Sturgeon General, Son of Ian, & Telluride Meltdown!
Sounds Like: Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, Steely Dan, Bruce Springsteen, Jack Johnson
Bio: Working Class songs played with street life grit and heartland soul,Utah based band, Son of Ian sounds more like they were born and raised in the bronx or even the dirty south than small town Bountiful Utah. If Bruce Springsteen is the boss, then Trenton McKean (lead singer and guitarist) is the ...See Full Bio
“Salt Lake City band Son of Ian was nominated to play at the 2013 Grammys. After the voting was done, the band took third place out of eight different bands in the Mountain Region. The Grammys have an event called Gig of a Lifetime. Trenton McKean, head of Son of Ian, got an e-mail from the Grammys telling him someone submitted them into the event. Contestants submit a music video for a band and see if it makes the cut. If it does, then the band moves onto the regional voting period. All the voting is done online and eliminates everyone but the top eight of the region. No. 1 from each region moves on to the final voting. Someone submitted Son of Ian’s music video of their song “Bitter World.” ”