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Michael and Kevin traded off vocal leads, and it’s striking the way each one contributes a unique tone, with Michael’s being the more gritty and Kevin belting out the rock n roll.  Kevin dances like a tumbleweed, igniting the crowd, sometimes playing the djembe, and often on acoustic guitar.  The entire band is precise and honed, you can tell they have been together more than two decades, and that adds to their ability to electrify the audience. See pictures and read the full review on the Americana Highways website.

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The Bacon Brothers

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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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