James Dean Kindle is a Pendleton, Oregon born and raised singer-songwriter-musician. With his high desert rock band The Eastern Oregon Playboys he has released four full length LPs and toured performed across the Pacific Northwest in venues ranging from rodeo arenas, children’s birthday parties, festivals, dive bars, prisons, barn dances and symphonic concert halls. As a solo performer James has toured internationally in Japan and Germany. He is also a member of the Baker City experimental noise collective Swäwm Pass who will release their 2xLP ‘hyphae” this fall. His latest project is the Hyper Modern Country Quartet, a band with classic honkytonk instrumentation that performs a mixture of jazz and of country & western styles.