There are three bands calling themselves The Beards - one from Adelaide, Australia, another from Norway, and the third a U.S. sideproject of several female musicians. 1) Beard based band from Adelaide Australia The Beards play "Bearded Music for Bearded People" and are the only band in the world playing solely beard based music. They have been officially invited to play the opening ceremony of the 2009 World Beard and Moustache Championships in Alaska. Remember - "It only takes a fortnight to grow a decent beard." 2) Indie pop band from Trondheim, Norway. The Beards´ debut album "Ut på tur", was released on New Year´s Eve 2007. In December 2008 came "Hoston, vi har et problem", a tribute album to their hometown, Trondheim. The Beards (U.S.) Comprised of Lisa Marr, Kim Shattuck and Sherri Solinger, released a single album in 2002 - Funtown, produced by Jeff McDonald of Redd Kross and featured short films to accompany each of the 11 songs. The films have been shown at festivals in Canada, The United States and Cuba.