September 23rd @ 9:30PM


The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater
307 W. 26th Street
New York, NY 10001
(212) 366-9176

Featuring the REJECTED material of:

Joe Mande
(Comedy Central)
Kumail Nanjiani
(Jimmy Kimmel Live)
Miranda Sings
(youtube sensation)

The Defibulators


What is The Rejection Show?

The Rejection Show is a comedic based event that embraces the rejected and “turned down” material of professional and amateur writers, comedians, cartoonists, artists, and human beings whom display their creative “failures” live on stage.

The Rejection Show book, Rejected: Tales of the Failed Dumped and Canceled is in stores now!  Featured on The Today Show, The Dennis Miller Show, Oprah Magazine, The Sound of Young America and more!

Brooklyn Country Music Festival @ Southpaw this Thursday!!!


Join us this Thursday, Sept 17th for the 6th Annual Brooklyn Country Music Festival!!!

The Defibs show is featured in the Village Voice’s “Fall Music Picks” article in the  along with Al Green, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Regina Spektor, Ghostface Killah and more! What, you say? I know, pretty sure we’re the only band on the list with day jobs.  Read more here (scroll down after the feature article)

We’ll be headlining the first night of the annual 3-day festival.
125 Fifth Ave., Park Slope, Brooklyn

The bill is filled with a slew of incredible country artists including our pals Andy Friedman (with his new band The Golden Winners),  Sean Kershaw & the New Jack Ramblers, Alana Amram and more!

You can see the schedule for the entire festival at

See Ya’ll There!

Skiptracers Premiere and Afterparty at Webster Hall!

The NY Premiere of the film SKIPTRACERS (featuring music of The Defibulators, Langhorne Slim, and more!) will be at Village East Cinema followed by a Defibs concert at Webster Hall on Friday Sept 11, 2009! Free Colt 45 before the screening!
Skiptracers Poster
The film also features a small cameo by Bug Jennings. (can you spot him in the poster?)

1. 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm– Free Colt 45 that’s right – it works everytime! Colt 45 is sponsoring an opening party at Finnerty’s at 221 2nd Avenue between 13th and 14th.  Come have a few Colt’s on us.

2. 7:00- 9:00 – The movie and a short Q & A afterwards. Get tickets to the premiere at the Village East Cinema. The theatre is at 189 2nd avenue -two blocks from Finnerty’s. Tickets are available at the box office and here

3. 9:00 – until? –  Join us for an after party at The Studio at Webster Hall. The Defibulators will perform along with some special guests. Webster Hall is located at 125 East 11th St. between 3rd and 4th Avenue. It’s about a 4 minute walk from the theatre. There is a 5 dollar cover for this show.

SKIPTRACERS is at the Village East Cinema (189 2nd Ave. @12th street) from SEPTEMBER 11 – 17TH, 2009 so if you can’t make it to the premiere, go see it during the week. It’s playing 4 times a day.

The 1740 Sessions

Last week on our tour through New England, we had the privilege of staying at our pal Dougbob’s farm in Mill River, a small town nestled in the Berkshire mountains of Massachusetts. Before driving to Boston we spent the day swimming, drinkng, eating, and even taking a few hours to sit around and play totally acoustically, a rarity for us. Roadblock had to play the banjo (probably for the 2nd time ever) and Metalbelly and Riddleberger played some random percussion found in Dougbob’s house. We played about a dozen random songs and the sessions were filmed. This footage was shot by Harris Mendheim, who traveled with us for 3 days of the tour, filming, taking pictures, and tormenting us with a variety of creatively sadistic wake up calls each morning. Amazingly, he also coerced us to learn this song, which he had been singing nonstop for the past few weeks.

the Defibulators – Say Say Say from BoB Coon on Vimeo.

The only audio was taken directly off the camera,  hence the drastic changes in dynamics.  This was a relatively unrehearsed experiment, but the footage turned out to look pretty cool.  We will probably film more of these soon.

Here’s another…

the Defibulators – Hearty Laugh from BoB Coon on Vimeo.

You can see more songs from these so-called “1740 Sessions” on our Videos page.