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Band/Artist Name: French Admirals
Recommended if you like: The Smiths, Blur, Oasis, The Strokes, Wilco, King Crimson, Guided by Voices, Local H, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Soundgarden
Band Members: Robert (Rob) France (guitar, vocals), The Admiral (Mike) (bass), The General (Mark) (percussion)
What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : We live in the Park View and Eastern Market neighborhoods. All band members have lived and played music in DC in various groups for 10+ years
At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: 1) The drummer and guitar player are brothers. The bassist is like a cousin that visits often.
2) French Admirals was the headlining act at the inaugural Georgia Avenue Fall Festival at Bruce Monroe Park in Park View (Oct 22, 2016)
3) French Admirals have always recorded at DC-area recording studios with DC-area engineers and producers
4) French Admirals released their debut album, Closer Than Brothers, to a sell-out crowd at Rock and Roll Hotel in 2014
Anything else we should know, or you want to share: French Admirals are deep in the studio recording their untitled sophomore album.
Official Website URL: http://admiralsfrench.com/
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/frenchadmirals
Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2HBsHAk78cVciexpwZpiv6
Main Genre: Indie
Other Genres: indie rock, alt rock, Brit pop,