Brighton, MA

Brighton, MA

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Brighton MA is a Chicago outfit that has supported acts such as: Old 97's, We Are Scientists, Mason Jennings, Tapes n' Tapes, Man Man, and more. Featured on TV Shows on ABC, CBS, and CW. The band is touring in support of their debut album "Amateur Lovers" released in fall of 2008 to great reviews!

Biography

Brighton MA is a five-piece rock band from Chicago. Named for lead singer/songwriter Matt Kerstein's hometown, Brighton MA has existed in various forms since 2006. In the past year, founding members Kerstein, Sam Koentopp, and Jim Tuerk have been joined by Joe Darnaby and Jon Ozaksut to develop their most cohesive sound to date. BMA has built a reputation throughout the Midwest on a series of blistering live performances and a catalog of undeniably tuneful and well-crafted songs, heard on such prime-time television shows such as Gossip Girl, One Tree Hill and Castle. The diversity of songs has led them to share the stage with a number of noteworthy and disparate sounding performers, from Old 97s, Elvis Perkins, and Mason Jennings, to Man Man, The Essex Green, and Appleseed Cast to name a few. With an ever-expanding catalog and a quickly building fanbase, Brighton MA are a band on the rise and poised to break through.

BMA is currently working on their as of yet untitled third LP, a followup to Amateur Lovers [2008] and the self-titled debut EP [2006].

Discography

LTR - 002 - Brighton MA (EP) - June 2007
LTR - 004 - Amateur Lovers (LP) - October 2008
RWIM - 002 - Brighton, MA Live at Schubas
(EP) - September 2009