Saturday, April 21, 2018
Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes with The Daybreaks
3rd and Lindsley
Sun, Jan 14 8:00 pm


Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes: Daniel Ellsworth + The Great Lakes is the sound life makes when it becomes ecstasy. It is the noise childhood makes when it surrenders to itself and becomes an ecstatic life. It is somehow simultaneously sweetness, energy, softness, and seduction. A strange alchemy that comes about in a town like Nashville — where they formed in 2010. It’s a place of internal Peter Pans. But there are a rare few who can be born from Nashville’s island of youth, insanity, and silliness only to survive and age into a continent of thirty-something honesty and humanity. DE+TGL is one of those rare few. The Daybreaks: When songwriters Kaleb Jones and Heather Bond began writing music together in early 2015, their goal was not to start a band but to write songs for use in TV and film. When Bobby Holland heard their early demos and suggested he produce a record for them; Bond and Jones jumped at the opportunity. Holland had previously worked with Jones, producing and mixing his solo concept album, "Open Ocean" (2014), and the two often discussed collaborating on a new project. During the course of recording, Holland began playing and singing background vocals on the project; only then did they seriously consider starting a band. The timing was perfect, and the three decided to form The Daybreaks in December 2015.

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