Jak Stout consists of three friends, from Imlay City, Michigan, who have been playing together since high school. The group was officially formed in 2003 when they started attending music classes together at Mott College in Flint and started playing regular shows. Since then they have pulled together a wide array of influences such as Bob Marley, Paul Simon, Grateful Dead, Peter Gabriel, and Joe Cocker all brought by every member and thus creating the unique sound of which is their own. Their live shows showcase their extraordinary talents with Jared Gregory on vocals and percussion, Kyle Canjar on acoustic guitar, and Sean Cline on the drums. Since then they have added a couple new members who play at their live shows and will contribute to their debut album which is to come out within the next year.