If The Decemberists, And The Kids, and First Aid Kit had a baby with Jack White you might call it "The Accidentals". - Indie Examiner
They exhibit “a musical and lyrical sophistication that outstrips most mainstream bands.” -LocalSpins
One of the most groundbreaking musical experiences of a lifetime - Yahoo
They recorded three original albums, were guest artists on fifteen others, scored two films, and landed song placements in commercials and documentaries, while playing over seven hundred live shows. THEN they graduated high school.
After graduation from world-renowned Interlochen Arts Academy, The Accidentals added Michael Dause as their touring/studio drummer and opened for musical greats such as Andrew Bird, Brandi Carlile, Rusted Root, The Wailers, Keller Williams, Arlo Guthrie, Martin Sexton, Joan Baez, and more.
In 2015-16, they scored original pieces for a 72-piece orchestra, an opera-dance project with Son Lux, and a 30-piece string ensemble while touring the US extensively.
In 2017, The Accidentals signed a record deal with Sony Masterworks to release their debut label album,
Yahoo called it first – this is the "band to watch".
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