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“I’m Not Broken” 2018 SONG OF THE YEAR!!!

We are so honored to announce “I’m Not Broken” was voted the 2018 SONG OF THE YEAR at this years Ventura County Music Awards!!!

We want to thank Tim Amaroso and all the VCMA staff and board, Aaron Levitz for the incredible lyrics, and of course, THANK YOU to all of you who voted for us! We wrote this song for all of you that have been beat down, counted out, and felt forgotten. You are NOT broken!!!

Please help support the band by downloading it here!!!

Oxnard Steampunk Fest, October 13th!!!

It’s time for Oxnard Steampunkfest again!!! This is by far, one of our favorite annual events. It’s put on by fantastic people and we just love to be part of it. Tickets are on sale now! This year, we are only playing on OCTOBER 13TH!!! We hit the stage at 5pm!

The footage we used for the “Fear the Rider” Music Video, was all shot at Oxnard Steampunk Fest. Check it out, and we hope to see you!

You can get tickets here.

Diegos Umbrella and Warped Tour Recap!

Huzzah to all our warped and wonderful friends!!!

First off, if you’re new to our mailing list, WELCOME!!! You have entered the strange, and absolutely ridiculous world of the Velveteen Band. And even though we’re still recovering from our Warped Tour sunburns, we thought it was important to remind you about a HUUUUUGE show coming up on August 17th with gypsy rock ambassadors, DIEGO’S UMBRELLA!

Los Angeles moon rockers, Al1ce will be opening the show, and pre-sale tickets are only $10!!! ($15 at the door) Click here to get them now!

And just one more thing…WARPED TOUR WAS INCREDIBLE!!!

How awesome was it? Well, find out in this neat recap video Jason made!

It was an absolute dream come true to participate in the last Warped Tour EVER! A tour we used to attend growing up, it was an honor indeed!

2018 began with a show at Gallifrey One, and has just kept getting more insane from there! We are working on some really big things later on this year, so keep connected to us on our Facebook and Instagram and You Tube Page, for updates, and general silliness.

THANK YOU for supporting our madness!!!

Summer kicks off with Warped Tour and a show at CIA!

Summer is here, and we’re kicking it off with some killer shows!!!

June 15th @CIA in Los Angeles!!! Pre-sale tickets are only $8!! Get them by clicking here

This will be the debut show for the Dinosaur themed band, BONEHENGE, featuring members of Kirby’s Dream Band, and Radio Active Chicken Heads! We’re also getting to play with Gygax, which hasn’t happened in way too long!!! Please join us at this incredible venue, this is going to be an insane show!


We are incredibly thankful and humbled to be performing Warped Tour, and we would like to thank Tim and everyone at the Red Light District Show and No Cover Magazine for making this happen! We’ll be playing at the Ventura Fairgrounds on June 24th only! Set times haven’t been posted yet, but we will keep you posted!

We have some more summmer dates to share with you, but that’s all for now, we hope you can make it, we would love to see you!

Live at Discovery Ventura!!!

The Velveteen Band had an incredible show at Discovery Ventura last Friday!!! Couldn’t make it? Lets fix that!

We want to thank all the incredible people that came out! We loved your hugs. We loved your costumes and cosplays, thank you!!! Special thanks to AHTCK and Soup Hat for kicking off the party. We also want to thank Alert the Globe for filming the event, and for the fantastic video you edited. This really made the event even more magical, thank you for all you do! I have a feeling we’ll be back this summer, love you!!!
-The Velveteen Band

Fum talks to Dita McEvil about Angie’s Purse

Note:  This video came out much louder than expected.   Get your hand on the volume control before you hit play.

Fum sat in on an Angie’s Purse rehearsal, and Dita McEvil can’t wait to ask him about it!


You can’t really tell, but we were playing Angie’s Curse in the background while we recorded this. (editing pro-tip: it’s better to add that in post production) Angie’s Purse, being a tribute band, obviously wouldn’t exist without them. Please check them out at