The Runner Up is a 5-piece Phoenix based indie-pop-rock band. Coming from diverse backgrounds, each member brings a distinct element to the group's sound. At their high energy live shows, you’ll hear booty shaking grooves, driving rock riffs, and melodic hooks that you’ll be singing for days. Their diverse blend of material has developed organically and continues to expand in new directions as each song is written to push each others' ideas further, developing a unique sound. While their songs often vary in style, their songs consistently include memorable melodies, tasteful vocal harmonies, slick grooves, and modern electronic elements.  

Vocals / Rusty Nail
Guitar / Ben Fuqua
Keys / Zander
Bass / Anthony Notaro
Drums / Jason Alben


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