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Watch for the NEW Hard Bargain band – coming SOON to a venue near YOU!

Watch for the NEW Hard Bargain band – coming SOON to a venue near YOU!

yes, some changes are happening, but the HB tradition of Groove, Funk and Soul will GO ON!  NEW SINGER, new players, some new material! Short hiatus while we re-tool and re-model, then we’ll be back full force on the NYC/NJ scene SOON. Check back for updates, and bookings! -...

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Hard Bargain VIDEOs on YouTube

Hard Bargain VIDEOs on YouTube

lots of live stuff here from recent shows!...

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NEXT HB Shows!

NEXT HB Shows!

PLEEEEZ come to one our NEXT SHOW, you’ll be glad you did! Thx. Fri. Night 12/14 @ O’Hara’s Downtown, Jersey City  9:30 – 1am Fri. Night 12/21 @ 78 Below, 78th & Columbus Ave. 8:00 – 10pm BITTER END show coming up also….late December, TBD HEAR & SEE old HB shows at...

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Battle of the Bands WINNERS!

Battle of the Bands WINNERS!

Mexicali Live (Teaneck) recently chose Hard Bargain as WINNERS of their recent Battle of the Bands competition, which pitted HB against 4 of the best local acts. Pictures are here: http://thebassguy.com/mexicalipix Evidently we were tight and had a good turnout, or folks just can’t get enough of our own...

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$5 Bill Valentine, at your Service!

$5 Bill Valentine, at your Service!

Lead singer, dazzling guitarist & a true showman, Five-Dollar-Bill Valentine drives a serious bargain! Come out and experience Hard Bargain 2011…along with $5 Bil & Dave “the Bird” Falcone, 2 incredible guitarists, keyboardist Rich “lobster-claws” Paganello, Rafik Cezanne, Mighty Ron Duncan, Eric “BF” Williams & thebassguy Michael Cohen.  (photo by Jorge...

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Get Your Hard Bargain ON!

Get Your Hard Bargain ON!

show your support for Hard Bargain!  HERE! Put us ON, carry stuff in us, drink us in, move your mouse on us, wear us on  your head or chest, or fridge, with HARD BARGAIN official pins, magnets, badges, caps, tees, sweatshirts, bags, mousepads, and MORE!  Put on some Power Soul! If...

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UPCOMING Hard Bargain shows!

UPCOMING Hard Bargain shows!

“ain’t NO party like a HARD BARGAIN party!” or so our fans say!   Come on out to our next show! ...

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HARD BARGAIN’s VAULT

HARD BARGAIN’s VAULT

Live tracks, from last show to last decade! THE VAULT http://thebassguy.com/hblive...

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Rich letting his fingers do the walking!

Rich letting his fingers do the walking!

The man, the myth – Rich “Lobster Claws” Paganello!  One of the area’s finest keyboardists. You can’t beat him with a stick!  This guy’s amazing; he’ll wow you with killer...

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TheBassGuy Rocks It Steady!

TheBassGuy Rocks It Steady!

Michael “TheBassGuy” Cohen anchors Hard Bargain with his mighty 5-string. Thebassguy has been holdin the bottom down for HB since 1999. Thebassguy remembers his 1999 audition for the band and says “I remember they wanted to know if I could play Buddy Miles ‘Them Changes’ then launched into some old...

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