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Heffron Drive
Background information
Also known as HD
Origin Burbank, California, United States
Genres Dance-rock,[1] emo/pop rock[2]
Years active
  • 2008–2009
  • 2013–present
Labels TOLbooth
Associated acts Big Time Rush

Heffron Drive are an American dance rock pop rock and emo duo formed by Kendall Schmidt and Dustin Belt, both originally from Kansas.[1][3] It was originally formed in 2008 after Kendall and Dustin met each other by chance and realized they lived on the same street, Heffron Drive, Burbank, California.[4] After a brief stint as a band together when Kendall was 17 and Dustin was 20,[2] Kendall joined Big Time Rush and Dustin played as the touring guitarist.[4]



In 2008 Kendall Schmidt and Dustin Belt formed the band Heffron Drive. The name refers to the street on which both members lived, Heffron Drive, in Burbank, California.[5][2] In 2009 Schmidt joined the boyband Big Time Rush and Heffron Drive was on a break.[6] In May 2013, after Tanya Chisholm said that the Big Time Rush show was not being continued, Heffron Drive was revived.[7] On October 17, 2013, it was announced that Heffron Drive would be going on a winter tour, it started in Houston on November 23, and ended on December 22 in Los Angeles.[8][9] On January 14, 2017, the band released a new song and music video for their single Living Room . Their next release was on January 19, 2018 when they released a new song and music video titled Mad At The World. Their latest release is Separate Lives from their second album Separate Lives.


Studio albumsEdit

Acoustic albumsEdit

  • Happy Mistakes (Unplugged) (2015)

Extended PlaysEdit

  • The Fourthcoming EP (2009)
  • The Slow Motion EP (2017)


  • Parallel (2014)
  • Eyes on You (2015)
  • Rain Don't Come (2016)
  • Don't Let Me Go (2016)
  • Living Room (2017)
  • One Way Ticket (2017)
  • Mad at the World (2018)
  • Separate Lives (2018)
  • Hot Summer (2018)

Music VideosEdit

  • "Happy Mistakes" (2015)
  • "Rain Don't Come" (2016)
  • "Don't Let Me Go" (2016)
  • "Living Room" (2017)
  • "Slow Motion" (2017)
  • "One Way Ticket" (2017)
  • "Mad At The World" (2018)

Unplugged Live Sessions VideosEdit

  • "One Track Mind" (Live) (2014)
  • "Art of Moving On" (2015)
  • "Division of the Heart" (2015)
  • "Nicotine" (2015)
  • "Had To Be Panama" (2015)
  • "Everything is Changed" (2015)


  1. ^ a b "Band in the Box: Heffron Drive". 2013-12-10. Retrieved 2016-12-04. 
  2. ^ a b c "Heffron Drive Biography".  Allmusic Retrieved 2016-7-21
  3. ^ "Kendall Schmidt: From Nickelodeon star to electronic-pop musician – The Oracle: University of South Florida". November 14, 2013. Retrieved 2013-11-18. 
  4. ^ a b "Big Time Rush's Kendall Schmidt Announces Side Project, HEFFRON DRIVE – BWWMusicWorld". Retrieved 2013-11-15. 
  5. ^ "Welcome". Heffron Drive. Retrieved 2016-04-21. 
  6. ^ "Big Time Rush's Kendall Schmidt Announces Side Project, HEFFRON DRIVE". Retrieved 2016-04-21. 
  7. ^ "'Big Time Rush' Star Kendall Schmidt Revives Side Project 'Heffron Drive'". Retrieved 2013-11-15. 
  8. ^ Shea, Danny (October 17, 2013). "Kendall Schmidt Announces Heffron Drive Tour". Retrieved 2013-11-15. 
  9. ^ "Welcome -" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-12-04. 

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