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Sundy Best

Sundy Best

Singer Songwriter / Americana / Folk Rock Lexington, KY  US
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Sundy Best - "Home" Official Music Video

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  • Thu

    Mar 5

    Louisville, KY, US | 8:00pm
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  • Fri

    Mar 6

    Cannelton, IN, US | 8:00pm
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  • Sat

    Mar 14

    Huntington, WV, US | 7:00pm

    Doors @ 7 Show @ 9 $13 ADV $15 DOS 18+ http://www.sundybest.net/ https://www.facebook.com/JReevesBand

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  • Tue

    Mar 17

    Indianapolis, IN, US | 3:30pm

    Sundy Best with Michael Christopher, The River's Own Sundy Best crafts music that re-imagines timeless classic rock of the 70s and 80s think the Eagles and the smart, whiskey-voiced lyrics of Tom Petty and Bob Seger. With Nick on guitar and Kris on cajon, Sundy Best takes that sound, modernizes it in their own unique way by borrowing hints of country and bluegrass, to make it personal. Offstage, the pair are lifelong friends, college athletes and dog-lovers; onstage the musical duo delivers something wholly fresh and original, blending their best influences with personal music histories.We set out to do this, says Kris. We write our songs, play and sing; its what weve done, its what well do. We want to create something that will stand the test of time, like Seger or the Eagles. We dont really have a standard genre. If people want to call us country, let them. But with Bring Up the Sun, youll get a really good sense of what were doing in our style of country music, and its got 70s classic rock sounds, with a little pop, rock, and bluegrass.Sundy Best began as a high energy Lexington, Kentucky bar act. As kids coming up together in Eastern Kentucky, they played music in church and formed their own band in high school.Growing up, my earliest memories are of my dad playing and singing, and listening to records with him, says Kris. He played drums along with Dad, and the cajon remains his instrument part of what gives Sundy Best its distinctive sound. All songs on Bring Up The Sun were recorded using cajon, no drums or cymbals.Nick recalls his mom playing piano. By first grade, he took piano lessons too, though practicing wasnt his thing. I remember my whole family played bluegrass at the holidays. I was shy growing up; I didnt try to sing much. Eventually, guitar became his love.Both athletes, Nick headed to Pikeville College for football, while Kris played basketball at Centre College in Danville.English major Kris read Twain and Melville when not on the basketball court; Nick started strumming guitar in bars. When his favorite football coach, a fellow musician, left the school, he gave Nick a parting gift a real passion for live music.He introduced me to the bar and pool hall scene in Johnson City. The musicians I met inspired me, I found myself writing music. My life took a new direction. Hed play football on a Saturday afternoon, then head to an off-campus bar and play for four more hours.After college, Nick contacted his old friend Kris about buying some drums. He didnt have any to sell, but Kris offered to come play drums with Nick and another musician. They jammed all night, revived a friendship and drank a few cold ones; the next evening they played their first gig.In August 2010, Nick moved to Lexington with Kris. The pair played patios while working for the cable company.November brought a life-changing performance at Redmons, the Lexington live music bar venue. There they coined the name Sundy Best, honed their performance skills and wrote music, as their incredibly enthusiastic fan base began to materialize.In the three years since, theyve grown powerfully, defining their sound with solid lyrics and the powerful beats of throwback 70s rock influence. Now Sundy Best has a dedicated grassroots following from Lexington to Nashvilles Grand Ole Opry and beyond.They take pride in their original material. I think were going to make the best music we possibly can, genuine music from where the heart is, and see where we go from there, says Kris. Were childhood friends, we grew up together making music, we still do it, and, you know, were pretty down to earth.Everything weve written is a true story, adds Nick. We are who we say we are. Our music is the real thing; its autobiography. Were not trying to fit into a category or write the generic pickups-and-sweet-tea songs. Our music is real, its honest, and were trying to make something thats relevant and influence others.

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  • Wed

    Mar 18

    New York, NY, US | 6:30pm
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Kris Bentley

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Bio: 2 good ole boys tryin to make a name for ourselves

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  • Song Plays +12 20,336
  • Video Plays 2,498
  • Total Fans +2 86,431
  • ReverbNation Fans +2 501
  • Facebook Likes 56,795
  • Twitter Followers 28,740
  • YouTube Subscribers 178
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