May 182016


THAT Damned Band will be playing a special collaboration concert with singer/songwriter Bruce Salmon at Patika Coffee and Wine Bar.  This will be a ONE NIGHT ONLY, intimate show with THAT Damned Band, featuring our far-flung traveling comrade Bruce Salmon on resonator guitar. Please join us and come hear the sounds from outside of time and space on this special night.  Admission is free with purchase, and gratuities will be graciously accepted.  All ages are welcome.

Nov 152015


Looking for something truly unique for your festival event?  Dinner party?  Dog’s Birthday?  THAT Damned Band, the band that’s too weird for Austin,  is available for events public and private!  Top rate, world class musicians playing the best original material can be yours, for amiance or concertized performance.  Reasonable rates vary according to your budget and our travel expenses, songwriting and lyricism available as well.  Personal melodies written as homage to your friend, lover, pet from as low as $199.00!  Email with your inquiries.

Nov 072015


FRIDAY the 13th THAT Damned Band Strikes again! Behold Imp of the Perverse, Spidrs, Snakes, and Lost Spirits all. Goblinfolk music for your Necromantic Soul. Steampunk ballads available on request.  The show runs 9pm to 11pm, is open to all ages, and admission is free.  Costumes and stories about Gobelins and Trolls welcome…

Sep 212015


AUSTIN, TEXAS – Freaks and time travel meet the new surrealist movement October 9th in Austin, Texas.  The Black Scorpion has just signed a deal with Dylan Blackthorn of THAT Damned Band to manipulate time and space in accordance with bellows squeezed pseudo-ivory tinkling claws as part of a very strange evening at Badlands in Austin Texas.  Black & Blackthorn will be performing their new surrealist musical comedy of errors after midnight, admission is all the money you have in your pocket into the tip hat.

Jul 312015


Arising like devils of dust, the assembled miscellany of musicians with broken strings, busted reeds, and hoarse whiskey-soaked voices will be having an apocalyptic dark carnival sing-a-long Friday September 4th at Center Camp Cafe in Black Rock City, Nevada.  Featuring members of Thee Hobo Gobbelins, the Bad Things, Bobby Joe Ebola & the Children MacNuggits, Sour Mash Hug Band, Mazel Tov Kocktail Hour, & Weiner Dog Roadblock. The show runs 7pm-8pm, and admission is $390 sliding scale and/or your soul.  Center Camp cafe is located at the intersection of Rod’s Road and 6:00 Promenade, in the middle of the Center Camp Keyhole.

Jul 312015

Behold the Triumphant return of the band that is too weird for Austin – THAT Damned Band! Behold Imp of the Perverse, Spidrs, Snakes, and Lost Spirits all. Goblinfolk music for your Necromantic Soul. Steampunk ballads available on request.  The show runs 9pm to 11pm, is open to all ages, and admission is free.


Jun 082015

Dylan BLACKTHORN on 6th St @ SXSW - 03/15/2012

Attention Ghouls, Gobbelins, Beast fantastical & strange*, also well come New Age Travelers, Time Lords, & Masked weirdos: You are invited all! Friday July 10th is Dylan M. Blackthorn’s “pretty much my birthday” party. THAT Damned Band’s last Austin show of the Summer! Please attend, bring your dream creatures! (dogs & qiant spiders allowed outside) *Shape-shifting Lizardmen, please come without your “skins”, we shall prepare a special ballad for you.  Coming up July 10th, 2015 set times are as follows: 8-9pm, Junkyard Mongrels, 9-11pm THAT Damned Band.  Keep Austin weird, one day at a time.

May 052015

accordion sticker 1 copyTHAT Damned Band plays Radio Coffee & Beer in South Austin – Only the finest in Phantasmagoric Storytelling songwriting from the Futurepast!  Enjoy timeshlock folkrock, two sets of AccordionTuba-fueled intelli-psyche faux-polka rock-n-rolla!  THAT Damned Band – building tomorrow’s future yesterday afternoon.  Brought to you by 999 EYES in association with a TIME grant courtesy of the Tzar of New France ca. 3030.

Apr 252015


THAT Damned Band headlines Beltaine (Fri. May 1st) Rope-A-Dope Music Fest 10-11pm!

Friday May 1st-2nd is the 2nd annual Rope-A-Dope Art and Music Fest at The Music Ranch. As always, and always will be BYOB and dog friendly. You don’t have to camp, but camp sites are available and is encouraged. There will be local roots festival of folk, bluegrass, funk, and psychedelic, as well as many local artists, vendors, and poetry slam. $15 a day to get in and free to camp once you are in. For vending or booking information please call RopeAdope Mike Beberwyk or message me at Rope A Dope Jewelry. See y’all there! Order tickets via Eventbrite:


Friday-Mark Turner Freestyle 2pm-3 Convict Hill 6:30-8 Dixie Underground 8:30-9:30 THAT Damned Band 10-11


Friday- Sally on the Side 3:30-4:30 Knight Owls 5-6 4orms 11:15-12:15 The Hustle 12:30-2:30

PICKIN’ & STOMPIN’ stage: Saturday- Mark Turner Freestyle 12 noon-1 36″ Wheels 3:30-4:40 Junkyard Mongrels 5-6 Dixie Underground 8:30-9:30 Appalachian Dinosaur Exhibit 10:45-12am

FUNK IT & JAM stage: Saturday- The Hustle 1:30-3 Sally on the Side 7-8 Knight Owls 9:45-10:30 Sciborg and the Robopimps 12:30am-1:30 Starved Rock 1:45-2:30

Drunkin’ kareoke and pickin’ each night after music sets. Spoken word and comedy by Olas Ross and Chad Ward as well as open mic slam between each set.

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Oct 162014

What a great night with Thee Hobo Gobbelins, THAT Damned Band, & special guest Gary Lindsay from Black Eyed Vermillion even singing a couple of tunes! Thanks to all who made it to the show, your interest is appreciated – please sign up for THAT Damned Fans email list for further updates. Thursday night, THAT Damned Band with Sick play at Radio Coffee & Beer on Manchaca at Ben White, 9-11pm

Sep 292014

THAT Damned has updated our site with a new lyrics page.  More lyrics to come – please email us at thatdamnedband (at) g mail (dot) com for requests, or pm THAT Damned Band on facebook if you have a specific song that is not listed that you would like to see posted.