The Neil Van Dorn Band is a Jam Based, Indie Pop/Rock group with Roots planted in Rochester, NY. Centered around Neil's honest songwriting, the Band combines their array of personal influences, musical stylings and diverse backgrounds to create a unique and exciting blend of impressive rhythmic grooves, complex instrumentations, catchy hooks and unique melodies, not replicated within the surrounding areas. Compared by its fans to the likes of the Dave Matthews Band, O.A.R, Guster and Dispatch to name a few, the band transcends countless genres to create an addicting and ever evolving musical experience that can satisfy even the most diverse of tastes. While primarily an original project, the Neil Van Dorn Band also surprises and captivates listeners with their truly original takes on popular music from all genres. Audiences can expect to hear an array of their favorite songs in ways never before imagined.
The Band is a high energy, five piece outfit consisting of Neil Van Dorn on lead vocals and Acoustic/Rhythm Guitar , Jason Mlyniec on Electric/Lead Guitar, Adam Whiting on Keys and Background Vocals, Paul Towsley on the Bass and Jason Furiuso on Drums. The Neil Van Dorn Band released “Carry On”, their second “EP” and follow-up to their 2014 debut “Cellars and Attics” on February 1st, 2017 and is available worldwide for digital download on iTunes, Amazon, CDBaby and the official website, as well as for streaming on Spotify and Soundcloud.
The NVD Trio is an acoustic/electric three piece comprised of Neil Van Dorn, Jason Mlyniec and Adam Whiting and is available primarily for smaller, more intimate settings.
Since their formation in 2014, the band has played many impressive festivals and notable venues in Rochester and across Upstate New York, including; Windstream Party in the Park, Genesee Presents Park Point Concert's in the Square, the East End Music Festival, Park Ave Festival, Clothesline Festival, Seneca Park’s Zoo Brew, ROC the Belle Concert Cruises, Water Street Music Hall and The Main Street Armory, to name a few. Other successes include being featured on three of Rochester’s major television news outlets, as well as extensive radio and print coverage. The guys recently released "The Sauce" the first single from their forthcoming full length Album, set to release in early 2019.