Record release show at @booknbar!!
Self-described as “bloody folk,” Bitter Pill is a band that plays a dark and anachronistic combination of folk, blues, jazz, and vaudeville. They just released their first album, “Prepare Your Throats,” a collection of traditional and original songs from the soundtrack of their staging of William Shakespeare’s violent, bloody, grotesquely ridiculous abomination of a play, “Titus Andronicus.” Bitter Pill is a family affair featuring Emily Butler on vocals and her dad, Billy Butler, on cello; along with Mike McKay on banjo/mandolin, Michael Wingate Seavey on acoustic guitar, and a rotating roster of singers, circusers, actors, and awkwards. (at Portsmouth Book and Bar)