Wednesday, June 27, 2012

FunFunFunFest: The Head and The Heart

The Head and The Heart is an indie folk-pop band from SeattleWashington. Formed in the summer of 2009 by Josiah Johnson (vocals, guitar, percussion) and Jonathan Russell (vocals, guitar, percussion), the band also includes Charity Rose Thielen (violin, vocals), Chris Zasche (bass), Kenny Hensley (piano), and Tyler Williams (drums). The band signed to Sub Pop Records in November 2010.

The band has toured extensively through 2010 and 2011 in both the United States and Europe, opening for Vampire WeekendThe WalkmenDr. DogDave MatthewsThe Low AnthemThe DecemberistsIron & WineMy Morning Jacket, and Death Cab For Cutie, as well as headlining their own shows. In March 2011, Seattle's City Arts Magazine named them "Seattle's Best New Band", and the band made their network television debut on April 21, 2011 on Conan. Check out there video for "Down In The Valley".

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