Dear Darla started November of 2014 in Larwill, IN where Dakota and Kirk met through a mutual friend and started writing with the band's first drummer. Dear Darla released their first demo February 1, 2015 on bandcamp featuring the first 3 songs they wrote.
Tyler Sisco joined September of 2015. He played his first Dear Darla shows while on the bands first weekend run down to Kentucky and Tennessee.
Dear Darla has played alongside with a variety of great national/regional bands such as Grave Robber, The Jukebox Romantics, On The Cinder, Johari, 6' 10, Boner City, InGhosts, Rosedale, Vagabonds, Monterrey, Self Proclaimed Narcissist, and many more. As well as local favorites: Pink Balloon Band, Continue The Story, Filth and Majesty, Ryan Kerr, Robert Harrison, and Austin Parrish.
Dear Darla's EP "Single Pain Window" will release in early/mid 2016.