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Story behind your band/artist name: Brothers Petey and Danny Devaney constantly discover new ways to integrate both reggae vibes and psychedelic inspirations into the electricity of rock and roll, with classic and contemporary influences such as dancehall reggae, 90s rock, and 60s guitar psychedelia.
Band Members: Danny Devaney - Lead Gtr, Bass, Vocals / Peter Devaney - Gtr, Bass, Vocals, / Bradley Wilson - Drums
What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : College Park, MD
At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: The band frequently visit Washington Dc's Marijuana Events, especially The Happy Capitol and Highly Recommended.
The "Vanity" music video from The Ballad of Alexander Henry takes you on a trip through Washington, DC.
The Devaney Brothers frequently play new Higher Education music at acoustic shows within the Washington, DC music community.
- Received the recording time for their first album "Chasing Highs" after winning a series of Battle of the Bands in Maryland
- The band owns and operates a studio, helping local musicians create great original music.
Anything else we should know, or you want to share: Higher Education continues to craft a unique sound comprised of 90s rock melded with traditional reggae that originates from the Washington, DC College Park scene. Besides making their presence known while playing residencies at key venues, Higher Education has extended its reach along the east coast, out west, and across international borders. Weaving in and out of genres, cities and towns, Higher Education is now poised to distribute their fourth independent record titled, “Gift Called Life” through Sony Records The Orchard followed by a subsequent Spring 2018 tour.
Official Website URL: Highereducationband.com
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/highereducationband/
Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1H6vprUAyJQ9Dgy9cANBLD
Other Links: Twitter: https://twitter.com/highereduband
Official Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/HigherEducationBand
Main Genre: Reggae
Other Genres: Alternative Rock, Rock, Reggae Punk