News for Spring 2011

April 7th, 2011

Hey there Humbugs fans.

It’s been awhile but we have some exciting gigs coming up in April in Minneapolis.

Upcoming Shows
In addition to a solo acoustic performance at the Acadia Cafe on April 11 and our electric debut at Cause on April 19, The Humbugs are proud to play Record Store Day at legendary Minneapolis record store Hymie’s on Saturday, April 16 at 12:30pm on the large outdoor stage.

They wrote a nice review of our music here:

Come on out and see us at a show soon!

More Accolades for “On The Up Side”
“On The Up Side” was listed as the 11th best power pop album of 2001 – 2010 on Rich Horton’s “Pure Pop Pub” blog:


We’re (also) The Bazillions

April 7th, 2011

The Humbugs have been working on their alter ego The Bazillions.

The music is family friendly power pop.  And the Bazillions web site also has videos for some of the album tracks along with photos of the band.

Check it out!


There’s lots of exciting news from the Humbugs front!

January 12th, 2010

Humbugs Music in the Movies
The song “One More Day” from On The Up Side will be used in the film “Love 10 to 1”

Praise for “On The Up Side”
“On The Up Side” has made several best of 2009 lists:




We were listed on David Bash’s Top 100 of 2009.  We came in at #10.  The list will be posted on and  David Bash is the founder of International Pop Overthrow and a music journalist for many publications including Amplifier and Goldmine.  It’s an honor to be on his list and to be listed so high.

Our song “Calico Eyes” was the #1 song for 2009 on the online radio show This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio.  We were also the 5th most played artist for 2009.  We were beat out by KISS, The Monkees, The Ramones and The Beatles!  The show streams every Sunday from 9pm to Midnight. Check it out.

New CD Review
A new review of On The Up Side can be found here:

Now on CDBaby
Our debut CD Hey That’s My Bike is available at CDBaby and will be on ITunes soon.