The Bacon Brothers Biography

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Birth Place: United States
Years Active: 1995-present
Genres: Country Rock, Folk Rock


The Bacon Brothers is the American musical duo of Michael Bacon and Kevin Bacon. Although they have played music together since they were boys, the brothers have only been a working band since 1995.

The Bacon Brothers also appear on Sandra Boynton's children's CDs "Dog Train", and ''Philadelphia Chickens'', on which they sing the title track. Their song "Chop Wood (Carry Water)" is on the soundtrack of the 2004 film ''The Woodsman'', which Kevin produced and starred in. Their song "When You Decide You've Stayed Too Long" is on the soundtrack of the 2003 film ''Red Betsy''. Kevin starred in and produced "Loverboy" with his wife Kyra Sedgwick, which Michael also scored.

In January 2006, the Bacon Brothers appeared on an episode of Queer Eye. The episode featured Michael Bacon as the episode's "straight guy" and makeover recipient, and ended with both Bacon Brothers performing.

In 2008, Michael composed many soundtracks for television, including the soundtrack for the PBS mini series ''The Jewish Americans'' and "The Kennedy's for which he won an Emmy.

In February 2009, the Bacon Brothers were the special guests for Episode 16 of , Daryl Hall's (of Hall & Oates fame) monthly free internet concert. They performed four tracks off their most recent album, as well as some cover songs and the Hall & Oates track "When The Morning Comes".

In early 2009 The Bacon Brothers did Hard Rock Cafe's March on Stage with the proceeds going to "March On Stage" which is about helping people who make a difference, about giving back to those people that give so selflessly of themselves. Music therapy helps so many people in so many different ways. In the rousing show closing, they were joined on stage by Matt Morris.

In April 2009 they recorded "Private Sessions" which aired on the A&E channel. A new single, "Guilty of the Crime", a duet with The Bellamy Brothers, was released in June 2009.

On June 27, 2009 The Bacon Brothers gave a brief concert, for the fundraisers who climbed to the top of Pikes Peak, Colorado, in support of the Love Hope Strength Foundation. The event was videoed by Matt Carpenter, high altitude marathoner and posted on their myspace page. Later that night, The Bacon Brothers played a concert at the Denver Hard Rock Cafe. Also playing were Cy Curnin of The Fixx, and The White Buffalo.

The Bacon Brothers are touring this fall (2009) and will be hitting Florida, the DC area, New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. A complete listing of tour dates can be found on their MySpace page. *

They also just started a street team where fans can earn points for completing tasks such as adding them to your top friends on MySpace, adding one of their songs to your MySpace profile, posting comments on blogs or youtube, posting reviews on Amazon.com or iTunes, and even going to a show. Points can be redeemed for autographed merchandise, concert tickets, and even meet and greet passes. *

Dec.5th 2009 rhet sang for the save the mummers




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