Bloodshot Is Knockin' Em Out (and Knockin' Em Back) at SXSW 2015!

February 18th, 2015 by bsradmin

Fresh off celebrating our  20th anniversary last year, Bloodshot Records will be knockin' em out (and knockin' em back) in Austin for SXSW 2015 in March! We can't wait for what is seemingly the only time of year in which many of our bands, fans, followers, friends, cohorts, colleagues, appendages, and hanger-ons are present in one place, to celebrate, at some capacity,... Read more

JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound and Barrence Whitfield and the Savages to Play the Bloodshot Rhythm & Roots Ruckus at Mayne Stage in Chicago on 10/3!

August 25th, 2014 by bsradmin

Don't roll those Bloodshot eyes at me...

As 93XRT just announced, the Bloodshot Records 20th Anniversary Rhythm & Roots Ruckus featuring  JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound and  Barrence Whitfield & The Savages will be on Friday October 3rd at Mayne Stage in Chicago! The show will be taped for national broadcast on PBS

That's right: this is your chance to shake it on... Read more

33rd Annual American Music Fest to Celebrate 20 Years of Bloodshot Records on July 4th in Chicago

May 13th, 2014 by bsradmin

Today 93XRT and FitzGerald's announced the 33rd Annual American Music Festival in Chicago (Berwyn). The summer 4-day event features artists from around the country, and this year on July 4th the festival will celebrate Bloodshot's 20th Anniversary with a lineup featuring artists spanning the entire timeline of the label. Yes, you can celebrate the births of America and Bloodshot... Read more

It's Bloodshot Spring Break! Party with Murder By Death, Bobby Bare Jr, Cory Branan, Lydia Loveless, Scott H Biram, and More in Scenic Chicago!

April 14th, 2014 by bsradmin

We're kicking off Phase 2 of our  20th Anniversary Celebration with a series of excellent Bloodshot shows (including live performances and movie screenings) to our homebase of  ‪‎Chicago‬ over the span of about a week at the end of April/beginning of May!

See the schedule of events and get tickets to the shows here.

You'll have the chance... Read more

FREE SUMMER SAMPLER!

July 25th, 2013 by Bloodshot

We've got the refreshing, thirst-quenching oasis you've been looking for as you crawl across the broiling summer pavement, baking in your sweat-drenched flowery button-down and dirt-addled Bermuda shorts. It's the shimmery, heavenly sent Bl oodshot Records Summer 12 Pack Sampler. Allow new and upcoming tracks from Barrence Whitfield & the Savages, Eddie Spaghetti, Robbie Fulks, ... Read more

Jon Langford Helps Close Down Maxwell's in style...

July 12th, 2013 by Bloodshot

Waco Brother/Mekon Jon Langford helped close down one of indie rock's great venues this week, Maxwell's in Hoboken.

It was, as expected, a classy affair. A sampling:

"I went to the doctor recently, and he told me I had to stop masturbating," Langford announced. "I asked him why."

"Because I'm trying to take your pulse!" he concluded, to a cymbal shot... Read more

Yard Dog Comes to Chicago

May 31st, 2013 by Bloodshot

Firecat Projects will be featuring Austin-based gallery, Yard Dog, and a collection of their "best of" works on Saturday, June 8 from 5-8PM, followed by a musical performance by the WACO BROTHERS at Fitzgerald's in Berwyn, IL. at 9PM.

Firecat will be presenting Yard Dog art gallery and a showcase of 7 folk artists including two Chicago locals,... Read more

Dinner & a show in Red Hook, Brooklyn

April 24th, 2013 by Bloodshot

If you find yourself in the out of the way hipster enclave of Red Hook Brooklyn this Sunday night, why not treat yourself to a dinner and a show?

Stop by our buddies at the acclaimed Good Fork restaurant on Van Brunt and tell 'em we sent you. They'll hook you up with a tasty FREE dessert ( and... Read more

More Rosie Flores in the News

November 1st, 2012 by Bloodshot

Rosie Flores' new album is out and the scribes be lovin' it. AND she recently took part in the star-studded Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tribute to Chuck Berry.

Check out Rolling Stone calling her out:

"San Antonio rockabilly singer Rosie Flores was one of the most impressive acts of the evening, performing endearing, country-flavored takes on "No Particular Place... Read more

Look who's singing with Neil F'ing Young!

October 25th, 2012 by Bloodshot

Look over Neil's right shoulder, why, it's our own Maggie Bjorklund performing at the The Bridge School Benefit last weekend.

She was up there with a bunch of people we've never heard of, like The Flaming Lips, Crazy Horse, Lucinda Williams, Steve Martin, kd lang and others.

Organized by musician Neil Young and his wife, Pegi, the Bridge School Benefit Concert... Read more

We're Having a Birthday Party and You're Invited!

August 3rd, 2012 by Bloodshot

Barely BS

In late July, Bloodshot turned 18!! In that hazy, crazy summer of '94, we put out a little compilation to alleviate our boredom (Angry Birds hadn't been invented yet...I know...it was like the Stone Age) and try and get into to shows for free. It features the first widely available recordings of... Read more

JON LANGFORD PERFORMING MUSIC FOR A PLAY IN WASHINGTON DC

May 18th, 2012 by Bloodshot

If you're in the DC area, c'mon out to a staged reading of a new play featuring the music of Jon Langford

Nero/Pseudo is a mash up of ancient Rome and glam rock that features music by punk/alternative country legend Jon Langford (Mekons, Waco Brothers) and acclaimed songwriter/guitarist Jim Elkington (Jon Langford's Skull Orchard,The Zincs,... Read more

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