Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime:
The phenomenon known as Sublime, arguably the most energetic, original and uniquely eclectic band to emerge from any scene, anywhere, ended with the untimely death of lead singer, guitarist and songwriter Brad Nowell in May of 1996. But encompassing the sense of place and purpose long associated with Sublime’s music, Badfish, a Tribute to Sublime continues to channel the spirit of Sublime with a fury not felt for some time. What separates Badfish from other tribute bands is that they have replicated Sublime’s essence, developing a scene and dedicated following most commonly reserved for label-driven, mainstream acts. Badfish make their mark on the audience by playing with the spirit of Sublime. They perform not as Sublime would have, or did, but as Badfish does!
Often described as Sublime meets RHCP, Barroom Philosophers set a high energy environment with animated vocals, soaring guitar solos and heavy bass lines interlaced with precision drum rhythms. All serving up a dynamic, charismatic reggae-rock fusion, muddling the barriers of soul, funk, blues and the space-time continuum.