John David & Jerks are a Minneapolis based, pond-hockey loving, indie rock/Americana band active since 2008. John David & the Jerks cultivate the great song writing process and are influenced by The Band, Neil Young and The Rolling Stones.
The Jerks have released two full length records, 2008 Present & Voluntary & 2010 Letters from America (recorded at The Pachyderm, Canon Falls, Minnesota). They have since released multiple singles and are releasing their 3rd full length album titled I Love You Means I’m Lucky on Friday, August 3rd, 2018. I Love You Means I’m Lucky will come out on sonaBLAST! Records (Louisville, Kentucky) and was recorded at the Pearl Recording Studio in NE Minneapolis along with drummer/producer Peter Anderson of the Honeydogs.
Recent single “I’ll Die of Grief“ was featured on the “City Pages – Local Frames: 5 Must-See Minnesota Music Videos”, as well as Minnesota Public Radio The Current’s “Friday Five” top Minnesota Music Videos. Single “Every Little Road” was also featured on The Current’s “Friday Five” as well as Minnesota Public Radio’s Local Show on 89.3 The Current KCMP. The Jerks have also received regular support from Minneapolis based Fresh Air Radio KFAI.