Battle of the Fans Bands Archive
The Young Folk, hailing from Dublin, Ireland, are anything but typical. They are one of 11 bands battling it out in our Battle of the Fans contest.
Eric Owen (drums) and Kevin Mckeown (guitar, vocals) of Black Pistol Fire have been friends since Kindergarten. They grew up in Toronto, Canada but now spend a lot of time in Austin, TX.
James Cleare, Heather Robb, and James Smith of The Spring Standards - one of the 11 bands taking part in our Battle of the Fans video contest - first started playing together as teenagers growing up along the border of Deleware and Pennsylvania.
Tim Chaisson hails from Prince Edward Island, Canada. He tells us, "I grew up in a big musical family and Celtic music has been always at the forefront."
Joe O'Conner, the drummer for Chicago band California Wives, tells us, "we are neither married nor women. We didn't mean to be confusing, we just liked the name."