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GUEST REVIEW: BNLxPersuasions – by Laura

Get Barenaked reader Laura is suitably impressed with the latest BNL release. Here is her review of the new collaboration between Barenaked Ladies and The Persuasions... Sometimes a truly great collaboration can be more than the sum of its parts. When there is chemistry, respect and loads of talent on both sides, sometimes magic happens. That [...]

GUEST BLOG: A great night in Boise – by Beth

Beth went out to Get Barenaked in Boise last summer and wanted to share her story from a memorable night!   "I had to share my AMAZING night from last summer (7/12/2016)!     I have been a die-hard Barenaked Ladies fan for 20 years. That night was the 12th time I have seen them live, which is amazing in and of itself, but last [...]

GUEST BLOG: Music, Malarkey and Memories – by Amy

A regular blogger for Get Barenaked, Amy shares some thoughts on BNL, friends and change. Take it away, Amy... Time changes many things. And interestingly enough, a few things don’t change. Among the changes over the past 19 years: Graduated college; moved five times; met the man I would eventually marry; he put a ring on it (married!); added [...]

GUEST BLOG: This band just keeps getting better – by Jen

Jen went along to the Las Vegas #LastSummerOnEarth2016 show and wrote this piece about what a fun time she had at the show! September 22 marked two months since my friends and I had the joy of seeing the band Barenaked Ladies in Las Vegas. This band has been MY band since the mid-1990's when I first heard Maybe You Should Drive in college [...]

GUEST BLOG: #BNLUK2016 thoughts – by Sipsy

Having attended three shows on the #BNLUK2016 tour, Stephen 'Sipsy' Jessup-Peacock shares his thoughts on the most recent iteration of the BNL live show... Barenaked Ladies saved my life! Now you may feel that's a strong statement, but I feel if you are going to read my review of this most recent #BNLUK tour, you need to know how I associate [...]

GUEST BLOG: An open letter – memories and thank you – by Jenny

Jenny attended the LSOE show in Missoula and wanted to share this letter to BNL and the crew. To the 2016 BNL summer concert tour... I just wanted to take the extra time to say thank you from the bottom of my heart for putting together such an awesome show in Missoula, MT this summer. Please take a minute to read while I (try to) briefly [...]

GUEST BLOG: Ryne – LSOE2016 adventures!

Read this guest blog from Ryne, describing some amazing adventures out on #LSOE2016! It's hard to explain the loss. I'm sitting at my apartment in a dining room chair, with a signed edition of Mothball Mint in front of me, and plenty more items to the side, still reeling over the fact that my last summer on Earth has finally come to its [...]

GUEST REVIEW – Lori on BNL Rocks Red Rocks

Lori gives her verdict on the new live album from the Ladies. As someone who's not usually a fan of live albums, I was prepared to have pretty neutral feelings on BNL Rocks Red Rocks. I wasn't even really in a rush to listen to it at first, because after all, I've already seen BNL live, and what can top that? (Okay, nothing can top that.) I thought [...]

GUEST REVIEW – Mark on BNL Rocks Red Rocks

Mark Tyler shares his verdict on BNL Rocks Red Rocks To most keen Barenaked Ladies fans this new live release was something that was certainly not a necessity (we’ve all got loads right? Whether they are official or bootleg!), it was however something to really look forward to, especially if you were present at one of the shows on the Silverball [...]

GUEST REVIEW – Camilla on BNL Rocks Red Rocks

Camilla gives her take on BNL's new live release, BNL Rocks Red Rocks BNL Rocks Red Rocks captures the band in their confident stride. These guys clearly love what they do. That kind of joy is infectious and it’s part of what makes their live shows so great. It translates to the album and makes it a good one in its own right. There are some [...]