Fake Baseball is an eclectic art-pop band based in Kalamazoo, MI. Fake Baseball bends pop music on its ear, and builds engaging soundscapes, with consideration toward making those booties drop. Come be bathed in the sweet and uneasy melancholy of a glitchy, introspective dream-zone, or wiggle your hips to an intricate groove with dazzling keys and horns that are best described as “stanky.”

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June ‘24 15
Bell's Eccentric Cafe
Kalamazoo, MI
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Sept ‘24 12
Relax at Rosa
Grand Rapids, MI
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Sept ‘24 13
Detroit Parts & Labor
Detroit, MI
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Sept ‘24 14
The Blind Pig
Ann Arbor, MI
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Sept ‘24 15
The California Clipper
Chicago, IL
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Sept ‘24 19
Rambling House
Columbus, OH
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Sept ‘24 20
Ottawa Tavern
Toledo, OH
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Sept ‘24 27
The Alluvion
Traverse City, MI
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Sept ‘24 28
Sound of the Zoo
Kalamazoo, MI
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is:

Maggie Heeren - head engineer, producer, guitar, lead vocals

Maggie Heeren

head engineer, producer, guitar, lead vocals

Maggie is Fake Baseball’s lead vocalist and guitar player. She also is the band’s head engineer and producer, working primarily out of La Luna Recording & Sound. You may have seen her playing in other projects such as Bedroom Ceilings or Shark Beach 2, or running live sound somewhere in the state.

Adam Danis - vocals, drums, guitar, bass, percussion, piano

Adam Danis

vocals, drums, guitar, bass, percussion, piano

Adam is Fake Baseball’s lead guitar player and vocalist. Adam has a long-standing career as a session and touring musician in the Michigan music scene. You might have seen him play drums with the Go Rounds, or lately, you might catch him playing percussion with Minor Element or drumming for Elizabeth Pixley-Fink.

Grayson Nye - keys, saxophone, voice

Grayson Nye

keys, saxophone, voice

Grayson is a keyboardist, composer, producer, and educator based out of Chicago, Illinois. He completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from the Jazz Studies department at Western Michigan University. You might currently catch him playing with Jordan Hamilton, The Last Gasp Collective, or A. Billie Free and the Lasso.

Ethan Bouwsma - drums, and percussion

Ethan Bouwsma

drums, and percussion

Ethan is a drummer, composer, and educator based out of Chicago, Illinois. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Jazz Studies from Western Michigan University. He is involved in numerous jazz ensembles as well as leads his own jazz project.

Dr. Mainframe - bass, synth

Dr. Mainframe

bass, synth

Dr. Mainframe is Fake Baseball’s bass player. You might see him performing in some other projects including Gregory Stovetop and Saxsquatch & Bridge Band, or you might have caught him in the past with Less is More.

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