The Dandy Warhols were created in Oregon in 1994, when Courtney Taylor-Taylor and Peter Holmstrom decided to form a band. The band also includes Zia McCabe on keyboards and Brent DeBoer on drums. Some of their most popular songs include "Bohemian Like You" and "We Used To be Friends," which was the theme song for the television series Veronica Mars.
The band along with the Brian Jonestown Massacre were featured in the documentary 'Dig!' The movie was about the love and hate relationship between the two bands. 'Dig!' won the Documentary Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004. The Dandy Warhols have released eight studio albums to date. They contributed to tribute albums covering The Cure and Love and Rockets. The Dandy Warhols covered The Beatles' song "Blackbird" after Michael Jackson passed away. They had referenced doing this in lyrics on "Welcome To The Monkey House."
In recent years, the Dandy Warhols released a single entitled "This Is The Tide," which was written by Brent DeBoer and Zia McCabe. Brent DeBoer was the lead singer on the single. The record 'This Machine' was recorded in 2012 and featured a collaboration with David J on the song "Autumn Carnival." The album was released in a colored vinyl edition that resembled a cut log. The band recorded a video for "Sad Vacation." The band released a live album entitled 'Thirteen Tales from Urban Bohemia live at the Wonder.'
The Dandy Warhols are touring the United States in the fall of 2014. Shows scheduled include Chicago, Minneapolis, Brooklyn, Boston, Omaha, Denver, Milwaukee and other cities. The band is currently touring Europe, with concerts in Germany and Italy on the horizon. Stay tuned to the Dandy Warhols' news page for tour updates. The Dandy Warhols performed at Stubbs Barbecue in Austin, Texas on July 27, 2013 as a part of the Red Bull Sound Select Presents concert series.
Their live set list often includes songs like "Not If You Were The Last Junkie On Earth" from 'The Dandy Warhols Come Down' album and "You Were The Last High," which was co-written by Evan Dando of the Lemonheads. "Sad Vacation" and "Every Day Should Be A Holiday" are songs that are frequently performed live by the Dandys.