Photo: Courtesy of Jake Mulka
Residence: Lansing | Genre: Americana, Funk-Rock, Jam, Pop
Label: Nettwerk Music | Most Recent Release: Pursuit of Wonder (2023)
Bio: Joe Hertler started recording music in his Central Michigan University dorm room, releasing two solo albums before forming The Rainbow Seekers for Ypsilanti‘s Mittenfest on New Year’s Eve, 2010. The band toured extensively, playing the festival circuit at Common Ground Music Festival and Electric Forest Festival here in Michigan, and national festivals like College Music Journal in New York and SXSW in Austin. They continued picking up new fans everywhere they went, and now are one of Ann Arbor‘s most streamed bands on Spotify. The band recently released their fifth studio album “Pursuit of Wonder” in August of 2023.