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The Romantic Era: From Erie, PA

So the Romantic Era, a promising young band from Erie, PA (fun fact:  I grew up a block away from 3 of the band members) has just put out their new album on iTunes! They have shared the stage with the likes of Jason DeRulo, Andy Grammer (check him out too btw) and We The Kings. They call themselves "powerpop" or "high-voltage rock," whichever you prefer! I prefer "powerpop" because it has the legacy of stuff like Cheap Trick, The Cars and Weezer.

Their live shows are pretty energetic affairs; the band confesses a "passion" for the original songs they play- "that contain an instant fun feeling." and speaking of the band, here they are:

Connor Kimball - vocals
Alan Dingfelder- guitar
Ben Griffith- drums
Bryant Kimball- bass
Colin Kimball- keyboard

The band also acknowledges that, well being six good-looking bachelors, they've gained a following through that as well. Ain't nothing wrong with that! Laydiez.

They regularly headline local rock venues throughout the greater Erie region- Forward Hall, the Metropolitan, you name it. And locally, they've sold some 2000 demos. But I think, with the advent of their music being on iTunes, I think that's about to change. I think that's about to get a lot bigger. Am I right? Of course I am! LISTEN:

their myspacE
their facebook
their website

so check these boys out and give their album a download. I think they will find themselves expanding out of the Erie scene and nationally very, very soon.

concerts coming up for the Romantic Era:

September 16th = Edinboro = with City Lights



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