Grant Kwiecinski, the 25 year old Southfield, MI native, has already gained a loyal following and received top reviews and accolades from Detroit Music Magazine, SPIN and The Untz in just 4 years of being active.
GRiZ (as he’s more commonly referred to) is known for playing live saxophone during his energetic sets. What started as a childhood extracurricular has transformed into the signature sound that keeps fans ravenous for more. He’s taken his funk electro-soul / future-funk party all across the globe by supporting acts like Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, Gramatic and Big Gigantic as well as headlining his own tour and appearing at festivals like Electric Zoo, Electric Forest, TomorrowWorld, Decadence, Snowball and Lollapalooza.
Check out some of our favorite clips, pics and performances from this rising star and, dare we say, future of EDM.
His festival touring strategy is insane. And he loves it:
Tune into his latest release, a perfectly chill summer track ft. Muzzy Bearr:
His live shows are not the only thing fans love about him. His social media is on point. Check out @mynameisgriz on Instagram or his Facebook page to keep up to date on his current tour and for laughs!
At Shambhala last year, GRiZ revealed his favorite dance move and more:
Can’t get enough?
He’ll be heading to Center of the Universe in Tulsa, OK, KAABOO in Del Mar, CA and ACL Music Festival in Austin, TX.