News

12/29/16

New single, “Coming Home” out now! Download for free on BandCamp. Coming Home

11/05/2014

We had an awesome time tracking guitars and vocals in the studio last week. We’ll be back in the studio this Saqturday to lay down some more guitars and vocals and we’ll be playing Dargan’s on 11/14/14. Hope to see you guys at the show!

10/22/2014

Hey guys! We’re super excited to be back in the studio this Saturday at York Recording with Scott Ord! We’ll be working hard on guitars and vocals to make the best Easy Bear EP to-date. Keep checking the shows page for updates on our next show!

10/13/2014

We had an awesome time playing Velvet Jones with Brown Shoe on 10/3/14, those guys rocked it hard! We’re taking some time away from shows to get ready for another round of recording this month. The new EP is coming along great and we really excited to share it with you guys! Well be back out for some more shows in November. Subscribe to the email list to stay up-to-date!

10/01/2014

Remember to check us out this Friday at Velvet Jones with Brown Shoe. Show starts around 9pm! Don’t be late and don’t forget to pick up your Easy Bear merch!

09/24/2014

We had an awesome time playing the Lemon Festival last Sunday. A big thanks to Tracy for putting us on the bill. Our next show will be at Velvet Jones on 10/3/14. See you guys there!

09/10/2014

We hope to see you guys this Saturday at the Santa Barbara County Local Fest at Ken Adam Park in Lompoc. We go on at 3pm, come on out and enjoy some local foods and beers and have a good time!

09/03/2014

Just a quick show reminder, we will be playing the Santa Barbara County Local Fest on 9/13/14 at Ken Adam Park in Lompoc, CA. Hope to see you guys there!

08/27/2014

Hey guys! If you haven’t subscribed to our email list take the time to do so now and stay up-to-date on all things Easy Bear, including new music, shows and free stuff! Here’s your first bit of free stuff. Head on over to easybear.bandsonabudget.com/EasyBearEP and use the download code, easybearep to download our single, “Give Me Your Love” for free!

08/20/2014

A quick show update, we’re super excited to be on the bill for this years Santa Barbara County Local Fest which will be on 9/13/14 at Ken Adams Park in Lompoc. Check the shows page for more info and tickets and we hope to see a lot of you there!

08/13/2014

We had an awesome time playing at Discovery in Ventura! A big thanks to Winchester Rebels for playing with us! As it happened, last Fridays’ show was our 30th show as a band!! Here’s to many more shows! Remember to check us out at the Santa Barbara County Local Fest on 9/13/14. See you guys there!

08/06/2014

Hey guys! Our show this Friday will be at Discovery in Ventura with fellow Santa Barbara band, Winchester Rebels. Be sure to make it out, have a drink, bowl a few frames and rock out with us!

07/30/2014

We had an awesome time playing Whiskey Richards last Friday night. A big thanks to all of you who came out and a shout out to Coldcock Whiskey! See you guys August 8th in Ventura at Discovery!

07/23/2014

Hey guys! Hope to see as many of you at our show this Friday with Hillsvainkill at Whiskey Richards. Doors are at 9pm, show starts at 10pm! 21+, don’t be late!

07/09/2014

Quick update on our next show at Whiskey Richards on July 25th. We’ve added Hillsvainkill from Delano California to the bill. Check ’em out, they rock!

07/02/2014

Hey guys! Our next show is coming up on July 25th at Whiskey Richards. Be there or be square! Have a great Fourth of July!!

06/25/2014

Last Sundays recording session was amazing! We are really happy with how everything is sounding and cannot wait for all of you to hear it. Our next show will be July 25th at Whiskey Richards, until then remember to Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and all the rest to stay updated!

06/18/2014

We’re super excited to be recording this Sunday with Scott Ord at York Recording in Highland Park! We won’t be playing any shows this month due to recording, but we have a show set-up at Whiskey Richards on July 25th. Hope to see you all there!!

06/11/2014

Great news! We’ve been invited to play this year’s Goleta Lemon Festival at Girsh Park on September 21! Mark your calendars!!

06/04/2014

We had a lot of fun playing with The River Monks last Sunday at Whiskey Richards. We wish them all the best as they continue on with their tour. We’re going to be taking a short break from shows this month to focus on recording. Later this month we will be heading back into the studio with Scott Ord to work on bass and guitars at Mas Music Productions. We’re super excited to be working on our next EP and can’t wait for everyone to hear the finished product!

05/28/2014

Hopefully by now you’ve had a chance to read the most recent review of our debut EP on The Equal Ground. If not, the link is below! Next week we’ll be playing at Whiskey Richards to support The River Monks as they tour. Also supporting will be fellow local musicians Me & Dinosaur. Come on out this Sunday, June 1st for some great music and good times!

05/22/2014

Our debut EP received a 3.9 out of 5 on The Equal Ground! Check it out here!

05/14/2014

We’re pretty excited to be playing up north this weekend in San Jose and Sacramento. These will be our first shows this far north from our home base in Santa Barbara and we’re pretty excited about meeting new fans and checking out the music scene. We hope to meet a lot of cool people and bands this weekend. Check the Shows page for more info on this weekend’s shows!

05/07/2014

It’s hard to believe we’re almost halfway through this year! It seems like we just put our debut EP out the other day and had our release show! Well, seeing as how some of you may have seen pictures, we might as well come out with it. We are currently working on our next EP! Right now were in the process of recording and we’ve hooked up with Scott Ord to engineer and produce. So far so good! We’re really excited and can’t wait to put more music out and play more shows. We hope to see a lot of you this Friday at Whiskey Richards and if you’re a SLO native, check us out at Cal Poly this Saturday. See the Shows page for more info!

04/30/2014

What’s good!? We’ve added a couple more shows to the month of May. One at Whiskey Richards in Santa Barbara on May 9th and another at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo for a student expo on May 10th. We hope to see you guys out there!

04/23/2014

We’re really excited to be playing with The Singles and Captions tonight at Billy O’s in Ventura! We hope to see you guys tonight! We’d like to also give a big thanks to Undergroundmusic.fm for writing a nice piece about us and posting Give Me Your Love on their site. Thanks guys!

04/16/2014

Hey guys! We have heard back from The Equal Ground, a really cool site that reviews indie albums, and they have graciously offered to review our debut EP! Make sure to check ’em out and learn about some cool new bands. Our review will be live on May 19th.

04/09/2014

Our debut EP is available for purchase on iTunes and most other major online music retailers. Don’t forget to purchase the EP or your favorite track from the EP. Remember to rate and review the EP! See you guys in Ventura, CA next!

04/02/2014

What’s up guys! Check out this awesome review of our EP! A big thanks to the VC Reporter for the kind words! http://www.vcreporter.com/cms/story/detail/?id=11793

03/26/2014

Hope everyone is having a good week so far, we’re halfway to the weekend! We want to give a big thank you to Winchester Rebels and Rand Gamble for setting us up with the SOhO show and for everything they did to get the show up and running. Unfortunately, we had to back out due to the condition of our singers throat. Joey is doing well, but has been advised by the otolaryngologist to rest his throat much as an athlete would rest a muscle in order to recover from injury. We have several shows in April and we hope to see you guys out there!!

03/19/2014

Check out our new video for “Already Mine” from our debut EP available on iTunes now! Remember to see us live this Friday at SOhO with Winchester Rebels, False Puppet and Ray Fortune!

03/12/2014

We had a great time playing Creek Side last Friday with Boobie Tuesday and The Constant Change. A big thank you to everyone that came out and danced and sang with us. We hope to see a lot of you this Friday at the House of Blues on Sunset. Remember to get your copy of our debut EP right here on our website or on iTunes! Don’t forget to rate and review!!

03/05/2014

Well, we’re off to a great start with shows for 2014. We’ll be making our debut appearance down south in San Diego and Long Beach and then heading up north to Sacramento in April and May. We’re on a mission to conquer California one city at a time and make sure everyone knows the name, Easy Bear. Check the shows page to find out when we’ll be in your neck of the woods!

02/26/2014

A big thank you to everyone who is supporting us by purchasing the EP or your favorite track from the EP. The EP has been live for about a week now and is putting up great numbers! Please remember to rate and review! Also, check the shows page to see when we’ll be coming to your neck of the woods.

02/19/2014

Our debut EP is now available for purchase on iTunes and our webstore! Go download your copy today! Remember to rate and review the EP!

02/12/2014

We had an awesome show at Dargan’s last Friday and want to thank Tom for having us and a big thanks to The Reignsmen for playing. Those guys rock it hard! We sold some shirts and EPs so all around it was a great release show. Get ready Ventura, we’ll see you this Friday!

02/05/2014

2 more days until you can get your hands on a copy of our EP before its released! We are super excited to be playing this Friday at Dargans. It’s a great bar and we had such an awesome show last time. Lets make this show even better! See you guys Friday!

01/29/2014

Hey guys! Our EP release show is coming up on us fast and we’ve added our friends The Reignsmen to support the bill. Make sure to come out and check them out and pick up our debut EP along with a t-shirt! Check the shows page for more info!

01/22/2014

Our EP will be catching some air time at OurCityRadio! A big thank you to OurCityRadio for placing our EP in rotation! As an independent artist we appreciate all the help we can get. Please make sure to visit their site and listen to some jams!

01/15/2014

Did you guys catch our track “Already Mine” from our debut EP on Front Range Radio at www.party934.com? A big thank you to Tim for spinning our tune!

01/08/2014

We’re really excited for our first show of the new year, which will be at Dargans on 2/7/14! We will have copies of our debut EP for sale before its available on iTunes worldwide on 2/18/14. We will also have Easy Bear t-shirts for sale too! For all the information on the show check out the shows tab and if you plan on coming please print the ticket below. See you guys soon!

01/01/2014

Hey guys! Hope you all have a happy New Year! Were super excited to start the new year with a bang. Keep checking the Shows page for upcoming shows!

12/25/2013

12/18/2013

We have some exciting news to spill: our debut EP is set to be released on 2/18/2014! We will be playing a couple of release shows in the weeks prior so sign up for the email list to get all the show updates. We’re really excited to be releasing this EP and are excited to find out what 2014 has to offer us. See you guys out there!

12/11/2013

Well, the end of the year is almost upon us. We have a lot of exciting stuff in the works for the upcoming new year. We will be announcing the release date for our debut EP shortly, along with a release show for the EP. Currently, we are booking for 2014 and are asking you, where would you like to see us to play? Send us an email with your request and don’t forget to join the mailing list for up-to-date information!

12/04/2013

We’ve got some great news for all of you Easy Bear fans! We just placed an order for t-shirts and an order to press a limited amount of our debut EP in a 5″ sleeve! You can purchase t-shirts and CDs at our shows or purchase them right here on our website! On the website you have the option to purchase individual tracks off the EP for download, purchase the full EP for download, or purchase a physical copy of the EP and have it shipped to your door! Of course, you can also purchase off iTunes and Amazon! Remember to sign up for the mailing list to get all the updates regarding when our merch will be available!

 

 

11/27/2013

It’s the middle of the week, do you have plans for the weekend? If not, come out to Billy O’s for a post Thanksgiving rock show. We will be playing with Chill Child and The Avocados. Doors are at 9pm and the show is free!

11/20/2013

Hey guys! Were looking at having some Easy Bear t-shirts soon which will be available for sale on this site and at our shows! We are also almost ready to release our EP! Get ready! Next show is this Friday, November 22nd at the House of Blues Voodoo Lounge. It’s an all ages show and we’ll be playing an acoustic set. Head over to the shows page for more info!

11/12/2013

Well, the mini tour was a success! We had a great time on the road and are looking forward to doing it again. We want to thank Kristen from Miles to Nowwhere, Big Fish Pub in Arizona, Helmut Perzi, Melrose & Associates, Project Acoustic, and Route 66 Casino and Hotel in New Mexico. We appreciate your hand in making sure that our tour was successful. Until next time!

11/04/2013

Welcome to the month of Movember Easy Bear fans! Well, it looks like the week of the mini-tour is finally upon us. We’ve prepared a lot and learned quite a few new cover songs to perform in AZ and NM. Were looking forward to make the acquaintance of Arizona and New Mexico. See you soon!

10/30/2013

November is shaping up to be a great month of shows for us. We just added another date at the House of Blues Voodoo Lounge and will be playing a stripped down acoustic set. Hope to see you guys out there! Keep checking the shows page for more upcoming dates!

10/29/2013

We have been working like crazy preparing for the Arizona and New Mexico dates, rehearsing originals and learning a ton of cover songs. We all feel really confident with our instruments right now and are becoming a stronger, tighter band. We’re really excited to hit the road and play in front of brand new people! See you soon AZ and NM!

10/25/2013

A big thank you to Sara and all the RAW personel for putting on last nights RAW event at Bombay and for having us play. The event and our show were both a great success! Thank you to everyone that came out to support us and to all who watched our set. We appreciate all your support!

10/22/2013

Hey guys! Remember to purchase your tickets for RAW online here, otherwise tickets will cost $15 at the door the day of the show. This should be a really cool event with a lot of stuff to check out including art, fashion, make-up & hair, and film. We are really excited to be playing! See you guys out there!!

10/07/2013

Well, last Friday night was a crazy night for Easy Bear and definitely a night that we will remember for awhile. After playing the Downtown Sound Battle of the Bands at SOhO we quickly headed out and drove to Ventura and played an acoustic and full band set at Amigos Surf Cantina. Both shows went great for Easy Bear! Unfortunately, we didnt win the Battle of the Bands, but a big congratulations to The Reignsmen for winning the battle! Great job, guys!

09/27/2013

Great news! We’ve been selected to play this year’s Downtown Sound Battle of the Bands at SOhO on October 4th! A big thank you to everyone who voted and while we didn’t win the audience vote we still made it to the finals! Your votes are still much appreciated. We’ve made it half way, lets take it all the way to the end and win this thing! See you guys out there!

09/20/2013

Easy Bear has signed up for the Santa Barbara Indepenedents’ Downtown Sound Battle of the Bands! Voting is currently underway and will continue until the end of September. The top six bands will compete at SOhO on 10/4/13 for a chance to win $6500 in prizes and a slot at the New Noise Music Conference and Festival! Please click on the following link and vote for Easy Bear! http://independent.com/downtownsound/vote/

09/19/2013

Easy Bear is coming back to Hollywood, this time at the famous House of Blues on the Sunset Strip!

09/13/2013

Saturday Septemeber 14th at The Hotel Cafe will be our first of many shows in the Los Angeles area. We are really excited to get to play this venue and share the stage with a great up and coming band, 28 North. If you’re in the area and looking for a great night of music head on out, well make it worth your time!

09/09/2013

The Kitchen show was great! A big thanks to No Cover and Verve Syndicate for putting on the show and a huge thanks to Skick and Bad Jack for playing!

09/05/2013

We are really excited for our show this Friday at The Kitchen in downtown Oxnard, California. Not only will we be playing a set for a new crowd, but we will also be featured in No Cover with an interview! The No Cover September 2013 issue will be unveiled and released at the show this Friday, September 6th, so come on out!

08/26/2013

We are moving full steam ahead with lots of shows lined up and lots more in the works. We are getting closer to announcing our debut EP’s release date along with a CD release show. Since signing with our manager we have picked up a sponsor, Noisy Eyewear and are in the works to pick-up other sponsors. Big thanks to our management for all the help! Keep checking the News and Show Dates page for up-to-date news and shows!

08/19/2013

Wow, do we have lots of exciting news to share with you guys! We now have management with Mark Rasmussen of Street Loyal Management, lots of upcoming shows, and two sponsorships that are in the works. We are growing and growing each and every day and are very excited to play shows to new people with the help of our management.

08/07/2013

Hey guys! Looks like we will be playing Velvet Jones this Saturday, August 10th with A House For Lions. Come on out and support us and A House For Lions as they tour the West Coast!

08/02/2013

Well, August is turning out to be a great month for Easy Bear! First, Joey and his wife are expecting their first boy in the following weeks! Secondly, Easy Bear will signing with Mark Rasmussen of Street Loyal Management as our manager. Lots of new doors are opening and we are all really excited to see how things play out. Well see you guys out there!!

07/29/2013

We’ve ordered 1000 Indie Cards through Bands on a Budget which will have our single, Run Virginia Run on it. Come check out one of our shows and get the single free before its released!

07/11/2013

Hey guys! Just added a show date, check out the shows page for more info! Big thanks to Mark from Street Loyal Management for getting us the show!

07/08/2013

The SLO show went great! Big thanks to the Frog and Peach for hooking up the show. Thanks Hank!

07/02/2013

It’s here! Our EP is finally ready and now streaming right here on our website through SoundCloud! We plan to stream the EP for a couple months and then put it on iTunes and other music marketplaces.

06/30/2013

Hey guys, we had a great time playing Dargan’s last Friday night. Special thanks goes out to Tom for putting the show on and to The Reignsmen for playing with us. A big thank you to every one that came out to see us, your support means a great deal. Our next show will be this Saturday, July 6th at The Frog and Peach in SLO. Check the Show Dates page for more info!

06/19/2013

9 more days until our show at Dargans! We are really excited for this show and we hope to see all of you guys out there! Check our Facebook page or the Shows Dates page for more info.

06/06/2013

Good news! 50% of our sales from Run Virginia Run will go to the charity Keep a Child Alive! Head on over to our ReverbNation site and get some cool new music and feel good about doing it!

06/05/2013

Hey guys! We’ve added a couple more shows and we hope to see you guys out there! Keep checking back for more music and show updates!

05/31/2013

We’ve made it in to the top ten on ReverbNation charts for Santa Barbara, CA!               Easy Bear – ReverbNation

05/24/2013

Hello all! We are almost done putting the final touches on our first EP. As soon as its finished we are going to stream it right here on the website so you guys can check it out! Be on the lookout!

05/21/2013

Update: More shows are in the works! Keep coming back and checking the Show Dates page for new shows!

05/17/2013

Hey guys! We had a great time playing Creek Side last night. Thanks Brad for setting up the show and to all of our friends that were able to come out. Keep checking the Show Dates page for upcoming shows!

05/11/2013

The Easy Bear website is up and running!!! We are slowly completing this website, and will have several updates in the coming weeks. So look out!