TENTH AVENUE NORTH is a contemporary christian band. It consists of the singer, Mike Donehey, on guitar, Jeff Owen, on bass guitar, Ruben Jaurez, on keyboard, Brendon Shirley, and on drums, Jason Jamison. The band has become one of the most-liked bands in contemporary christian music. The have won "The New Artist of The Year" award at the GMA Dove awards in 2009. They also got "Best Song of The Year" in 2010 for their song "By Your Side".
Mike Morgan Donehey is the lead singer of Tenth Avenue North. He also plays the acoustic guitar, which he learned how to play after getting in a bad car accident. Mike was raised in VA. He is married to Kelly Donehey, (Which helps Jeff's wife write blogs for girls called A Girl Like Me) and has two little girls named Eisley (the older one), and Nora. Mike Donehey was a trouble maker as a child. He is the middle of 5 kids, so... Well, anyways. He wishes you have a good day today.
(I'm guessing he likes bags of fish.)
Click here to see the Meet Mike Video.
Ruben Jaurez, The Third, is the bass guitar of Tenth Avenue North. Ruben was raised in good ole' San Antonio, Texas. He started playing guitar in middle school around the age of fourteen, but the first instrument he learned how to play was the piano, which he started around seven. He regrets not learning how to do his taxes. (Poor Ruben.) On the west coast, his hair is dry.. He hopes you have a nice day.
He's single ladies.
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Jason Manlove Jamison beats on the drums for Tenth Avenue North. He started playing the drums around 8th grade. And no, Manlove is not an uncommon name, apparently. Jason is married to Melissa, and has two little girls named Riley and Mckenna. He grew up in New Jersey. He enjoys relaxed lives in rocking chairs. He has never had drum lessons. He wishes you to have a nice day.
He wears just the most giddy hats.
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Jeff is the electric guitarist for Tenth Avenue North. He has a wife named Heather, who does blogs called A Girl Like Me. They have a son named Simon. He played guitar since he was in middle school. He partially grows facial hair. Jeff took home ec in middle school, where he learned how to set up a table. His favorite movie is Contact, with Jode Foster and Matthew McConaughey. It is about space. He wishes you have a nice day.
He has a wife.. but her name is unknown to the world.. well to me, anyways. (Sorry)
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Brendon William Shirley is the keyboardist for Tenth Avenue North. He was born and raised in North Canton, Ohio. He is the newest member of the band. He may just have the best style of all people in Tenth Avenue North. He enjoys eating food on his free time.. and he likes to rollerblade. A lot of people think he looks like a goat.. What do you think? Well, he wishes you have a nice day.
He likes to wear cucumbers on his eyes.
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