Ryan Flannery is a pop/rock acoustic singer/songwriter from Dumont, NJ. He has fronted local rock bands since 2005, and played alongside signed rock acts such as Smile Empty Soul, Like A Storm, and Dive. In 2012, he took his band, Strive, to the final stage of the Bamboozle Break Contest during their first year as an established band. Since then, Ryan has headlined shows at Mexicali Live in Teaneck, NJ and performed in various prestigious venues in New York City such as The Bitter End and The Bowery Electric. Some of his biggest musical influences are rock bands such as Fall Out Boy, Paramore, Papa Roach, Alter Bridge, and Guns N’ Roses. For years, he has relentlessly pursued a career as a professional musician, and has been a full-time songwriter for the last two years.