BIOGRAPHY

Since the band’s beginning in 2013, Paralandra has released one self-made album, Rise Up (released 2014), two EPs with multiple singles through Legend Recordings; All Fall Down (released 2016) and Ascension (released 2018), stand alone single, Love Will Win (released 2019), and most recently their full length album “Street Magic” (2021). Of these releases, they have worked with legendary producers such as Nick Sampson, John Burke, David Ivory, JDB, Jake Jones, and most recently Elvis Baskette. The band has had the privilege of performing at numerous festivals including Rocklahoma, DirtFest, Rock Fest, the NAMM Show, SXSW and the Kiss Kruise. They have also toured the country and performed nationally with featured bands such as Yngwie Malmsteen, Tantric, Saliva, Alter Bridge, Disturbed, and Breaking Benjamin. Paralandra remains on the road as they continue to support their latest release “Street Magic”.

THE SHOW

Paralandra is known for their high energy while on stage. They have created an intentional and orchestrated show for all viewers to enjoy, not only to listen to, but to watch. Each song, transition, key, tempo, and crowd interaction is carefully thought out and designed to create an entertainment experience that will never be forgotten.

MEMBERS

Casandra Carson

VOCALS / GUITAR

GEAR: PRS and Ibanez Guitars, Friedman Amplification, Get’m Get’m Straps, Shure, Pighog Cables, BOSS Pedals, D’Addario Strings, InTuneGP, and On Stage Stands.

Paul Carson

GUITAR

GEAR: Gibson and Reverend Guitars, Friedman Amps, Marshall Amps, Get’m Get’m Straps, EVH, Dunlop/MXR, Caroline, Electro Harmonix, and Mooer effects, and On Stage Stands.

Sawyer Rikard

BASS

GEAR: Aguilar Amplification, Fender and Ibanez Basses, Shure, Get’m Get’m Straps, BOSS, Darkglass Electronics, and Electro-Harmonix effects, Ernie Ball Strings, RoadHog Cables, InTuneGP, and On Stage Stands.

Dakota Watson

DRUMS

GEAR: Pearl Drums and Hardware, Remo Drumheads, Zildjian, Sabian and Paiste Cymbals, Vater Drumsticks, Gibraltar Hardware, Kickport, DrumArt, Shure, Gator Cases, SKB Cymbal Vault, and Drumtacs.