Natives of the New Dawn is:
Vince Mann – Lead Vocals/Emcee
Tony Nouhan – Lead Vocals/Keys
Joe Fikany – Guitar/Vocals
Rob Kershaw – Bass/Vocals
Tom Wachter – Drums
na•tives - adjective. 1. Belonging by birth or origin,
of - prep. 2. Caused by,
the - adj. 1. Used to refer to a person, place or thing that is unique,
new - adj. 4. Just discovered or learned,
dawn - noun. 5. To emerge, begin to be understood
Sharing a communal love for a variety of musical influences over one particular genre or style, NATIVES OF THE NEW DAWN brandish a unique urban retro mash up that derives its artistry from all over the map, finessing a tight and uniquely cohesive sound that begs to be defined. By drawing inspiration from all over the musical spectrum Natives have always remained distinct, pushing musical boundaries, and challenging the standards of popular music.
Perhaps best described as the bastard love child of Led Zeppelin, A Tribe Called Quest, and Sly & the Family Stone, NATIVES OF THE NEW DAWN have been holding it down for 5 solid and productive years of independent touring, performing, writing, recording, and living amidst a topsy-turvy record industry that continues its struggle to redefine itself, while independent artists such as Natives have embraced, endured, and continue to strive to redefine the prevailing trends of contemporary pop culture.
Best understood during a live set, Natives music is a perpetually evolving sound that contains an intangible buoyancy that is easier felt than explained. With a laundry list of accolades and awards including a whirlwind tour through Germany as part of the Taubertal Open Air festival, 4 summers on the Van's Warped Tour, a national tour supporting the legendary ska/rock pioneers Fishbone, as well as support performances with other noteworthy indie standouts like Slightly Stoopid, Pepper, Pennywise, and Rebelution, NATIVES OF THE NEW DAWN have turned heads amongst some of today's touring elite, and continue to break new ground...