August First began as a shared dream between Nicole D’Amico, lead vocals/ukulele (formerly of Nicole D’Amico & Friends) and Rick Schiffman, lead guitarist/vocals, (Root Nine). The two had spent time over the past 2 yrs playing in a Boston based band, Root Nine, and had started their musical journey by collaborating on a song after meeting in a nightclub in Somerville. Both having a deep love and passion for the music of Jerry Garcia but not wanting to limit themselves to a specific genre, style, or even the artist himself, they decided to create this passion project towards the end of 2015. In the summer of 2016, Nicole ran into her friends, Steve Lavalle, guitarist/lead singer, and Brian Young, multi-instrumentalist/
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