Justin Trawick and the Common Good



Each current band member: First&Last name, nickname (if any) and instrument: Justin Trawick, Josh Himmelsbach, Jean Finstad, Eli Staples, Pete Daniels,

What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC? : Justin lives in Arlington and is from Leesburg

At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band that are related to persons/places/things/events that happened in the Washington DC area. Give us fun stuff, not normal bio stuff!: Played an event for the owner of Tylenol. Their next door neighbor to the right was the heir to Campbell Soup and to the left was director M. Night Shyamalan.

Yesterday sat next to a 10th grader on the bus home from NYC who's father's name is Jim Halpert, the namesake for "Jim Halpert" from "The Office". His father and showrunner/creator Greg Daniels were high school friends along with another friend, Andy Bernard. 

Hates flying in airplanes.

Anything else we should know, or you want to share?: Bio: 
Justin Trawick has been performing in the Washington DC Area and along the East Coast since 2006, citing musical influences like Bob Schneider, The Tallest Man on Earth, G. Love, Old Crow Medicine Show, and David Gray. In June of 2015, Trawick released his first single with his band “Justin Trawick and the Common Good.” Written about the search for direction and belonging in a world that constantly feels one step ahead of you, “Goodbye” is available for download on iTunes along with a music video documenting the recording session available on YouTube. The band has opened for over 30 national acts including Suzanne Vega, Brett Dennen, Blues Traveler, Bob Schneider, and Edwin McCain, and shared bills with Dr. Dogg and The Avett Brothers. Founder of the nationally touring show “The 9 Songwriter Series” and co-founder of “The Circus Life Podcast" with guests such as Kevin Eubanks, Chris Thomas King, Ernie Halter, Yarn, and Snuffy Walden, Trawick has built a brand that extends beyond just being a musician local to DC. In February of 2014, Trawick won “Song of the Year” at the Washington Area Music Awards for his song “All the Places That I’ve Been," which can be downloaded on iTunes as a single along with his five other solo records and EPs. For more information go to http://justintrawick.comhttp://wearethe9.com, and http://thecircuslife.com.

Band/Artist Website (not Facebook): justintrawick.com

Band/Artist Facebook URL: facebook.com/justintrawickmusic

iTunes Links: 
Justin Trawick only - https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/artist/justin-trawick/id251816455
& The Common Good - https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/artist/justin-trawick-and-the-common-good/id1012636751

Spotify Links:  
Justin Trawick only - https://open.spotify.com/artist/1g8uG5JlaRPW5btNin6pyU
& The Common Good - https://open.spotify.com/artist/660S4SW7ITY46g3sKENCtr