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The One That Gets Away


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Dakota Leigh DeMartino was born and raised in Jersey City, NJ. In 2014, she moved to Nashville to pursue a career in music. In 2020, Dakota became a full-time musician, performing regularly on Broadway in Nashville, hitting the stages at Tootsies, Ole Red, Kid Rock's, Whiskey Bent Saloon, the Second Fiddle, Tin Roof, and Redneck Riviera.


With a passion and a sound that emulates if Cher, Stevie Nicks, and Alanis Morissette were to have a music baby, she carries a unique vibe within her performances that will keep you intrigued and in your emotions.  With a set list ranging from 50's and 60's oldies, 70's yacht rock, 80's rockn'roll, 90's pop hits,

and a handful of country tunes, you'll be sure to have a good time at a show.

In May of 2022, Dakota moved back to New Jersey to continue her music career. She currently has five singles out on streaming platforms, and is booked with dates into the end of 2024. Be sure to check her schedule below and catch a show!

Dakota Leigh is the newest member of THE BENJAMINS. Check the schedule below or head to for more info.

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Valerie (Amy Winehouse cover)
Live at Bowies in Nashville, TN

"You Oughta Know" (Alanis Morissette cover)
Live at Kid Rock's in Nashville

Upcoming Shows

4.12 | Val's Tavern (Rumson, NJ) - 7pm 4.13 | Private event w/ The Benjamins 4.14 | Private event 4.18 | The Cabin (Freehold, NJ) - 6pm 4.19 | *The Benjamins* | Laundromat (Morristown, NJ) - 7pm 4.20 | Extra Pint Bar & Grill (Manville, NJ) - 7-10pm & *The Benjamins* | Willie McBrides (Hoboken, NJ) - 11pm 4.21 | *The Benjamins* - Rivs (Toms River) Hub - 3pm 4.22 | Brix Restaurant & Bar (Belleville, NJ) - 6-9pm - *Annie Mash duo* 4.25 | Indian Trail Club (Franklin Lakes, NJ) - 6:30-10:30 4.26 | Brix Restaurant & Bar (Belleville, NJ) - 6-9pm & *The Benjamins* - Just Jakes (Montclair, NJ) - 10pm 4.27 | The Roosevelt (East Rutherford, NJ) - 8:30-11:30pm

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