Crown Point
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Crown Point

Portland, Oregon, United States | SELF

Portland, Oregon, United States | SELF
Band Alternative Rock


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"True Passion And Emotion"

If you were to listen to Wolves and Curtains back to back without knowing they were the same band, I'm not too sure you'd ever guess it was. Unless you were to notice similarity in vocal tone, of course. As you know, a lot of artists have the issue of not making the second album quite as good as the first. In this situation, Crown Point has come back stronger than ever. This is music that shows true potential and hard work.

The album starts off strong with the song “Curtains Drawn”, which you might have already listened to above. It was definitely fish bait for me, making me not want, but need to hear more. A reminder of our previous review wasn't to show criticism, but to show progress. I can see great things in the future for this band, and we're looking forward to following them on their journey. Crown Point did anything but fall short of succeeding with this album and should be very proud. If you liked the preview songs and want to listen to something that shows true passion and emotion, Crown Point's EP Curtains is definitely something you'll want to pick up. - Sedatephobia Magazine

"Bro Pop"

Portland band Crown Point is a perfect example of the ambiguous genre known as Bro-pop. Honed in the late 90’s, Bro-pop is small step out of the arena of alt-rock, where the rugged owners of husky vocals and their back up of electric guitar, bass and drums show their softer sides. Lifehouse is pretty much our number one contender of Bro-pop today, touting a masculine image while singing love songs, proving to guys everywhere that its okay to have a heart. Bro-pop is just like Deathcab for Cutie, only meant for guys who drive trucks, were quarterbacks in high school and would never be caught dead skinny jeans.
Crown Point’s debut EP Wolves hit the music world this year, winning fans over with its single, “Back to You”, and the band recently wrapped up an acoustic tour alongside Andrew Belle and Tyrone Wells- all within the same year that the three piece formed. Charming guys that are out of touch with their feminine side and the girls who love them with their two part vocal harmony’s.

All in all Wolves and Crown Point fill a certain musical quota and we wouldn’t be surprised to hear these guys creeping on to Top 40 radio sometime soon. At the very least, they’ll soon be part of the soundtrack to a show like Friday Night Lights or Matthew McConaughey’s next movie. -

"Sweet Alt/Rock"

"Sweet alt/rock with a swirl of pop on top." - Amy Atkins, Boise Weekly

"Bannock Alternative"

Crown Point channels the feel-good vibe of 90s alt/rock with all the hooks of Neon Trees. - Kim Khan, Bannock Alternative

"The Album Project - Wolves EP"

"Appearing alongside Andrew Belle and Tyrone Wells on their upcoming tour will also be Crown Point. “Back To You” off the band’s, ‘Wolves’, EP best demonstrates their stronghold on the Alt/Pop genre, capable of competing with well established names."
- The Album Project

"Soiled Dove, Denver. Live review."

"I asked for this show. A few months ago I received the six song EP ‘Wolves’ and was totally impressed. So much so that it is one of the only pop albums on my IPOD. As soon as I heard that they were touring I put the request in to see these guys. There are some standout acts coming out of the emerging music scene in Portland, Oregon and Crown Point is one of them. As the opening act of a three act show Crown Point got the short end of the stick. They got the shortest sound check, the set was way too short and there were no keyboards or drums. Because of this the layers of sound on the EP just weren't there. Being veterans of the stage, Crown Point overcame and rolled right over anything that may have been objectionable about the set. "
- Mike Martin, Interstate Live.

"September 6 Press release"



Portland, Oregon-based pop-rock outfit, Crown Point are hitting the road,
supporting Tyrone Wells and Andrew Belle, and debuting their forthcoming
EP, "Wolves." A six-song collection of tight, well-produced pop-rock
songs, Crown Point delivers a hook-laden, radio-friendly sound that
further penetrates your ears with lyrical depth on the EP.

Front men Jon Davidson (vocals/guitar) and Russell Stafford
(vocals/guitar) will be doing the tour as an acoustic duo, while the EP
features the full band.

Tour dates:
Sept 30 - Prophet Bar - Dallas, TX
Oct 1 - Momo's - Austin, TX
Oct 2 - Fitzgeralds - Houston, TX
Oct 5 - Workplay - Birmingham, AL
Oct 6 - Eddie's Attic - Atlanta, GA
Oct 7 - Third and Lindsley - Nashville, TN
Oct 8 - Jammin Java -Washington, DC
Oct 9 - Ram's Head - Annapolis, MD
Oct 12 - City Winery - NY, NY
Oct 13 - 939 Cafe - Boston, MA
Oct 14 - World Cafe - Philadelphia, PA
Oct 19 - Radio Radio - Indianapolis, IN
Oct 20 - The Mill - Iowa City, IA
Oct 21 - Cedar Cultural Center - Minneapolis, MN
Oct 22 - The Space - Evanston, IL
Oct 23 - Shank Hall - Milwaukee, WI
Oct 24 - Schuba's - Chicago, IL
Oct 26 - Old Rock House - St. Louis, MO
Oct 27 - Bottleneck - Lawrence, KS
Oct 29 - Soiled Dove - Denver, CO
Nov 1 - Velour - Provo, UT
Nov 3 - Knitting Factory - Boise, ID
Nov 4 - Aladdin Theatre - Portland, OR
Nov 5 - Neumo's - Seattle, WA
Nov 6 - Knitting Factory - Spokane, WA
Nov 10 - Marilyn's on K - Sacramento, CA
Nov 11 - Cafe Du Nord - San Francisco, CA
Nov 12 - Downtown Brew - San Luis Obispo, CA

Consisting of Jon Davidson (vocals/guitar), Russell Stafford
(vocals/guitar), and Kaycee Kay (drums), Crown Point focuses on hooks as
much as they do lyrics, creating a polished, friendly sound that doesn't
grow old or tired after repeated listens.

Formed in late 2009, the band already has a national tour under their
belts, as well as an appearance at 2010's SxSW Music Conference.

The Boise Weekly calls Crown Point's music "sweet alt/rock with a swirl of
pop on top."

Their debut, "Wolves," produced by Jeff Johnson (Jet Black Stare, Faber
Drive, Adelita's Way) and engineered by Chris Holmes (The Veer Union, Katy
Perry, Simon Collins), and featuring Nickelback's Daniel Adair on drums,
helped Crown Point flesh out their sound and bring to life the ear candy
as much as the musical depth in each song.

With the completion and forthcoming release of "Wolves," as well as
constant touring planned by the band, Crown Point hopes to make a mark the
old fashioned way. They've already written a catchy collection of songs
that will resonate with the listener. And, now they plan to pound out the
pavement to make sure listeners get a chance to hear them.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Alex Steininger at In Music We Trust
PR - 503-557-9661 or - In Music We Trust


Wolves EP - 2010
Curtains EP - 2012
Oceans - 2013 (Coming soon!)

"Back To You" - spun on over 100 FM stations across the US and Canada



Crown Point is an alt/pop band from Portland, OR.

We are four guys with a love for good music and for you, Mr. or Ms. Crown Point Fan. We love you so much that we've driven over 70,000 miles in the past year to play for you. You are what really matters. But, if you'd like to know what we've been up to in the 24 months since this crazy ride began, read on.

We hate impersonal third-person bios.

We have two lead singers and guitarists, Jon and Russell. Peter plays bass, and Kaycee plays drums.

Russ' guitar effects pedalboard is bigger than his body.

Kaycee can do a spot-on impersonation of almost anyone in history, except for Ron Paul.

Jon is a chronic grammar Nazi who has been known to involuntarily proofread everything from text messages to Chinese take-out menus.

Peter sincerely professed his love for Jon's mom the first time he met her.

We spend a lot of time on the road. We've toured 44 states and four countries, and toured the US with Tyrone Wells and Andrew Belle. We've also gotten the chance to play some cool festivals, like SxSW, Cornerstone, the Alaska State Fair, and MusicFest NW. We've grown to love a bunch of cities, and their residents, along the way.

We've been honored to share the stage with some really talented, really genuine artists, including Mat Kearney, Matt White, Augustana, SafetySuit, Puddle Of Mudd, Saliva, Brendan James, Rehab, Hurt, A Change Of Pace, We As Human, Go Radio, Tommy Tutone, and a ton of incredible independent artists nationwide.

Our new album, Curtains, was released on November 13. Our first album, Wolves, and Its first single, "Back To You", spun on almost 100 stations in North America. We're happy that other people besides our mothers bought the album, as well.

It seems to us that playing music is about more than entertainment. We've done our best to do some tangible good with the opportunities we've been given, and have worked with some organizations we believe in, like the American Red Cross, the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, the March Of Dimes, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and Forward Edge International. We'll be donating a percentage of the sales of our upcoming album to Tucker-Maxon, an amazing school for hearing-impaired children in Portland. If you'd like us to play a benefit show for a cause that you, and we, believe in, please let us know.

All told, we love what we do, and we're grateful to you for giving us a chance to do it. Call us biased, but although we may not have the most fans, we are convinced that we have the best fans.

That means you.

So, thanks!