Don’t Push – (A Tribute to Sublime) formed in Anaheim, CA in March of 2019, but Brodii (guitar / vocals) Kenny (drums) and Dan (bass / vocals) have been playing in bands together since 1999. Together they’ve had a few different projects but the one thing that has always remained the same was they’d always play Sublime songs as part of their setlist.
The goal for the Don’t Push is to be an authentic Sublime experience with the sound, the look, and the attitude so that true fans of Sublime and Bradley Nowell who may or may not have had the chance to see them live can come out to a show and hear some of their amazing songs and the songs they performed, played the way Sublime played them.
The guys from Don’t Push were in high school when Sublime’s self titled came out and that album, and later when they discovered “40 oz to Freedom” and “Robbin the Hood”, had really had a profound impact on all three of them and really influenced their lives.
What the band appreciates most about Sublime was how Brad took all of his influences and flipped them into the Sublime sound and created something new and exciting but also bringing light to all these other great artists like Tenor Saw, Half Pint, Wailing Souls, The Specials, The Ziggens, Toots and the Maytals, Barrington Levy, The Descendents, Bad Religion, Bad Brains, The Minutemen, and of course Bob Marley. Don’t Push wants to keep that spirit of Sublime alive and pass on their music and the legacy of Bradley Nowell and
Sublime to the younger generations.
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