Darren Garvey is a multi-instrumentalist, cross-pollinator, songwriter, and record producer.  Growing up in the recording studio and touring with bands since the 90s, Darren is known as a sympathetic and effortless drummer and percussionist with Daniel Rodriguez, Shook Twins, Bonnie Paine, and Elephant Revival and has recently appeared with Courtney Hartman, Steve Poltz, Danny Barnes, John Craigie, Arthur Lee Land, and Lindsay Lou.

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Video Playlist : Solo Songs


 

Video Playlist : Various Projects

Selected Discography


Algernon  Charlie Changed His Mind (2004)
Andreas Kapsalis Trio  Original Score (2008) • Self-titled (2004) • Bubblegum Enlightenment (2003)
Arthur Lee Land  Two Rivers (2019)
Buddy Nuisance  Messy Lives of All Shapes and Sizes (2010)
Cameron McGill & What Army  Is A Beast (2011) • Madeline Every Girl (2010) • Deserters (2010) • Two Hits and A Miss (2009) • Warm Songs For Cold Shoulders (2009) 
Canyon Spells  Now That We're Gone (2016)
Carrellee  Kingdom (2017)
Chicago Farmer  Midwest Side Stories (2016) • Backenforth, IL (2014)
Circles Around The Sun  Circles Around The Sun (2020)
Cory Chisel and The Wandering Sons  Minnesota Beatle Project Vol 2 (2010)
Daniel and the Lion  East (2014) • Borrowed Air (2013) • Death Head (2012) • Sweet Teeth (2011) 
Daniel Rodriguez  Sojourn of a Burning Sun (2020) • Your Heart The Stars The Milky Way (2019)

Darren Garvey  Social Distance (2020) • Heart Attack Sleeves (2018) • Miss Liberty (2017) • Under A Common Ceiling (2010) 
Dickie  Dickie (2015)
Elephant Revival  Live From Red Rocks (2018)
Ernie Hendrickson  Down The Road (2007)
Head for the Hills  Say Your Mind (2019)
Half Pelican  Live From the Swamp (2020)
Highscraper  No Better No Better (2015) 
Kelly Steward  Tales and Tributes of the Deserving and Not So (2019) 
L'Altra  Telepathic (2011) • Favorite Flavor (2011) 
Like Pioneers  Piecemeal (2010) • English Garden (2010) 
Mackenzie Page  Sweet Nostalgia (2021) 
Michael Heaton  Learning Curve (2002)

Michaela Thomas  Scandinavia (2014)
Mike Maimone  Open Mic Nights, Empty Bottle Mornings (2008) 
Miles Nielsen and The Rusted Hearts  Joke (2020) • Letters and Hammers (2020) • OHBAHOY (2019) •
 Heavy Metal (2016) • Presents The Rusted Hearts (2012) 
Paper Arrows  Good News For Love (2013) • Days of Getting By (2013) • In The Morning (2011) • Things We Would Rather Lose (2009) • Look Alive (2008) 
Ro Myra She's Not the Road (2020) • Half the Time (2020)

Same Waves  Algorithm of Desire (2018) 
The Heartstrings Project  The Line (2019) 
Thunder and Snow  Solve (2012) 
Todd Kessler and The New Folk  Sea Fever (2012) 
W.W. Lowman  Plain Songs (2007)
Xerephine  Red Yellow Gold and Green (2020)

Darren Is/Was With

Production

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