Related Information for Dear Dakota This band out of Gainesville Florida is Dear Dakota!!Genre: Powerpop…. for the formed in fall 2007 and called themselves Play Action Pass. However when the founding drummer and synth player of Play Action Pass left in February of 2008, they demanded the band change names. It was Dakota, our ex-drummer’s then girlfriend, whose last words to us were: “You guys will never go anywhere!” Dear Dakota, you may be rig.. read more