Shoulda stayed a plumber

Alternative indie rock

Shoulda Stayed a Plumber is a band made up of James Donahue on guitar and vocals, Will Lamperes on the drums and vocals and Lucas Unger on bass. They are all high schoolers from Fort Collins High School. The band began when Unger and Lamperes were discussing the start of a project. Immediately James Donahue was asked to play guitar because of his diverse and creative writing style. The band prepared a set of mostly originals for their first house show on July 4th, 2018.  After a few shows, the band took a break to record their first EP, “Group Therapy for Singles”.  The band spent a few months recording with Lamperes's brother, Trevor Lamperes who is most known for playing guitar in the surf punk group, Bitter Suns. “Group Therapy for Singles” was released on November 24th, 2018 with a release show at the Colorado Room. Since the, the band has been writing and plans to release their first full album in 2019.