Up From Here is a pop punk band from Tampa, Florida composed of lead vocalist and guitarist Danny Anderson, guitarist Tyler Houser, bassist Bern Mustian, and drummer Alex Boeving. Initially conceived as an acoustic duo in 2014, Up From Here became a full pop punk band in January of 2015.
Up From Here frequently plays in the central Florida area as well as making tours across the United States. They have released two demos and a studio EP, and are currently in the process of recording a second EP.
In 2015 Up From Here released two demos. Their first demo, ‘Left Behind’ consists of five tracks and was released on June 2nd, 2015. Within the first few months of the release, Up From Here succeeded to sell over 500 copies of ‘Left Behind’ by themselves. Shortly after this released they were selected as one of five local winners to play the St Petersburg date of the 2015 Vans Warped Tour. Their second demo, ‘Taking Chances’ consists of three tracks and was released on September 22nd, 2015. Both releases were recorded, mixed, and mastered by Brian Watkins at Vanadium Recordings.
In 2016 they shared the stage with Hawthorne Heights, The Ataris, Handguns, Norma Jean, Johnny Craig, Famous Last Words, I Set My Friends On Fire, Set It Off, Ice Nine Kills, Secrets, Blood On The Dance Floor, as well as many others, in addition to making their first two tours. They released their first studio EP, ‘Better Ways To Escape,’ recorded and produced by Lee Dyess at Earthsound Recordings, on June 11th, 2016, as well as releasing their first music video from the single off the EP, ‘Backtracked’, later in December.
In 2017 they have shared the stage with I See Stars, Free Throw, Slaves, Secrets, and Picturesque as well as making another a couple of trips across the east coast of the USA. They played the Vans Warped Tour 2017 in St Petersburg after being the sole winner of the Ernie Ball PLAY Warped Tour for the selected date.
Up From Here is currently in the process of recording their second EP that is being produced by All Time Low’s Rian Dawson. They released the first single off of it titled “Another Weakness,” in November of 2017. The rest of the EP is predicted to be released later in 2018.
Timeline of achievements:
January 10th 2015 – Conception
February 14th 2015 – First show @ Goat House in Odessa, Fl
April 12th 2015 – First recorded single released ‘For The First Time’
May 1st 2015 – First out of town show played @ Side Bar Theater, Tallahassee Fl
June 2nd 2015 – First recorded demo released ‘Left Behind’
July 3rd 2015 – Played Warped Tour after winning the Ernie Ball Battle of The Bands Competition
September 22nd 2015 – Second recorded demo released ‘Taking Chances’
November 29th 2015 – Opened for Preston Lacy (Jackass)
February 7th 2016 – opened for Hawthorne Heights, The Ataris, Mest, and Handguns
March 5th 2016 – Began recording first studio EP with Lee Dyess at Earthsound Recordings
April 9th 2016 – Opened for Norma Jean
May 2nd 2016 – Opened for Johnny Craig
May 29th 2016 – First radio airplay on Tampa’s 97x
June 11th 2016 – Released first studio EP, ‘Better Ways To Escape’
June 12th – June 24th 2016 – Completed first east coast tour
July 26th 2016 – Opened for Famous Last Words
August 14th 2016 – Opened for Austin Jones
August 20th 2016 – Opened for I Set My Friends On Fire
September 28 2016 – Won ‘Best Punk Act’ Best of the Bay award
October 6th 2016 – Opened for Set It Off and Patent Pending
October 7th 2016 – Opened for Ice Nine Kills, Secrets, and Sylar
October 14th – October 21st 2016 – Completed regional headlining tour
December 9th 2016 – Opened for Blood On The Dance Floor
December 26th 2016 – Released first music video, ‘Backtracked’
February 4th, 2017 – Got added to Alternative Press’ “AP Discover” Spotify playlist
March 22nd, 2017 – Opened for I See Stars
June 2nd – June 18th 2017 – Completed east coast tour
June 18th 2017 – Opened for Free Throw and Homesafe
July 1st 2017 – Played the Vans Warped Tour in St Petersburg after winning the Ernie Ball PLAY Warped Tour contest
September 6th, 2017 – Opened for Slaves, Secrets, Out Came The Wolves, and Picturesque
-2017 Ernie Ball’s PLAY Warped Tour contest winner
-2016 Creative Loafing Best Of The Bay, Best Local Punk Act
-2015 Ernie Ball’s Battle Of The Bands Vans Warped Tour contest winner