A collection of live recordings from various shows played by Useless Grant around the DC area. Some of these tracks have never (and will never) be recorded again.
These songs were recorded between September 2014 and June 2015 at the Electric Maid in Takoma Park MD VFW Post 350 'Hells Bottom' in Takoma Park MD, and Joe's Record Paradise in Silver Spring MD. We'd like to thank these venues in addition to thanking Pyramid Atlantic in Silver Spring MD and CD Cellar in Arlington VA.
released December 22, 2015
Useless Grant is:
Conor James - Guitar, Banjo, Vocals
Jasper Saah - Bass, Accordion, Guitar, Violin
Isaiah Silvers - Trombone, Melodica, Vocals
Molly Beckett - Mandolin, Vocals
Kalanzi Kajubi - Piano, Percussion, Vocals
Marco Saah - Drums, Percussion
Ravyn Malatesta also sang on "Walk Me Home?"
For "Dream Song" and "Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of Your Fist", Useless Grant was joined by Ashely Durban, Felix Donate-Perez, Ian Askew, Brendan Casey, Ronnita Freeman, Naomi Weintraub, Declan Enright, Ben Shaw, Devin Taylor, Aaron Goldstien, Josh Cummings, Nat Jones, and everybody who made it out to Strange Adventures Music and Arts Festival on June 5th, 2015. Thank you.
Shout out and huge thanks to Declan Enright and Ananth Batni for doing the most, booking and running sound for a vast majority of the shows we've played.