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The Havenites / Bio

The Havenites are a Grunge style Alternative Rock band with many influences from the early 90's "Nirvana"Alice in chains",Stone temple pilots"Sound garden",Pearl Jam,"Smashing"Pumpkins",The Posies,mixed with some Cure and' "The Cult",with sounds of today like "Kings of Leon" and "Radiohead",sounds of the 60s like "The Doors","The Stones".

The group consists of 5 members, Chris Buskirk is the vocalist and rythm guitarist, while Shaun Carey on drums and percussion just always plays the best drums you've ever heard. Adam Davenport plays bass and mandolin and solidifies the core,The two newest members are Noah Jones lead guitar ,i sware hes Slashes kid and he also sings back ups.Naomi Dawson plays violin and mandolin too,and is a reall pleasure to have around her talent is un beleivable .The Havenites have been together since 2008, and have written some of the most soulful and colorful alternative rock n roll songs in the Prescott, Az, area.They are a group of players who love The Havenites music to there very core.

Singer song writter Chris Buskirk has opened up for bands like "Toad The Wet Sprocket" at The Whiskey with his band "Seventh Floor" in 1998 and recoreded an album with Klaus Flouride from the Dead Kennedys, and Bob Stubbs, an early member of Social Distortion, with the band Brazen Beat in 2003 and 2004.This incredible musical ride with some of the most influencial Punk Rock players in the west ,was influential in his many years of song writting.. Just give a listen and you will see yourself remembering the melodies and will be looking for more!Note to the passion that Chris brings to the forefront...

Shaun "The Drum Whore" Carey has been playin drums and percussion for more than 25 years and has played with several bands in the Prescott/Tri-city area. Shaun just lives for playing live and just can't get enough of it. He played with almost everybody locally in the last 5 years in some way: Dick Smash, Muddgroove, Bootleggers and The Havenites have provided him with plenty of opportunities to be known as a top musician locally. As for the whore part, just look at his kit! and yes, he does use all of those awesome cymbals!

Adam Davenport has been playing things with strings for quite awhile and shares his talents as a bass player and mandolinist. With The Havenites, he knows what it takes to play,and really enjoys playin with shaun,and tights the word baby........they rock together........

And a special thanks to Andy Chinander for his lead work on "Beautiful soul", "Welcome To The World" and "Goin' Home";around"'spearmint" Todd Keahne for 'vicellotar' work on "Chasin Elephants"! and "radios and rooftops"Kyle Costellos lead guitar work on "Shortage of Angels,"Devil Man",,",I know someday" and "Outside My Window"on our Windows of Deceit adventure........We Wanna thank Scott Barnett for all his support.

General Info

Band Members
Chris Buskirk / Adam Davenport/ shaun carey/Noah Jones/Naomi Dawson
Artist Name
The Havenites
Home Page
Active Since

Contact Info

Prescott Valley, AZ
Chris Buskirk

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