Every time the music teeters along the boundaries of your standard indie fare it satisfyingly withdraws and goes in multiple directions, keeping things fresh and interesting...Charming, graceful, engaging and utterly accessible.
— Sound & Silence Magazine
... rich, well-structured electro-chamber pop, each track boasting rich arrangements and invigorated performances from Buker’s band.
— Columbus Alive
...it’s his ultra-sweet melodies that set it apart, projecting more as impressionist painting with bright dabs of pastel rather than a rainy day confessional. We are not wallowing in Buker’s misery as much as we are celebrating spring after the thawing of winter.
— (614) Magazine
The whimsical is ever present, and combined with a release that has almost perfect timing, this is a record to be enjoyed thoroughly.
— iamtunedup.com
...pop awareness and ear-catching lyrics
— the Other Paper
...talented singers...a melancholy tone.
— Columbus Music Reviews

Dave Buker & the Historians

Based in Columbus, OH, Dave Buker & the Historians has been spreading its brand of Americana since 2010. Their most recent release, You Can Follow EP, is a collection of previously unreleased material and follows 2015's For Every Heartbreak, which ranked #39 on Sound & Silence Magazine’s Top 100 albums and was produced by Jay Alton (Saintseneca, The Speedbumps).

The band has opened for Matthew Logan Vasquez (of Delta Spirit), Run River North, Loch Lomond, Free Energy, and Red Wanting Blue and performed at 2017’s Bunbury Music Festival, playing before Death Cab For Cutie and The Shins. In December 2017, after winning a radio station-sponsored competition, Dave Buker & the Historians opened for SpoonAlvvays, and The Aces.

Dave Buker & the Historians has been showcased by WOSU-TV’s Broad & High (and was subsequently featured by other PBS affiliates), selected as a CD102.5FM Local Artist Contest Finalist, and featured by American Songwriter Magazine (Daily Discovery). The band is currently writing new material for an anticipated 2019 release.


Dave Buker & the Historians is:

Dave Buker                                                                 Joe Spurlock                                                             Paul Valdiviez                                                           Leanna Stansell                                                         Timothy Jennings



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