BNK

Brand New Key

Lo-fi, blue/stomp/folk/porch-grass.

 

Julie Shipp ships off to Sweden! New bassist Jamie Bahr takes BNK to new heights!

Summer 2018 brought us bittersweet feelings as we said goodbye to The Kid aka Juicebox aka Julie Shipp - who moved away to Sweden for love. But the sweet came back when Jamie Bahr unbelievably said YES to be our new bass player.

You may recognize Jamie as the front person of the all-female Dange*rCakes: Riot Grrrl Soul meets Doo-Wop and old school Rock 'n' Roll.

Three Js and two As still stands as the BNK troupe du jour.

 The new ensemble! Jill, Ashley, Jack, Amy, Jamie

The new ensemble! Jill, Ashley, Jack, Amy, Jamie

BNK World Headquarters

Howdy! It has been a spell since we checked in. We had a good run of Fall/Winter 2017 shows - at stage favorites in.gredients and Texas Keeper Cidery residencies. We played a cool trans-positive festival called Gender Unbound, as well as another PAWS of Central Texas event on a riverboat!

 PAWS of Central Texas event on Lake Austin

PAWS of Central Texas event on Lake Austin

Our weekly rehearsal space/clubhouse at Crosspick Studio was a clear highlight of 2017/2018. We are also in the early recording and production stages of making our next album there. Amy and Ashley run the place (officially opening Summer 2018) and it's gonna be something so magical for queers/creatives/ladies/gentle souls/musical wunderkind, you just wait, World.

 Head engineer, Ashley and Julie on bass, at Crosspick Studio, aka BNK World Headquarters.

Head engineer, Ashley and Julie on bass, at Crosspick Studio, aka BNK World Headquarters.