Birth Place: Gilbert, Arizona
Years Active: 2003-2010
Genres: Indie Rock
Lydia is an indie rock band from Gilbert, Arizona, formed in 2003. Leighton Antelman and Steve McGraw started writing music and booking shows when they were both in 7th grade. The band got their start as Rolo 15 while attending Greenfield Jr. High. They then went on to change the name to Nextabest. At that time, the band consisted of Leighton Antleman, Tim Whitlock, William Bradford and Steve Mcgraw. After that band broke up, Antelman and McGraw continued to write and play music. They then soon added drummer Loren Briton and bassist Dustin Forsgren and founded Lydia. Their start came when a friend entered a demo of theirs into a contest which they won and were able to get a song on the “At...
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