Bernadette Seacrest

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Bernadette Seacrest
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Bernadette Seacrest in 2009, Atlanta, GA Photo: Jon Kownacki
Background information
Birth name Laura Bernadette Seacrest
Born 1965
Origin Venice, California
Genres Swing noir, jazz, Americana
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2001–present
Labels Thrillbomb, Independent
Associated acts The Long Goners
David Parlato
her Yes Men
her Provocateurs

Bernadette Seacrest is an American vocalist born in San Francisco, California.


In 2001 Seacrest began singing for The Long Goners, a Rockabilly band originating in Albuquerque, New Mexico that shared the stage with Hank Williams III,[1] Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, Jonathan Richman and Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash. Bernadette left The Long Goners to form Bernadette Seacrest and her Yes Men in 2003. The band released their debut album "No More Music by the Suckers"[2] in 2004. After touring extensively throughout the United States and France the band released a second album in 2005 "Live in Santa Fe."

In 2006 Bernadette Seacrest relocated to Atlanta, Georgia to form Bernadette Seacrest and her Provocateurs with guitarist/songwriter Charles Williams of The Bonaventure Quartet and bassist Kris Dale of The Quark Alliance. In 2007 she was awarded the critic's pick Best Atlanta Vocalist[3] in Atlanta's long established alternative press publication Creative Loafing. The new group released their debut album "The Filthy South Sessions" in December 2009. The album was well received in a number of published reviews.


Main releases[edit]

  • 2016 – Lust and Madness – Bernadette Seacrest and Kris Dale (Independent)
  • 2009 – The Filthy South Sessions – Bernadette Seacrest and her Provocateurs (Independent)
  • 2005 – Live in Sante Fe – Bernadette Seacrest and her Yes Men (Independent)
  • 2004 – No More Music by the Suckers – Bernadette Seacrest and her Yes Men (ThrillBomb Records)