Bearing the name of a particular slice of pig flesh was not always easy for Bacon Brothers band co-founder Michael. “When I was growing up,” said Michael during a recent conference call that included his movie star sibling, close friend and bandmate Kevin, “I pretty much thought I was cursed for life. Now everybody loves bacon. And Kevin sort of led the way. He really just sort of accepted it. And I just felt so bad about it. And now I feel great about it.”

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In 1995, actor Kevin Bacon and his older brother, film composer Michael Bacon, performed as a music duo for a charity event. That gig was supposed to be a one-off but fate had other plans. Twenty-three years on, the Bacon Brothers have released eight albums and continue to carve out time in their busy individual schedules for tour dates. Read More

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Tom Petty Radio welcomes special guest DJ’s, The Bacon Brothers. Michael and Kevin Bacon put together a 75 minute set of handpicked music including their ...
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