Elijah Russ is a Multi-Instrumentalist/Songwriter from Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Hailing from a musically Diverse family, Elijah was exposed to many genres of music from an early age. His Experience organizing music festivals for non-profit, Walk the beat (operating out of third coast recording company), led him to be involved with many musical groups Including: Melophobix, Gunnar and the Grizzly Boys, Bluewater Kings Band, The Legal Immigrants, Harper & Midwest kind, etc.
Effectually, it has inspired him to infuse various styles in his compositions and performances. From Soul-Rock, Funk, and blues to country, reggae, and latin, Elijah Prides himself on his unique ability to translate these genres into his own language and musically connect with an array of audiences.
After departing from a 9 month tour with Harper & Midwest Kind, Elijah has found himself in Grand Rapids where he has been steadily developing his craft, writing, Teaching, and performing. His first single, 'Mind your Business', WAs released on
September 24th, 2019.
Elijah HAs shared stages with Performers like:
Andy Frasco & The U.N.
JD Beck & Domi
Elise Testone (Snarky Puppy)
Christone "Kingfish" Ingram
Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band
The War and Treaty
The Dirty Heads
... and more!
Venues Performed At:
20 Monroe Live
Mammoth Lakes Blues Fest
Bradenton Blues Fest
The Legendary Knuckleheads Saloon
Camp Jam in the Pines
Tip Top Deluxe
And Many, Many More...
Elijah will be going into 2020 in Full Swing. He's been spending time in the studio finishing up his debut album, due November 2020. Stay Tuned!