Shows


The Defibs Play The Kinks: MUSWELL HILLBILLIES

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

The 1971 album performed live in its entirety featuring guest musicians and members of The Dustbowl Revival



AMERICA’S LARGEST FIREWORKS FESTIVAL!

Posted on June 3rd, by thedefibs in Shows. No Comments

We’ll be playing the 2014 PYRO FEST in Pittsburgh PA, Saturday, May 24th over Memorial Day Weekend. Click for more info. We’re fired up for this one!
http://pyrofest.com/



ON TOUR!

Posted on February 21st, by thedefibs in News, Shows. No Comments

The Defibs are coming to a town near you. The question is…how near?
Bandsintown



NEXT NYC SHOW 2/27 !

Posted on February 4th, by thedefibs in Shows. No Comments

With The WHISKEY GENTRY
& HOOTS AND HELLMOUTH!
Thrilled to share the bill with 2 of our favorite bands. This night will be epic.
Pre-order your tickets!



Mountain Stage

Posted on November 12th, 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.
www.mountainstage.org
 
 
 
 



RECORD RELEASE PARTY 8/28 at BROOKLYN BOWL

Posted on August 26th, by thedefibs in Shows. No Comments

Wednesday, August 28th

“Everybody’s Got a Banjo”
– A multimedia banjo binge with:
THE DEFIBULATORS
FUTURE FOLK | TALL TALL TREES 
DOUBLE HANDI | BENNETT SULLIVAN
+ DJ BECKY BIRMINGHAM
(The Honky Tonk Radio Girl) spins classic country vinyl throughout the night!
+Live video mash-up by B.A. MIALE
Doors at 6pm / Show at 7pm
$10
Free album download to the first 100 […]



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



Union Pool with The Villalobos Brothers!

Posted on July 16th, by thedefibs in Shows. No Comments


Next NYC show: Katz’s 125th Anniversary/LES DayLife Fest!

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


HILL COUNTRY LIVE!

Posted on March 26th, by thedefibs in News, Shows. No Comments

Happy to be returning from another great southern tour and playing a homecoming show at
Hill Country Live, a helluva honky-tonk on a quaint little Dutch island called Manhattan.

Thursday 3/28
NEW YORK CITY
HILL COUNTRY LIVE
30 West 26th Street NYC
8:30pm-Midnight
NO COVER!
 



Show Announcement: Highline Ballroom – May 31st

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

Calling all Defibu-friends! Our next show will be at the Highline Ballroom on Thursday, May 31st.  We’ll be opening for Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real.  Lukas has a new album out called Wasted and collaborated with his dad Willie on his newest release, Heroes.  Check out this cool interview they recently gave to […]


The 4th Annual BROOKLYN COUNTRY COOKOUT in Austin, TX!

Posted on February 26th, by thedefibs in News, Shows. No Comments

Visit www.brooklyncountrycookout.com for more info.


The Rejection Show Valentine’s Day Heartbreak Haven!

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

Bring a date or find one there.    There will be Pie!

The New York Times:
“The Rejection Show” lays all the cards on the table, putting the rebuffed work of writers, artists and even lovers on display. Jon Friedman, editor of the anthology “Rejected: Tales of the Failed, Dumped and Canceled” (Villard) and the show’s host, sets […]


South by Southwest set info

Posted on March 14th, by thedefibs in News, Shows. No Comments

Here’s where we’ll be:
Monday 3/14 AUSTIN, TX 
ATX Emerge Party @Deville
(w Motel Aviv & Gary Clark Jr.)
900 Red River at 9th st.
10pm
Wednesday 3/16  AUSTIN, TX
The Continental Club
(with Stone River Boys)
1315 S.Congress,
2pm 
Wednesday 3/16  AUSTIN, TX  
Sounds Like the Belmont @ The Belmont
(w/ Gringo Star, Baskery)
305 W. 6th st.
 12:15am (wed. night)
Thursday 3/17  AUSTIN, TX 
Mi Casa Cantina
(w/ Abigail Washburn, Hoots & Hellmouth)
503 E. 6th st.
1:15pm 
Saturday 3/19  AUSTIN, TX 
3rd […]


Tonight! Higher Ground in Burlington, VT

Posted on February 3rd, by thedefibs in Shows. No Comments

Snow….what snow?

We’ll be driving through what the media is calling the “Snowmapocalypse of the Century” to play Burlington’s baddest-ass venue.

1214 Williston Rd.
South Burlington,VT 05403 [map]
(802) 652-0777
Come on all ye’ Vermonters! Surely you can do better then these New Hampshirees…
With GOLD TOWN
Presented by Valley Stage Productions and UVM.
And thanks to WMUD Farm Fresh Radio for their […]


Brooklyn County Fair at The Jalopy Theater

Posted on January 13th, by thedefibs in Shows. No Comments

For more info go to:
The Jalopy Theater Website or BrooklynCountry.com


NYC fans, Round Up! Big Show at Sullivan Hall, 1/10/11

Posted on December 31st, by thedefibs in News, Shows. No Comments

Calling all New York friends and fans! We will be playing at Sullivan Hall, Monday January 10, 2011, as part of an APAP showcase (Association of Performing Arts Presenters) for Charisma Artist Agency.  It’s a tremendous bill of great music including our good friends Jan Bell & The Maybells and the Two Man Gentleman Band, […]


Tiny Apartment Concerts

Posted on December 26th, by thedefibs in News, photos, Shows. No Comments

We recently had the pleasure of playing the Tiny Apartment Concert series in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The apartment was indeed tiny, but the good time vibe was huge. The crowd consisted of a hand-picked group of only the elite-est of the elite tastemakers and entrepreneurs in NYC. We’re talking music apprecianados, international diplomats, fish oil tycoons, […]


Brooklyn to Nashville & Back!

Posted on September 6th, by thedefibs in News, Shows, Uncategorized. 1 Comment

Hitting the road down to Nashvegas today for The Americana Music Association Festival!

We’ll be playing Wednesday, Sept 8th at The Basement for the first night of evening showcases.
Here’s the lineup for the evening:
8pm Hayes Carll
9pm DEFiBULATORS
10pm Shannon Whitworth
11pm Frontier Ruckus
Go to Americanamusic.org for more info and the lineup of the rest of the […]


Bele Chere 2010 (Pictures)

Posted on July 28th, by thedefibs in Shows. No Comments

This past weekend we played the Bele Chere Festival in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina.
Thanks to everyone who braved the heat and saw our set – we had a blast!

Go to our PHOTOS Page
See more pictures by this photographer HERE
(photos by Joe Longobardi)
And a couple more shots AQUI
(photos by john haldane)





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