The Lonesomes are three Illinois transplants, all graduates of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Phil Favorite works as a newspaper editor and designer for special sections at The Oregonian, and is editor of New Home Monthly. He lives in Portland with his wife Anne and their two young boys Bobby and Dylan.
Mark Zehr is a stay-at-home dad who lives in Forest Grove with his wife Laura and son River.
Robyn Hercey is a senior systems engineer with Corillian Corporation who lives in Portland with is wife Keri and daughter Amalia.
Most, if not all, these children are here tonight.
In 2002 THE LONESOMES released their promo/demo "Summer Friend," a five-song collection that runs that gamut from sunny pop to twangy country to heavy rumble rock. In 2003, The Lonesomes began work with producer Brian Berg on "Circling The Sun," a thirteen-song CD due to be released in two weeks.
The Lonesomes have a website where you can find more info: www.thelonesomes.us.
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