The Ok-Ok’s are an indie rock band hailing from
humble York, PA, featuring vocalist Sadie Swartz,
guitarist Isaac Swartz, drummer Jordan Williamson,
and bassist Andrew Sterner. The band’s original
music explores various styles ranging from blues to
punk, while still maintaining a signature sound, featuring
catchy guitar riffs, ear-busting Bonham-style drums,
and driving bass lines, topped off with a powerful,
soulful female vocal.
Since its creation in 2013, the band has been making
waves and catching reviewers’ ears.
The Underground Lounge’s interviewer wrote,
“The Ok-Ok’s are primed to be at the forefront
of the next wave of great music,” and, “This
is the youngest band we’ve sat down with [as
a podcast feature artist].
They bring forth the energy of bands ten years
their senior." Fly Magazine’s headline
for its feature article on the band proclaims,
“York’s The Ok-Ok’s are the
New Class of Indie Rock” (The Fly Magazine,
The Ok-Ok’s are passionate about their live
performances and the unique qualities of each
musician that combine to create a dynamic experience.
They focus on being genuine and enthusiastic in
their delivery, rather than rehash overused antics.
“They are one of the best bands in the area,”
according to John Beck, manager of The Stage at
New Grounds, where the band has been welcomed
to play on many occasions.
band takes every opportunity to play along the
way, and puts heart into every performance, whether
they are close to home in central Pennsylvania,
or branching out into other areas like Baltimore,
Philadelphia, and anywhere they are lead. In addition
to traditional venues, the band performs in all
kinds of places, including private parties, taverns,
breweries, street fairs, and charity events.