Bad Luck

1. We will be playing at the Improvisation Summit of Portland this Saturday, June 7th at Sandbox Studios (420 NE 9th Ave.). Thanks to the Creative Music Guild for putting on such a great event! More info here:

2. New album has been recorded! Our release show will be on October 1st, 2014 at the Chapel Performance Space at the Good Shepherd Center in Seattle, WA. More details to come.

3. Fall tour of the USA to follow.

Jun 2
Bad Luck news!

Hello everyone!  Sorry for the brief hiatus.  The year has been very busy for Neil and I up here in the beautiful Northwest.  But, we’re back, we’re going on tour, and we’re really excited to play for you all!

Each day of our travels, we will be posting a new video of us improvising in interesting places all over the Coast. Be on the lookout for daily posts here and on our Facebook page.

Looking forward to seeing you all next week!

Schedule(more details to come, so stay tuned!):

****Monday, May 6th, 2013 - Eugene, OR
New Zone Art Gallery - 164 West Broadway, Eugene, OR

****Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 - Berkeley, CA
details TBA

****Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 - Los Angeles, CA
GRAND STAR JAZZ CLUB - 943 N. Broadway [CHINATOWN] Los Angeles, CA 90012
$10 cover | first come first serve | arrive early
with the Vinny Golia Sextet!

RSVP on Facebook:

****Thursday, May 9th, 2013 - San Diego, CA
The Victory Theater - 2558 Imperial Ave. San Diego, CA 92102 (

RSVP on Facebook:

****Saturday, May 11th, 2013 - Sacramento, CA
In the Flow Festival @ Antiquite Maison Privee - 2114 P St.

RSVP on Facebook:

****Sunday, May 12th, 2013

****Monday, May 13th, 2013 - Portland, OR
The Piano Fort - 1715 SE Spokane, Portland, OR
7:30pm, Sliding Scale $7-10
With Battle Hymns & Garden, Bad Luck, and Danielle Ross/Ben Kates.

RSVP on Facebook:

Apr 30
We’re back! We’re going on Tour! Sorry it’s been so long…
Sound check at Human Resources in LA.
May 10

Sound check at Human Resources in LA.

Clip relaxing at the gig.
May 10

Clip relaxing at the gig.

Apr 27
Apr 25

Bad Luck Bloodroot EP and West Coast tour!

Bad Luck is touring the west coast from May 6th-13th and we’re darned excited about it!   A few months ago we recorded our first EP, a little track we like to call Bloodroot.  This 21 minute track will be available for download exclusively from Table and Chairs Music, but during our tour we’ve cooked up a special package.  We’ll be selling single download cards + limited edition screenprinted posters for $7.  And, for the first time we’ll also have Bad Luck t-shirts.  Available for $15!  

Our tour will hit the following cities: Seattle, Portland, Eugene, Sacramento, Berkeley, San Francisco, Isla Vista and Los Angeles.  See below for show dates!

Friday, May 4th - Seattle @ IMPfest 2012 - Hughes Penthouse Theater (UW campus)
Suggested donation only

Sunday, May 6th – Eugene @ New Zone Art Collective
164 West Broadway
Eugene, OR
7:00pm, $3-5 suggested donation

Tuesday, May 8th – Isla Vista @ Biko Garage
6612 Sueno Rd., Isla Vista
$5 Suggested Donation

Wednesday, May 9th – Los Angeles @ Human Resources
410 Cottage Home St in Chinatown, 90012
8:30pm, doors at 8:00
$5 cover
with: Slumgum and LA Fog

Thursday, May 10th – San Francisco @ The Luggage Store Gallery
1007 Market St.
@ 6th Street
San Francisco, California 94103
Admission $6-10 sliding scale

Friday, May 11th – Sacramento @ In the Flow Festival
Luna’s Café
1414 16th St
Sacramento, CA 95816

Saturday, May 12th – Berkeley @ The Jazzschool
2087 Addison St
Berkeley, CA, 94704, United States
Free Improvisation Workshop
$30 advance purchase/$45 day of the workshop
3:15 PM

Sunday, May 13th – Portland @ The Blue Monk
3341 Southeast Belmont Street
Portland, OR 97214
$5-7 suggested donation

Apr 22

An excerpt from the Bloodroot EP.  Our EP release show will coincide with the first night of IMPfest on May 4, 2012.  Check out the festival schedule here:

Apr 20

Josephine, from Bad Luck Two (2011).

Apr 20