THE HILLTOP REVIVAL
Ethan Jano & the Hilltop revival are a Country Rock group with members from Somerset County Pennsylvania & Nashville,Tennessee. Made up of Singer/Songwriter Ethan Jano(PA), Drummer Bryce Jano(PA) and Bassist Alex Coleman(TN).
Ethan’s songs are laden with vivid imagery. Painting pictures of people and places that he loves, making you feel as if you’ve known them all along. Couple this with the precision and cleanliness of Ethan’s Backing band “The Hilltop Revival” These songs and emotions are sure to lead you into deep thought. Songs written to and about a specific group of people but in a way that anyone can relate heavily to it.
Ethan Jano was born and raised in Southwestern Pennsylvania - in the backwoods of Somerset County. It was there that he found his love for songwriting. Ethan writes heavily of the people and the places that informed his early life, often praising the way of life they've shared together.
Backed by his band "The Hilltop Revival" Ethan is a Country songwriter and performer with influences from all over the musical spectrum, “From Buddy Holly to Black Sabbath to Dwight Yoakam to Creedence”. Although he doesn't directly wear these influences on his sleeve, trace amounts can be found nestled into the acoustic guitar picking of his ballads or the four chord arrangements and straight ahead grooves of his more upbeat material. Ultimately creating a peculiar yet Familiar blend of songs that may lead you deep in thought against the crisp vocals and vivid imagery that he seems to apply so well. Ethan is one of eight children and often sings of the Privilege and Love as well as the hardship of the blue collar life he's always known.