The Noolands
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All About Our Band

The Noolands are a rock and roll band that writes and records music for their friends. Learn about all the different members and see the story unfold!

We're a rock & roll band that writes and records music for our best friends.

 
 
 
 

We're a rock & roll band from Barrie Ontario Canada. Since our formation in 2014, our band has grown beyond our wildest dreams/nightmares and has definitely earned a reputation for mixing things up. We constantly switch instruments, banter on stage when we're not supposed to and generally stay spaced out no matter what. People seem to like it though, so we haven't decided to change much of anything about ourselves.

When we're not in the studio recording or playing rooftop shows, we like to hide away at our jam spot to work on new music or eat McDonalds in secret. Since we started we have more best friends than ever and we're working with some of the most talented producers in the city. The road ahead is looking exciting and we're so super duper pumped for you to hear all these new sounds over the coming months.

 
 
 
 
Brandon Davenport

Brandon Davenport

Drums / Vocals / Piano
Usually you find him on stage behind his blue Ludwigs but off stage is where Brandon finds his inspiration to play. If he's not at the studio jamming with The Noolands he's working on cockamamie projects with his friends or at home watching tapes.

Special Abilities
Isn't scared of the internet or the web.

 

James Laxton

James Laxton

Guitar / Piano / Drums
One of the twin pillars to our wall of sound, Jimmithy brings a dizzying musical background to The Noolands. Speaking in riffs, this guy can tell tales the likes of which you've never seen. Also on occasion he will dance if you play 90's madonna remixes.

Special Abilities
Can nap (not faking it) anytime, on any surface, indoors or outdoors.

Aaron Casey

Aaron Casey

Vocals / Drums / Guitar / Piano
A song and dance man known by many, Aaron "Space Case" Casey is one cool cat. Often seen tumbling around the stage playing all sorts of instruments and dancing with no shoes on where it is clearly not safe at all.

Special Abilities
When threatened, can fart on command.

Jon Laxton

Jon Laxton

Bass / Bass / Bass
Jon is our secret weapon. He is the keeper of the secret sauce groove that makes The Noolands tracks as irresistible as they are. He plays bass in his sleep. Sometimes we wonder, is Jon playing the bass, or is the bass playing Jon?

Special Abilities
Can telepathically communicate with himself.

Meghan Poole

Meghan Poole

Saxophone / Honk Honk
When you think of rock & roll bands you often think of a sax solo somewhere. Meghan has brought a whole new edge to the band with her technical abilities and irresistible grooves.

Special Abilities
Can get Jon to shut up when nobody can.

Papa Nooland

Papa Nooland

Producer
His real name is Joshua Doerksen and he is by any sense our adult supervision. Helping us shape our future and produce our first recordings. He is always there with us to make sure we don't feel sad and aren't thirsty or tired.

Special Abilities
Can get Aaron to sit down for more than 6 minutes.

Captain Nooland

Captain Nooland

Producer
Shane Heath is a rock & roll legend in our hometown, and just happens to own one of the most righteous studios this side of the galaxy has ever seen. He also holds down the fort at The Foxx

Special Abilities
None of your business.