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Jess and the Echoes w/ Votary & King and Nation

September 19, 2014 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm


Jess and the Echoes is a fresh dynamic to the world of modern pop music. Formed in Austin, Texas the band naturally absorbs the energy of a music scene that thrives on bold and unique artists. They are led by the powerful and stirring vocals of Jess Kellner. Her expansive vocal depth reaches deep into an audience with a captivating emotional connection.

The stage presence of Jess is supported by the solid musical foundation known as The Echoes. Cole Gramling is the electrifying keyboardist and backup vocalist that Sparks the band’s dominant impact. Casey Savage is the lead guitarist that gives a careful edge to addictive arrangements. Casey Kuznieski is the bassist providing the band with a wall of undeniable backbone and Ryan Parker is the drummer creating a rhythmic pocket for this standout ensemble.

This remarkable young band has a broad and enthusiastic take on music that will certainly connect with any audience. They are the epitome of what happens when performing becomes less about style and technique and more about the quality of the moment.

Jess & The Echoes on Facebook | Jess & The Echoes on Twitter | Official Website


Votary is a contemporary pop band hailing from College Station, TX. Soon after becoming a full band, Votary won the Texas A&M Battle of the Bands competition and quickly began gaining popularity in the Bryan/College Station area. In the Spring of 2013 Votary released their debut album “Ground Beneath Us” which included the popular single “Hey Teresa” . Votary is currently focused on writing and recording new material for their next EP set to release in the Spring of 2014. Recently Votary has had an extensive live performance schedule including opening for David Ramirez, Tim Halperin, and Green River Ordinance! Votary’s sound has been compared to Ben Rector, Parachute, Matt Nathanson, and Ben Folds. The band includes: Jack Thweatt – Vocals/Guitar, Travis Thompson – Keyboard, Michael Burgess – Bass, Conner Wright – Drums.

Votary on Facebook | Votary on Twitter | Official Website

King and Nation

King and Nation is an indie garage rock band from College Station, TX. They formed in the fall of 2013 and began gigging relentlessly. Since January, they have experienced a lineup addition and have opened for regional acts such as Driver Friendly and Wild Party.

With an eclectic sound encompassing garage, blues, alternative and indie, King and Nation are pushing their creative boundaries with every new song. They released their debut EP, Spaces in April 2014. Originally intended as demos, each track was recorded live with no overdubs to give the listener a taste of their live show. They are also set to enter the studio in late 2014 to begin tracking once again.

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September 19, 2014
9:00 pm - 11:55 pm