American Football is a rock band from Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. Originally active from 1997 through 2000, the band consists of guitarist/bassist and singer Mike Kinsella, drummer Steve Lamos, and guitar player Steve Holmes. After reuniting in 2014, American Football has continued to make music together. Nate Kinsella also joined the band permanently as bassist during the recording of LP2.
With members who have been part of other notable bands such as Cap'n Jazz and Joan of Arc, American Football brings a wealth of experience to their music. Their unique sound blends elements of rock with introspective lyrics that resonate with listeners.
Since their reunion, American Football has played festival sets and headline shows, captivating audiences with their emotive performances. With each release, they continue to push boundaries and create music that connects deeply with fans around the world.