Bonsai Trees

bonsaitrees_tee_LOGOred white bonsai trees logo

James MacPherson – vocals, guitar

Nick Sokol – drums, backing vocals

Bonsai Trees is a CT-based indie rock band currently performing in and around New England to promote their music.  The band is currently recording new songs for their next full-length LP “NOT BITTER”.


Here is the lyric video created by Matt Vees!

Check out their EP “Live Free And Die” on band camp
or purchase a copy from their website:  click here

Live Free and Die cover

Click below to see the official video for “Live Free and Die” (produced by Megan Greer):
Bonsai Trees – Live Free And Die

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

Their debut CD “Minimalist” is available for purchase on their website,
as well as 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 was founded in 2011 by James MacPherson and Nick Sokol.  The band has performed at hundreds of events at music venues, fairs, festivals and colleges, including University of Connecticut in Storrs, Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, Western New England University in Springfield MA, and Emerson College in Boston MA.  Bonsai Trees was chosen to perform at the 2016 Music Millennium Conference in Pittsburg PA, and was one of six bands selected to perform at House of Blues in Boston as part of the Music Forward Foundation’s “Bringing Down the House” event.  They have opened for Frank Iero (of My Chemical Romance), Desiree Bassett (of Cirque du Soleil – Michael Jackson Immortal Tour), Manic Pixi, and many other bands.

Bonsai Trees will always bring a fun and playful energy to every show, and they are definitely on a fast track to a bright and successful future!

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