Jake Kulak and the LowDown
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Jake Kulak and the LowDown

Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2014

Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States
Established on Jan, 2014
Band Blues Rock




"One Can't Miss Band For Every Day At "The Big E""

Connecticut native Jake Kulak and his power trio are a must-see act no matter what size stage they are taking. Kulak is a fiery blues musician with an old soul and a rock aesthetic who wows crowds with his guitar work. They’ll play an early set on the festival’s first day and they are sure to get the attention of everyone in earshot. From a musical standpoint, Jake and the boys are the perfect way to kick this whole soiree off. - The Hartford Courant

"Top Albums By CT Musicians in 2018"

Jake Kulak "Get Faded and Go" - The Hartford Courant

"Kingswood Oxford Student Inducted Into CT Blues Hall of Fame"

Jacob Kulak a Glastonbury resident and student at Kingswood Oxford School was recently inducted into the Connecticut Blues Hall of Fame as a blues/guitar performer and his song, “Better,” the first single off his album, was selected as one of 1,000 semifinalists out of 16,000 submissions in an international song competition, according to a press release from Kingswood Oxford School. - West Hartford News

"Winners of Foxwoods Battle of the Bands To Play Cruise Brews Blues Festival"

The blues-rock power trio, Jake Kulak and the LowDown just won the “Battle of the Bands” $10,000 grand prize, sponsored by the Foxwood Resort Casino. The band has been wowing audiences all over the state. They have also won the CT Blues Society Band Challenge, they were voted Best Blues Band in the CTNOW’s Best of Hartford Reader’s Poll and they were nominated as Best New Act of the Year at the New England Music Awards.

Jake Kulak and the LowDown will be one of the seven top CT Blues Bands performing at the 5th Annual Cruise Blues & Brews Festival, Sept. 21, at the Chester Fairgrounds. - Valley News Now

"Jake Kulak and the LowDown Bring Youthful Energy to the Daffodil Festival"

Jake Kulak and the LowDown play the main stage at the Meriden Daffodil Festival. - The Hartford Courant

"MTA NYC Auditions for Subway Performers"

As WCBS 880’s Steve Burns reports, it’s not easy to get the privilege to play the city’s subway network.

Over 300 musical acts are whittled down to just 20 in the MTA Arts & Design’s 32nd annual auditions in Grand Central Terminal’s Vanderbilt Hall. - WCBS Radio


Get Faded and Go
Jake Kulak
Released October 2018



Award-winning musician and guitar phenom, Jake Kulak has been performing professionally in front of audiences since the age of 12.  Thrilling audiences from Norway to Boston, from Sydney to NYC, and down to the Mississippi Delta, Jake plays guitar-driven blues rock music which highlights his improvisational and jam abilities. His set list includes original rock and contemporary blues/rock music which he writes himself, as well as unique covers of blues and funk artists.  

Jake has spent the last five summers playing in the home of the Blues - Clarksdale, Mississippi.   Jake was named one of the top young blues artists performing today by Big City Rhythm and Blues Magazine.  He and his power trio, Jake Kulak and the LowDown were also nominated for a New England Music Award for “Best New Act of the Year”. In 2019, they competed all summer in the Foxwoods Resort Casino’s prestigious “Battle of the Bands” and took home the $10,000 Grand Prize award.  His original pop song “Better” was chosen as a semi-finalist in the International Songwriting Competition, the “competition to take note of”, according to the New York Times. In June 2018, Jake Kulak and the LowDown won the CT Blues Society Band Challenge and performed at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis in January 2019.   Jake’s debut album “Get Faded and Go” was recognized in The Hartford Courant’s “Best Album by CT Musicians in 2018”.  

Jake is joined onstage by bassist Jason LaPierre, who also plays guitar, ukulele and trombone.   Holding down the beat on drums is long-time band member Jeremy Peck, who is also a talented multi-instrumentalist and songwriter.


Band Members