The Bottom Dollars formed in the basement studios of Cameo Gallery in Brooklyn, NY in the spring of 2010 as a “punk soul project” by co-founders Brian “Cherch” Cherchiglia (vocals, guitar) and Evan “Buffalo” Berg (drums).
After bursting onto the scene with their breakthrough EP, “The Halcyon Days,” The Bottom Dollars made it their mission to become one of the most captivating bands in American rock and roll; winning over audiences and gaining accolades in NPR: All Things Considered, Daytrotter, Village Voice and countless others.
No matter whom, they were all in unanimous consent of The Bottom Dollars’ explosive and notoriously unpredictable live performances, and with good reason. Their “proudly-loud,” bizarre amalgamate of psychedelic rock, Bowery punk and soul is something you can only get from the Dollars, only their way.
“Semi-professional sonic assassins.” -- CMJ
“This is a rock and roll band whose reverence for classics like The Clash and The Band made their concert an appealing fusion of garage and punk tropes playing off whiskey drenched southern rock licks.” -- Pancakes & Whiskey
“It’s having a flask tucked, at all times, inside the pocket of any coat that’s ever been worn. It’s keeping that flask healthily full with something that coats.” -- Daytrotter/Paste
“A ‘can’t miss live act!’” -- No Pulp Music