Big Brass Bed

Named “Best Folk Band” 2016 by New Times (Broward/Palm Beach)

“The sound was pure Dylan, a rollicking blend of blues, folk, country and other roots-loving styles….” Palm Beach Post

Big Brass Bed is

Rod MacDonald, guitar/vocal/harmonica
Bill Meredith, drums/vocal
John Smotherman, lead guitar/vocal
Doug Lindsay, bass/vocal
Brad Keller, keys

Other musicians who have played with Big Brass Bed include:


Joe Saint, organ Bill Rabon, bass Rick Rossano, guitar or bass
Mario LaCasse, guitar James London, guitar Rich Reiken, guitar
Jimmy Daniel, drums Mike Kerrigan, bass & keys  Randy Ward, bass
Dave Trull, bass Rod Parker, drums Joel DeRuggiero, drums
Barry Bernstein, drums John Grillo, drums Tom Lipincott, guitar
Rex Blazer, violin Clint Casey, guitar Carl Schmid, violin
Bradley Ditto, guitar Geoff Livingston, bass Charlie Gonzalez, bass

A second cd, "Dylan Jam + 2", with 9 Dylan songs, two originals,
and several guest artists, was released in 2010.


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Rod MacDonald, guitar/vocal/harmonica

Bill Meredith, drums

John Smotherman, lead guitar

Dave Trull, bass

with special guests

Rich Reiken, guitar    James London, guitar

Paul Vincent, mandolin    Rex Blazer, violin

Bradley Ditto, guitar

Big Brass Bed started in 2002 as a Bob Dylan tribute band at the Bamboo Room in Lake Worth, and now performs more than 50 Dylan songs, some originals and some artfully selected classics. The first cd, “A Few Dylan songs,” produced by keyboardist Mike Kerrigan, was released in 2003


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Big Brass Bed started in 2002 as a Bob Dylan tribute band at the Bamboo Room in Lake Worth, and

now performs more than 50 Dylan songs, some originals and some artfully selected classics.

The first cd, "A Few Dylan songs," produced by keyboardist Mike Kerrigan, was released in 2003.

Big Tent is Big Brass Bed's 3rd cd

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Big Tent is Big Brass Bed's 3rd cd.

From “Dylan Since The 1960s” at
FAU Lifelong Learning, Jupiter, FL April 28, 2016:
one more cup of coffee

end of the line

every grain of sand

From “The Songs Of Leonard Cohen”
at FAU Lifelong Learning, Jupiter, FL April 24, 2015:
Everybody Knows

Suzanne

Hallelujah

videos from Stringbreak Festival April 2010
Mr Tambourine Man:

Tangled Up In Blue:

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Hey everybody...some Big Brass Bed news: Doug Lindsay has joined us as bassist, as Randy Ward has moved back to Iowa to care for his sister. Doug's been playing with the Humdingers now for some time, so for the first time The H's and BBB's are the same band. We wish Randy the very best and thank him for the great music he made with us. Photos to come. Upcoming gigs:
March 10 5 pm free festival Miami Shores 93rd & 2d
June 7 9 pm Guanabana's, Jupiter

To help us all through these times, these cds are $5 (minimum 2 cds/$10

No Commercial Traffic (NCT) / And Then He Woke Up (TWU) / Into The Blue (ITB) / Recognition (R) / A Tale Of Two Americas (TTA) / After The War (ATW)

---Songs Of Freedom (SOF), Later That Night (LTN), Beginning Again (BA), or archival cds/dvs are $10 each. "Live In Germany" (DVD)