2013 continues to be a phenomenal year for LA-based Family Of The Year. Last week, the band performed standout track “Hero” on the #1 late-night show, The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.
Family Of The Year has had a year of highlights, including a TV performance of "Hero" on Jimmy Kimmel Live! (February 11), CONAN (February 21), Last Call With Carson Daly (February 26 - which is their second episode in two months) and CMT (Country Music Television, Inc.). “Hero” lands at #1 on the Triple A Top 30 Radio Chart, Top 15 at Alternative. The band has also received emerging artist featuring from Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, Billboard, Amazon, Interview Magazine and MTV as an “Artist To Watch.”
With their first headline tour of 2013, the band sells out shows across the country, including New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, Nashville, Denver, Portland and more. This summer, the band will make a run of festivals, including Lollapalooza (Chicago, IL), Summerfest (Milwaukee, WI) and Kanrocksas (Kansas City, KS) – more to announce in the coming weeks.
Formed in 2009, Family Of The Year is Joe Keefe (lead vocals, guitars), Sebastian Keefe (drums, vocals), James Buckey (guitars, vocals) and Christina Schroeter (keyboards, vocals).
Jimmy Harry is a Grammy Nominated and Golden Globe winning songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist currently living and working from Los Angeles. Harry's list of credits includes a who's who of some of the biggest artists from the past two decades including Madonna, P!nk, Weezer, Kylie Minogue, Kelly Clarkson, Fisher Spooner, Oh Land, Santana and Britney Spears. Jimmy is a truly international songwriter and producer, with cuts in Japan, Australia and across Europe as well as in North America. In 2010 Jimmy's work was recognized with 2 Grammy Nominations. The first for his the song "Funhouse" from P!nk's chart topping album of the same title that was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album. The second for the #1, hit song "Sober" that Jimmy produced for the same album and was also nominated for Best Pop Female Vocal Performance.