29 year old pop/christian/soul singer Dakota Brown, undoubtably has a gift for singing. But it wasn't until after a major car accident when Brown discovered his love for singing. “Something just clicked after that," Brown states. "I suddenly knew that singing was what I was meant to do.” Already playing guitar prior to the wreck, the vehicle accident forced Brown to learn guitar opposite-handed after suffering severe injuries to his left hand. Soon after, Brown teamed up with local guitarist, Luke Basile. The two formed a duo and went on writing and performing in their small town of Pendleton, Oregon. After extensive duo work, the time came to assemble the band. In June of 2011, Dakota Brown Band recorded and released their EP titled "Find Your Way," which proved to be a strong first release for the group. They proceeded to record with three-time Grammy nominated producer, Brook Floyd; where they released a second untitled EP, recorded at Rainmaker Studios in Pasco, WA. The band then traveled to Hawaii to film a music video for their single, "How Far We Can Go," which proved to be a great success. Brown and his mates continued to play throughout the Pacific Northwest for six years, one of their most notable shows being held at the Les Schwab Amphitheatre in Bend, Oregon. They have since parted ways to pursue their own artistic projects. Brown continues writing and performing music, and is set to release his first single as a solo artist, called "Safe in His Hands." The single is to be released August 14th, 2020, and will be followed by his first Solo EP in the fall of 2020. The EP, produced by Producer/Songwriter/Worship Pastor Brandon Bee; invokes an original, soulful, and artistic sound that is guaranteed to inspire listeners and fans alike. Today, Brown is launching his solo career to inspire others and give glory to God through his music; to share his story of perseverance and overcoming obstacles that will encourage others to chase their dreams. His music will bring a much needed, refreshing and soulful sound to the music scene throughout the Pacific Northwest, and beyond.
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Dakota Brown on OPB
Check out Dakota Brown's interview and live performance on OPB's State of Wonder.