Down North is getting plenty of attention lately, following a recent performance at North America’s largest urban arts festival alongside MGMT, fun., and Heart. The band’s 27 date September/October tour includes performances at Joshua Tree Music Festival and The Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas, NV. Down North stops in six states and will treat music lovers to “James Brown style funk, psychedelic guitar, and flash dancing frontman Anthony Briscoe.” – Paul de Barros, Seattle Times
Down North’s set includes a rotating mix of familiar classics (Prince, The Rolling Stones, Outkast and more) and funky originals like Heartbreaker, whose official music video has over 195,000 views on YouTube.
Nationally syndicated radio host Bob Rivers said of Heartbreaker, “Great song, and a good band … serious musicians. If you get a chance to see them, do so … my new favorite Seattle band.”
“Seattle has grown a new addiction, this four piece band. These guys have created a genre of their own and it’s damn good … I dare you to not fall in love with Down North, triple dog dare you.” Jeff Israel, Sonicbids
Down North was founded in 2008 and has performed shows at Bumbershoot, SXSW, the Rock and Roll Marathon, LA’s House of Blues, and more. Their music plays on over 150 radio stations and is featured on MTV’s The Real World.