Los Angeles, CA.
DirtyHarvard's sound is known for being a "fresh breath of air" to the world. D.HVRD music has it's heart in Indie Rock, Funk, and being the KINGs of the new HOOD POP sound they created. DirtyHarvard continuously delivers their feel good, empowering, energetic live performances to audiences everywhere.
The duo's captivating, high-energy performances transport audiences into a universal experience as DirtyHarvard blends lyrical creativity, musicianship, and improvisation. It’s an experience of “musical ear candy” in the words of a eloquent fan, as the DirtyHarvard band interacts with the audience.
This is a duo that knows how to entertain! Audience members have described DirtyHarvard as having “excellent musicianship combined with entertaining showmanship,” “upbeat music with catchy lyrics that make people of all races want to sing along,” “high energy with a feel-good vibe,” and “a tribal experience.”
They established their name from a show performance at Los Globos in Los Angeles, CA. Lead vocalist BIZ the entertainer, who wore a Harvard sweater that was rough looking. He was asked "what is the name of the duo?", he looked down at his sweater and said "Dirty Harvard" and the crowd chanted Dirty Harvard throughout the night. What an organic experience.
The DirtyHarvard had formed when Biz decided to join forces with like-minded musician and producer Rix-Melody as they kept running into each other gigging with other bands and doing session work in Los Angeles, CA.
The D.HVRD draws its repertoire from nearly a century of musical history, true to the traditional rock and funk of DirtyHarvard music from the 1990s and ‘2010s and the revival of the ‘70s/80s, and influenced by the more contemporary music of the latest half-century.
Ever-evolving, the duo also peppers in several original compositions and fans appreciate what they’ve called a “clever and eclectic repertoire” and “a great laundry list of standards that patrons of all people can enjoy!”
DirtyHarvard have been invited back for performances at neighborhood events, local festivals, concerts, teaching music, residential facilities for at-risk youth, summer camps and school art shows.
Crowds enjoy the “historical and hysterical commentary on songs, duo banters and accepting requests.” One of the highest compliments DirtyHarvard receive is that they are asked to play fans’ private parties and weddings, speak at inner city schools in the United States of America.