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By adamg - 8/26/15 - 6:02 pm
Musician tries to muscle Keytar Bear off downtown corner

Seconds after the shove.

At 5:43 p.m., a shocked Abby Cirella reported from State and Congress:

Keytar Bear was just pushed by other local musician.

Why would anybody push Keytar Bear? She continues: Read more.

By adamg - 4/3/15 - 12:58 pm

April 26 at the Midway Cafe, along with the Space Lady, Absolute Paradise and Duck That.

Via Ethan Long.

By adamg - 2/13/15 - 5:26 pm
Keytar Bear at Downtown Crossing

Chris in Boston spotted Keytar Bear on the Orange Line platform at Downtown Crossing this afternoon.

By adamg - 1/22/15 - 9:14 am
Keytar Bear in Davis Square Red Line station, Somerville

Politeness Points spotted Keytar Bear on the Davis Square Red Line platform this morning.

By adamg - 1/15/15 - 1:56 pm

It might be Guster Day in the city of Boston (no, sir, not making that up), and they did play at South Station and in Copley Square, but the boys still found time to head over to Harvard Square play a few chords with the Bear.

By adamg - 10/31/14 - 4:45 pm

Boston Magazine reports on the arrests following a vicious attack outside Faneuil Hall earlier this week.

By adamg - 10/29/14 - 8:11 am

Our favorite fuzzy musician reports on an incident last night in front of Faneuil Hall:

There was another attack by 2 guys and a girl this time this time they tried to stab me with a knife and they stole from me lm not upset because I realize god gives us problems in order to make us stronger these are the few dollars that l recovered lm hoping my Keytar still works because l used it to defend myself but my Bruins jersey is fucked up and that pisses me off because it had everyones signature tommorows another people.

By adamg - 5/8/14 - 10:55 pm
Keytar Bear at the Middle East

Keytar Bear showed up at his benefit at the Middle East tonight. Mary Anne Rodis reports:

Keytar Bear is making the entire place sing! He's baaaaaack.

She adds that Cambridge City Councilor Leland Cheung attended with a proclamation making May 8 Keytar Bear and Abby Taylor day in Cambridge; Taylor being the organizer of the benefit.

By adamg - 5/3/14 - 4:56 pm

Keytar Bear released a statement today (yes, of course, Keytar Bear now releases statements), in which he says he forgives the guy who punched him in his face - and his friend who videotaped the attack - but that the guy had better turn himself in:

By adamg - 5/2/14 - 10:29 am

Abigail Taylor, who organized a fundraiser for the broken-nosed busker bear, reports the May 8 benefit has been moved to the Middle East on Mass. Ave. in Cambridge.

The 18+ show, featuring Freezepop, starts at 7. Admission is $10.

By adamg - 5/1/14 - 5:01 pm

Boston Magazine gets a short video showing the performer getting sucker punched.

By adamg - 4/29/14 - 1:25 pm
Defend Keytar Bear

South End Textiles came up with this design today.

Vanyaland reports the furry street musician suffered a broken nose when a guy went up to him, took a selfie, then punched him in the face. That came after another attack, possibly by the same jerk, broke his keytar.

Boston Magazine gets word from Keytar Bear.

By adamg - 4/9/14 - 6:10 pm
Keytar Bear and Simba

Steve Burns witnessed Keytar Bear meeting up with Simba the Lion at Park Street today.

Now if only Keytar Bear could pose with a turkey in front of a rainbow while a helicopter hovers overhead ...

By adamg - 4/4/14 - 2:50 pm

Keytar Pre-Bear? Nat Tarbox took this in 2012.

Boston Magazine gives us an idea of the man behind the fur. Unlike other bears, he plans to hibernate over the summer. And he hates schoolkids.

By adamg - 4/3/14 - 3:09 pm
Keytar Bear in a Bruins jacket

Dave Rogers spotted Keytar Bear at Government Center today.

By adamg - 3/30/14 - 8:23 pm
Keytar Bear at Downtown Crossing

Nahani Otien reports Keytar Bear was killing it tonight at Downtown Crossing.

By adamg - 2/22/14 - 4:55 pm
Saxophone Monkey and Keytar Bear in Boston

Adrienne watched and listened to a rare paring of Keytar Bear and Saxophone Sock Monkey in Government Center this afternoon.

By adamg - 11/15/13 - 12:59 pm
Keytar playing bear

Keytar Bear has been making the rounds of downtown and Back Bay T stops, but he came above ground today to play and mug for the camera by the Old State House, where Jocelyn snapped his photo.

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