posted on November 13th, by thedefibs in News, Uncategorized. No Comments


More VINES from the road…



“Everybody’s Got A Banjo” Photo Show at Chelsea Market

Posted on October 7th, by thedefibs in News. 1 Comment

Portraits by Teddy Telles
Song by The Defibulators
“EVERYBODY’S GOT A BANJO: Instrument of the Everybilly“ is a series of portraits taken August 28th in a photo booth at The Defibulators’ Debt’ll Get’em Album Release Party at Brooklyn Bowl.  Fans stormed the live “Everybody’s Got A Banjo” photo booth over a period of 4 hours where […]

Everybody’s Got a Banjo debuts right on TIME

Posted on October 6th, by thedefibs in News, press. No Comments

 We’ve got nothing but love for the banjo. So does all of America.
Wrote a song about it. Like to hear it? Here it goes!

Mountain Stage

Posted on October 5th, by thedefibs in News, Shows. No Comments

WVU Creative Arts Center
Morgantown, WV – 11/10/13
We made our Mountain Stage debut with a killer lineup featuring Deer Tick, Ed Kowalczyk (of LIVE), and Luray.
The Show will air on NPR stations across the country in March 2014.

New Song Premieres on My Old Kentucky Blog

Posted on September 1st, by thedefibs in News, press. No Comments

Read the post on MOKB and listen to the track

The Defibulators Deliver “Papers” for New Album

Posted on August 24th, by thedefibs in News, press. No Comments

“Get Yer Papers” song premiere and interview on CMT Edge


Detroit Institue of the Arts

Posted on August 22nd, by thedefibs in News, Shows. No Comments

We had a blast playing Rivera Court at the Detroit Institute of Arts.
This was one of the most psychedelic rooms we’ve ever played, both visually and acoustically.
Thanks to Rudy, the crew, and all our D-Town friends for hanging out that night with us, Diego Rivera and Henry Ford’s workforce.

Rivera Court at Detroit Institute of Arts

”The perfect soundtrack for a family picnic, or a meth lab.” -TWANG NATION

Posted on July 23rd, by thedefibs in News, press. No Comments

Hilarious words on the new album from Baron Lane over at TWANG NATION.
Read the full post.

Brooklyn Vegan posts new track, video

Posted on May 15th, by thedefibs in News, press. No Comments

Brooklyn Vegan posts a track from the new album, the Cackalacky music video, and summer tour dates.

The Gothamist: Finding Nashville in New York City

Posted on March 30th, by thedefibs in News, press. No Comments

The Gothamist digs into the country music scene in NYC with an interview with Brooklyn songstress Michaela Anne.
Features a shortlist of NYC Country bars/venues and a shout out to The Defibs.
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