Daily Discovery: Fort Frances, “Anonymous”

Fort Frances Publicity Photographs

ARTIST: Fort Frances

SONG: Anonymous

BIRTHDATE: February 2010.

HOMETOWN:

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.

DREAM GIG:

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

FAVORITE LYRIC:

 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 wreckThe 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 ID 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.

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