Bard Makes Noise


This collection is inspired by the creativity of Bard College's bands and musicians past and present. From Big Noise to Boba Fett, from Velcro Dildo to Saint Booty, learn about Bard's extracurricular musical past. We've got audio, video and photographs of rock bands, punk bands, jazz bands, funk bands, metal bands and much more! Also included are scans of articles from student publications talking about Bard's music scene plus reminisces from the musicians that participated.


  • Helene Tieger ('85), Jeremy Hall ('98), Meghan Hogan ('17)

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  • Bard Makes Noise

Velcro Dildo Performing
Photograph of a Velcro Dildo performance.

Velcro Dildo Group Photo
Photograph of the band Velcro Dildo. L-R: : Stephen Sollins, David Tarica, Ross Shain and Roy.

Roy from Velcro Dildo
Photograph of Roy from the Bard band Velcro Dildo.