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Bell’s Back Room Concert: Armchair Boogie

Bell's Eccentric Cafe 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo

Rising from the forests and rivers of central Wisconsin, Armchair Boogie's high-energy take on the Jamgrass genre fuses intricate arrangements of acoustic guitar and banjo with the funky back beats of electric bass and drums. Augie Dougherty (banjo, vocals) and Ben Majeska (guitar, vocals) started playing together in the fall of 2014 while attending the University […]

$12

Bell’s Back Room Concert: Cycles

Bell's Eccentric Cafe 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo

Cycles epitomize the power-trio format with ripping guitar, fat bass grooves played out through furious slapping, and viciously dynamic drum beats flowing over intricate tempo changes. Each member wields a unique take on their instrument that when played together, forms a truly fresh and cohesive sound. Patrick Harvey commands the guitar with speed and precision […]

$10

Bell’s Back Room Concert: TIME OUT Tour w/ The Accidentals, Maia Sharp, Kim Richey, Beth Nielsen Chapman

Bell's Eccentric Cafe 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo

TIME OUT is an unforgettable songwriters in the round concert. Reminiscent of a night at the legendary Blue Bird Cafe where award winning writers swap personal stories and inspirational songs in an intimate setting, TIME OUT is a lyric lovers dream. The Accidentals (Sav Buist and Katie Larson) spent the better part of the last year […]

$25

Bell’s Back Room Concert: May Erlewine – Tiny Beautiful Things Album Release

Bell's Eccentric Cafe 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo

Sometimes a book saves your life. It shows up just in time, and you cling to each page. They don’t always tell you love can be an endless stormy ocean, and when your dreams unravel, sometimes you need saving. “Whatever happens to you belongs to you. Make it yours. Feed it to yourself even if it […]

$23

Mardi Gras Party – Bell’s Eccentric Cafe

Bell's Eccentric Cafe 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo

WHO'S UP FOR A POST FAT TUESDAY MARDI GRAS PARTY? WE SURE ARE! Save the date for Thursday, March 3rd beginning at 7pm (doors at 6:30pm) with live entertainment from The Kanola Band, jambalaya, Mardi Gras themed burger, King Cake raffle & fresh Consecrator Doppelbock on tap! This event will be free to those 21+ and proof of […]

Free

Bell’s Back Room Concert: Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy & Matt Sweeney “Superwolves” with Emmett Kelly

Bell's Eccentric Cafe 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo

Where once was Superwolf, now roam Superwolves, the new album and demon spawn of Matt Sweeney and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, out digitally April 30th on Drag City and available physically on June 18th. Today marks the arrival of their new single “Hall of Death,” which follows “Make Worry For Me.” Sweeney and Will Oldham (aka Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy) wrote “Hall Of Death” with visionary Tuareg guitarist and producer Ahmoudou Madassane. […]

$27

Bell’s Back Room Concert: CBDB

Bell's Eccentric Cafe 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo

CBDB is a progressive rock, jam-band from Alabama and their music is spreading from the southeast across the nation like wildfire. Defining a newfound, southern blend of joyous and progressive rock n roll, they channel a sonic mix of soulful vocals and virtuosic musicianship with smart, tasteful songwriting. On stage, each member of CBDB fluidly […]

$12

Bell’s Back Room Concert: Celestial Album Release w/ Mighty Big Rig, Ficus

Bell's Eccentric Cafe 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo

Celestial is a Kalamazoo-based alternative ambient rock combo founded in 2018 by Jeremy Cronk and Brian Ritzer.  The band acquired Brendon Infante on drums in 2019, Amanda Savitski on keys in 2021, and most recently has gained Michael Failing on 2nd guitar.  Celestial will soon be dropping a three-song EP and is working on a […]

$10

Bell’s Back Room Concert: Proxima Parada

Bell's Eccentric Cafe 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo

2021 means a new album and more national touring for Próxima Parada. Their music promotes introspection, vulnerability, human connection, and a hell of a lot of joy. This is evident on their latest record, Kind Reminder, and is further explored on their upcoming release, Second Brother. LISTEN HERE! Starting as a group of college friends wanting to […]

$12

Bell’s Back Room Concert: Gaelic Storm

Bell's Eccentric Cafe 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo

It’s hard to imagine a band just coming into their own after 20 years of success, but that’s exactly what makes a true anomaly. This multi-national, Celtic juggernaut grows stronger with each live performance, and as you can imagine, after two decades and over 2000 shows, it is a true force to be reckoned with. […]

$25

Bell’s Back Room Concert: That Arena Rock Show

Bell's Eccentric Cafe 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo

That Arena Rocks show is the ultimate high energy and theatrical tribute to "classic" rock n' roll, performing legendary rock anthems that ruled the airwaves in the 70s and 80s. Including […]

$22

Bell’s Back Room Concert: Mungion w/ Stormy Chromer

Bell's Eccentric Cafe 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo

Mungion is a band that transcends genre classification with their intense musicality, exploratory improv, and light-hearted, yet dedicated attitude on-stage and in the studio. Blending elements of Rock, Jazz, Latin, Metal, […]

$18