Meet the Bands: You’re Among Friends

Who? Anthony Doran on vocals and guitar, Kevin Trask on bass and Mike Janowitz on the drums all make up Cleveland’s very own band better known as You’re Among Friends

Genre? Blues, Rock, Folk

For fans of? Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, and Sam & Dave

Why are we diggin them? The ultimate feel-good band that will automatically leave you in high spirits after the first listen. From jazz to rock to blues to folk, You’re Among Friends have a variety of different styles, which certainly makes them stand out from the crowd.

Favourite track? ‘Once the Toothpaste is out its Tube’. The sweet blend of soulful melodies carry on throughout with the catchy drum beat, infectious bass line and upbeat guitar hooks. listeners will be hooked from the get-go. We recommend you listen to this track after a long day – within minutes you’ll be up dancing your worries away!

Favourite lyrics?So If I ever seem quiet, there’s a good chance I could just be trying to take it all in.’ (Trying to Take it All in)

Gig and Career Highlights as told by the band: You’re Among Friends released their self-titled debut album shortly after forming in 2007.  They followed that up with the In Due Time EP in 2008 and the Enjoy Life & Half a Thought single in 2010.  The band’s second full length album, As We Watch the Years Go…, was released in 2016.  An EP called One Day You’ll Look Back was released in 2017.  Now they are back with a brand new full length album called Start Making Sense, just in time for these crazy times we are living through in 2020! Between releases, the band has also played numerous shows at some of Northeast Ohio’s most legendary music venues, including the Grog Shop, the Beachland, Wilbert’s, the Happy Dog, the Euclid Tavern, and the Phantasy. Like most bands right now, they are currently waiting for everything to be safe again so that they can get back out there to play some more shows!



TWITTER: @YAFtheband


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