Welcome

Welcome to the wonderful world of Newell! From here you can find out about the many bands Brad plays in at the present: Butter (funky rock), Workbook (Jazz), baddBop (fusion) and String Thing (Americana). Also included is info on his music teaching, recording and film scoring abilities. Enjoy!



Butter is a funkrock trio from N.C..We specialize in great songs, a great live show, and a group sound defined by a guitar/keyboard hybrid called The Gorgan. We recently won Relix Magazine's Jam-Off song contest which resulted in coverage in the Apr/May issue, as well as Blurt Magazine's Best Kept Secret. We're working on our first CD, and we're already getting airplay on several internet radio stations. Influences: Lee Micheals/Big Organ Trio/BlackKeys. Recent venues played: Deep South/Kraken/54 West/Southland/ Champions/Pinhook/Blind Tiger. Members of the band have either played with or shared the stage with such artists as Derek Trucks, Burning Spear, Charlie Hunter, Alex Chilton, Living Color, Cowboy Junkies, Adrian Belew (King Crimson) and many others.
        Besides a full two sets of originals, we can also play a whole night of cover material, which is mostly made up of classic rock, funk and soul. Along with several instrumentals, we can adapt to any kind of club scene./ Brad Newell/Butter/jnewell1@nc.rr.com/butter music on Facebook.

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Previous events

Butter at the Station

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The Station, 201 E. Main St., Carrboro, NC 27510

Come out to the Station in Carrboro this Friday(10/15), and hear Butter playing songs off their upcoming LP! Opening will be the Punk-Ska band The Hourglass Kids. Showtime is at 8PM. Should be a great show! Masks and vac. info required. More info on Butter at bradnewellmusic.com

Brad Newell's Butter at Center City Park

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Center City Park, 200 N. Elm St., Greensboro

Brad Newell's Butter will be doing their thing at the Friday Food Truck Event on Friday, June 4th. It's our first appearance since COVID, and we're really excited about playing the event! Expect some new songs off our upcoming release, and plenty of songs you know. Fun! . Members of the band have either played with or shared the stage with such artists as Suzanne Vega, Burning Spear, Derek Trucks, Alex Chilton, Living Color, Cowboy Junkies, Adrian Belew (King Crimson) and many others. Brad Newell/Butter/919-937-7303/molesworth51@gmail.com/bradnewellmusic.com(website).

Butter at Norse Brewing Company

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Norse Brewing Company, 203 Brooks St. , Wake Forrest, NC 27587

Butter is a funky rock trio from N.C..We specialize in great songs, a great live show, and a group sound defined by a guitar/keyboard hybrid called The Gorgan. We've released our first CD, and we're already getting airplay on several internet radio stations. Influences: Lee Micheals/Big Organ Trio/BlackKeys. Recent venues played: 2nd Wind/Fat FroggThe Station//Blind Tiger/Imurj/Pour House/Compass Rose Brewery/Carrboro Music Festival(four years in a row).. Members of the band have either played with or shared the stage with such artists as Suzanne Vega, Burning Spear, Derek Trucks, Alex Chilton, Living Color, Cowboy Junkies, Adrian Belew (King Crimson) and many others. Besides a full two sets of originals, we can also play a whole night of cover material, which is mostly made up of classic rock, funk and soul. Along with several instrumentals, we can adapt to any kind of club scene./ Brad Newell/Butter/919-937-7303/molesworth51@gmail.com/bradnewellmusic.com(website).

Butter at Compass Rose Brewery

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Compass Rose Brewery, 3201 Northside Dr. #101, Raleigh, NC 27615

Butter is a funky rock trio from N.C..We specialize in great songs, a great live show, and a group sound defined by a guitar/keyboard hybrid called The Gorgan. We've released our first CD, and we're already getting airplay on several internet radio stations. Influences: Lee Micheals/Big Organ Trio/BlackKeys. Recent venues played: 2nd Wind/Fat FroggThe Station//Blind Tiger/Imurj/Pour House/Compass Rose Brewery/Carrboro Music Festival(four years in a row).. Members of the band have either played with or shared the stage with such artists as Suzanne Vega, Burning Spear, Derek Trucks, Alex Chilton, Living Color, Cowboy Junkies, Adrian Belew (King Crimson) and many others. Besides a full two sets of originals, we can also play a whole night of cover material, which is mostly made up of classic rock, funk and soul. Along with several instrumentals, we can adapt to any kind of club scene./ Brad Newell/Butter/919-937-7303/molesworth51@gmail.com/bradnewellmusic.com(website).

Workbook Jazz Duo at Irregardless Cafe i

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Irregardless Cafe, 901 W. Morgan St., Raleigh, N.C. 27603

Workbook is a jazz group from N.C.. We play a large amount of material ranging from standards to originals to jazz versions of rock and soul classics. We can perform in duo or trio formats, which gives us the ability to play any kind of job. All members of Workbook are dependable professionals who have been playing in the area for several decades. Recently we have played at The Irregardless Cafe and Raleigh Brewing Co.(Raleigh), Parazod (Durham), Ruth Chris, Southern Lights Liberty Oaks (Greensboro), and Hamptons and The Furniture Mkt.. (High Point). For more info, visit my website at bradnewellmusic.com, and feel feel free to get in touch at molesworth51@gmail.com, or (919)937-7303.

Brad Newell Music

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2nd Wind, 118 E. Main St. , Carrboro, N.C. 27510

Come out to the 2nd Wind in Carrboro, and check out the funky fusion stylings of baddBop. Brad.Tony.and Larry play and sing music with a jazz connection. but looking toward the future. Songs you know, and plenty you don't! For more baddBop info, go to bradnewellmusic.com

Brad Newell Music

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Pinhook, 117 W. Main St., Durham, NC 27701

Come out for a double combo of funky rock from Butter, and the rhythms of the Triangle Afrobeat Orchestra. Both bands have played together on many stages, and always seem to get everybody up and groovin:. For more info on Butter, go to bradnewellmusic.com

Butter

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2nd Wind, 118 E. Main St. , Carrboro, N.C. 27510

Come out to the 2nd Wind in Carrboro, NC, and check out the funky rock stylings of Butter, playing songs off their new CD. Free and open to the public! For more info on Butter, go to bradnewellmusic.com

Butter and the Triangle Afrobeat Orchextra

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The Station, 201 E. Main St., Carrboro, NC 27510

CD release party for Butter and TAO! Free show with gifts and two hours of great music! For more info on Butter, go to bradnewellmusic.com

Butter

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Tin Roof, 300 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC 27603

Butter will be headlining a triple bill for a free show at the Tin Roof in Raleigh. John Sierra and Jake Potter open with Butter playing at 10pm. Fantabulous! More Butter info at bradnewellmusic.com.