Evan Bliss

Evan Bliss

BandRockSinger/Songwriter

Witty and heartfelt lyrics have become his trademark, and the reason for his ever-growing grass roots following. Evan’s voice is unmistakable due to its candor, elasticity, and originality. Setlists blend originals with a wide range of classic and contemporary cover songs.

Biography

Personal History:
Evan attended the Landon School in Bethesda, Maryland where he sang in the Chamber Singers and the acapella group The Baritones. At Landon Evan received the Senior Music Award and Creative Writing Award. He played in productions of The Fantastics, Twelfth Night, Fiddler on the Roof, and Into the Woods. Evan also sang, and wrote lyrics and music collaboratively with other members of his high school band Bliss. At Kenyon College in Gambier, OH Evan majored in English with a minor in Sociology. Evan played the drums for his college band Pumpsie Green and the Teanecks. He also captained the lacrosse team and broke four scoring records.

Professional History:
Evan sang and played guitar for The Low Life out of Washington, D.C from 2001-2005. He wrote collaboratively with the four other members and gained regional success and loyal enthusiasts from coast to coast, Canada to Mexico. The Low Life recorded one demo and three albums, two that Evan recorded, mixed and mastered while writing, producing, and performing on the albums.

Notable Venue Resume:
All Good Festival - West Virginia
930 Club - Wash., DC
The Birchmere - Alexandria, VA
The Recher Theatre - Towson, MD
The Funk Box - Baltimore, MD
The Power Plant Live - Baltimore, MD
Higher Ground - Burlington, VT
Theatre of Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA
Tribeca Rock Club - NYC
Lion’s Den - NYC
Neighborhood Theatre - Charlotte, NC
The Pour House - Raleigh, NC

College Performances:
American Univ., Dartmouth Univ., Connecticut College, Denison Univ., Louisiana State Univ., Shennendoah Univ., Susquehanna Univ., Davis Elkins Univ., Washington and Lee Univ., North Carolina State Univ, West Virginia Univ., Univ. of Cincinnati, Ohio State Univ., St. Mary’s College.

Notable Artist Resume:
Mike Gordon
The Flaming Lips
Maroon 5
O.A.R.
Wyclef Jean
Les Claypool
String Cheese Incident
Particle
Long Beach Dub All-Stars
Benevento-Russo Duo
Virginia Coalition

Discography

Debut Due out in March 2006