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Band/Artist Name & Pronunciation: The CooLots (The Cool Lots)
Recommended if you like: Rage Against the Machine; 311; NERD
Story behind your band/artist name: A friend of our guitarist suggested the name The CooLots (meaning Cool Lots = Cool Group) since there were 8 members at that time.
Band Members: AwesomeRita (bass/vocals), Asha BOOMCLAK Santee (drums), Crys C (vocals/keys), Dappho the Flow-er (bass/vocals), Huggie Hugster (electric guitar/vocals)
What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : 3 of 5 members are Native Washingtonians with members currently residing in NE DC and surrounding areas in Maryland.
At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: The CooLots recently played Honey Groove fest in DC and served as an opening act for Big Freedia - Queen of Bounce music.
Our drummer is currently on an international tour with DC based grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Carolyn Malachi
We released our sophomore project REBIRTH on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at Tropicalia DC.
Anything else we should know, or you want to share:
Official Website URL: www.TheCooLots.com
Facebook URL: www.facebook.com/TheCooLots
Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7MN2GVra8wzkfZ71oS8lXB
Other Links: www.thecoolots.bandcamp.com
Main Genre: Rock
Other Genres: Rock, Soul, Funk, Blues, Alternative