Brightside | Venice beach roots
BRIGHTSIDE was born in a small studio on Electric Avenue in Venice Beach CA. The band has branded their unique sound “Venice Beach Roots”; a cross between West African Pop, Caribbean Reggae, American Rock & Roll, and the streets of Venice Beach. Fans across the U.S. have been moved by the positive lyrical message and high-energy performances.
Brightside has already shared the stage with great acts, such as Michael Franti & Spearhead, Rebelution, Brett Dennen, Nahko & Medicine For The People, Matisyahu, Rebelution, Ozomatli, G-Love, Trevor Hall, Nikka Costa, and Donavon Frankenreiter.
In the summer of 2016, they released their debut single “Wirly Girly” to rave reviews and massive success on SoundCloud.
The group Cites many diverse influences. From Paul Simon’s “Graceland” album, to Jack Johnson, Van Morrison, and Bob Marley. Their songs deliver deep grooves, catchy melodic hooks, and a positive message, seamlessly weaved to create music with depth, soul, and purpose.
Brightside’s live musical performances take listeners on a musical journey, celebrating the power of love, cultural preservation, and the richness of the human spirit.
Clayton Joseph Scott | Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
Daniel Konscious Krieger | Lead Guitar, BG Vocals
Steve "Shag" Aguilar | Keyboards
Austin Nicholsen | Bass, BG Vocals
Will Phillips | Percussion