The North & South Dakotas is a vocally based, americana, folk, country, rock group from Upstate NY.
The band has shared the stage with the likes of Deer Tick, Giant Panda Geurilla Dub Squad, Jamie Kent, Waylon Speed, Ryan Montbleau, Barefoot Truth, Yarn, The Mallett Brothers Band, and many others. The North & South Dakotas are regularly featured on "The Real Alternative" 102.7 WEQX and "The Exit" 97.7 WEXT. Members include: Zack Hay (acoustic guitar,vocals), Mark Retajczyk (guitar, vocals), Colin Hunt (bass), Mike Graves (drums, vocals), and Nayt Patenaude (dobro, mandolin, vocals).
Discography: "Big Dipper" 2012, "Long Time Coming" 2013.