I was held up last night in the subway. They got $5! But, seriously Bandits on the Run will steal your ears while you wait for your train and you will willingly give them cash and love every minute of it.
The scene of the musical crime was the 2nd Ave. F train platform going uptown. The train was late and those Bandits on the Run made it amazing. I had just come from seeing a band play at Rockwood Music Hall but I was more blown away by Bandits on the Run. I snatched up one of their 5 song EP’s and truly enjoyed their set, which included a raucous cover of “Come on Eileen.”
Bandits on the Run are from Brooklyn and are Adrian Blake Enscoe as Roy Dodger, Sydney Torin Shepherd as Bonnie Jean (a.k.a. Bonanza Jellyfish), and Regina Marie Strayhorn as “Clarissa.” They all wear bandanas.
Get a taste of “Potted Plant,” their submission to NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert. Then pray they hold you up on the subway.