Escanaba Firing Line

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Escanaba Firing Line
EscanabaFiringLine Live2005.jpg
Left to right: Ryan Younce, Chris Davies, Jesse Younce, Chad Sturdivant
Background information
OriginTraverse City, Michigan, United States
GenresProgressive rock
Experimental rock
Alternative rock
Years active2002–present
MembersJesse Younce
Ryan Younce
Chad Sturdivant
Chris Davies
Past membersTony Colombo
Jeremy VanSice

Escanaba Firing Line is an American rock band formed in Traverse City, Michigan in 2002, by brothers Jesse and Ryan Younce. Shortly after the bands conception they were joined by bassist Chris Davies and drummer Chad Sturdivant.[1][2]

They take their name after the city of Escanaba, located in Michigan's upper peninsula. They have cited the genres of progressive rock, punk rock, jazz fusion, and Nuevo tango as major influences as well as Middle Eastern, Celtic, and African musical styles among some of their main influences.[3]


Current members[edit]

Previous members[edit]

  • Tony Colombo - Bass (2002–2007)
  • Mike Fuksman - Drums (2004–2007)
  • Jeremy VanSice - Drums (2002–2004)




Live albums and compilations[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "WIDR Interview with Jesse Younce". WIDR 89.1 fm. 2007-06-18. Retrieved January 12, 2010.
  2. ^ "". 2004. Retrieved January 12, 2010.
  3. ^ "Q&A with Escanaba Firing Line". Northern Express. September 2004. Archived from the original on July 28, 2011. Retrieved May 4, 2008.

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