Bad Influence Band
From foreign shores to local haunts, accolades abound for Bad Influence. Washingtonian Magazine hails Bad Influence as "a part of a long and worthy Washington blues tradition". In fact, the band's performances and CDs have earned winning reviews in magazines and newspapers throughout the U.S. and abroad. Their latest CD, "Under The Influence", was a 2012 IBC Finalist for Best Self Produced CD, and a 2012 WAMMIE award nominee for Best Blues Recording, and is getting extensive airplay on terrestrial and satellite radio stations alike.
These accomplishments continue adding to their " 20 year overnight success". Their previous CD, "Tastes Like Chicken", won the 2001 Best Blues Recording award from the Washington Area Music Association (WAMMIE). They were nominated for 3 WAMMIE awards in 2003 - Best Blues Band, guitarist Michael Tash for Blues Instrumentalist and Roger Edsall for Blues Vocalist.
You need to see for yourself what the buzz is all about!
Simply put, you'll find yourself moving to the band's original blend of Chicago blues, swing, American roots and tinge of rock, packaged in an energy-charged delivery that consistently pleases both blues fanatics and non-blues fans alike. Check out their bios, CD releases, and the testimonials throughout this website. Then check out their up-to-date schedule, pay a visit to their youTube channel, and GO SEE THIS BAND!