Big Bad Rooster - Boos & Brews at the Beach!

As rolling waves crash against the shore and surfers fly off their boards, the music of Big Bad Rooster takes Bluegrass music from its mountain home for a vacation by the sea in Huntington Beach.

The Long Beach-based buskers make SoCal Bluegrass music with rapid-fire rhythm in place for their string band songs, transforming Bluegrass into "Blurgrass."

“These boys have been kicking around great tunes in Long Beach for quite a few years now, and while the cast of pickers has changed over time, the addition of Tristan Cole-Falek on the low end has really solidified the music of Big Bad Rooster as can be heard on their debut self-titled album released yesterday.

Fans will hear some great old songs like Poor Boy and Take Me Back along with new tracks and a even few goodtime covers where lead vocalist Michael Solan turns over the duties to his mates. Solan’s mixture of modern lyrical content combined with arrangements that are rich and deep with the history of American Bluegrass style really lend to the authenticity in their sound. Combine these elements with the amazingly talented Barahona brothers, Camilo Barahona on fiddle & Gaspar Barahona on Banjo, and you have a four piece monster of Bluegrass, Americana, and Folk that is super-approachable by today’s generation and also reminiscent of a bygone era. Do yourself a favor and check out a live show with a whiskey in one hand and a beer in the other!" - Shea Newkirk, Long Beach Independent


The Honey Whiskey Trio explores harmony in folk, bluegrass and any melody that catches the ear. Through their powerful, yet sweet harmonies, body percussion, haunting melodies and vitality on stage, Honey Whiskey Trio captivates and moves audiences.

in 2013, Honey Whiskey Trio won the Harmony Sweepstakes National Competition, also winning Audience Favorite at both the Regional and National sweepstakes.

Called “One of the most talented vocal harmony groups performing today” by John Neal, Harmony Sweepstakes executive producer.

”One of the very best arrivals this year on my stage. Solid in every way and fully entertaining” by Bob Stane of The Coffee Gallery Backstage. "Honey Whiskey Trio is a group you don’t want to miss experiencing live."


Sunlit Souls is an acoustic folk duo made up of two musicians from Long Beach, a collaboration of two friends that have been making music together for over 10 years.

Influenced by mainly folk/rock music, Sunlit Souls have developed their own style (Urban Folk) which incorporates catchy melodies, harmonies, and acoustic instruments.

10/27/2017 8:00 PM

Door Time: 7:00 PM

Other Showtimes

As rolling waves crash against the shore and surfers fly off their boards, the music of Big Bad Rooster takes Bluegrass music from its mountain home for a vacation by the sea in Huntington Beach.

The Long Beach-based buskers make SoCal Bluegrass music with rapid-fire rhythm in place for their string band songs, transforming Bluegrass into "Blurgrass."

“These boys have been kicking around great tunes in Long Beach for quite a few years now, and while the cast of pickers has changed over time, the addition of Tristan Cole-Falek on the low end has really solidified the music of Big Bad Rooster as can be heard on their debut self-titled album released yesterday.

Fans will hear some great old songs like Poor Boy and Take Me Back along with new tracks and a even few goodtime covers where lead vocalist Michael Solan turns over the duties to his mates. Solan’s mixture of modern lyrical content combined with arrangements that are rich and deep with the history of American Bluegrass style really lend to the authenticity in their sound. Combine these elements with the amazingly talented Barahona brothers, Camilo Barahona on fiddle & Gaspar Barahona on Banjo, and you have a four piece monster of Bluegrass, Americana, and Folk that is super-approachable by today’s generation and also reminiscent of a bygone era. Do yourself a favor and check out a live show with a whiskey in one hand and a beer in the other!" - Shea Newkirk, Long Beach Independent


The Honey Whiskey Trio explores harmony in folk, bluegrass and any melody that catches the ear. Through their powerful, yet sweet harmonies, body percussion, haunting melodies and vitality on stage, Honey Whiskey Trio captivates and moves audiences.

in 2013, Honey Whiskey Trio won the Harmony Sweepstakes National Competition, also winning Audience Favorite at both the Regional and National sweepstakes.

Called “One of the most talented vocal harmony groups performing today” by John Neal, Harmony Sweepstakes executive producer.

”One of the very best arrivals this year on my stage. Solid in every way and fully entertaining” by Bob Stane of The Coffee Gallery Backstage. "Honey Whiskey Trio is a group you don’t want to miss experiencing live."


Sunlit Souls is an acoustic folk duo made up of two musicians from Long Beach, a collaboration of two friends that have been making music together for over 10 years.

Influenced by mainly folk/rock music, Sunlit Souls have developed their own style (Urban Folk) which incorporates catchy melodies, harmonies, and acoustic instruments.

Doors open at 75 pm, music approx. 8 pm

Free parking

This is an all ages show

Advanced seating reservations highly recommended.

Note: parties of 3 or less may be seated with other parties of 3 or less based on availability.

Text 714-809-6146 for more info

As rolling waves crash against the shore and surfers fly off their boards, the music of Big Bad Rooster takes Bluegrass music from its mountain home for a vacation by the sea in Huntington Beach.

The Long Beach-based buskers make SoCal Bluegrass music with rapid-fire rhythm in place for their string band songs, transforming Bluegrass into "Blurgrass."

“These boys have been kicking around great tunes in Long Beach for quite a few years now, and while the cast of pickers has changed over time, the addition of Tristan Cole-Falek on the low end has really solidified the music of Big Bad Rooster as can be heard on their debut self-titled album released yesterday.

Fans will hear some great old songs like Poor Boy and Take Me Back along with new tracks and a even few goodtime covers where lead vocalist Michael Solan turns over the duties to his mates. Solan’s mixture of modern lyrical content combined with arrangements that are rich and deep with the history of American Bluegrass style really lend to the authenticity in their sound. Combine these elements with the amazingly talented Barahona brothers, Camilo Barahona on fiddle & Gaspar Barahona on Banjo, and you have a four piece monster of Bluegrass, Americana, and Folk that is super-approachable by today’s generation and also reminiscent of a bygone era. Do yourself a favor and check out a live show with a whiskey in one hand and a beer in the other!" - Shea Newkirk, Long Beach Independent


The Honey Whiskey Trio explores harmony in folk, bluegrass and any melody that catches the ear. Through their powerful, yet sweet harmonies, body percussion, haunting melodies and vitality on stage, Honey Whiskey Trio captivates and moves audiences.

in 2013, Honey Whiskey Trio won the Harmony Sweepstakes National Competition, also winning Audience Favorite at both the Regional and National sweepstakes.

Called “One of the most talented vocal harmony groups performing today” by John Neal, Harmony Sweepstakes executive producer.

”One of the very best arrivals this year on my stage. Solid in every way and fully entertaining” by Bob Stane of The Coffee Gallery Backstage. "Honey Whiskey Trio is a group you don’t want to miss experiencing live."


Sunlit Souls is an acoustic folk duo made up of two musicians from Long Beach, a collaboration of two friends that have been making music together for over 10 years.

Influenced by mainly folk/rock music, Sunlit Souls have developed their own style (Urban Folk) which incorporates catchy melodies, harmonies, and acoustic instruments.

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