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Donovan Bryant Band

    Introducing Donovan Bryant, the lead singer and organizer of the band, alongside Nolan Schmidt, the drummer. Hailing from the countryside, both Donovan and Nolan are self-taught learners when it comes to music and instruments. Their journey from rural beginnings to the stage is a testament to their dedication and passion for music, showcasing the power of perseverance and natural talent in the face of challenges.

Currently Looking for Guitar Player and Bass Player!        Posted on 3/26/24

Donovan Bryant

Lead Singer/Frontman


Nolan Schmidt


Donovan Bryant's musical journey began at the age of 6 when he discovered his passion for Drums.

Despite initially focusing on drumming, Donovan transitioned to vocals, realizing his innate talent and love for performance. His musical journey took a significant step forward when he sang for a crowd of 5000 people at his high school graduation ceremony.


Determined to pursue his passion further, Donovan traveled to Los Angeles to attend the Musicians Institute, where he honed his skills and gained invaluable experience. However, Donovan's roots called him back to his hometown of Lodi, California, where he embarked on a mission to create 10 pop albums, setting ambitious goals for his musical career.


It was during this time back in Lodi that Donovan discovered his affinity for country music. Inspired by the genre's storytelling and heartfelt melodies, he began writing his own country songs. For three years, Donovan graced the stages of wineries, bars, and festivals in his hometown, captivating audiences with his soulful voice and authentic performances.


In 2023, Donovan released his debut country album,”We Went Flyin” marking a significant milestone in his career. Undeterred by the challenges of the music industry, he is currently in the process of finishing his second country album while balancing performances between Nashville and California.


Driven by his unwavering passion and determination, Donovan remains committed to his music journey, refusing to give up on his dreams of success in the industry. His story serves as an inspiration to aspiring musicians, showcasing the power of perseverance and the pursuit of one's musical passions.

Nolan Schmidt is known for his high energy live performances and his talents as a drummer. His love for music along with his drive and determination is what has helped shape his music career. 


At the age of 11 Nolan got his first Drum Set as a 5 piece PDP starter kit. Nolan Began to take drum lessons for a couple months and began to understand the concept of Drumming. 


Nolan has a talent of playing by ear and effetely translating it to his Drums. Nolan has gone on tour with Levi Pelzer back in 2014 playing 350 shows in a 5 state area of MN as this was a eye opening moment where Nolan knew this was what he wanted to do for the rest of his life. 


Nolan Passion for music and especially drumming has routed Nolan into the Country scene. Nolan’s biggest influence is “Rich Redmond” who  is a top call drummer based in Nashville and Los Angeles. Rich's rock-solid drumming is the sound behind many of today's top talents including Jason Aldean, who he's toured with for 20 years. Rich has played drums and percussion on 24 #1 singles with sales well over the 20 million mark. As Nolan says “ Everything I know now I had learned from this man!! Technique, Style,History EVERYTHING!! ALL information I learned I had integrated into what I know today”.

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🎶 Exciting news for all my musician friends out there! If you’re looking to join my band or collaborate, then you definitely need to connect with Donovan Bryant at DB Live Music and Entertainment. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to take your music journey to the next level with Donovan Bryant! 🎤🎸


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Let’s make beautiful music together and create some unforgettable memories. Reach out to Donovan today and let the music magic begin! 🎵✨

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