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612LIVE is a rock, blues and soul band of 5 kids, ages 13-16, from SouthWest Minneapolis. The lead vocalist is Anja from The Christmas Wish; Cole Pivec is lead guitarist and vocalist, his sister, Misha, plays bass, Eddie Rittler is on drums and Trey Gustafson plays guitar and keyboards.


The band started as PopRocks in 2013, when Anja and Misha were 8 and Cole was 10 years old. They played block parties and neighborhood festivals, and were finalists in the Minnesota State Fair Talent competition.


Since then, Eddie and Trey joined the band and they changed their name to 612LIVE.


They are the 2017 Winners of the Minnesota State Fair Talent Competition- Teen Division, and two year Winners of Best in Show in the Strut Guitar Festival Battle of the Bands. 


This band will make you get up and dance!