Review + Photos: Bad Bad Hats bring bubblegum folk to The New Parish

Bad Bad Hats (photo: Patric Carver) “Hello, I usually do not speak until after the second song, so let’s pretend this did not happen.” That’s how lead vocalist and guitarist Kerry Alexander kicked off Bad Bad Hats’ set at The New Parish, pretty much locking in the awkward charm that knit together the evening.  Alexander’s needling guitar dances along, producing a kind of sweet, homespun version of shredding. If someone like J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. is slicing his audience in half with his guitar, Alexander is creating intricate paper dolls representing the togetherness of the crowd with hers. Her [...]

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