Today the Venice Paparazzi spotlight shines on the band WILD FIRES!
How many years in Venice? Almost all of us were born in Venice
Tell us about your music/band:
WILD FIRES may be young, but these dudes and dudettes have country in their soul. The “WILD FIRES” are 11 year old, Cole Zampas-Klean, lead vocals, 15 year old, Sean Vercos on lead guitar, 11 year old Maisie Isom on slide guitar, 10 year old Rosabelle Dunlap on rhythm guitar, 10 year old Sage Vercos on bass, 8 year old Georgia Isom on keyboard and 12 year old Emerson Lindner on drums. They are inspired by such greats as Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, John Prine and Bonnie Raitt. These talented little players recently won “The Battle Of The Bands” against 120 bands in Los Angeles… two years in a row!!!
Genre: Outlaw Country
Band’s Influences: Johnny Cash, Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder + Jimi Hendrix
How many years have you been a musician, and how did you get into it?
Most of us started playing together at our elementary school in 1st grade.
What advice would you give someone starting out in your field?
Have fun, be yourself and don’t let anyone get you down if it’s what you truly love.
Favorite book, band or movie?
- Favorite books: Harry Potter Favorite
- Movies: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, The Blues Brothers, Little Shop Of Horrors and The Lego Movie
What causes do you support?
“The three R’s – reduce, reuse and recycle – all help to cut down on the amount of waste we throw away. They conserve natural resources, landfill space and energy. Plus, the three R’s save land and money communities must use to dispose of waste in landfills.
Favorite affirmation, mantra, or quote:
“All you need is love” – John Lennon
Finish off the statement “Music is... the best!
View video of WILD FIRES in action!