We are Bahama Mama                          and the Painkillers


an ORIGINAL Beach Rock Band 

We bring the beach party with us wherever we go. 


Vocals, keytar, steel pan, ukulele / Stephanie Biello
Guitar / Rachel Merriam
Bass / Alex Faulkner
Drums, vocals / Jake Habegger



BM & PK Tour



Life's a Beach

by Bahama Mama and the Painkillers

Life long obsession leads to…….

Stephanie Biello, the Bahama Mama, was born with a hawaiian shirt on. Her “can you imagine” line in her high school yearbook read: “Imagine Steph Biello without a Hawaiian shirt!”. She bought her first steel pan at the age of 17, and taught herself as many tunes as possible. A life long love of the beach and music has lead her on a search to find this amazing band of Painkillers. Formulating the one and only:

Bahama Mama and the Painkillers !

Bahama Mama and the Painkillers is a local CT based original beach band. With musical influences coming from Sublime, Jimmy Buffet, 311, Jack Johnson, and a bit of surf rock, this band will make you feel like your toes are in the sand with a drink in your hand, even in CT! With the release of their first single "Tequila" and second " No one Gonna Bring me Down", this band is in motion to make big waves. They are currently working on recording their first full length album "Life's a Beach" anticipated to drop June 2019. 


Cover Songs

So Lonely- Police

What I Got- Sublime

Badfish- Sublime

House of the Rising Sun

Walking on Sunshine-Katrina and the Waves

Day Trippa- Beatles

Octopus’ Garden- Beatles

Banana Boat Song- Harry Belafonte

Jump in the Line- Harry Belafonte

Here Comes the Sun- The Beatles

Island in the Sun- Weezer

Bad Boys- Inner Circle

Old Friend- Rancid

Margaritaville- Jimmy Buffet

Volcano- Jimmy Buffet

Summertime- Mungo Jerry

Rock Lobster- B52’s

D’yer Mak’er- Led Zepplin

Mele Kalikimaka

50 Ways to Leave Your Lover- Paul Simon

Red Red Wine - UB40

Kokomo- The Beach Boys

Original Songs



Bahama Mama Beach

No One Gonna Bring Me Down

Refuse to Sink

Toes Hit the Sand

Rockin’ in the Sunshine

Double T

All I Need

Don’t Drop the Lime

Savignon Blanc