Holiday State~ Artist Spotlight!!!

Coming from Orange County, California. Holiday State manifest Pacific Coast slow pace along with Southern appeal mixing a new sound of Country/Pop/Rock/and R&B. The trio of multi ethnic brothers growing up in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. Their childhood house was built on old country land where the Oregon Trail once passed. Their parents motivated originally, faith, and family values, music was always around and provided a steady impact, developing in the brothers showing love for music starting at a young age. Similar to the surrounding OC cities, R.S.M., is a humble in size with a tiny town feel, about 25 minutes inland from the beach, and a few hours from the mountains. 

The brothers grew up listening to a many different genres of music, while still being fans of Country Music. Brandon was drawn to R&B/Hiphop, Brett, Pop & Jazz music and Bryan, Punk/Rock & Alternative. Their passion for country music grew more when they came across  Rascal Flatts, Alan Jackson, and Keith Urban, which proceeded  them in going line dancing every week and going to the famous Stage Coach Festival in Indio, CA. The siblings come from a musical family, being a part of long line of dancers and singers. Their dad is from Honolulu, Hawaii, inborn in them their Hawaiian culture, as well as their Grandma, who along with her sisters was professional hula dancers for many years on Oahu. Each brother bring their individual musical flavors together and put them into one sound. 

In November 2020, the brother put out their fifth single “Where I Wanna Be,” which was shown by American Songwriter. The music video was also released on the same date and premiered by Cowboys & Indians. The song was also added to Spotify’s New Music Nashville playlist as well as Apple musics New in Country playlist and also was featured in the Country Hot Tracks section. 

In the spring of 2019, they released their debut single “Friday Feelin,” which was featured on Spotify’s New Music Nashville playlist and was coved by many famous blogs, Taste of Country, and The Boot. The music for “Friday Feelin,” was also shown by CMT, and also by Country Music Network in their new must hear songs of the summer list. 

In February 2020, Holiday was a opening act for Logan Mize on his “Gotta Grow Up Tour,” in Spokane, WA and Kuna, ID. They also opened for mult-platinum recording group O-Town and have performed at many venues across Southern California. In 2017, they were supporting act for Sammy Adams on his National “Seniorits Tour,” playing throughout the Southeast with Grammy nominated artist Jack Harlow. 

On October 1st, 2017, Brett went to the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas. The group was very shaken and a lasting mark was left on all three of them. It was needed take time off for Brett to heal, and as a part of the healing process, they thought to make the most purposeful and truthful music as possible, both melodically and musical. This process led them to Nashville in early 2018, where they wrote and recorded brand-new music with producer Andy Sheridan (Major Bob Songwriter, founder of Charlie Horse Productions and Music Director for artists like Hunter Hayes and Ben Rector). They also recorded with producer Tyler Cain (Big & Rich, Darius Rucker, Billy Currington). 

The brothers continue to write and record new music and working on their live show skills and is looking forward to getting back on stage in 2021. On February 19, 2021 the trio put out their latest new single “Lay Low.” If you would like to find out more about Holiday State then please go take a look at their awesome website ( 

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