Doors at 7:30 | Show at 8
Pollyanna, a four piece New Jersey band consisting of power-pop, loud rock, bubble grunge andpunk influences consists of lead singer and guitarist Jill Beckett, drummer Daniel McCool,bassist Brandon Bolton, and guitarist Jack Rose. Their name directly derives from the dictionarydefinition, “to be unreasonably or illogically optimistic”-perfectly describing front-person JillBecket’s ‘stuck in 2017’ incredibly optimistic attitude. After meeting in the first grade, Dan andJill started the band at just 13 years old, eager to create and play music that would reachaudiences beyond the confines of Jill’s open garage doors. Brandon made them a trio in early2019, bringing 90’s femme punk influence to the group. At the start of 2021, Jack completed thebands’lineup, adding his elemental stabby guitars and love for shoegaze and metal into themix. After completing almost 5 tours around the east coast and the midwest, Pollyanna has wonover a following in the New Jersey music scene along with cities in the tri-state and beyond.They plan on growing as far as possible and leaving a unique mark in the music industry.