Year of the Bobcat / Bio

Year of the Bobcat morphed into its current form after singer and songwriter Denton Hird decided fill out his solo work by adding a full band. Denton and drummer Blaine Wright formerly played together in the Danville based The Fall Of Icarus, later adding Justin Bares on Keys, and Michael Hicks formerly of JigGsaw on bass. Influenced by artists such as David Bazan, Band of Horses, Colour Revolt, and As Cities Burn Denton, and the band transformed his solo work into a mix of rock, folk and pop music that dwells on raw simplicity.

General Info

Band Members
Denton Hird, Blaine Wright, Michael Hicks, Justin Bares
Artist Name
Year of the Bobcat
Profile Page
Active Since
Alternative / Indie Rock

Contact Info

Champaign, IL

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