ARTIST: Fort Frances
BIRTHDATE: February 2010.
David: Columbus, IN
Jeff: Kansas City, KS
Aaron: Huntington, IN
CURRENT LOCATION: Chicago, IL
AMBITIONS: Create songs that inspire people to sing along with us. Make great records. Strive to play even better shows. Stay positive.
TURN-OFFS: Referring to yourself in the third-person, closed-mindedness, bro country.
TURN-ONS: Chocolate chip cookies, the ocean, double IPAs, 90s hip hop.
David: It’s a tie between The Gorge in the US/Anywhere at all in Lithuania
Jeff:Lollapallooza Brazil (w/ this years lineup of Jack White, Pharrell & Robert Plant)
Aaron: Red Rocks
David:There is a road, no simple highway/ Between the dawn and the dark of night/ And if you go, no one may follow/ That path is for your steps alone – “Ripple”by Grateful Dead
Jeff: She said the theme of this party is the industrial age/ You came in dressed like a train wreck – “The Weekenders” by The Hold Steady
Aaron: Read the news about the world’s collapse/ And heard a black man say, the hope was back/ I prayed for peace and all pray it to pass/ God said, “Young man that’s a lot to ask of me—“Old Soul”by Romany Rye
CRAZIEST PERSON I KNOW:
David:A man who goes by the name of Vegas.
Jeff: Doobie Dave
Aaron: Adam Kohr, a.k.a. Vanilla Bean
SONG I WISH I WROTE:
David: Come Pick Me Up by Ryan Adams
Jeff: While My Guitar Gently Weeps by George Harrison
Aaron: Walk of Life by Dire Straits
5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH:
David: Steve Martin, Jon Stewart, Keith Richards, Richard Branson, My grandfather Jim Dolan
Jeff: David Letterman, Bill Murray, Dr. Dre, Lucinda Williams, Derrick Rose
Aaron: Conan O’Brien, Andy Richter, Bill Murray, Jon Fishman, Jason Kiser
MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE:
David:Paul Simon at then-named Deer Creek Music Center, which has now gone through like 17 different corporate-sponsored iterations
Jeff:Metallica/Soundgarden/Ramones/Rancid. I was about 14 when Lollapalloza was still a touring show.
Aaron: Phish at Alpine Valley – 8/14/2010 – Down With Disease -> What’s the Use
I WROTE THIS SONG: Because in today’s check-out-my-status-update and please-like-this-new-photo-I-just-took-of-my-dinner world, I think it’s great to get off the grid.