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Biography

Vacation Manor is a four-piece indie rock band from Lynchburg, Virginia consisting of Nathan Towles (Guitar/Vocals), Dane Spearman (Bass), Cole Young (Drums), and Carson Cody (Keys/Synth). The band formed in the fall of 2014 almost instantaneously after Towles, Spearman, and Young agreed to play as Towles' backing band for a Battle of the Bands in Washington, DC. After having practiced and performed collectively for the first time, the band had two finished songs and had won the competition all in under 24 hours. 

Over the last two years, the band has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with several well known acts including Colony House, Magic Man, Howie Day and many more. The group's "catchy, lovable, indie anthems" complimented by their energetic live show have garnered comparisons to artists such as Young the Giant, Leagues, and Walk The Moon. 

The band independently released their debut EP, Girl, Say, in the Spring of 2016, gaining nearly 500K listens in just a couple of months. In the meantime the band continues to write and play shows around the East Coast and Midwest. 

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  • tune fix

    Four Indie Pop Bands You Need to Know – August 20, 2016
    The four piece troupe from Lynchburg, VA is fresh off the release of their debut EP titled, 'Girl, Say.' The EP is stacked with 5 tracks full of catchy, lovable, indie anthems, and will leave listeners demanding more. Led by their first single, 'A Toast and a Spirit,' Vacation Manor hit the ground running with their hook driven guitars and soft atmosphere before releasing the infectious, popping...

  •  northern virginia magazine

    Take a visit to Lynchburg's Vacation Manor – March 10, 2016
    It’s May 2014. Nathan Towles, whose band recently broke up, decides to attend Lynchstock in Lynchburg. He makes the four-hour trip from Maryland, where he’s living as he attends Catholic University of America in Northeast D.C. At the festival, Towles meets Dane Spearman, a Liberty University student, and...

  • Rock on boston

    Vacation Manor Interview – April 8, 2016
    The indie band, Vacation Manor, and they are from Lynchburg, Virginia. The band members are (from left to right): Cole Young (drummer), Nathan Towels (lead singer and guitar), Dane Spearman (bass), and Josh Morales (guitar and BGV’s). The band formed in 2014 and their first concert was in Washington D.C at Battle of the Bands. Before playing the concert, the group wrote and played...

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