Bonsai Trees

red white bonsai trees logoBonsai Trees is an indie rock band co-founded in 2011 by singer/songwriter/guitarist James MacPherson
and drummer Nick Sokol

Official Website:  bonsaitreesband.com

Latest release:
Hope Ya Do 

Hope Ya Do (Lyric video by Ethan Hill)

Hope-Ya-Do-rev

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Apology Note single released Feb 2020

Apology Note (official video by Ben Kelly and Joy Wagner)

apology note

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Bonsai Trees won the 2019 New England Music Award for Best in State: Connecticut

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Bonsai Trees toured North America to promote the band’s 3rd independently released album “Learn to Grow

Learn To Grow art V2Learn To Grow was one of the Hartford Courant’s top 20 albums of 2019!  Read the article

Learn To Grow is available on all digital platforms and on http://www.bonsaitrees.bandcamp.com

“Don’t” (official video by Ben Kelly)

“Away From Me” (official video by Josh Wagner)

“Dark Parking Lot” (official video by Ryan Zimmerman)

“Vice Grips” (official video by Josh Wagner)

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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.  

NOT BITTER 10 inch version

“Not Bitter” features the previously released singles:
Lift Off” and “You Owe Me” (Spotify links)

“Sophomore Slump” (official video by Josh Wagner)

“Lift Off” (official video by Joy Wagner)

“CALM” (only released on video)

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

Live Free and Die cover

“Live Free and Die” official video 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 on iTunes, Amazon, CDBaby and Bandcamp

minimalist

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

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

“Shovels” official video produced by Joy Wagner:
Bonsai Trees – Shovels

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

hurricane song split

Bonsai Trees has performed at hundreds of events around North America at music venues, fairs, festivals and colleges, including House of Blues in Boston, Arlene’s Grocery in New York, Toads Place in New Haven, The Eastern States Exposition (The Big E), Six Flags New England, University of Connecticut in Storrs, Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, Western New England University in Springfield MA, SUNY in Purchase NY and New Paltz NY, Emerson College in Boston MA and more!  Check out Performances for the full gig history.

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 many others!

For bookings, contact bonsaitreesband@gmail.com

For the latest info, be sure to follow Bonsai Trees on social media and bonsaitreesband.com

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