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April 1, 2015 - Wednesday'Rope Burn' Album Release to the Masses!!!
This is the second BJB Album Produced by Justin Beckler, while Industry Legend, John Keane of John Keane Studios from Athens Georgia (REM, Widespread Panic, The Indigo Girls) was tapped to Master the Album. The eye catching Album Artwork was created by World Renowned Rock Poster Artist, Greg 'Stainboy' Reinel.
We're extremely proud of what we've accomplished with this new Album and Hope Our Fans like it Too. Many Great Things on the Horizon and we Appreciate ALL the continued Support...
March 26, 2015 - ThursdayBowling w/ the BJB
So... Last Night the Bloody Jug Band decided to Start our Own Bowling League. The League is Gonna Be called the 'Orlando Calrissians', and We plan to recruit other Central FL Bands with 5 or more Members to come Hang Out and Bowl against us...etc. Because in the End, when You aren't playing Music...Why Not Bowl???
Band-on-Band Bowling Battles... More Details to Come!!!
March 9, 2015 - MondayReconnecting w/ Rev. Peyton
This THURSDAY (3/12/15) The Bloody Jug Band shares the stage (*And Some Hot Sauce) with our old friends in Reverend Peyton's BIG DAMN Band as they make their way through the Florida Swamps on Tour. It's been almost a year and many miles since we'd seen the, so it'll make sore a nice reunion of sorts.
These guys and gal have inspired us since the beginning, and continue to do so. Join us at Will's Pub @ 9:00pm for a MUST SEE Extravaganza of Americana Music & Mayhem!!!
February 24, 2015 - TuesdayCD Release EXTRAVAGANZA!!!
FRIDAY, April 3rd the Bloody Jug Band Celebrates the Pre-Release of Our New 'Rope Burn' Album with YOU FIRST. The Album won't officially be released to the masses until April 13th, so this will be the first chance anyone has to grab a Physical Copy. Join us at Venue 578 alongside Trae Pierce & T-Stone, the Jam Campaign w/ Groove Trunk... and who could forget, Multiple Me kicking things off.
Greg 'Stainboy' Reinel will be in Attendance to Display His Art & Sign some cool Limited Edition Artwork inspired by our new Album Design. Vaughn Belak, the creator of our 'Murder of Crows' Album Artwork & Others will also be in tow to Share the Night and Showcase their Talents.
It's a Night of THANKS to Everyone who has supported us Locally through the Years. Good things are coming, and we wanna share it all with You...Our Fans, Friends & Family. Be There... or Be DEAD!!!
February 5, 2015 - WednesdayLittle Buttons, Little Buttons...
The Bloody Jug Band is Keeping it Classy with this Brand New 1-Inch Metallic Buttons. They showcase Our New Bloody JUG splatter design with a cool Metallic Base, and are a nice addition to our existing line of 1-Inch Buttons. Wear them Anywhere, just Add a Splash of Blood and You're Ready to Go.
January 18, 2015 - SundayRecruiting Some New BLOOD
Ever Dreamt of Being in The Bloody Jug Band???
Well, now might be your chance... The BJB is Currently Looking to recruit a top notch Lead Guitarist (*Or Magic String Guru), who is both diverse in playing style and able to adapt quickly and easily. Ability to play multiple stringed instruments will be a huge leg up.
We're looking for passionate musicians who can practice and perform regularly and who believe in the project. The BJB is ever on the rise, with a New Album about to be released and a 6-year track record of quality and professionalism...and We're Always Looking for Talented and Genuine people to Join our JUG-ly Crew...
Do YOU fit the Bill? Then Shoot us an E-mail and we'll schedule an audition time. Auditions will be held on Thursday Evenings throughout February.
If You're Interested or just want more details: Email John at BloodyJugBand@aol.com
December 1, 2014 - MondayA Jubilee of Haggis!!!
This FRIDAY (12/5/14) The Bloody Jug Band heads to Tampa's Skippers Smokehouse to partner up with Jubilee Riots (*Formerly Enter the Haggis). The fellas are down from Canada and Ready to Rock these Swamps, and we're stoked to share the stage with them. They may have a new Name, but the Band has always been able to make Haggis sound good...So, we expect a lot from this New Incarnation.
Will this Jamboree create an Alchemy unlike the World has ever Seen? You'll Just have to show up and See for Yourself!!!
October 8, 2014 - WednesdayIt's Time for ZombiCON
In exactly 10 days the Bloody Jug Band heads south to aid in the Zombie take-over of Downtown Fort Myers. It's time for ZombiCon 8: The Voodoo Nightmare, an event like none other. Thousands of Zombies of ALL Ages descend on the Downtown Streets to watch over 30 bands on 5 stages perform. In addition to the bands, there are performers of all kinds, artists, vendors and More!!!
The Bloody Jug Band will be performing at 7:20pm on the Swamp Stage, located right next to the Fountains at the Harborside Convention Center. We'll be sharing the stage with other Spooktakular acts like the Undead Idols, Dead Kahunas & Cadillac Creeps.
Pushing DaiZies, Inc is the Charity putting the event on for the 8th year in a row, and they are asking for a $5.00 suggested donation for entry, which will benefit local Art & Music. The event is also accepting canned good donations, which will benefit Gladiolus Food Bank. Blood Mobiles will also be on hand to take Blood Donations...
September 10th, 2014 - WednesdayBehold the New BJB Guitar Picks
Behold these Brand New Guitar Picks from The Bloody Jug Band. As part of our new endorsement deal with
Pick Guy we're debuting these Bloody Picks in all their Spooky Beauty.
Medium Weight and ready to Rock.
August 12th, 2014 - Tuesday'Murder of Crows' Music Video
Take a candid 'Behind the Scenes' look at The Bloody Jug Band during our practice sessions, where JUG-ly Antics are Plentiful. Video was Filmed & Edited from Footage compiled over multiple years by our Documentarian, Karen Stephenson. Join the Jamboree!!!
"When We Get together Baby, We're Gonna Raise the Dead"
August 8th, 2014 - FridayThere Can Be Only One!!!
After 5 long rounds of competition and 32 Bands starting the competition, The Bloody Jug Band came out on top of the Orlando Sentinel's Inaugural Battle of the Bands. THANKS to everyone for voting and participating. All Your hard work and support paid Off. And Thanks to ALL the other bands who made this road a hard, but rewarding one. Stay JUG-ly!!!
July 31st, 2014 - ThursdayAnother Lil' Something for the Ladies...
Hot on the heels of our recently released Ladies Cut Logo Tee, We're proud to announce another New Merch offering with our Special Lady Fans in Mind. This Ladies Cut Gunslinger Tee just hit our ONLINE STORE and is available in all major sizes. No more having to wear an unflattering Men's Tee while supporting this JUG-ly Crew.
Each shirt is cut the same and features a beautifully cut back design as well as fringe cut along the bottom.
July 18th, 2014 - FridayCast a Vote for the BJB!!!
The Orlando Sentinel is celebrating local homegrown music in their inaugural Battle of the Bands competition... and the Bloody Jug Band is OUT FOR BLOOD!!!
No Performances. No Clapping or Yelling. No Judges...Just Online Voting. Bands of the future will not be judged by their music, but by the Power of their Social Media presence and how many clicks they can guilt their fans into making on their behalf...
So, with that being said, the competition will unfold NCAA-style in brackets that shrink the field from 32 hopefuls to a final head-to-head confrontation to determine the champion. Voting for first-round match-ups ends Tuesday (7/22/14) at Noon.
June 24th, 2014 - Tuesday'Merica the Beautiful
Feeling Patriotic... or Maybe just Antsy for a Good Time? Join us on Saturday, July 5th for 'MERICA, presented by the Orlando Facial Hair Club. This inaugural event will feature Beards, Bands, Booze, Hot Rods, Art, Pin-ups & More... with a % of Event Proceeds going to Pledge4Patriots to Help Veterans get help w/ their PTSD & PTSS.
We'll be taking over the parking lot at Johnny's Filling Station from 10am-7pm and jamming alongside our friends Lone Wolf (OMB), The Wildtones and Rocket88. There will also be tons of great raffles, food, and a few special guest appearances throughout the day. Join Us... it's All for a Good Cause!!!
June 1st, 2014 - SundaySubversive Marketing PHOTO CONTEST
Help The Bloody Jug Band Spread Our Subversive Marketing Sticker Campaign to All Corners or the Globe... Participate in our Subversive PHOTO CONTEST!!!
Ok, Here is the Deal:
#1 - Request a Sticker from the BJB (By Messaging thru the Band Page) and we'll Mail You one...Or Just Use one you got from us already. Or steal them from your friend.
#2 - Take a BADASS subversive marketing photo with our sticker in the picture. The More Badass or unique the better.
#3 - Post the Picture in this Event Timeline so we can see it. Get Your FB Friends to like, share and comment on your Pic. You never know, we could be influenced or bribed easily. Now You've now done all the hard work. Sit Back...and wait.
#4 - The person we deem to have the most creative or BADASS Pic by the end of June wins a BIG Expensive JUG-ly Prize Pack filled with TONS of Merch and Rare Items from the BJB...
DEADLINE: JUNE 30th, 2014 - NOW, GO FORTH & CONQUER!!!
For More Details Visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/502395233193385/?ref=22
May 15th, 2014 - ThursdayNew Band Photos
Check Out these two New Band Photos of The Bloody Jug Band from the One & Only Adam Arnali of Zero Dark Cinema. EPIC is the only word we can use to describe them. No Gators (Or Fans) were Harmed in the Making of these Photos...
April 28th, 2014 - MondayJammin with the Reverend Peyton
This THURSDAY The Bloody Jug Band shares the stage with our old friends in Reverend Peyton's BIG DAMN Band as they make their way through the Florida Swamps on Tour. They're a band that has inspired us since the beginning, so it's always great when we can spend some time together both on stage and off. Join us at BackBooth along with the Six Time Losers for a MUST SEE Extravaganza of Americana Music & Mayhem!!!
April 8th, 2014 - TuesdayA Lil' Something for the Ladies...
We're proud to announce a New Merch offering with our Special Lady Fans in Mind. This Ladies Cut Logo Tee just hit our ONLINE STORE and is available in all major sizes. No more having to wear an unflattering Men's Tee while supporting this JUG-ly Crew. Each Women's shirt is cut the same and features Red fabric on the sides to Tie it All Together.
If You Like this Design, then STAY TUNED. We'll be debuting a Women's Version of our Popular Gunslinger Tee in a few weeks, which will feature a totally different cut and style...
March 15, 2014 - SaturdayWe'll See You @ Hard Rock
BIG THANK YOU to Everyone who Helped the Bloody Jug Band get into the Next Round of Hard Rock Rising 2014. We'll be Battling it Out with 6 other Regional Finalists on Sunday, April 13th at Hard Rock Live, Located in Universal Citywalk. More Details Coming Soon...Stay Tuned.
March 1, 2014 - SaturdayAll Aboard...Get on the Blood Train!!!
Check Out the Bloody Jug Band's latest LIVE Video, Produced by: Adam Arnali's Zero Dark Cinema & Filmed at Firestone Live during one of our performances in Early January 2014. Bring Out Your Dead and Get on the Blood Train!!!.
February 24, 2014 - MondayPort Canaveral Seafood Festival this FRIDAY
This FRIDAY (2/28/14) The Bloody Jug Band partners up with Deuterman Productions and performs at the Port Canaveral Seafood Festival. We'll be sharing the stage with Los Bastardos Magnificos & North Carolina's Old Southern Moonshine Revival. The BJB kicks things off at 6:15, so come get your fill of Seafood and Fun during this 3-Day Event.
February 9, 2014 - SundayBe Our JUG-ly Valentine
Who needs Couples Counseling when you can Spend Your Valentine's Night with the Bloody Jug Band, singing demented love songs into the Wee ours of the Morning.
Music Starts at 9:30pm. There is No Cost for Admission to this Tunnel of Love, which will take you on a Journey to JUG-ly Antics Galore!!!
January 31, 2014 - FridayRalphFest 3 includes the BJB
Come Out to Will's Pub Next Friday Night (2/7/14) to Celebrate the Life of Ralph Ameduri Jr. Over 45 Bands performing over Two Days including your very own Bloody Jug Band. All proceeds raised will go to The Ralph Ameduri Jr. Music Scholarship, which is run through The Foundation for Seminole County Public School System.
Day One costs only $10.00 to attend and includes some of the Area's Hottest acts including FunkUs, Terri Binion, Hindu Cowboys, Rocket 88, Thomas Wynn, Big Jef Special & The Legendary JC's. The BJB will be performing at 8:55-9:20 and hopes you'll join the celebration and the great cause. See You There!!!
January 20, 2014 - MondayFirestone Live this Weekend
Join The Bloody Jug Band on Friday, January 24th @ Downtown Orlando's Firestone Live for a Musical Extravaganza of Sorts. We'l l be sharing the stage with our Old Friends, The Mud Flappers as well as some of Orlando's Hottest Bands, including the Jonnie Morgan Band, Holey Miss Moley, Planetary Funk Machine & American Jesus. ZeroDark Cinema will also be on Hand to capture it all LIVE.
Tickets Cost $10, but if you email us (firstname.lastname@example.org) before the show, we can get you some FREE Tickets...if you ask us Nicely. If Not, We'll charge You DOUBLE!!!
January 11, 2014 - SaturdayIt's Goin Down...We're Yellin Cameo by the BJB!!!
With 'Timber' becoming the #1 Song on the Billboard Charts, it is worth
mentioning that Four Members of the Bloody Jug Band (Cragmire, Seth Funky, Big Daddy Jerm & Bloody Rick) had a Cameo in the Music Video for the New
January 3, 2014 - FridayThe HauntCast Show: Episode 55
The HauntCast Show has been providing Radio for Haunters and Halloween Enthusiasts for the last several years, and Episode 55 is now available for Subscribers: Featuring John Paul Cowan of Carnival of Screams, Robert Santos of Necrotic Creations, and Musical Guest the Bloody Jug Band; featuring an interview with frontman Cragmire as He sits down with the Infamous Johnny Thunder over Pints to discuss New Music, Bloody Little Secrets and All things JUG-ly...
Even if you're not [...yet] a Minion (*Subscriber) of the HauntCast Show, You can still check out the full interview with Cragmire by Clicking HERE.
January 1, 2014 - WednesdayHappy New Year from the Bloody Jug Band!!!
As we lay 2013 to rest, we would like to take a moment to say THANK YOU!! to ALL our fans, friends, and family who helped keep the Blood
Train rollin and rockin' for another year.
November 6, 2013 - WednesdayJoin us for JUG-ly Art & Antics III
Things are getting JUG-ly this Weekend @ our Annual Art/Music/Charity event. JUG-ly Art & Antics returns for the 3rd year @ the Peacock Room with the Carnal-val of the Absurd, Orlando’s first parking lot sideshow complete with weirdness, art and wonder. On November 9th from 2pm (*until we say so), the strange, unusual and downright absurd will take center stage when showmen, artists, and musicians descend on the Mills50 District.
The Bloody Jug Band will be Joined by some of Florida's most amazing bands throughout the day, Such As: The Swamp Rats, Gene n the Rug Cutters, Jef Shumard, SlickWood, Prison Wine, Koffin Varnish & MugUgly... not to mention Special Performances by 20 Penny Circus and the Kitschy Kittens Burlesque.
The Outside 'Carnival of the Absurd' will kick off at 2pm and will feature Adult-Oriented Carnival Games, a Skunk Ape Dunk Tank, Bearded WoMan Competition hosted by the Orlando Facial Hair Club, Street Performers and Live Music. Then at 8pm the Absurdity moves inside for a night of Art (*Art of the Resurrection Exhibit), Burlesque & More Amazing Music until the wee hours of the morning...
Proceeds from art sales, door admissions, carnival games and selected beverage/food purchases... as well as general donations will be used to for the creation of Art Scholarships for underserved children at Crealdé School of Art and Grind For Life, which helps give financial assistance to people with Cancer.
November 3, 2013 - SundayRockRevolt Magazine's Indie Band of the Week
With Halloween having just been a few days ago, RockRevolt Magazine felt it necessary to dig into a something a little more sinister and showcase the Bloody Jug Band for their Indie Band of Week. CLICK HERE to Check Out this Great Write-up by Rob Ryles and an Interview from with the BJB's own Cragmire Peace. Enjoy!!!
October 31, 2013 - ThursdayHalloween Release of 'Murder of Crows' EP
You've got your Flock of Seagulls... We've got our Murder of Crows!!!
The 'Murder of Crows' EP is Now Available to Purchase on iTunes, Amazon.com as well as other Digital Retails. You can also pick up the Physical Copy for $5.00 at our ONLINE STORE.
October 23, 2013 - WednesdaySBK Live Halloween Bash
Celebrate HALLOWEEN 2013 with the Spookiest Band in the Land, the Bloody Jug Band. We'll be joining forces with the gang from the SBK LIVE Show and bringing you an all night Halloween Bash at the Legendary Why Not Lounge in Altamonte Springs, FL.
Entry costs only $7.00 ($5.00 in Advance). There will be a costume contest with a $200 Cash Prize for Best Costume, a Magic Show performed by James D. Watkins, live radio broadcast, Music by DJ Angel, and at Midnight SBK will buy everyone a round of shots... What More could you ask for???
October 18, 2013 - FridayRockabilly Zombie Weekend Soundtrack
The soundtrack to Rockabilly Zombie Weekend has been released to fans worldwide and features 2 Tracks from ,the Bloody Jug Band. The 17 song soundtrack is now available in hardcopy CD from the RZW website and in digital format. The album features original music heard in the film from from Orlando bands: Killer Moonshine, Rocket 88, The Bloody Jug Band, Big Jef Special, The Funky Blues Messiahs, Dead River and El Jefe as well as Titusville, Florida band Slip and The Spinouts, Tampa Florida’s The Dive Bar Stalkers and Miami area act The Van Orsdels as well as one New Orleans Americana act, Domenic Fusca.
RZW was always intended to be a horror movie with a focus on music. As an Orlando based film, the soundtrack music was meant to complement the film yet also work to promote the talent of many of Central Florida’s Americana and Rockabilly bands. Rockabilly Zombie Weekend placed the soundtrack production in the hands of Jeff Ward, of Suede Shoe Productions in Longwood. A RZW script writer autographed soundtrack CD with an official button is available from the RZW website. The movie soundtrack can also be downloaded from online music sites such as: iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, Google Play and more. Own the music featured in Rockabilly Zombie Weekend and enjoy the sound of the movie whenever, wherever you want...
October 1, 2013 - TuesdayWe Be Slammin @ the Enzian Theater
Join us at the Enzian Theater on Sunday, October 13th at Noon for the October Edition of the Enzian Filmslam. Our Latest Music Video, the Puppet-Filled Extravaganza known as, 'Roadkill Boys' will be playing on the Big Screen alongside a program of other locally produced short films. Every attendee gets a chance to VOTE for their favorite Film and to participate in a Filmmaker Q&A at the end of the Program. Come out and support your local filmmakers for only $5.00 admission...and kick your Sunday off Right!!!
September 27, 2013 - FridayNew Smyrna Beach's Country & Bluegrass Music Fest
Our JUG-ly Crew heads to New Smyrna Beach on Saturday, October 12th to perform at the Country & Bluegrass Music Festival.
This three day festival is taking place at various venues throughout Beachside area and is chock·full of great acts including the Hindu Cowboys, Blue Diamond Band, Dakota Black & MORE. We'll be performing at the Om Bar & Chill Lounge starting at 5:00pm and playing into the evening with a line-up of our BJB Originals, as well as some of our favorite County/Folk/Bluegrass tunes with a twist. The entire three day festival is FREE to patrons, so come walk the streets of beautiful New Smyrna Beach with a song in your hearts, a drink in your hand and food in your belly...
September 2, 2013 - MondayInternational Flair w/ the Dad Horse Experience
This upcoming Thursday, Will's Pub goes international when the German One-Man Band, known as The Dad Horse Experience takes the stage.
Fresh off the Muddy Roots festival in the midst of his US Tour, Dad Horse makes his way down through the Florida Swamps to join the Bloody Jug Band & SlickWood for an All Night Jamboree on Mills Ave. The show is 18+ and the BJB will be closing out the night...
Leave the Lederhosen at Home...No Polka Goin on Here!!!
August 7, 2013 - WednesdayFeast Your Eyes on the BJB's Latest Music Video
The day has finally come... It is time to Feast Your Eyes on the Bloody Jug Band’s Brand New 'Roadkill Boys' Music Video. Produced by the team at Abyssmal Entertainment and funded 100% through our Jug-ly Fans, Friends and Family through our recent IndieGOGO Fundraising Campaign. It was a true pleasure making this video and watching it all come to life over the last 6 months. This is the second collaboration we've done with the Abyssmal Team (*First was 'Chained to the Bottom' Music Video), and we appreciate the artistry, professionalism and creativity they bring to the table.
Our desire with this project was to pay homage to the 80's cult flix and Jim Henson films of old, while also bringing a unique visual sensibility to our song. We were bold enough to ask the question: What would a gang of Vultures be doing on a Saturday Night??? And now we can give you the answer. We hope you enjoy...
July 19 - FridayPatches! Get Your Patches Here!!!
Yes, it's True. These Brand New Gunslinger Patches, based on the BJB-Inspired Artwork of Matt Stephenson, just hit our ONLINE STORE, and are ready to be displayed proudly on your various Outfits, Kilts, Denim Jackets or Unmentionables... Pick Yours Up TODAY!
June 24, 2013 - MondayThe Graveyard Feeder Teaser Trailer
Check Out this Teaser Trailer for The Graveyard Feeder, a Brand New Short Film (*and Soon to be Feature) that stars Sean Bridgers and Tom Barker, and also showcases the song, 'Graverobber Blues' by The Bloody Jug Band. The Film was Directed by Rich Robinson and follows Groundskeeper Burke Sawyer in a rush to save his deceased father's soul from a menacing creature who is feeding on the corpses of Juniper Falls Cemetery.
The film is currently traveling the Film Festival circuit, in which is was recently accepted into the Telluride Horror Show. We're stoked that one of our JUG-ly tunes could find its way into such a cool project. For More information Visit: www.thegraveyardfeeder.com
June 13, 2013 - Thursday2013 Americana Roots Festival
Join the Bloody Jug Band on Saturday, June 29th for the 2013 Americana Roots Festival. Presented by WMNF 88.5 Radio Station and Held at Skipper's Smokehouse in Tampa, Florida... this is going to be an event to remember. We'll be sharing the stage with some of the best Americana acts in the South East, including: Have Gun Will Travel, The Wholetones & The Applebutter Express. We're excited to be a part of such an amazing line-up and we hope you'll join us. The Music starts at 4:00pm, and the BJB performs at 7:15pm.
For More Info -or- to Purchase Advance Tickets Visit: www.wmnf.org/events
June 7, 2013 - FridayVOTE for the BJB to Perform @ Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam
HELP the Bloody Jug Band perform alongside acts like Charlie Daniels Band, Toby Keith & Trace Adkins by Casting Your VOTE for us to Perform at the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam, located in Panama City Beach, Florida. We're currently Semi-Finalists in this competition (*Top 37 out of 1600), but we NEED YOUR VOTE to help take us to TOP 9 and get picked to perform at the Festival.
VOTING ENDS ON TUESDAY, June 11th...So, Please VOTE before then and Spread the Word if you can. There is no 'registering' or anything complicated or confusing. Just go to the link and vote for the BJB from the List of Acts. To Find Out More Visit the Festival Website: http://www.gulfcoastjam.com
June 1, 2013 - SaturdayNew BJB Gunslinger Tee
Check out the Brand New BJB Gunslinger Tee now featured at our ONLINE STORE, which will join the ranks of our ever growing catalog of JUG-ly Merchandise. This Two-Color design features a Gold-Toothed Gunslinger in all his Outlaw Glory. The Artwork was created by Matt Stephenson (*Who is Also the Featured Model) and printed by the gang at Enemy Ink. Join in our JUG-ly Jamboree from Hell by Wearing it Proudly... We Hope You Enjoy.
May 20, 2013 - MondayThe BJB Returns to Orlando FRINGE
The Orlando Fringe Festival is the longest running Fringe Festival in the United States... and if you haven’t heard, the Staff at the Festival is a little insane. They must be BECAUSE they’ve asked the Bloody Jug Band to come back for the 2nd year in a row to join in on the Uncensored Fun!!!
We’ll be bringing our JUG-ly Antics to the Fringe Festivities by performing on the Outdoor Stage at 9:00pm on Friday, May 24th to all who will listen... and even to those who won’t. Access to the Outdoor area is FREE to attend, but if you want to see any of the actual Fringe performances, you can purchase tickets and get additional scheduling info at: www.orlandofringe.org
May 16, 2013 - ThursdayNew Live Video from WPRK Appearance
Check Out the The Bloody Jug Band performing one of our newest songs, "Asylum Blues" LIVE on WPRK’s Local Heroes. We were on the Radio Program a few weeks back, but the team at East Coast Photography and Reel Feel Recording were nice enough to capture our performance on Video to share with the JUG-ly Masses. This is also a RARE opportunity to see the BJB performing in Normal Street Clothes...SPOOKY!!!
The song, "Asylum Blues" will appear on our upcoming ‘Murder of Crows EP’, which is being Produced by Justin Beckler, and will be released in the next few months. And you can catch WPRK’s Local Heroes Radio Show throughout Central Florida on Wednesdays 5-7 pm on 91.5 FM.
April 26, 2013 - FridayHorns, Halos & JUGS
Pushing DaiZies, Inc presents their 2nd Annual Los Muertos Charity Event on May 4th in Fort Myers, Florida...and this year the Bloody Jug Band will be the ones Raising the Dead with our Jamboree from Hell. It's an All Night celebration of the Sugar Skull with the theme of "Angeles Y Diablos" (Angels and Devils). And in keeping with the same spirit as their other event, ZombiCon, everyone is encouraged to come dressed in the theme.
The festivities will start at 6:00pm in the Patio De Leon. There will be live music, featured artists
showcasing their Sugar Skull themed work, Face Painters, Stilt Walkers...and tons more. All proceeds will go to benefit local Art and Food
Charities. And if that wasn't enough...It is also "National Free Comic Book Day" and sponsor
Cool Comics will be providing free comics at the event while supplies last.
April 15, 2013 - MondayPlaying w/ Rev. Peyton’s BIG DAMN BAND @ FMF2013
This Thursday (4/18/13) Kicks Off the 12th Annual Florida Music Festival, and the Bloody Jug Band is Happy to be back for our Fourth Year in a Row. But, more than that...we’re stoked to be opening for our favorite band in the land, Reverend Peyton’s BIG DAMN BAND!!!
We’ll be performing at the BackBooth, located in the heart of Downtown
Orlando alongside the Bud Phillips Band, Sailor 1942 and RJ Harmon & Company. It's a great line-up and a Great Night
of Music, not to mention almost a dozen other venues all pumping out great music for a $15 wristband. Come out and show your JUG-ly Support...and Stick Around for a
Full Weekend of Music & Mayhem with 25,000 other Music Fans.
April 3, 2013 - WednesdayNew BJB Patch Arrives
A Brand New item arrived at our ONLINE STORE today, and they just happen
to be the Coolest Patches in the Known Universe.
March 12, 2013 - TuesdaySt. Paddy’s Day Just Got a Little Bloodier
St. Paddy’s Day gets Southern Fried this Sunday at Will’s Pub. Come join the Jamboree with a full night of Amazing Music (and FREE Corned Beef & Cabbage). Performing alongside Orlando’s favorite Irish Punk Band the Kidney Stones, will be your very own Bloody Jug Band as well as the Goldminers, Huskey Burnette & Hymn For Her... not to mention another great line-up of Acoustic Acts performing next door at Lil Indies; all for a meager $10. Hell, We May Even Wear Green... Has Your Brain Exploded Yet???
IRISH or NOT...this is Going to be a Night to Remember!!!
March 4, 2013 - MondayThe Roadkill Boys Take Flight
This upcoming weekend the Bloody Jug Band will be shooting our Second ‘Official’ Music Video for the Song, ‘Roadkill Boys’, which appears on our Album, Coffin Up Blood. The shoot will be in collaboration with Abyssmal Entertainment’s own Steven Shea (Director) and Tim Anderson (Producer). This project was solely funded by the generous donations or our Fans, Friends & Family during our recent IndieGOGO Fundraising Campaign. We Can’t Thank Everyone Enough for Helping us bring our latest JUG-ly vision to life. This Music Video will act as an homage to the Jim Henson film’s of old... and we can’t wait to Show it to You!!! Stay Tuned...
February 13, 2013 - WednesdayWe’re Gonna Have a Rockabilly Zombie Weekend!!!
Join Us this Sunday for the Premiere of Rockabilly Zombie Weekend, a Brand New Horror Film Featuring the Music of the Bloody Jug Band. The film takes place in Central Florida in a modern day setting, and follows a young couple who plans to have a rockabilly themed wedding out at the old farm, despite warnings of a strange Virus effecting people in the area. As you may have guessed, the Couple’s Wedding plans go horribly wrong when interrupted by a Zombie Outbreak!!! Will Love Prevail???
The Film will be Premiering at the Plaza Cinema Cafe in Downtown Orlando. Purchase Your Tickets Today, because they are going fast. Then, After the Film Screening come join the BJB for a Post-Screening celebration at Slingapour’s, where we’ll try to Raise the Dead with our friends in Groove Trunk and Killer Moonshine. The After Party is FREE...So Come have a Rockabilly Zombie Weekend with Us!!! For More Info about the Film, Visit: www.rockabillyzombieweekend.com
January 27, 2013 - SundayHelp the BJB Perform @ Hard Rock Rising 2013
Help us Bring our JUG-ly Antics to the Masses. Cast Your Vote to Help The Bloody Jug Band play Hard Rock Rising 2013. All You need to do is DOWNLOAD our song ‘Hidden Good’ for FREE on the website below, which counts as your Official Vote.
The Top 12 Bands of this first tier of Voting will go on to Compete Locally @ Hard Rock Cafe Orlando. The winner of each Cafe&squot;s local battle will win great prizes and move on to the Global competition competing against 95 other bands. Thankfully we have Two things in our Favor... None of them are the Bloody Jug Band!!! And Noone Has Fans like the BJB!!!
January 1, 2013 - TuesdayJUGs, Jackals & Wolves...
The Bloody Jug Band returns from our Fall Hiatus to Greet 2013 with Open Arms, and even more JUG-ly Antics. Join us Friday (1/11/13) for Our Return to Will’s Pub ...and you better be ready, because we’re bringing some Badass Friends With Us!!!
Our Old friend Lone Wolf will be kicking the night off with some of his One Man Band magic, Followed by the Dirty Bluegrass Extravaganza, known as the Misery Jackals. Hailing from Akron, Ohio in the midst of their Invasion Tour, we’re extremely glad we could Join Forces with them as they travel through Florida in pursuit of Coral Castles and Swamp Apes. What was your first show of 2013??? This Better be IT, For it will Certainly be an Evening to Remember...
December 25, 2012 - TuesdayMerry X-MAS from
The Bloody Jug Band!!!
Many New JUG-ly Things does the New Year Bring...
New Members, New Recordings, New Music Video... and MUCH MORE!!!
December 5, 2012 - WednesdayNominated for Album of the Year
The Bloody Jug Band’s latest Album, ‘Coffin Up Blood’ is currently nominated for Album of the Year on SavingCountyMusic.com. It’s Very Humbling and Badass All at the Same Time. It just shows when you believe in something and stick to your creative guns, other’s will eventually take notice...
SavingCountyMusic.com’s Very Own TriggerMan says - "If I was picking the winner exclusively on creativity and originality, this album would win it running away. Coffin Up Blood gives you hope for music. It proves that there’s still new ways of making old music, and still uncharted territory yet to discover. At the same time it is one of the most purely entertaining albums of 2012. On the outside it may look like some horror gimmick, but this was an album that lots of time and love went into and was done right from start to finish."
CLICK HERE to Check Out ALL the Great 2012 Nominees. We also invite our JUG-ly Crew to Post Feedback on the Site to Show Added Support. A Little Extra Blood Always Helps to Tip the Scales...
December 1, 2012 - SaturdayCD Giveaway on ROOTSTIME.BE
To ALL Our EUROPEAN FANS, Visit www.ROOTSTIME.BE to Register for Your Chance to WIN a Copy of The Bloody Jug Band’s Latest Album, ‘Coffin Up Blood’. This promotion will be running the entire Month of December, and 10 CD’s will be given away during that time. You can also CLICK HERE to read a Great Album review of ‘Coffin Up Blood’ on the site...although you may need to find a Dutch-English translator to actually read it. All details about the CD Giveaway also appears at the bottom of the Review Page. Good Luck!!!
November 12, 2012 - MondayHelp Fund the BJB’s Next Music Video
What would a Gang of Vultures be doing on a Saturday Night??? Well, Let us Show You... in our Next MUSIC VIDEO.
Due to the amazing response and success of our first Music Video for the song ‘Chained to the Bottom’, The Bloody Jug Band is launching a Fundraising Campaign through IndieGoGo.com to help fund our Next Music Video for the song ‘Roadkill Boys’ which appears on our critically acclaimed album, ‘Coffin Up Blood’.
Our Goal is to raise the Creative and Visual bar with this Second Music Video. This will allow the BJB to grow its Global Fanbase, while continuing to support Central Florida’s Independent Filmmakers and Artists. This project will be taking a totally unique approach to the traditional Music Video format by incorporating high quality PUPPETS along with Live Actors and Green Screen Technology to create a visually environment that lends itself amazingly well to the story and mood of the song. The video will also act as an homage to classic Jim Henson films (Labyrinth, Dark Crystal...etc).
BUT, We need your help to make this Happen... To Find Out More Info About this Project, OR to Make a Contribution...Please Visit our Fundraising Website:
We Appreciate Your JUG-ly Support!!!
November 8, 2012 - ThursdayWho’s That Walking in These Wood???
Check Out our JUG-ly rendition of ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ (Feat. Stormy Jean on Lead Vocals) in The Bloody Jug Band’s latest LIVE VIDEO. Filmed at Will’s Pub in September 2012 during our gig with the Independents, and Produced by our friends at Hoofta Productions. What Big Eyes You Have...To Watch this Video With!!!
October 29, 2012 - MondayJoin us for JUG-ly Art & Antics II
This weekend we combine our love of Music, Art and Helping our Community...and roll it all into one amazing event. Join us for ’JUG-ly Art & Antics II: Excursions into Americana Art & Music’, an Americana Art Exhibit and Jamboree at the Peacock Room this SATURDAY Night (11/3/12). ALL Proceeds of the Sale of Art, Raffles, and the Door Charge will go to fund children’s pottery scholarships & art classes at Crealde School or Art, and children’s literacy programs at Page 15.
Art will be on display (for sale) from Jug Potters, Wood Carvers, Painters & Folk Artists from all over the country. The VIP Art Reception will take place from 8-9pm with music from DJ White Lightning from WPRK. Then once the doors ‘officially’ open at 9:00pm, we’ll have live music from Just Auston (*1-Man Acoustic from Ft Myers), the Mud Flappers, and the Bloody Jug Band... not to mention performances by the Kitschy Kittens Burlesque Troop. Raffles, souvenirs and more... and all going to help under-served children have more access to art and reading. The art exhibit will be up the entire month of November for viewing, but there is only one night of JUG-ly Jamboree...so don’t miss out.
October 19, 2012 - FridayIt’s Getting HOT in Here...
With Halloween right around the Corner, what better time to Debut our Brand New Bloody Jug Band HOT SAUCE to the World!!! This new JUG-ly item was created in collaboration with the Undertaker from Halloween Hot Sauce. This latest Bloody Incarnation is named, Coffin up Blood and is the Hottest and Tastiest thing we’re ever created. Each Hot Sauce bottle is wrapped in a creepy, vintage, apothecary-style label and comes topped with a scrap of "burial cloth" that’s been securely attached with a toe-tag. Perfect for Hot Sauce Collectors, BJB Fans, and Zombies who need a little extra flavor in their lives... Try Some TODAY!!! Now Available at our ONLINE STORE.
October 13, 2012 - SaturdayBring Our Your DEAD!!!
Next weekend the Bloody Jug Band heads down to Fort Myers for the Largest Gathering of Zombies (*And Zombie Fans) in FLORIDA. There is only one place you can Party with the Undead, Meet Ghoulish Celebs, Watch Zombie Luchador Wrestling, Participate in a ZombiQueen Drag Pageant... and still have time to join the Jamboree in a HUGE Street Festival with over 20+ Spook-tacular bands performing. Where is this Magical Place??? ZOMBICON 2012 of Course!!!
The Convention is located at the Harborside Convention Center during the daytime, and then when the Sun goes down, the Dead Shall Rise and take over the entire downtown Fort Myers area... for 4 stages of Madness and Mayhem. The Bloody Jug Band performs SATURDAY Night (10/20/12) at around 9pm at the Inner Sanctum Stage, where we will be headlining...
TONS of amazing bands that you can see all for FREE... entry to the Street Festival is granted by bringing a canned good with you, or donating Blood. The Entire Event is put on by Pushing DaiZies, Inc... a local Non Profit that fights to benefit Arts and other amazing charities in the community. There is nothing better than partying like the Dead, all while doing something good for those still amongst the living... FOR MORE INFO VISIT: www.ZombiCon.com.
October 2, 2012 - TuesdayWinter Garden MusicFest gets Bloody
This Weekend the Bloody Jug Band is stoked to be performing at the Winter Garden MusicFest. We’ll be taking the stage right before the Friday Night Festival Headliner, Edwin McCain. This entire 3-day festival is FREE to the public and includes Art, Music, Food Vendors and more. The fest is located in the heart of Historic Downtown Winter Garden. For more info about the Festival visit: www.wintergardenmusicfest.com.
September 1, 2012 - FridayWashboards for SALE!!!
Now YOU can join the Jamboree with your very own Bloody Jug Band Washboard!!! Scratch it up like Cragmire Peace with this Pail Sized washboard, Brand New to our ever-growing catalog of JUG-ly Merchandise. Start your own Jug Band -or- Laundry Service. A Great Gift for Birthdays & Holidays, Anniversaries & Special Events... or just something to scare the Cat or Annoy your Parents with. Now Available at our ONLINE STORE.
August 13, 2012 - MondayNew Photos from Abyssmal Ent.
Abyssmal Entertainment makes Grave
Robbing look easy in their latest collaboration with
July 27, 2012 - FridayThe BJB succumbs to the Twitter Gods.
The Demons of the World Wide Web finally got their way...the Bloody Jug Band now was an ‘Official’ Twitter page. You can follow ALL our JUG-ly Antics @TheBJB, maintained by our very own Big Daddy Jerm. You can even get BJB updates right to your phone with a Twitter App...which we’re sure is about as exciting as drowning in a swamp, but give it a try. Join the Jamboree @TheBJB!!!
July 11, 2012 - Wednesday‘Coffin Up Blood’ Crosses the Ocean.
We are Stoked to have just received our first European Album Review...Pretty Badass!!! Hope You can Read Dutch, LOL...if not, You can always find a Translator online. Big Thanks to DrifterCountry.com for helping The Bloody Jug Band Cross the Ocean and Reach New Fans. Take the Blood Train to the Netherlands??? You Never Know...To read the Full Review CLICK HERE.
July 8, 2012 - SundaySaving County Music gives us our Best Review Yet.
SavingCountyMusic.com’s very own Trigger Man starts out his Album Review by stating "Never thought I would be saying this about an album called "Coffin Up Blood", but this is one of the best, most creative albums put out so far this year." and it only gets better from there...He goes on to say, "They do everything right here. When it looked like we were at a creative dead end, The Bloody Jug Band opens up brand new doors, band new avenues, and challenges both the listener and other artists. We needed this album, which means YOU need this album."
We are excited and humbled to get a favorable review from such a notable site. Within hours of this Review hitting the Web our online fans spiked considerably due to the dedicated fanbase of music lovers and die-hard supporters the site has. To read the Full Review CLICK HERE.
June 30, 2012 - SaturdayThe BJB returns to the Southern Fried Sundays Annual B-Day Benefit.
July 15th Southern Fried Sunday benefits The Mustard Seed of Central Florida with proceeds going back to the Orlando area community! This event will feature 30 bands and musical acts from Florida on 5 stages along Mills Ave., a vintage car & motorcycle show, a pin-up girl contest, a karaoke dunk tank, vendors, games & prizes and of course free bbq for everyone (while it lasts)!
Admission to all venues all day and night is just $10 in advance on Ticketfly.com and $14 at the door, day of show! Although some age restrictions apply within the venues, All Ages are welcome to check out the music, classic cars & bikes, vendors and bbq in the parking lots near the venues!
The Bloody Jug Band will perform at the J Bauman Salon Parking Lot at 4:45pm. Check out the Facebook event page for more details on participating acts and activities.
June 24, 2012 - SundayOutlaw Magazine reviews ‘Coffin Up Blood’
Outlaw Magazine is an Online Publication and resource for all things Badass, whose slogan is Overproduced mediocrity need not apply. Well, we’re thankful they thought our latest Album, Coffin Up Blood was worthy of their Outlaw moniker and a write-up on their site.
Written by Nik Havert, this Album Review is chalked full of JUG-ly quotes such as, "If you think jug bands are something from a bad Hee-Haw sketch, the Bloody Jug Band is here to not only change your mind, but also to fascinate and terrify you". And Nik was obviously a little smitten with our own Stormy Jean as he admits, "I wouldn’t challenge any of them to a fight. Heck, Stormy Jean would just bat her eyelashes at me and I’d fall over". - Little does he know that as she distracts him, the rest of us are outside stealing his Car...we are Outlaws after all.
To Read the Full Review CLICK HERE.
June 20, 2012 - WednesdayClub 92.7 Radio Welcomes the BJB
Tune in this Sunday, June 24th @ 9:00pm. A few members of our JUG-ly Crew will be in attendance to play some of our latest tracks from the New Album, ‘Coffin Up Blood’ and discussing all things BJB.
If you are not from the Palm Coast/Flagler Area, but want to lend an ear, feel free to listen LIVE Worldwide by Clicking HERE.
June 14, 2012 - ThursdayThree Bad Jacks vs. the Devil’s Hand
As the Rockabilly wild-men, Three Bad Jacks make their way across the county on Tour to promote their latest album, they decided to stop into Cocoa’s 321 Local Rock Bar & Grill and invite the Bloody Jug Band to join in on the Jamboree. We’ll be performing alongside them and the Heel Spurs on Friday, June 29th.
The evening will be Co-Sponsored by Rabbitfoot Records and should be a fast paced night you won’t wanna miss...
May 21, 2012 - MondayThe BJB joins in on the MAY-HEM
Ghouls, Vamps, Creeps and Horror Fans... the Bloody Jug Band is coming to Spooky Empire’s MAY-HEM Event (May 25-27th). Not only will this JUG-ly Crew be around pushing our Merchandise to random strangers in the lobby of the Convention at the Wyndham Orlando Resort, but we’ll also be performing at the Friday Night Poolside After-Party from 10pm-1am, located at the Gatorville Poolside Bar. It’s the place to be for anyone in need of a little Jamboree From Hell...
For More Info about the Event or to Purchase Tickets visit: www.SpookyEmpire.com
May 18, 2012 - FridayFox 35 News says "Good Day BJB"
In case you missed out on the Live Broadcast, Yesterday morning Fox 35 News invited us to come be interviewed and perform on their morning show, Good Day Orlando. We were there to plug our showcase slot at the Orlando Fringe Festival as well as get in front of a new ‘early rising’ audience...since most of our fans don’t come out until after dark. It was a great experience. Check out this video of the BJB performing one of our newest songs, Hidden Good.
May 11, 2012 - FridayOrlando Fringe welcomes The BJB
The Orlando Fringe Festival is the longest running Fringe Festival in the United States, and this year they’ve asked the Bloody Jug Band to come join in on the Uncensored Fun. The 13-day-festival is founded on the concept of offering 100% unjuried, 100% uncensored, 100% accessible theatre, music, dance and art to all types and ages. And who better to test that theory than the BJB!!!
This year we bring our JUG-ly Antics to the Opening Night festivites by performing on the Outdoor Stage at 8:00pm on May 17th to all who will listen...and even to those who won’t. Access to the Outdoor area is FREE to attend, but if you want to see any of the actual Fringe performances, you can purchase tickets and get additional scheduling info at: www.orlandofringe.org
April 24, 2012 - Tuesday‘Coffin Up Blood LP’ is now available for digital download
April 13, 2012 - FridayHeaded to Hillbilly Hellfest 2012
After a year on hiatus, HILLBILLY HELLFEST is back for 2012. This year it will take place at Ace’s Live in Bradenton, FL along with 15 of the best Rockabilly, Country, Roots, Hillbilly & Rock-n-Roll Bands from TN, GA ,NC & FL...Not to mention a Car & Bike show, Pin Up Contest and Burlesque Troop performances.
The Bloody Jug Band is honored to be asked back, especially on the heels of our album release. We love the event because it’s the one time of year we get to hang out with our Hell-Bent Brethren in one place. So many amazing bands lending to the festivities (Such as: Hymn for Her, The Gladezmen, Lone Wolf OMB, The Mud Flappers, Los Bastardos Magnificos...& many more). This is most certainly going to be a Jamboree From Hell!!!
For a full schedule and ticketing info visit: www.hillbillyhellfest.com
April 4, 2012 - Wednesday3rd times a Charm at the Florida Music Festival
Well, we’re back for our third year performing at the Florida Music Festival, and things are gonna get more JUG-ly than ever in 2012. This year we will be joining some of our friends (Revolution Revival, Seladore, I-Resolution) in the showcase on Friday, April 20th @ 57 West. The BJB’s performance kicks off at 11:00pm, but all three days of the fest have amazing acts performing.
For a full schedule of performances and activities visit: www.floridamusicfestival.com
March 29, 2012 - ThursdayOrlando Sentinel - Coffin up Ink
The Orlando Sentinel’s own music writer, Jim Abbot gives our New Album, ‘Coffin Up Blood’, a great write-up in his article this week. Abbot, who covers our latest release amidst a larger article entitled, Chili Peppers aging gracefully, admits it has taken him awhile to love this JUG-ly Crew, but starts off his article with a confession that ‘I’m a Believer Now’.
This is high praise coming from such a well respected writer and critic. He goes on to praise Producer, Justin Beckler for his work and state the Album is ‘a well-conceived marriage of concept with songs and performances that uplift the theme’. -and- ‘an earthy landscape that’s the sonic equivalent of a really awesome Halloween party at a cabin in the swamp’. For a band who loves to clip press snippets, this is a great one to note amongst many other favorable reviews we’ve received recently about the new album.
To Read the entire article CLICK HERE
March 25, 2012 - SundayA BIG DAMN Jamboree @ Will’s Pub
As Reverend Peyton’s BIG DAMN BAND travels back through Central Florida on Monday, April 9th...we’re happy to announce that we’ve been asked to join in on the festivities. This will be our second time performing with the BIG DAMN Band, a band that in many ways inspired the BJB into existence, and we’re always honored and humbled to do so. Catch them performing at Will’s Pub with Joseph Martens opening the night and the Bloody Jug Band closing it out. Come join the Jamboree and see this BIG DAMN BAND in action!!!
Presell Tickets Available at: www.willspub.org/event/101197
March 19, 2012 - MondayOfficial CD Release Show @ Will’s Pub
The BJB’s new 13 track album, entitled ‘Coffin Up Blood’ will be officially released to the masses on Saturday, March 31st @ Will’s Pub. We put a ton of blood, sweat and tears into the creation of the Album and collaborated with many amazing people along the way...mainly Justin Beckler, who Produced the Album, Tim Lee who created the amazing Album Art and George Harris of Panda Productions who did the final Mastering. But, in the end, we could not have done any of it without the amazing support from our Family, Friends and Fans...
Come show your support as we will be sharing the stage with some of our oldest and closest friends, DC Wilson and the Lonesome City Travelers. Entry to the event will be $10, which will also get you your very own copy of ‘Coffin up Blood’, Hot off the presses. You can also Pre-Purchase your tickets at www.willspub.org/event/103123/. See you There...
March 7, 2012 - WednesdayDeTiki Gives us a TIP to Remember
Some of you may remember the custom BJB-inspired Skull Jug created a few months back In collaboration with DeTiki of DeTiki Custom Carvings (*Available at our ONLINE STORE). Well, DeTiki obviously decided we weren’t getting paid well enough at gigs, because he just created a hand-carved BJB themed Tip Coffin to inspire you poor bastards to throw your sweaty dollar bills at us.
We cannot thank him enough for his amazing talent and generous contribution to our JUG-ly cause. The Tip Coffin will travel with us as we prepare for our new album release and subsequent Coffin Up Blood Tour. In the end, if this beautiful piece of art doesn’t inspire you to give us your money...I’m not sure what will.
To check out all kinds of other top notch hand-carved items, such as wooden Tiki’s, purses, moonshine kits...etc, visit www.delandtiki.com
February 17, 2012 - Friday‘Chained to the Bottom’ Music Video released to the JUG-ly Masses
Produced by Abyssmal Entertainment
and released simultaneously Online and at the MegaCon Indie Film Expo.
February 13, 2012 - MondayMusic Video Debut @ MegaCon Indie Film Expo
On February 17th, the Music Video for our new song, ‘Chained to the Bottom’ will be debuting at the MegaCon Indie Film Expo alongside a program of other great cult flicks. The screening will start at 6:30pm in Room 222 at the Orange County Convention Center. The Video was produced by Abyssmal Entertainment and was shot on one of the Green Screen stages @ Fullsail University.
If you cannot attend the screening at MegaCon, do not fret. The video will also be simultaneously released online and on FaceBook that same evening. All we can say is, Get Ready World...the Devil’s Chain Gang is coming...
February 1, 2012 - WednesdayAre you ready for a Romp in the Swamp???
It may be hard to ride a motorcycle through a Swamp, so it’s a good thing East Orlando Harley’s Swamp Romp event will be on concrete. Join us on Saturday, February 11th from Noon to 3pm for an afternoon filled with Bikes, Food, Reptiles, Swamp Antics & Giveaways... as well as Live Music by the Bloody Jug Band. We are stoked to have been asked to be the performing band for this event, which will be our first official partnership with Corporate America...(*They Pay Better). Come out and ride/buy a Harley, or just enjoy the festivities for FREE.
January 16, 2012 - MondayI Like my JUG’s Hand-Carved
Ever gotten a splinter playing with your JUGs? Well, you may run that risk with the newest addition to our plethora of Bloody Jug Band Merchandise. In collaboration with DeTiki of DeTiki Custom Carvings, we now offer a BJB inspired wooden Skull JUG, hand-carved out of a solid piece of reclaimed yellow pine.
This collaboration originally began last year during the JUG-ly Art & Antics Charity Art Exhibit we curated. One of the many amazing artists represented during this Americana Exhibit were the stunning wood-carvings from DeTiki. An initial Moonshine Skull Jug was created for the event, but we loved it sooooo very much, we asked if we could give it a permanent home at our ONLINE STORE. And that is where you can find yours... Each carving is made to order, so no two are exactly alike.
To check out all kinds of other top notch hand-carved items, such as wooden Tiki’s, purses, moonshine kits...etc, visit www.delandtiki.com
December 7, 2011 - WednesdayLights. Camera. Action!!!
This upcoming weekend the Bloody Jug Band will be shooting the first Music Video for our upcoming Album, Coffin Up Blood. The shoot will be in collaboration with Abyssmal Entertainment’s own Steven Shea (Directing) and Tim Anderson (Producing). The video will showcase our new original track, ‘Chained to the Bottom’ and the visual atmosphere will be an homage to the Silent Film. It’s going to be an amazing collaboration...Check out more of Abyssmal’s work at www.abyssmal.com
November 22, 2011 - TuesdayPost-Turkey Jam @ Iron Horse Saloon
Doing anything after Thanksgiving besides shopping with your spouse and watching football? Well come out to the Renegade Magazine’s 2nd Annual Rusted Turkey Rat Rod Rumble @ the World Famous Iron Horse Saloon. It will be a full day of Choppers, Rat Rods, Pin Up Gals and Live Music. The BJB will be joined by Los Bastardos Magnificos, The Horrible Hound Dogs and Lone Wolf. A FREE day of Post-Thanksgiving fun...
November 4, 2011 - FridayOrlando comes Calling for Blood
We are extremely pleased to announce that the Bloody Jug Band will be performing at the Orlando Calling Festival on Sunday, November 13th on Stage #5, dubbed the ‘Art House’ stage. This two-day event dwarfs any other festivals this town has ever seen, and we’re proud to have been asked to be a part of it. Where else can you see Bob Seger, the Killers, the Doobie Brothers, Blues Traveler...AND the BJB (and MANY more) all in one place. All 5 stages will be housed at Citrus Bowl Park.
November 1, 2011 - TuesdayThe BJB on Real Radio’s SBK LIVE
Tune in on Thursday, November 3rd at 8:30pm to hear the Bloody Jug Band on SBK LIVE, the #1 Nighttime Radio Talk Show in Orlando, Florida on Real Radio 104.1. We’ll be performing a few songs as well as promoting our upcoming JUG-ly Art & Antics event. Listen in and show your support...
October 17, 2011 - MondayJoin us for JUG-ly Art & Antics
Since the BJB has always been community minded and big lovers of art, Join us on November 4th at the Peacock Room for a Art/Music/Charity event unlike you’ve ever seen before. JUG-ly Art & Antics is an Americana art exhibit that will include JUG pottery, Woodcarvings, Cigar Box Guitars and more. Curated by skateboarding legend, Chuck Dinkins and the BJB’s own, Cragmire Peace. ALL proceeds from the sale of art, raffles, donations, and music will go to benefit two local charities, A Gift for Music and Crealde School of Art in order to help children have better access to art and music.
Performing during the VIP Art Reception from 7-9pm will be GT (From SugarFreeMusic), and then the Bloody Jug Band, Lone Wolf, the Getbye and the Kitschy Kittens Burlesque Troop will kick into high gear once the doors open to the general public at 9:00pm. Not to mention musical interludes by DJ White Lightning from WPRK’s Pickin’, Grinnin’, & Sinnin’ show. Come support your community, and see some amazing art and music along the way.
October 11, 2011 - TuesdayThe BJB tells ‘The MAN’ where to Go
With the seeds of revolution in the air, what better time to rally together to show our distaste for ‘The Man’ and Corporate Takeover. This weekend the BJB will be performing at F! the Man Fest II for a celebration of local and indie culture. The event is being coordinated by the politically-minded Central Florida band, SNAFU for the second year in a row, and will include local artists, musicians and vendors all coming together for a common cause. Held on the backlot of the locally owned Milk Bar. No agendas, just a celebration of freedom, while we still have it. Presale tickets are available for $5.00 and get you a FREE drink at the event.
October 5, 2011 - WednesdayA Bloody Good Interview on New Music Monkey
Check out New Music Monkey, a great resource for all things Music, for an A.D.D. interview with the BJB’s own Cragmire Peace. Entitled ‘A Bloody Good Time!’ and written by M.A. Rivera, the article delves into the inspiration and catalysts behind this JUG-ly Crew. Or to quote the article directly: "Founding member and Lead Vocalist Cragmire Peace takes a moment from conjuring evil in all it’s forms to discuss all things Bloody." Nuff Said...hope you enjoy.
October 3, 2011 - MondayThe Tiki Gets Revenge in Ft. Lauderdale
We are unsure why the Tiki is taking revenge on so many people, but we never need an excuse to take a road trip. Join us October 8th at the Monterey Club in Ft Lauderdale for Revenge of the Tiki 3, an all day festival packed with badass music, a car & bike show, pin-up contest, burlesque show...and much more madness. Some of the amazing musical acts include: Wayne ‘the Train’ Hancock, Diablo Dimes, the Brian Chips, Brownbird & the Wholetones. See you there...
September 22, 2011 - ThursdayRenegade Magazine gets JUG-ly
The Custom Culture Circus that is known as Renegade Magazine gives the BJB some love in their latest issue (#13.5). This is the first issue that will be released nationwide, so it seems we got in at a good time. Check out the magazine for all things Motorcycle, Hot Rod, Pin-up, Music & More...
September 13, 2011 - TuesdayThe Blood Train docks @ Sanford Pirate Fest
What type of socks does a Pirate wear? AAARRgiles!!! Are you a fan of pirates, peg-legs, scurvy, wenches, booty (*I mean treasure) and bad teeth? Join us on Saturday, September 17th for the 3rd Annual Pirates of St. Juans Festival in Sanford, FL. The streets will be shut down for a wild block party filled with Jack Sparrow look-alikes, TONS of great music, vendors and festivities for all ages.
September 5, 2011 - MondayStrings & Things this Weekend
This weekend the BJB joins many of our Americana brethren at the Strings of the South Block Party event in Cocoa, FL at the 9 Stone Complex. We’ll be performing at the Dog n’ Bone Pub (Downstairs), but all 3 stages will be full of ‘Must-See’ musical acts such as: Ben Prestage, Damion Suomi, Roadkill Ghost Choir, DC Wilson & More...
August 31, 2011 - WednesdayThrust Magazine spotlights the New Americana Movement
Very rarely can we say we shared print space with Hank3 and Reverend Peyton’s BIG Damn Band, but in this month’s issue of Thrust Magazine, (*the Nation’s Best FREE Music Magazine), we ALL get a nod. Check out the August Issue for a great article on the New Americana Movement (Page #29). The BJB is mentioned as well as many other talented acts, including our dear friends, Goodrich and the Die Tryin’s.
August 22, 2011 - TuesdayOrlando Music News: Band of the Week
We’re stoked to have been named the Band of the Week on Orlando Music News. The site is a great resource for all things local music and band-related news, as well upcoming gig listings...etc. Now, we always love to see our name in ‘Lights’...or BOLD FONTS, but it wouldn’t mean much without the great fan and community support we receive. So, Thanks for the support...
August 15, 2011 - MondayDon’t Get Blood on My Plush!
Today we introduce to you our new pet, we like to call Swamp Monster. With plush figures and
designer toys all the rage, we recruited one of our most artistic friends, Rachel Stitched of
Poke n’ Stuffem to see if she was up for some JUG-ly
fun. What she birthed was an exclusive BJB inspired Monster
to fit in line with her growing Zoo full of whimsical Creatures. The figures are hand made from recycled clothing,
with a bonus hidden pocket inside to hold your unnameables...
August 9, 2011 - TuesdayThe BJB goes Zero Dark
the Zero Dark Signal is back and the Bloody Jug Band is proud to be one of their first live guests on the new format. The Zero Dark Signal is a video radio show, hosted by Maverik and Phoenix, about the entertainment scene, the new trends shaping the planet, and how artists are changing things...
Listen LIVE at 7:30pm on Thursday, August 11th. And check back in at anytime for 24/7 streaming content.
August 3, 2011 - WednesdayThe Orlando Weekly asks, what’s in our JUG-ly Music Rotation?
This week Cragmire is featured in Orlando Weekly’s "Rotation: What local artists are listening to". Check out who’s playing on his car stereo and how they inspired the Bloody Jug Band.
Orlando Weekly, published every Thursday, is Central Florida’s alternative source for news, views, arts and entertainment.
July 31, 2011 - SundayThe BJB featured on HauntCast
Are you a Haunter, Freak, Spook or Halloween Fanatic???? Tune in this FRIDAY to hear the Bloody Jug Band featured & interviewed on www.HauntCast.net, the internet’s premiere haunted radio show. Or if you miss the initial broadcast, you can listen online or download the show directly from the site (Episode #33).
July 15, 2011 - Friday‘First Drops EP’ is now available for digital download.
July 10, 2011 - SundayThe BJB to participate in the Southern Fried Sundays Annual B-Day Benefit.
July 17th Southern Fried Sunday benefits
The Mustard Seed with proceeds
going back to the Orlando area community! This event will feature 17+ bands and musical acts from Florida at 3 venues on Mills Ave., a
car show, a pin-up girl contest, a dunk tank, vendors, food trucks, car
wash, games & prizes and of course bbq!
July 4, 2011 - MondayJoin the JamborTEA!!! The BJB releases Three Custom Tea Blends inspired by their music & antics.
Upon winning the Best Acoustic Performance of 2010 @ Q’s House we were awarded various
swag, as well as our own PersonaliTea blend from Madam Pots of Mad Pots of Tea.
Over the next few months we went on a wild adventure w/ Madam Potts where she would listen to our music and try to channel the JUG-ly antics
of the BJB into a herbal Tea. She was up for the
task, and this collaboration resulted in not just one custom tea blend, but an entire line of three different teas we decided to brand as
June 21, 2011 - Tuesday‘First Drops EP’ gets Reviewed on MusicEmissions.com
Check out this very kind CD Review of our ‘First Drops EP’ by Bertman. He makes us sound good...and 7/10 ain’t bad. This EP is literally the first recordings the BJB has dropped on the masses, so it is great to see our fans respond so favorably to it. New Music Coming Soon...
June 13, 2011 - MondayBJB inspires local Orlando artist Keenan Ernde
This amazing piece of art was created by Orlando artist Keenan Ernde, and painted live during our Peacock Room gig with Revolution Revival and The Horrible Hound Dogs on June 11, 2011 in Orlando, FL... Support Local Art!!!
June 8, 2011 - WednesdayJUG-ly write-up in June Issue of
The Beachside Resident.
The BJB is spotlighted in the ‘ Local Amp’ section of the June issue of The Beachside Resident. Great write up... Anyone who can use Gollum references in an article about us, is ok in our book. Thanks to Alberto Rivera for the kind words and JUG-ly plugs...
May 25, 2011 - WednesdayThe BJB opens for Diablo Dimes @ the Monterey Club.
The BJB will be heading to Ft. Lauderdale this weekend to perform at the Monterey Club. It will be our first time playing that far south, and eventhough we’re not stoked about the long drive...we can’t wait to perform with the other amazing bands on the bill. We’re finally getting the chance to partner up with Diablo Dimes, as well as Boise Bob & His Backyard Band and Los Bastardos Magnificos. All great acts with solid followings. We just hope Ft. Lauderdale is ready for our JUG-ly Antics. Help spread the word to your friends and family who live in South Florida, so they can come out and get aboard the Blood Train as well...
May 16, 2011 - MondayVote for the BJB in the Orlando Weekly ‘Best of Orlando’ poll
We humbly invite our JUG-ly crew to fill out the infamous Orlando Weekly - Best of Orlando survey. Gotta mark it off our Bucket List. Let’s shoot for BEST FOLK ACT...spread the word.
May 15, 2011 - SundayMembers of the BJB get a little press on Examiner.com
Examiner.com’s Local Music writer Kat Coffin shines the spotlight on members of the The Bloody Jug Band. Don’t worry if all of us haven’t made it to center stage yet, it’s a work in progress so check out the featured members below and check back soon to see who’s featured next. Randall Scandal | Brian Shredder | Big Daddy Jerm | Bloody Rick Lane | Cragmire Peace
April 15, 2011 - FridayThe BJB gets Southern Fried this Sunday @ Will’s Pub
Our marathon week of amazing gigs comes to an end this Sunday @ Will’s Pub. We are super stoked to finally be participating in the long-running and extremely successful Southern Fried Sunday’s event. Recently relocated to Will’s, it is one of the few events were you can eat southern fried food and listen to southern fried music all for a measly $5.00. AND...even if you drink too much, the night is early enough that you might still be able to make it to work Monday morning.
We kick the night off and will be followed by the Six Time Losers and the Hindu Cowboys...both bands we are excited to share a stage with. So, come on out and fill your Sunday night with good food and even better tunes. We hope to see you there...
April 11, 2011 - MondayThe BJB opens for the Ben Prestage 4/13/2011
After 2 years of "Almost" playing with Ben Prestage on several occasions, we finally get our chance this Wednesday Night @ The 321 Local Rock Bar & Grill in Cocoa, FL. Last month was our first time at the Rock Bar, and we received a lot of great responses... So we are happy to come back this week for more good tunes and good times; where else can you go to see a 9-Piece-Band open up for a 1-Man-Band... ;)
April 7, 2011 - ThursdayBJB on WPRK’s ‘The Whitney Costner Radio Show’
Listen-in Tomorrow @ Noon to The Whitney Costner Radio Show on Wprk 91.5. The BJB Crew will be stopping by to chat it up with Whitney and plug our Florida Music Festival Showcase (The BLOODY JUG Band @ FMF2011!!!). You can tune in online at wprkdj.org.
April 1, 2011 - FridayThe JUG Returns to the Florida Music Festival
We are stoked to announce that the Bloody Jug Band will be showcasing at
We’re back for our second year performing at the festival, with a prime slot at BackBooth
(FedEx Outdoor Stage) on Saturday, April 9th @ 8pm. But, don’t wait till
Saturday to come support great music! All three days of the fest have amazing acts performing, many
of which are old friends of the BJB. For a full schedule of performances and activities visit:
March 24, 2011 - ThursdayBJB inspires local artist Daniel P. Schmidt
This amazing piece of art was created by Daniel P Schmidt, and painted live during our gig with The Horrible Hound Dogs the other night @ The 321 Local in Cocoa, FL (*And now hangs on my wall at home). Very cool experience...Support Local Art!!!
March 17, 2011 - ThursdayBJB on WPRK’s ‘Out & About Orlando with Jeremy Seghers’
Tomorrow at Noon (EST) some of BJB Crew will be on Out & About Orlando with Jeremy Seghers on Wprk 91.5. Tune in and show your support. We’ll be promoting our upcoming gig at BackBooth and trying to explain our JUG-ly antics to anyone who will listen...You can tune in online at www.wprkdj.org.
Or if you miss the live interview, you can always listen to the PODCAST
March 03, 2011 - ThursdayThe BJB opens for the HillBilly Hellcats 3/05/2011.
Living out your Biker fantasies this weekend? Well instead of wasting a bunch of time and $$ in Daytona, come out to bash they are having in DeLeon Springs. I promise you’ll see some of the most youthful bikers around (*Fountain of Youth Reference - for those not paying attention).
Renegade Magazine is sponsoring a great event at the Junkyard Saloon with a Hot Rod/Rat Rod/Chopper Show, Pin-Up Contest... and LIVE Music from the Bloody Jug Band, Oak Hill Drifters and the Hillbilly Hellcats. We are stoked to be a part of the event and to open for the Hellcats while on their tour. So, come out and bring your hog (Bike-or-Wife) and have a JUG-ly good time with us...
February 14, 2011 - MondayNew Live Video for ‘Boy Named Lucy’
We are proud to debut our first ‘official’ Live Video for the song, ‘Boy Named Lucy’; Captured during our performance @ BackBooth (Downtown Orlando) on December 11th, 2010. The video was Produced by: Adam Arnali of Zero Dark Cinema and Shot by Tim Anderson and Arnali himself. We could not be more thankful for their hard work...They make us look good.
February 2, 2011 - TuesdayThe New BJB Smokin’ Skull T-shirts have arrived!!!
Designed by Zchel and screen printed by Enemy Ink these high quality American Apparel Tees are now available at our ‘Web Store’. They come in both Men’s and Women’s sizes and are a great way to support the BJB without becoming a walking billboard. Check them out...
January 24, 2011 - Mondaythe BJB named ‘Best Acoustic Performance’ on Q’s House
We are excited to be named ‘Best Acoustic Performance’ on Q’s House for 2010. We’ll be on his show tomorrow night (1/25/2011) at 8PM to accept our award and banter it up with a house full of madmen... and women. Click HERE for details about the show. Thanks to all his listeners for voting for the BJB. Much Appreciated...
January 1, 2011 - SaturdayToday the internet had a baby...and that baby was named BLOODYJUGBAND.Com
We at BJB Web Designs are happy to announce the launch of our very own ‘Official Website’ — www.BloodyJugBand.com. It’s got plenty of content...and plenty more to come. Lots of cool BJB Merch available @ the STORE. And make sure and sign up for our Mailing List (*Widget on the right side of this page) to stay tuned about our upcoming gigs...etc. A Special Thanks to our very own Story Jean for spending many sleepless nights working on this site. Here’s to a JUG-filled 2011!!!
December 8, 2010 - Wednesdaythe BJB rocks w/ Rev. Peyton’s BIG DAMN Band @ BackBooth (12/11/10)
We have one of our biggest shows EVER coming up on December 11th at BackBooth, and we need your help moving some tickets. We are playing with Reverend Peyton’s BIG DAMN BAND, a band that in many ways inspired the BJB into existance. I know I personally would not be playing the washboard today if it wasn’t for WashBoard Breezy and their overall influence has been huge on me over the last few years...
So, show your JUG-ly Support by hitting us up before now and then and buying a ticket. They are $8.00 through us, and $10.00 at the door. But, the bottom line is that in order to keep getting top quality gigs like this, we need to do our part with the pre-sell tickets. It is a necessary evil all bands have to deal with...and to be honest, I wouldn’t even ask if I didn’t feel this night will be WELL worth the $$. Along w/ the Rev, we will be playing with RJ Harman and recently added - The Die Tryin’s.
October 19, 2010 - TuesdayBack @ Q’s House TONIGHT (10/19/10)
TONIGHT!!! - Tuesday, October 19th from 8-10pm, the BLOODY JUG Band will be featured on Q’s House, a weekly online talk radio program that showcases bands, music and art to the masses. The band will be performing a few acoustic songs and participating in the program’s witty banter.
For those unfamiliar with Q’s House - It’s ‘Inside the Actor’s’ Studio for unsigned musicians with a dash of ‘The Daily Show’. It’s a great outlet for local music and we are stoked to be back on the program. Last time we were a little rusty and out our of sorts, but we’ve been saving up juicy stories for the last 6 months to ensure we have something to yap about...as well as play some new tunes for the audience.
Listen LIVE @ www.qshouse.com TONIGHT!!! (From 8-10pm), or check back into the site after the fact for replays and podcasts of the interview.
September 11, 2010 - Saturday
Another nice write-up promoting Ella’s Gig.
CL (Creative Loafing) TAMPA
September 9-15, 2010 - Vol. 23, No. 26
THE DAILY LOAF
Bloody Jug Band - Orlando’s lo-fi Gothic blues and Americana septet writes morbid songs with titles like ‘Graverobber Blues’ and ‘Her Blood,’ the later about getting herpes from sucking blood and delivered by gruff-drawling singer/washboard scratcher Cragmire with throaty vocal harmonics provided by Stormy Jean. Other instruments include dobro and lapsteel guitars, washtub bass, mouth harp, and a "bloody" jug.
9 p.m., Ella’s Americana Folk Art Cafe, Tampa, $5.
September 10, 2010 - Friday
Great write-up in the TAMPA BAY TIMES
TAMPA BAY TIMES (9/10/10)
LOCAL MUSIC | KNOW YOUR ARTISTS (Page 36)
Meet ... The Bloody Jug Band
By Gabriel Loewenberg
The Bloody Jug Band has set out to do things a little differently.
"We said we want to do kind of a horror jug band, and most people that you talk to don’t even know what the hell a jug band is," vocalist and washboard scratcher Cragmire says.
"Have you ever seen the Country Bear Jamboree? You ever see Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas?" Once people hear that, Cragmire says, "they start getting their minds around it." But it’s not quite that simple. Rather than starting a traditional jug band, this Orlando seven-piece throws several other genres into the mix. Bluegrass, rock n’ roll, blues and outlaw country are all equally represented, topped off with a wicked sense of humor and a little camp for show. One might call them Florida swamp-noir.
Along with Cragmire, the band, whose members all go by nicknames, consists of Stormy Jean on vocals and cowbell, Brian Shredder on the bloodyaxe (guitar), Seth Funky on washtub bass, Big Daddy Jerm on the jug, Motorcycle Sean on mouth harp and Adam Blackwater on resonator and lap steel. The subject matter of their footstomping songs is typically dark, creepy and tongue-in-cheek. While some types of music that celebrate the dark side takes itself too seriously (I’m looking at you, death metal), the Bloody Jug Band didn’t want to get caught up in that.
"We’re certainly not a gimmick," Cragmire says. "We totally believe in what we’re doing, but at the same time, giving (crowds) that something else and being in on the joke." For example, in one song, Boy Named Lucy (which is a bit of a spin on the Johnny Cash classic A Boy Named Sue), the bullies at a school pick on a young boy by calling him "little Lucy goosey." But the joke is on them, as Lucy’s name is really Lucifer, and he sets out to get their souls. Another track, Her Blood, is about a vampire who gets herpes by sucking the blood of a working girl.
So yeah, it’s a little campy, but it’s all in good fun.
Cragmire emphasized that he wants this band to be a family, first and foremost. In doing something so musically different, he wanted to make sure everyone operated as a cohesive unit.
"None of us are 18 anymore, getting our GEDs and trying to become a rock band," he says. "The members range in age from 25 to 43. We’re all serious about what we’re doing."
"We all have day jobs and things, but are really trying to make a splash, trying to give the world something different."
The Bloody Jug Band
The group performs with Sarah Purser at 10 p.m. Saturday at
August 3, 2010 - Tuesday
Bowling for Charity - August 18th - Come Join Us!!!
Now I know some of you may think that the BLOODY JUG Band is nothing but a bunch of super sexy individuals who love rockin’ out and singing songs about Blood and Zombies...BUT NO!!! LOL. There is more than meets the eye...
We also care deeply about our community and advocating for good causes, which is why when we were approached to participate in the Inaugural Bowling Tournament put on by Ronald McDonald Charities of Central Florida, we jumped at the chance. Now, we may not eat at McDonalds and we may all be scared of clowns, BUT we will do anything for sick kids.
So come on out and toss some balls around with the BJB on August 18th at the Colonial Bowling Lanes. We will be there with our own team of misfits, and will be joined by some of our great community-minded friends at Enemy Ink, Abyssmal Entertainment and many more...
May 5, 2010 - Wednesday
Featured on Central Florida Live (Episode #15)
The crew from Central Florida Live caught up with us at FMF2010 to film our set and knock out an interview. You can view all the drunken madness below. We are featured 2nd on the episode after the gals from Heroine.
Central Florida Live on Vimeo.
April 24, 2010 - Saturday
Interview Featured on NextMusicBlog.com
Check out NextMusicBlog.com for an interview they did with us last month. Just got posted today and came out great. The site is a great resource for new unique music, and we are happy those chose to spotlight us. Any exposure is good exposure...
April 19, 2010 - Monday
The BJB showcasing @ FMF2010!!!
As long-time supporters of the Florida Music Festival, we are happy to announce that the BJB will be showcasing on the opening night of FMF2010!!! This will be the BJB’s first appearance at the FMF and we are stoked to play amongst so many of our fellow musicians and friends.
You can catch us promptly at 9:30pm on Wednesday, April 21st @ Club 57 West (*57 West Pine St. - Downtown Orlando). A 1-Night wristband is only $10.00 and will allow you entry into any of the FMF venues throughout the evening to enjoy dozens of great bands.
FMF2010 runs from 4/21/10 - 4/24/10....don’t miss out.
March 19, 2010 - Friday
The BJB to be featured on Q’s House (3/23/10)
On Tuesday, March 23rd from 8-10pm, the BLOODY JUG Band will be featured on Q’s House, a weekly online talk radio program that showcases bands, music and art to the masses. The band will be performing a few acoustic songs and participating in the program’s witty banter.
For those unfamiliar with Q’s House - It’s ‘Inside the Actor’s Studio’ for unsigned musicians with a dash of ‘The Daily Show’. It’s a great outlet for local music and we are stoked to be a part of the program.
Listen LIVE @ www.qshouse.com on March 23rd (From 8-10pm), or check back into the site after the fact for replays and podcasts of the interview.
March 9, 2010 - Tuesday
Do you like BLOOD with your Chili??? (Gig on March 12th)
The BJB will be playing Smokin Devany’s - Inaugural Chili Cook-Off this Friday night (March 12th). If that wasn’t enough, in between our sets we will also be holding a ‘Worst Tattoo Contest’ Sponsored by Atomic Tattoos. So... in one night, lots of tasty Chili, live music from the Bloody Jug Band...and shitty Tattoo’s.... Now, you may be asking yourself how could all these random things come together to form such an amazing night? You got me...only GOD knows the answer to that I guess.
Smokin’ D’s is located at 7620 N. Goldenrod Rd in Winter Park, FL (32792). There is no cover to get in, and lots of great Beers to choose from. The Chili Cookoff will begin around 8:00pm and we will start jamming a little after 10pm once everyone is good and full of beans.
This will be a fun and low key evening, so if you haven’t had the opportunity to come out and see the BJB in action yet, what better time then now.
December 9, 2009 - Wednesday
the BJB Welcomes New Members & More...
Some newsworthy events have been happening lately, so here is a little Bloody update for you....
- Last weekend the BJB had our first foray in recording and ended up laying down 4 tracks that will eventually appear on our ‘First Drops...’ EP. Although alot of Blood was spilled during the session and our engineer had to go to the hospital for multiple stab wounds, we made it out alive.
People have been hounding us about when they can hear some of our Bloodsongs... My answer is always - Make it out to a gig!!! But, it’s hard to be a band nowadays without music to represent you in the wacky world of the internet, so we should be posting them soon. Stay tuned....- We also are pleased to welcome 2 new members to this carnival of madness that we call the BLOODY JUG Band. 1st, is a guy called Adam Blackwater who seems to have made a deal with the Devil in exchange for some great lap-steel skills. He adds alot to our sound, and is one of the lucky ones cause he gets to sit down the whole time during gigs...Bastard!!!
2nd, is a masterful guitarist who I have appropriately dubbed Brian Shredder. He will be taking over the main guitar duties for us from here on out while G.T. goes and has a baby (or maybe his wife will have it, I’m really not sure how these things work)... and we could not be happier. Brian adds alot of fresh Blood to our BloodBank and we are looking forward to introducing him to our JUGly fans at next weekends gig.
AND, Since we are just like some hardcore inner city gang...where noone can actually leave the BJB roster without dying, have no fear, G.T. will still be seen in the mix contributing his ‘Good Times’ to the BJB collective...... but most likely with a rugrat in toe.
- Lastly, we have a gig on December 18th at Holly & Dolly’s... so we hope to see you there. We will be jamming with OneNightStan, and will bring a little ‘Nightmare’ before the X-mas festivities get underway....
Stay tuned to the same Bloody Channel for more updates....
September 23, 2009 - Wednesday
Devil’s Night DEBUT for the Bloody Jug Band
Are you ready for a Jamboree from HELL!!!
After a long wait and alot of near death experiences - The Bloody Jug Band is finally ready to debut our madness to the world...and what better night for this introduction than Devil’s Night (October 30th, 2009). We are very pleased to be playing alongside many of our old friends and like-minded ghouls, and we promise a night of trauma.
So come on out and get BLOODY with us....
June 18, 2009 - Thursday
it takes alot of BLOOD to get started....
Many of you have been inquiring when we will start playing out live, posting music...etc. Well, hold your damn horses, it takes alot of blood to get this train running properly.
To give you all a status report thus far: We have rehearsals fully underway, but will not play out till we get the right amount of jugly-bastards in place. We are trying to build a dysfunctional family here, and as you all know that kind of crazy takes time. Some bands grow into a dysfunctional family over years together, while we are trying to create a strong loathing for each other right from the get-go.
We already have a few casualties and a few broken limbs....so we are off to a perfect start. Also, If anyone has an outlet for some cheap body bags please let us know. I have a feeling we are going to need them...
Anything good in life is worth getting bloody for, and we hope our fans feel the same way. We thank you all for your patience and continued support....Now go keep yourself busy by playing with sharp objects and let us get back to work...
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