Guest Blogs

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 [...]

GUEST BLOG: Much like a Boomerang – by Laura

Laura writes a fantastic guest blog for Get Barenaked describing her experiences of BNL's music... My family is the kind that rarely plays CDs or records around the house, despite our decent sized collection. The extent of our music-listening largely comes from the radio, which is often on in the car or in the background while making and eating dinner, [...]

GUEST BLOG – BNL, Rooster Teeth and saying Hi – by Ryne

A fantastic guest blog from Ryne, take it away! "It's not an overstatement to say I've been a lifelong fan. I'm not entirely clear on how or why, but my parents were fans. Hard to believe, here in Middle America, BNL had a place in the cassette and CD collection of their car. To put this in perspective, I was born at the tail end of '93: [...]

GUEST BLOG: BNL on the spectrum – by Mil

On World Austism Awareness Day, Mil writes an eye-opening and important account of fandom whilst living with autism. "I listen to Barenaked Ladies every single day, probably for at least an hour or two. I update a BNL blog on Tumblr daily with a little BNL nugget for people. I listen to all the solo projects and I spend my free time updating lyrics [...]

GUEST BLOG: What a way to start married life! – by Charlene and Richard

I wanted to share our Barenaked adventure. I entered a local radio station contest to win tickets for 2 to get on the Ships and Dip cruise and out of 30,000 contest entries my name was drawn. My fiance and I had originally intended to elope to Vegas to get married, but upon winning the cruise I looked into getting married on the ship,and it was [...]

GUEST BLOG: The Greatest Gift Ever – by Presley

Presley shares a brilliant BNL story about the greatest gift ever received! Around my hometown, I am known as the Biggest Barenaked Ladies fan. From high school presentations all the way up to university research projects, I have tried to incorporate BNL into every class I took. So far, I’ve done quite a good job. My mother is well aware [...]