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Band/Artist Name: Tom McBride
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Story behind your band/artist name:
--My ma decided to name me Thomas.
--Me and some of the guys from up North in Beantown, as well as, some of the dudes here in the District of Columbia.
What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC :
--Columbia / Been here since 2002
At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area:
--1. In 2009, we had Dawes open up for us at IOTA Club & Cafe. They signed to ATO about 2 months later, and then they played Hollywood Bowl with Mumford & Sons about 18 months later.
--2. I received a "cease and desist" letter from a band in Portland, Oregon, when I promoted myself as a joke (for 1 show) as Atomic Bride. These guys had like 20 MySpace fans. That still cracks me up. Just absurd.
--3. My favorite show in DC was supporting Valerie June in 2015, at a sold out Sixth and I Synagogue show with NPR filming in house.
Anything else we should know, or you want to share:
--I went to high school with "Kingsley Flood" frontman, Naseem. He is my mortal enemy, and I will crush him at 1-on-1 pick up hoops on any court. You name it.
Official Website URL: www.tommcbridemusic.com
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/tommcbridemusic/
Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/track/0Yx21DYZBS7eCfroyrM8fd
Twitter Link: https://twitter.com/tom_mcbride,
Other Links: https://tommcbride.bandcamp.com/
Main Genre: Country
Other Genres: Folk, Soul, Indie Rock