About Aaron Stark
During his formative college years in northern Michigan, Aaron came into his own as a song writer. He honed his craft at open mic nights in local coffee shops and dive bars – playing for tips and hawking CD's of his raw acoustic work.
After college Aaron began looking for musicians to start a band. This is where he ran into drummer Brad Everhardt and lead guitarist Mick Mason. With Brad's rock and roll background and Mick's contagious lead melodies, they created a unique sound you couldn't find anywhere else.
Since then, he has written over 25 songs leading up to his first studio album, “Bring Me Back Home”. Choosing a select few for the album proved difficult. Tracks that made the final cut have special meaning or represent memorable times in his life which became his music. Aaron elaborated on this feeling, “I’ve always tried to be true to my music. It’s either something that I have been through, dealt with, or things that I want in life. Everything that I write is real to me.”
After the release of "Bring Me Back Home" Aaron added Lead Guitarist, Rick Keesecker and Bassist Mark Jones to the Aaron Stark Band sound. With the new additions they hit the studio to record their second album "This Time Around". With all the success from their second release they decided to head back up to Big Sky Recording in Ann Arbor, MI and record their best selling album to date, "Full Moon Shine".
"Full Moon Shine" opened the doors to a whole new group of listeners in the Hunting and Armed Forces community with songs "Dying Breed" and "Country As Me". Music from the album was featured on Even The Odds TV on the Hunt Channel where it became a favorite to Michigan hunters. With all the buzz in the hunting community, Aaron's music was named the official sound of I'm Proud To Be A Michigan Hunter. With over 62,000 loyal fans, "Full Moon Shine" became a quick favorite to this large community.
Like a familiar pair of well-worn cowboy boots, Aaron’s music leads listeners effortlessly through time -- back to fond memories of the past and forward to hopes of things yet to come. The song “Bring It On” has that worked-all-week, cuttin’- loose-Friday feel, with a hint of Saturday morning hang-over and a dash of Sunday morning redemption. Its raw acoustic honesty stirs the same emotions in the listener that Aaron feeds off of when he’s giving it all live. Aaron feels that his most recent compositions represent some of his best material, which compelled him to record “Full Moon Shine”, his third LP. That spark helped motivate Aaron to continue writing and recording where he is currently working on his fourth album due out in 2015.