Bad September is a retro-futurist steampunk art rock band. We use rock music to weave alternate histories of Queen Victoria, Nikola Tesla, Oscar Wilde, the Mechanical Turk, airships, ion guns, luddites, and an Austria-Hungary Empire on the brink of war.


We’re road-testing new material in anticipation of our upcoming album The Second Opium Wars! Catch one of our summer shows!

July 18 – Seward Cafe 
with Orchyd and Fate’s Palette
Doors at 9:30pm, Music at 9:45pm
Details on Facebook!

July 21 – Bryant Lake Bowl
with SisterTree
Doors at 7pm, Music at 8pm
Tickets: $8/$6 in advance (Details!)

July 26 – Borchert Manor
Parlor show with Eli August
Doors at 6pm, Music at 7pm
Details on Facebook!

August 31 – Bryant-Lake Bowl
Songs of The Second Opium Wars
Doors at 7pm, Music at 8pm
Tickets: $8/$6 in advance (Details!)

Retro-Futurist Art Rock