Jay Allen Sanford 2 p.m., Dec. 5
RIYL: Fleet Foxes, Mumford and Sons, Wilco, Eddie Vedder, M-Ward, Dave Matthews, Ray LaMontaigne, Nick Drake, Paul Simon, Tom Waits, John Mayer, Jack Johnson, Chris Rhea, Neil Diamond, Crosby Stills and Nash, Noah and the Whale, the Carey Brothers, Animal Collective
Inception: San Diego, 2009
Influences: Wilco, Animal Collective, Tom Waits, Bob Dylan, the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Imogen Heap, Andrew Sisters, Dave Matthews
Based in Encinitas, Rodello’s Machine is fronted by Nate Donnis and Kolby Knickerbocker. After opening for Blues Traveler, they released their self-titled debut full-length on March 16, 2012, with a release party at the Griffin. Their Animus EP was released in 2016.
In early 2019, the band reported "Rodellos Machine has been on hiatus for a bit. We have both been working on our own projects." Knickerbocker's solo release was the first of those releases.