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Hand Painted Swinger

Hand Painted Swinger, formerly the PestStrips, is one of Washington D.C.’s most sought after cover-original bands, playing an electric arrangement of hit songs spanning over the last five decades. Since their first show in 1991, the band has performed more than 1,500 cover songs at hundreds of mid-Atlantic venues all while promoting two self produced original full length CD’s. Hand Painted Swinger continues to tour the Washington D.C. area on a limited basis entertaining fans of all ages.

• Speed Hump CD - Nominated Best Pop-Rock Recording --- WAMA (Washington Area Music Association)
• HPS - Nominated Best Pop-Rock Group --- WAMA (Washington Area Music Association)
• “These dudes can sing, form harmonies and really play their instruments. They’d perfectly fit on a tour with Better Than Ezra” --- On Tap Magazine
• “The band never comes off as less than excellent” --- Music Monthly Magazine
• “Our web series We Need Girlfriends wouldn't be complete without the great sounds of Hand Painted Swinger” --- RagTag Productions
• “Hand Painted Swinger is one of the Washington DC areas best local bands” --- Andy Och, Local Lowdown WRYR
• “You guys are great – love Magic Potion” --- JC in the Morning – Power98 Eufaula, AL
• “Speed Hump's clean production, by Max Mueller and Rich Isaac, makes these songs radio-ready” --- Music Monthly Magazine
• “After hearing HPS on I had to purchase Speed Hump on iTunes” --- Mike V, Hidden Sanctuary Radio –
• “Love your stuff Hand Painted Swinger” --- DJ Stunner, 91.1 FM Clarkson University
• “Thanks so much for coming on the show – you sounded GREAT!” --- Joanna Lubbes, Backstage Pass - Comcast Cable Music Showcase
• “Solid melodies and heartfelt lyrics are staples for this local pop-roots-rock outfit” ---