Blake Wescott

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Blake Wescott is a musician from Seattle, Washington,[1] who is touring as lead guitarist for David Bazan's band. He married Anna Walsh in April 2012.

Often noted as a drummer for Pedro the Lion,[2] and for his co-writing, production, backing vocals, and multiple instrumentation on former Velocity Girl singer Sarah Shannon's first solo record. Wescott is also noted for his beard-growing skills.[3]

Lead singer of the defunct late-1990s alternative band Bloomsday.

He plays guitar and sings backing vocals on records by Saltine,[4] Damien Jurado, Aaron Sprinkle, Seldom (which he also produced), Dolour, Cush, Rocky Votolato, The Long Winters, Denison Witmer, Magneto, and others.

Wescott has toured as a backing musician for Crystal Skulls.

Additionally, he owns Casa Recording Company, which has put out the albums by The Posies, Sarah Shannon, Seldom, and others.


  1. ^ "Sarah Shannon" CMJ New Music Monthly. Retrieved 2015-08-30.
  2. ^ discography -
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  4. ^ Bamberger, Bradley (13 November 1999). Take heart, Posies fans; Stringfellow's Saltine should satisfy. Billboard. p. 18. Retrieved 7 July 2010.