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Growing up in the eighties, Kevin Bacon was something of a role model to many of my friends and I. We always rushed out to see the newest Bacon-starring movie as soon as it came out. From his epically iconic roles in movies like Animal House, Footloose, Tremors, A Few Good Men and TV series like The Following,Kevin’s on-screen charisma always manages to keep you hooked and rooting for his characters, even when he plays the villain. Through countless films and television work, Kevin continues to stay busy and each character he plays is still as intriguing as the one that came before. While he really doesn’t need an introduction, there is something you may not have known, Kevin Bacon is also a musician, and a damn good one.

Michael Bacon, Kevin’s older brother and musical partner, may not be as familiar to you as Kevin’s on-screen work, but you have undoubtedly heard some of the amazing compositions he has done for film and television. With a dozen or more feature films and countless television credits under his belt, it’s amazing that he has time to also be in a rock band, and even more so that he has time to tour with one. But luckily for all of us, he does. Read full article...

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When it comes to doing interviews to promote an acting project, Kevin Bacon isn’t much for dishing out his life story. But when it comes to writing songs, The Bacon Brothers are all about creating the soundtrack of their experience. Kevin and his elder sibling, Michael, have been a consistent fixture in the studio and on the road for the better part of 20 years, releasing eight albums in the process. The group will perform Saturday at The Kent Stage.

“To me, you do countless interviews where people are hoping you’re going to reveal something personal about yourself,” Kevin Bacon said. “And in fact, I look at that part of interviews as a skill where you make people believe you’re sharing something personal when you’re really not. I’m sorry to admit that, but that’s how I approach the personal side of doing press.” Music is different. Read the full interview in the Canton Repository

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Kevin and Michael Bacon have been making music together for pretty much their whole lives. So it seemed logical when, 25 years ago, they decided to join forces to start recording records and performing live shows as the Bacon Brothers. ...

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