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The Novelists

The Novelists

Rock / Guerilla Folk / Lyrical Reno, NV  US
Columbia (clip)
Columbia (clip)
Soul Sucker
Soul Sucker
Murmuration (clip)
Murmuration (clip)
Hang On (clip)
Hang On (clip)


Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody (cover by The Novelists)



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  • Joel Ackerson
  • Eric Andersen
  • Megan Slankard


Sounds Like: Toad the Wet Sprocket, Ben Folds, Ani Di Franco, Bare Naked Ladies, Nickel Creek

Label: True Story Records, True Story Records

Bio: The Novelists are a nationally touring acoustic group with multiple lead singers. They've built their sound around storytelling and four-part harmonies. Fresh off the band's first national tour, they are back home on the West Coast recording tracks for their debut album, slated for release in ear...See Full Bio

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Busy booking summer shows!


“The group’s debut release, Backstory, is a dense, flawlessly executed nine-song acoustic introduction to the songwriting, musicianship and artistry of its band members”

— Oliver X, Reno Tahoe Tonight

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In the works...
Nov 24, 2010

The engines have started again. The debut album will be coming soon.


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Q: Joel you never cease to amaze me man! You have an awesome team of magical people to make the Novelist happen... KUDOS!

A: Thank you. It's been an exciting journey so far. J

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