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Nominated Vocal Group of the Year by Texas Academy of Music.  We are a Trop-Rock (Buffett) , Cajun, Texas Cover/Original music band located in the Dallas Area. We are 6 piece: Keys, Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Drums and a female vocalist but we sound like a full 7 piece band.

Instrumentation

Kelly Brown - Guitar
Randy Brooks - Bass Guitar
Louie Chambers - Keyboards
Sharon Oefinger -  Vocals
Robin Binford - Drums
Phil Keese - Lead Guitar

Biography

The Bad Monkeys have performed throughout the DFW area, Galveston, Oklahoma City, Myrtle Beach, North Carolina, Jackson, Mississippi, Phoenix, Arizona and New Orleans, Louisiana over the past five years at bars, parties, corporate gatherings and weddings and did the Jimmy Buffett pre-show in Dallas. The band performs a medley of cover tunes Cajun, Jimmy Buffett, and Texas Music with a few originals thrown in to spice things up! 

The Bad Monkeys are:

Kelly Brown

 

Songwriter/Lyricist; guitar and backup vocalist; has performed professionally for over 15 years in bands in the Dallas area.  Before forming The Bad Monkeys , Kelly performed with Black Cat Bone.
Sharon Oefinger

Vocalist; has performed in the DFW area for the past twelve years.  Prior to joining The Bad Monkeys, Sharon performed with Black Cat Bone and Primitv Kool, who opened for nationally known acts Joe "King" Carrasco and Terrence Simien.

 

Randy Brooks

 

Songwriter/Lyricist; bass guitar and backup vocalist; has performed for over 15 years nationally and on USO tours of Europe and Asia.  Popular Christmas song "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" is just one of Randy's past hits. Randy was a member of the Dallas band, Black Cat Bone prior to joining The Bad Monkeys.

 

Louie Chambers

 

Keyboards; has performed in the Dallas area for the 10 years. Louie was a member of the Dallas band, Dalhart prior to joining The Bad Monkeys.

Robin Binford

 

Drums - has performed in the Dallas area for the last 20+ years.

Phil Keese

 

The newest addition to The Bad Monkeys, has performed nationally for over 15 years. Phil was a member of the Dallas band, Dalhart prior to joining The Bad Monkeys.

 

Discography
  • No Time for Schmaltz

  • Coastal Girl

  • Flip Flop Therapy

Monkeys in the News!

The written symbol for Year of the Monkey is one of more than 50,000 symbols in the Chinese language.

2016 was the Year of the Monkey!

The Bad Monkeys were nominated for Texas Music Awards' Vocal Duo/Group of the Year in 2007 for their performance of Coastal Girl.

The Bad Monkeys were named Margarita Maria's February 2008 Vocal Group of the Month

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