Akron, Ohio

DETENTION is a high-energy pop-punk, alt rock band of teens from Akron, Ohio. Last Summer, they performed at Wonderstruck Music Festival in Cleveland, Wonderbus Music Festival in Columbus Ohio

among headliners Portugal. The Man, AJR, Kesha, AJR and Dayglow. After their power-house performance on the third stage, Denny Young, President of the Elevation Group invited DETENTION to play the main stage at Wonderstruck, WonderBus amd WonderRoad (Indianapolis) in 2022. DETENTION recently played with Gerald Casale of Devo and Fred Armisen (SNL, Portlandia) at DEVOtional in Cleveland.

DETENTION­­­­ played at the world-famous Whisky a Go Go in LA and had crowd-surfing fans as they won the 24th Annual Tri-C High School Rock Off at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Barry Gabel, Senior Vice President for Live Nation said, “The band was tight, fun, exciting, and had the audience going crazy!”

DETENTION spent the quarantine performing a bi-weekly residency at Jilly’s Music Room and working on new music and videos such as 56 minutes In Reverse and Good + Ready.

Detention includes lead singer Elliott Carter (17), bassist Fritz Dannemiller (18), drummer Luke Konopka (15) and guitarist Evans Cox (14).

Press and Performances

Eight Acts We Can’t Wait To See At Wonderstuck Festival

THE BIG ROOM at CD 92.9 in Columbus

Sold-out live performance for a Studio C Session at 91.3 The Summit.

Spotlight Artist of the Day on 91.3 The Summit.

Not To Go #1 song on Brews Radio’s show Hometown Underground 

Playlisted on Spotify by Distrokid Alternative, Distrokid Spotlight, Distrokid Punk, Jpgchief, Tuned Up’s New and Nifty, Best of 2020, New Punk Bands Discovery and more


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