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Q: How is my cooking?
A: Filled with rice

Q: First concert I saw
A: The White Stripes (with opening act Whirlwind Heat)

Q: Favorite Movies
A: There Will Be Blood, Ten Commandments, Kentucky Fried Movie, Glengarry Glen Ross, Swimming to Cambodia

Q: Last book I read
A: The Sun Also Rises

Q: Favorite animal
A: The Walrus

Eric Clifford



Q: Where did you grow up? 

A: Minnesota! As a result I possess a good amount of lumberjack like qualities


Q: How long does it take you to get ready to go out?

A: I can be ready to go in probably under 5 minutes if needed. Brushing your teeth in the shower with one hand while scrubbing with the other is a big time saver.


Q: Do you have and special talents?

A: Juggling, getting ready fast.


Q: Who are a few of your main musical influences?

A: Vince Gill, Tom Petty


Q: What are some of your favorite TV shows?

A: Rick & Morty is currently at the top of the list. Some other favorites were Breaking Bad, Black Mirror, and New Girl.

Jonathan Krentz

Lead Vocalist

Q: Where did you grow up?
A: Assumption, IL

Q: Special Talents?
A: I can sing a song backwards...just discovered this talent a few months ago!

Q: If you could have one food for the reset of your life, what would it be?
A: Hit me with unlimited Cheez-Its and Pepsi and I'm good

Q: How's your cooking?
A: Non-existent

Q: Musical Influences?
A: Lori McKenna, Tom Petty, Kacey Musgraves, Carole King, Celine Dion, Will Hoge, Brandi Carlile, Grace Potter 

Channing Marie
Tyler Kloewer


Q: If you had to eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
A: Tacos. All Day. Everyday.

Q: First Concert?
A: Motley Crue

Q: What was your first job?
A: A plumber for Kloewer Plumbing & Heating

Q: How's your cooking?
A: My cooking is phenomenal but I can only cook 2 things.. tacos and ramen 

Q: First CD you ever bought?
A: Britney Spears "...Baby One More Time"


A decade of friendship, hundreds of live gigs, and thousands of miles on the road are part of what make this Nashville based band special. With Lake & Lyndale you can expect vibrant energy, a unique chemistry and a genuine sincerity at every show. whether it’s a live broadcast at Nashville’s famed 3rd & Lindsley or a casual singalong for their YouTube series Covers in the Kitchen. Vocalist Channing Marie, guitarist Jon Krentz, drummer Tyler Kloewer, and bassist Eric Clifford are known for dynamic live shows that reflect their dedication to songwriting and musicianship. Named after cross streets in Minneapolis where they met, Lake & Lyndale’s sound blends satisfying twang with genuine warmth: part roots-rock, part country-soul. Their sound is a culmination of diverse influences (Brandi Carlile, Kacey Musgraves, Dawes, Chris Stapleton) and musical backgrounds, their goal as songwriters is consistent: “We’re just trying to make an honest connection with people,” says Marie. With singles in heavy rotation on Nashville’s 89.5 Roots Radio and around the country, they’re often compared to female-fronted, genre-defying acts like Fleetwood Mac. Marie’s quick vibrato and emotive presence conjures Stevie Nicks, but with a breadth and power that evokes iconic country artists Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert. 

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