• UPCOMING

  • SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 23RD 2017 (MUSIC)

    Danbert Nobacon & The Axis of Dissent showcase songs from Stardust To Darwinstuff at The Old Schoolhouse Brewery in Winthrop WA. The local chapter of the A.O.D. in this instance made up of Stephen Kish on electric guitar; Loren Boley on drums; and Kira Wood Cramer on vocals.

  • FRIDAY OCTOBER 20th 2017 (MUSIC)

    Over the course of the evening I will be playing three sets at The Pink Door in downtown Seattle WA music, spoken word, ventriloquism and guest performances. 9:00pm-12:00pm.

  • SOUTHERN OREGON MINI-TOUR OCTOBER 2017

    more details forthcoming

    THURSDAY OCTOBER 26TH 2017 FULLBLOOM OR with Kimbo Rose

    FRIDAY OCTOBER 27TH 2017 ASHLAND, OR with Kimbo Rose

    SATURDAY OCTOBER 28TH 2017 ASHLAND OR
    Daytime 10am - 4pm. I will be be talking on one of the panels and playing songs at the Hannon Library, SOU

  • PAST SHOWS AND HAPPENINGS

  • Saturday May 27th 2017 (LIVE INTERVIEW)

    1:00-2:00pm. Conversations with American Standard Time (sponsored by KEXP) with Danbert Nobacon, Pastor Pat Wright and Curtis/Sutton. At Folklife Cafe located at McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St, Seattle, Washington 98109, adjoining Seattle Center/Folklife site.

  • Saturday May 27th 2017 - Punk as Folk (MUSIC)

    I will be MC-ing, and playing some of the songs from my new album with some of the guys on the record i.e. The Pickpocket Review. Also on the bill: Sourmash Hug Band; Reggie Bugmuncher; Mistress Kali and more tba.
    Punk as Folk 2017
    8:00pm-1:00am at Conor Byrne Pub, 5140 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107

  • Sunday May 28th - Seattle Folklife Festival (MUSIC)

    I will be playing at the Northwest Folklife Festival at the Vera Project Gallery (Seattle Center) on the evening of Sunday May 28th as part of the Ball of Wax; Songs of Resistance Showcase along with Levi Fuller; James Kelly Pitts; Hangry Hayrabs; Solvents; and Warren Dunes (Julia Massey)

  • Saturday April 29th 2017 (MUSIC)

    Playing and MC-ing the music at the end of The Peoples Climate March in Twisp WA at Twisp Park, with Singers Resist, Rebecca Louise Kinney, Gregg Hardy and Sandra Vaughn.

  • Sunday April 23rd 2017 (MUSIC)

    Show in Brooklyn NY with Ryan Harvey at Starr Bar 7:00 - 9:00.

  • Friday April 21st 2017 (MUSIC)

    On the eve of the March for Science in Washington DC at Positive Force DC presents, with Ryan Harvey, David Dondero, and Olivia Mancini. All ages 7:00 -10:00.

  • Saturday April 15th 2017 (MUSIC)

    Playing songs from the new record and old faves and spoken word at Left Bank Books in downtown Seattle WA, with Pines, Amorous, and Kevin Shine.

  • Friday April 7th 2017 (MUSIC)

    Show at Heretic House in Portland with Tango Alpha Tango and Lóve Jóy

  • Wednesday April 5th 2017 (LIVE RADIO)

    Acoustic versions of some songs from new album and interview on KBOO Community radio, in Portland OR. (Click on the link above and scroll down to bottom of that page to stream the interview.)

  • Sunday February 26th 2017 - BALL OF WAX #47 - SONGS OF RESISTANCE

    Launch of Ball of Wax #47 compilation at The Sunset Tavern, Ballard WA ... listen/buy at Songs of Resistance and Rebuilding

  • Friday January 20th 2017(MUSIC)

    Music and art show in Burien WA at Anti-Innauguration Kiss-Off. Art show/bands/booze/bedlam with Killandwake. On the night of the Trump coup d'etat and on the eve of the Womxns marches all over the world.

  • 2016

  • Friday August 5th 2016 (MUSIC)

    Gig at Heretic House, Portland OR. with The Roaring Lions. 8.00PM

  • Sunday August 7th 2016 (MUSIC)

    Gig at The Boreal Eugene OR. with Davy Jones Locker Combo and Monday Morning Denial

  • Saturday August 13th 2016 (MUSIC)

    Danbert Nobacon and Anna Dooley live at Twisp Farmers Market, Twisp WA 9:00 AM thru 12:00 noon

  • Friday August 19th 2016 (MUSIC)

    Free all ages ROCK AGAINST THE TPP gig at Showbox So Do in Seattle WA. with Talib Kweli, Evangeline Lilly,Anti-Flag, Downtown Boys, Naima, Sihasin, Tania Asili, Ryan Harvey, Son of Nun, Bell's Roar and Evan Greer.
    Starts at 5:30PM

  • Saturday August 20th 2016 (MUSIC)

    Free all ages ROCK AGAINST THE TPP gig at Director Park in Portland OR. with , Anti-Flag, Evangeline Lilly, Downtown Boys, Naima, Sihasin, Tania Asili, Ryan Harvey, Son of Nun, Bell's Roar and Evan Greer. Starts at 5.00PM

  • LATEST TWO-TRACK SINGLE

    Two tracks:
    To Be or Not To Be? and Chemistry, from the forthcoming album ... Stardust to Darwinstuff released in December 2015.

  • Thursday May 21st 2015 (MUSIC)

    Gig at Heretic House Portland OR with Strangely and Bottom of the Barrel

  • Friday May 22nd 2015 (MUSIC)

    PUNK AS FOLK 2015 8.00pm - at Conor Byrne, Ballard Seattle WA ... fourth annual. I will be MC-ing and playing tunes along with Seattle underbelly cabaret noir supergroup The Pickpocket Revue.... also on the bill: The Mongrel Jews, Butterflies of Death and The Whiskey Achievers

  • Saturday June 20th 2015 (MUSIC)

    Speak for the Trees, work party, followed by evening BBQ and music on site at the 110 acre area of forest saved from logging the woods beyond Yale Creek in Southern Oregon. Other musicians to be announced

  • Saturday December 20th 2014 (MUSIC and THEATER)

    Speak For The Trees' Holiday Shindig Extravaganza 7.00pm at Urban Roots in RENO, NEVADA

    What better way to celebrate Christmas than to support a badass nonprofit organization that helps protect the environment? For a mere $20 a ticket attendees will be in for a John Ludwick original Christmas play featuring performances by Verbal Kint, Alphabet Cult, Bindlestiffs, Marion Walker and Danbert Nobacon from Chumbawamba. And music from all of the above. It will sure to be a yuletide celebration to remember!

  • Saturday May 31st 2014 (MUSIC)

    Speak for the Trees benefit gig at The Corral, Yale Creek, Southern Oregon. (just down from the crepsi gate) with The Bindle Stiffs, and Trever Jones (more info soon)

  • Thursday May 29th 2014 8.00pm (MUSIC)

    gig at HERETIC HOUSE Portland, Oregon, with Hot Rod Carl and others.

  • Friday MAY 23rd 2014 (MUSIC)

    PUNK AS FOLK second annual ... I will be MC-ing and playing some tunes at the PUNK AS FOLK Seattle folk-life fringe extravaganza at CONOR BYRNE in BALLARD with The Bad Things, The Mongrel Jews, Strangely, Future Fridays, and Lone Madrone.

  • Friday April 25 thru' Sunday April 26th 2014 (THEATER)

    MIRIFICUS HIGH A dark comedy musical play I wrote and directed with high school students at The Merc Theater in Twisp ... 7.00pm Friday and Saturday ... 3.00pm Sunday. Adults $10, Students $5.

  • Thursday October 24th 2013 (BOOKS)

    LIT-CRAWL Capitol Hill gets taken over by crazy literatiites at various venues between 6.00-9.00. pm
    Danbert will part of the event Institutionalized: Books, Bands, and Punk Rawk along with Kevin Emerson, Kari Luna, Conrad Wesselhoft and the weeklings.com comrade Sean Beaudoin. Hosted by Brian McGuigan at Richard Hugo House at 7.00.pm sharp. SEATTLE WA.

  • Saturday October 19th 2013 (MUSIC)

    The Bad Things, Danbert Nobacon and Dirty Bird Cabaret 8.00.pm at
    The Green Frog Acoustic Tavern BELLINGHAM WA

  • Thursday October 10th thru' Saturday October 12th 2013 (DANCE)

    The Broadway Dance Review for three nights at The Merc Playhouse. Danbert has choreographed two pieces in which he appears along with dancing skeletons and earthquake simulators. TWISP WA

  • Thursday June 27th 2013

    readings, music at the LIT-FIX event 7-9 pm at The Jewelbox Theater at The Rendezvous, 2322 2nd Avenue, Belltown SEATTLE WA 98121 on Facebook

    and then later the same night I will be playing tunes at The Bad Things 11th anniversary birthday party at the Crocodile 2200 2nd Avenue, SEATTLE WA 98121

  • PUNK AS FOLK 2013

    Saturday May 25th 2013 8.00pm at The Comet Tavern, 922 E Pike St SEATTLE WA. 98122
    I will be MC-ing the
    PUNK AS FOLK 2013 Seattle Folklife after-party, and playing tunes with The Bad Things, Blackbird Raum and more to be announced.

  • NORTH WEST MINI TOUR MAY 2013 (MUSIC)

    Saturday May 11th Crespi Gulch forest in SOUTHERN OREGON on site community benefit for SPEAK FOR THE TREES OREGON

    Monday May 13th I will be dropping in on the 'Monday Sampler" radio show, between 2.00-4.00pm on KBOO, Portland OR.
    Monday May 13th SLABTOWN PORTLAND OR with Trever Jones and Sean Croughan

    Tuesday May 14th RED and BLACK CAFE PORTLAND OR. with Trever Jones.

    Wednesday May 15th word-of-mouth 'house' show at HERETIC HOUSE PORTLAND OR with Trever Jones

    Thursday May 16th 1.30pm live radio performance with The Bad Things on Bellingham's KUGS 89.3 FM
    Thursday May 16th evening The Green Frog BELLINGHAM WA with The Bad Things and The Dirty Birds burlesque extravaganza

    more details as I get them

  • Saturday April 27th 2013 TRASH FASHION SHOW (MODELING)

    The 3rd Annual Trashion Show, 7-10 pm at the Community Center in Twisp WA
    TRASHION SHOW

  • Wednesday February 20th 2013 GIG (COMEDY)

    THE COMEDY STAND DOWN,
    music comedy and short films with Barbara Holm, Manuel Hall and Sean Ongley.
    $5 ... +21 ... 9.30pm at The Mississippi Pizza Pub, 3552 Mississippi North, PORTLAND, OR.

  • Tuesday February 19th 2103 GIG (MUSIC)

    Benefit gig for
    SPEAK FOR THE TREES with Moral Hex, Arctic Flowers, Trevor Jones ... $5-10 on the door ... 7.00 pm ... at Blackwater on Martin Luther King in PORTLAND, OR.

  • JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2013 DANBERT returns to theweeklings.com

    Through January and February 2013 ... five new essays coming on alternate wednesdays thru' the end of February, as a guest writer for NY's ultra cool and fab theweeklings.com

    VALENTINE'S EVE, PUNK ROMANTICISM, REGINA AND ME

    SITUATION NORMAL ... ALL FOGGED UP ... WAR DOWN IN THE MIX

    POSITIVE SWEAT, THE ORIGINS OF DARWINPUNK AND THE MYSTERY MOTEL

    SCIENCE, ART AND THE MAGIC OF LIFE

  • Friday November 30th 2012 - DANBERT NOBACON solo show at THE MERC PLAYHOUSE, TWISP WA. (MULTI-MEDIA)

    My third November biennial show at the newly refurbished Merc Playhouse in Twisp WA. Spoken word, theater, comedy, art and music at recession special prices. DANBERT AT THE MERC

  • Sunday November 4th 2012 - DANBERT NOBACON solo show NEW ROSCOE, LEEDS, UK (MUSIC)

    When in Leeds ... I have a solo gig booked at the New Roscoe in Leeds, on Sunday November 4th, the day before Bonfire Night, so expect fireworks. Support provided by the multizaneous Mystery Soup of Leeds.

  • Wednesday October 31st 2012 - CHUMBAWAMBA at LEEDS CITY VARIETIES, UK (MUSIC)

    Thirty years of the same old shit ... I was in England to take part in Chumbawamba's final ever ever performance at the Leeds City Varieties on Halloween. Like Day of the Dead, celebrating the death of the band in its thirtieth year. It was a great and emotional roller coster of an evening. The gig was filmed and the DVD will be available on January 28th 2013.
    GOING GOING DVD

  • September 3 DEAD PRINCES - AN ANARCHIST FAIRYTALE 2012 (AUDIO BOOK)

    Yes that is right. The Audio Book is released, brought to you by the amazing team of people that is KBOO Community Radio in Portland OR.
    Hear interview on KBOO's Positively Revolting with Tod Davies publisher at Exterminating Angel Press, and hosts Ani Raven and Lyn Moelich, at: AUDIOBOOK LAUNCH

    here is producer Erin Yanke's blog on the matter, and a sample chapter ...
    AUDIOBOOK

  • August 18th-19th 2012 - MAZAMA FESTIVAL OF BOOKS

    I will be appearing at the Mazama Festival of Books, at The Community Center in Mazama WA. I will be in conversation with adult and young adult author Blake Nelson (Girl, Paranoid Park) and co-festival organizer Lauren Cerand. Brought to you by the mighty Methow Arts:
    MAZAMA FESTIVAL OF BOOKS
    and see: LA TIMES

  • Saturday June 23rd ASHLAND BOOK AND AUTHOR FESTIVAL

    I will be taking part in the Ashland Book and Author FESTIVAL at the Hannon Library between 10.00 am - 5.00 pm. I have never done a book festival before but I do a reading and am part of a panel with Bobby Arellano and Ryan Bradley called: "From Punk Rock to Fiction and Fairy Tale" between 1.45 pm and 2.45 pm.

  • Friday May 18th 2012 - I HATE HAMLET (THEATER)

    April 3rd Rehearsals begin for I HATE HAMLET by Paul Rudnick
    I play Andrew Rally failing LA soap star who is sent to New York by his agent to undertake a real acting job playing Hamlet, only to encounter the ghost of John Barrymore ... eleven performances over three weekends beginning Friday May 18th at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp WA. directed by Kelly Donoghue.

  • Saturday May 12th 2012 - TEN TINY DANCES (DANCE)

    I am creating and performing one of the ten dance pieces which take place on a four by four stage (yes that is four feet by four feet). Based upon an unreleased song Round Point Shovel where things cannot get any worse for the protagonist —who is being forced to dig how own grave— but they do. At the Community Centre in Twisp, Saturday May 12th, brought to you by the mighty Methow Arts ... see pics TEN TINY DANCES by Taylor Spaulding
    and
    MORE TEN TINY DANCES by Teri Pieper

  • Saturday April 28th 2012 -TRASH FASHION SHOW (MODELING)

    The second annual recycled trash fashion show extravaganza ... see BUSTIN' OUT at The Community Center in Twisp, brought to you by The Confluence Gallery. I am thinking old bicycle inner tubes at the moment.