Stumblebum Brass
October 29, 2008 12:07 AM   Subscribe

Fresh and Tasty band that puts on shows for thousands a day but only listened to by dozens. (NSFW lyrics)

Pretty awesome street band I found surfin the youtube. I guess they walk around NYC carrying their instruments and crash bars, just walk in playing. They were supposedly booed off of America's Got Talent for making fun of the Hoff.
posted by BrnP84 (18 comments total) 8 users marked this as a favorite
America's Got Talent
posted by robtf3 at 12:20 AM on October 29, 2008

Awesome! Now I feel a lot better :)
robtf3, great link, but totally not helping the mood..
posted by Chuckles at 12:58 AM on October 29, 2008

I meant to put this into the original post, tasty stuff.
posted by BrnP84 at 1:12 AM on October 29, 2008

Thanks - always nice to hear good music.
posted by From Bklyn at 1:36 AM on October 29, 2008

They sound great. And I love the idea of musicians crashing bars. And the fact that they were booed off that horrible TV show only serves to prove that they are worthy.
posted by flapjax at midnite at 4:23 AM on October 29, 2008

I wish punk's "brass" devision turned out more like Stumblebum and less like the Mighty Mighty Bosstones. [writing in notebook: Two points awarded to NYC, half-point deducted from Boston.]
posted by not_on_display at 5:07 AM on October 29, 2008

I absolutely agree with flapjax. They gotta be aware of this since they have that video in their myspace page. Great band.
posted by micayetoca at 5:09 AM on October 29, 2008

The crowd reaction on that TV show looks staged/directed.
posted by D.C. at 5:19 AM on October 29, 2008

Yeah, great band. I'd give 'em at least a couple nickels, and a swig out of my flask.
posted by Rykey at 5:24 AM on October 29, 2008

I like how the drummer looks like a bank teller on his lunch break. Good stuff.
posted by rusty at 6:46 AM on October 29, 2008

Terrific. Anyone know how to get one of their CDs?
posted by Manhasset at 7:08 AM on October 29, 2008

I have this thing about Sousaphone players...
posted by louche mustachio at 7:20 AM on October 29, 2008

This is great- I wish I knew which stations they frequent. During my daily commute, I used to always run into this accordion player who dressed in white from head to toe. I would much prefer these guys.
posted by rachaelfaith at 9:03 AM on October 29, 2008

Freaking great. Reminds me of early jason wembly mixed with soul rebels or some other southern brass junx.
posted by Potomac Avenue at 9:31 AM on October 29, 2008

Awesome. Make that fanbase a baker's dozen!
posted by bicyclefish at 12:53 PM on October 29, 2008

Thanks for this, I've been on the NYC subways for a while and haven't seen these bands :/

I wish ConcreteBeat would link to any websites the artists have.
posted by Grimp0teuthis at 1:43 PM on October 29, 2008

I was at a bar in Philly, a place called Dirty Franks, when two guys came in, a trumpet player and a tuba player. They started playing, the jukebox was shut off, and they regaled us with a couple awesome jazz tunes. They called themselves "The Stumblebums."

And, though the bar was dark and it was long ago (and I was drunk), I can say, without a doubt: they were not the guys in the video.

But they're good too.
posted by SansPoint at 4:31 PM on October 29, 2008

A brief interview, and another band called Stumblebums.
posted by Chuckles at 11:12 PM on October 30, 2008

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