​F​olk-rock band The Mascot Theory is a high-energy dose of toe-tapping Americana folk-country rock drenched in tight harmonies spewing lyrics of love, loss, regret, death, and hope. With groups like Mumford & Sons, The Avett Brothers, and Dawes setting the tone, the sub-genre of acoustic folk-rock made its way to mainstream radio and captured an incredible and very loyal fan base. The Mascot Theory quickly moved up the popularity ranks of Madison's music scene with their infectious songwriting and energetic live shows. They balance on an alternative folk influence and pull it together with a rootsy bluegrass blended Americana feel to give something that fits alongside their counterparts, but also has enough freshness to it to give it a unique sp

Sounds Like: The Eagles, Mumford & Sons

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The seemingly infinite winter chill of early 2018 provided the ideal catalyst to hunker down with a newborn set of lyrics and melodies and begin the process of creating what would become the foundation for Dawn and What Comes After, the fifth studio album from Madison, Wisconsin folk rock band The Mascot Theory.

MEMBERS of The Mascot Theory

Erik Kjelland - vocals, acoustic guitar
Nick Fry - upright bass, vocals
Adam White - vocals, electric guitar
Paul Metz - drums, percussion, vocals

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The Mascot Theory skews toward alt-folk/alt-country rock, performing original tunes as well as covers from artists like Ryan Adams, Wilco, Gaslight Anthem, Dawes, Band of Horses, Mumford & Sons, and more.


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over 30 days ago to The Mascot Theory

Great Work! Appreciate your effort!

J Nelson K
over 30 days ago to The Mascot Theory

The Mascot Theory, "Your Eyes Give You Away" And "Meet Your Maker Tavern" ... Nice Tight Performances, Mix And Production ... Well Done ... Best Wishes For Wherever Life & The Music May Lead You ... J Nelson K

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