Bonsai Trees

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James MacPherson – vocals, guitars

Nick Sokol – drums, backing vocals

Larry Sniscak – bass, backing vocals

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Bonsai Trees is a CT-based indie-rock band co-founded by James MacPherson and Nick Sokol in 2011.  The band has an extensive catalogue of music with relevant lyrics and memorable melodies, riffs and beats. Bonsai Trees delivers performances with biting high energy and they are working on their 3rd LP as a follow up to last years successful release “Not Bitter”. For more information, go to

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BONSAI TREES just finished a month-long US tour and the band recently recorded their 3rd full length LP “Learn to Grow”!

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In 2017, Bonsai Trees released a full-length LP “NOT BITTER“, which is available for sale on the website, at gigs or by download on most digital media platforms.  The album features the previously released singles Lift Off” and “You Owe Me

See the official video of “Sophomore Slump” by Josh Wagner here

Official video of Lift Off by Josh Wagner here

Check out the audio video of You Owe Me here

Check out the video of CALM by James MacPherson here

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In 2015, Bonsai Trees released the EP “Live Free And Die

To purchase it, click here

Live Free and Die cover

Official video for “Live Free and Die” by Megan Greer:
Bonsai Trees – Live Free And Die

View live footage of “Live Free and Die” at House of Blues in Boston April 2015:
Bonsai Trees – Live Free And Die

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In 2013, Bonsai Trees released their debut LP “Minimalist”, which is available for purchase here, as well as on iTunes, Amazon, CDBaby and Bandcamp


“Frantic Love” video produced by Jamie Lamm:
Bonsai Trees – Frantic Love (video produced by Jamie Lamm)

“Who Knows Who Knows” video produced by Josh Wagner:
Bonsai Trees – Who Knows Who Knows

“Shovels” video produced by Josh Wagner:
Bonsai Trees – Shovels

“Hurricane Song” was released as a split with Mad Blackbirds:
Bonsai Trees – Hurricane Song

hurricane song split

Bonsai Trees cover Love Song by The Cure:
Bonsai Trees – cover of Love Song by the Cure

“Everything You Wanted” – live acoustic duo:
Bonsai Trees – Everything You Wanted

“Useless Children” Video produced by Josh Wagner:
Bonsai Trees – Useless Children

Bonsai Trees has performed at hundreds of events at music venues, fairs, festivals and colleges, including The Eastern States Exposition (The Big E), University of Connecticut in Storrs, Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, Western New England University in Springfield MA, SUNY in Purchase NY and Emerson College in Boston MA.  Bonsai Trees was chosen to perform at the 2018 East Coast Music Conference in Norfolk VA, the 2016 Music Millennium Conference in Pittsburg PA, and the Music Forward Foundation’s “Bringing Down the House” event at the House of Blues in Boston MA.  They have opened for Frank Iero (of My Chemical Romance), Half Noise featuring Zac Farro (of Paramore), and Desiree Bassett (of Cirque du Soleil – Michael Jackson Immortal Tour), and others.

Bonsai Trees always brings a fun and playful energy to every show, and they are definitely on a fast track to a bright and successful future!  For bookings, contact

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