Bad Karaoke

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Electronic Press Kit

Who We Are

Bad Karaoke is an Abilene cover band that performs a wide variety of fan favorites from numerous decades, and across the rock, pop, and country genres. Our fundamental reason for existence is to make people laugh, dance, and sing...and to have fun doing it.

You may recognize us from the rooftop of the Grace as we commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' Rooftop Concert, or during Abilene's Big Day downtown where we took Center Stage for the day, or possibly at the annual Rentech Chili Super Bowl, or the Abilene Zoo's annual Party for the Planet celebration. Or maybe you have just seen us downtown during an Art Walk, at ACU during a pre-game tailgating party, or out at Play Faire Park on the weekend.

Come Together

Beatles' Rooftop Concert - 50th Anniv. (The Grace Museum)

Rock 'n Me

Zoostock (Abilene Zoo)

Example Setlist from a Recent Show

We cover a wide range of artists and styles...spanning several decades

  • Satisfaction (Rolling Stones)

  • No Rain (Blind Melon)

  • Never Been to Spain (Three Dog Night)

  • Perfect (P!nk)

  • Tennessee Whiskey (Chris Stapleton)

  • Sweet Caroline (Neil Diamond)

  • Friday, I'm in Love (The Cure)

  • Shallow (Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper)

  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Queen)

  • Don't You Wanna Stay (Jason Aldean)

  • Hit Me With Your Best Shot (Pat Benatar)

  • Come Together (The Beatles)

  • Time After Time (Cyndi Lauper)

  • Heartache Tonight (The Eagles)

  • Hungry Like the Wolf (Duran Duran)

  • My Church (Maren Morris)

  • Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison)

  • 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover (Simon/Garfunkel)

  • Livin' on a Prayer (Bon Jovi)

  • Independence Day (Martina McBride)

  • Southern Cross (Crosby, Stills, and Nash)

  • Love Shack (B-52s)

  • Are You Gonna Be My Girl (Jet)

  • Islands in the Stream (Parton and Rogers)

  • Should I Stay or Should I Go (The Clash)

  • The Look (Roxette)

  • Go Your Own Way (Fleetwood Mac)

  • Sweet Emotion (Aerosmith)

  • Black Horse and a Cherry Tree (KT Tunstall)

  • Have You Ever Seen the Rain (CCR)

  • Walking on Sunshine (Katrina and the Waves)

  • Come a Little Bit Closer (Jay & the Americans)

  • Walk Like an Egyptian (The Bangles)

  • I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) (The Proclaimers)

  • Heaven (Los Lonely Boys)

  • 9 to 5 (Dolly Parton)

  • Down on the Corner (CCR)

  • Sweet Child O' Mine (Guns n' Roses)

Meet the Band

Lee Penya

Lead Guitar and Backing Vocals

Brazos Condra

Vocals, Banjolele, Acoustic Guitar, and Rhythm Kazoo

Beth Daugherity

Vocals and Auxiliary Percussion

Tori Edwards

Vocals and Auxiliary Percussion

Marcus Carroll

Rhythm Guitar, Trombone, and Backing Vocals

Mike Daugherity

Drums and Cajón

Eric Edwards

Bass Guitar

Jesse Lucke

Sound Engineer and Cornet