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Keytar Bear

By adamg - 4/1/23 - 9:10 pm
Keytar Bear in Downtown Crossing

Roving UHub photographer Michael C. spotted Keytar Bear jamming in Downtown Crossing today.

By adamg - 12/10/19 - 11:46 am

Yes, it has come to this: Eric Casey reports an alleged "major motion picture" is seeking somebody to play our local musician: "Must have keytar and bear costume."

By adamg - 12/17/18 - 7:45 pm
Keytar Bear in the subway

David Weininger caught Keytar Bear in his Christmas finest at Park Street at rush hour.

Maria M., meanwhile, caught him upstairs at Downtown Crossing a couple of nights ago.

By adamg - 8/8/18 - 6:29 pm
Keytar Bear at Back Bay station

After recuperating from a May motorcycle wipeout, Keytar Bear is back. L Conley spotted him at Back Bay on the Orange Line.

Loren McLean reports it was awesome to see him back: Read more.

By adamg - 6/12/18 - 1:42 pm

Mass Live reports on Trillium Brewing Co.'s newest offering, which is called, no, not Keytar Beer, but Keytar Bear Double IPA. Part of the proceeds will go to the Bear, currently recovering from a motorcycle wipeout that left him with various injuries.

By adamg - 5/16/18 - 11:14 am

Boston Magazine reports Keytar Bear is out of commission for the next couple of months due to a broken ankle and foot suffered in a motorcycle accident - he hit a patch of sand left over from the winter on Rte. 146 (which runs between Worcester and Providence) and spun out.

By adamg - 2/17/18 - 10:31 am
Dancing kid with Keytar Bear

JB Parrett caught a performance by Keytar Bear and a fan the other day.

By adamg - 12/11/17 - 12:33 pm
Keytar bear

BosBattle reports on how our own Keytar Bear became a character in a phone game produced by a Sega subsidiary that is based in Cambridge.

One key(tar) difference between real life and the game: In the game, Crazy Taxi Gazillionaire, he plays a taxi driver, rather than Boston's furriest street musician.

By adamg - 6/30/17 - 8:22 pm
Keytar Bear

Jason watched Keytar Bear, "the hero we need in trying times like these," at Park Street late this afternoon.

By adamg - 6/22/17 - 8:48 am

Vanessa Kuo spotted him outside Trinity Church in Copley Square yesterday, four days after he was beaten downtown.

By adamg - 6/19/17 - 6:43 pm

The three New Hampshire teens charged with beating Keytar Bear - from Londonderry, Salem and Manchester - were ordered to stay away from Faneuil Hall and Keytar Bear at their arraignments today on charges of delinquency for assault and battery and disorderly conduct, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 6/18/17 - 9:43 am

Boston Police report arresting three New Hampshire teens on charges they beat Keytar Bear yesterday while yelling racial slurs at him. Read more.

By adamg - 6/17/17 - 5:03 pm
Keytar Bear about to be attacked

UPDATE: Attackers were New Hampshire teens who could face civil-rights charges.

Welcome to Dot reports Keytar Bear was attacked outside 60 State St. this afternoon by a bunch of alleged douches who tackled him, destroyed his amp and took his tip money. Read more.

By adamg - 2/24/17 - 9:51 am
Colonial re-enactor and Keytar Bear in downtown Boston

A loyalist re-enactor mugged with Keytar Bear on the Freedom Trail downtown yesterday afternoon.

By adamg - 11/1/16 - 4:13 pm

That's got to be our Keytar Bear, right? Hopefully, he stays well away from Times Square - furry performers get stabbed there.

By adamg - 10/31/16 - 6:39 pm
Baby Keytar Bear in Cambridge

GHSOT shows us this mini Keytar Bear on the move in Cambridge.

By adamg - 9/23/16 - 8:48 am

Politico reports that while Suffolk County Register of Deeds candidate John Keith had Keytar Bear at his formal campaign kickoff this week, Steve Murphy had no clue who Keytar Bear was. Read more.

By adamg - 3/17/16 - 3:13 pm
Keytar Bear on St. Patrick's Day in Copley Square in the Back Bay

MBCrowley gives us a little St. Patrick's Day/Keytar Bear selfie in Copley Square.

By adamg - 10/11/15 - 10:52 pm
Keytar Bear and young fan

Liz photographed her son Rainier with Keytar Bear today.

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