Starts on Friday is a 4-piece Alternative/Punk Rock band based in Ithaca, New York. Formed in 2010. Signed to Moon City Records (based in Las Vegas, Nevada) in February, 2012. The single "Heartbreak, for art's sake" is due to be released July 2013. Debut full-length album, "If You Don't Dance, Your Parents Hate You" anticipated to release in Fall, 2013.
Members: Kristian Wood-Gaiger: Lead Vocals/Guitar, Joel Beckwith: Bass/Vocals, Max Gaeta: Lead Guitar/Vocals, and St. John Faulkner: Drums/Percussion/Vocals
Regular and Local venues include: The Haunt (Ithaca, NY), Castaway's (Ithaca), The Ithaca Commons (Ithaca), Stewart Park (Ithaca), The Women's' Community Center (Ithaca), The Community School of Music and Arts (Ithaca), Maple Hill (Ithaca), The Brigadune (Ithaca), The Carriage House Cafe (Ithaca).
Neighboring and out-of-state venues include: The Rongovian Embassy (Trumansburg, NY), Oasis (Danby, NY), The Brooktondale Community Center (Brooktondale, NY), Turners Hall (Riverside, NJ), and The Vintage Theatre (Scranton, PA).
Starts on Friday have also played at surrounding schools, such as Belle Sherman Elementary School, Spencer Van Ettan Middle School, Lansing High School, and Ithaca High School.
Have also participated in local festivals and benefits including "Love For Leyla", Acoustifest, Rock The Arts, and The Ithaca Festival.
Have played with bands such as: Sleeper Agent, Kicking Daisies, Kaboosh!, The Double E, The Gunpoets, Sim Redmond Band, and The Blind Spots
Recording Credits include: REP Studios (Ithaca, NY), Unity Studios (Ithaca), Pyramid Sound Studios (Ithaca), and On Point Productions (Binghamton).
Radio credits include: NPR - "Crossing Borders", a live broadcasting of their live set across all of New York State, and BUR Radio 1 - "Top Ten", Denmark, UK where their DEMO for their track "Underacts" remained in the top 10 for a whole week, beating out popular artists like Katy Perry and Rhianna.
In August 2013, "Heartbreak, for Art's Sake" was released as a single, with a promotion video, directed by Jeffrey Foote & Michelle Davis.That had more than 5,500 viewers in 2 days, on You Tube!
Starts on Friday will play Ithaca Porchfest on September 15th 2013.
Television credits include: Pegasus - "No Idea", a live broadcasting of their live set in Tompkins County, NY.
They now have 2 different styles and variants of shirts available for purchase through their Facebook Page.
Management: Nicky Wood: email@example.com, (607) - 339 - 6643
Legal: Matthew Kaplan, ESQ: 1801 Willow Ave., Weehawken, NJ, 07086
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