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WELSHLY ARMS combines their love of blues with rhythm and soul & good ol’ rock and roll, to create a fresh throwback sound that represents their Midwestern roots. Comprised of Sam Getz (vocals/guitar), Brett Lindemann (keys/vocals), Jimmy Weaver (bass/vocals), and Mikey Gould (drums), Cleveland-based WELSHLY ARMS pays homage to many of their collective musical influences. Listen to “The Touch” or “Two Seconds Too Late” from their debut E.P. Welcome, and you just might hear a little Jimi Hendrix, The Temptations, Otis Redding, or Howlin Wolf.


Launched in early 2013, the band debuted their video single for “Two Seconds Too Late” and garnered over 25,000 views on its first day of release. With buzz quickly building WELSHLY ARMS rocked their first headline show to a sold-out crowd at the Beachland Tavern, capturing the attention of many Clevelanders including fellow musicians and local press. Throughout the year, WELSHLY ARMS continued to establish a reputation for strong, spontaneous, and explosive live performances, from SXSW 2013 in Austin, TX to Los Angeles’ Hotel Café to House of Blues Cleveland, among many others.


In the fall of 2013, WELSHLY ARMS expanded their reach when three of five tracks from their debut E.P. were placed in promotional spots on television’s CW Network, including “The Touch” on Vampire Diaries and “That Voodoo” on The Originals. Following the success of their first E.P., WELSHLY ARMS recorded a 6-song Covers E.P. that released in late February 2014, giving a fresh spin to songs such as Sam and Dave’s “Hold On I’m Comin” & Roy Orbison’s “You Got It”.
WELSHLY ARMS is currently hunkered down at a house on Lake Erie about an hour outside of Cleveland to write and record their first full-length record, due out later this year. When not consumed by all things Welshly, you can find any of these four Clevelanders at a local dive bar throwing darts, drinking Great Lakes brews, and listening to their favorite tunes.

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 had a great time last night at @hobcleveland celebrating the 9th anniversary of the foundation room  another great shot from saturday's show @beachlandcle by the lovely + talented @colleenward  @teddyboysmusic are not going to be an easy act to follow this evening @beachlandcle  These @bubbleprocess hand screenprinted posters for our show this Saturday @beachlandcle are beautiful! Each one is numbered and stamped by Sean himself!!! Come see 'em for yourself at the Merch table ;-)  Great shot of @welshlyarms @beachlancle in the new @thecle #cleveland anthem video - Can't wait to be back at #beachland April 5th #thisiscle  What are you thinking @wimmy7986?  @mikeytgould #nailedit #hobcleveland #welshlyarms  Welshly's biggest little fan
 @samgetz + his #lapsteel are hard at work on the new #welshlyarms record. happy saturday!  @mikeytgould last night at the Beachland.  @danmiraldi + the albino winos killing it right now @beachlandcle. @teddyboysmusic up next!  The studly @samgetz @welshlyarms #welshlyarms  Back in the rehearsal room sorting through some jams.  @samgetz sharing the stage with @redwantingblue and @swearandshake  Photo from last nights show at the House of Blues. Always love playin' in Cleveland! #welshlyarms #hobcleveland Photo by @colleenward  The heat may be out but @wimmy7986 knows how to stay warm... #WelshlyLp
 we've said it before and we'll say it again: #cleveland really is the best city in the world! #thisisCLE  ....and this happened last night. (photo credit to @jimstewartrec)  Had some pre-show fun last night with our friends @danmiraldi + @teddyboysmusic (plus a rogue @murrbear) - We're coming for you @beachlandcle!  Hard at work... #welshlysessions #welshlyarms  Shoutout to @meeshabingo for her "cover" art of our brand new "Covers" EP that came out today! https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/covers-ep/id821755727  Skees on the keys #welshlyarms #hobcleveland  Not alot to say here... #Highwaterfight #WelshlyLp
 the only thing better than playing a cover of #gimmeshelter with @danmiraldi + @teddyboysmusic is....well, nothing. hope we did #thestones proud! #beachland #cleveland (photo by @colleenward)  CLEVELAND! We want to sincerely thank each and every one of you who came out to @beachlandcle last night. We are so blown away by your love + support, and we hope you had as much fun as we did! Hope to see you again soon!  BEACHLAND BALLROOM this Saturday! We are excited to see you, Cleveland! Doors open at 7:30pm. #welshlyarms #beachlandballroom  @samgetz fueling up before practice @whiskeydoggcle #nowienerjokesplease  Three Dark Days #welshlysessions  @samgetz doin' what he does. #hobcleveland #welshlyarms  Back at it. @samgetz #newtunes #welshlywinter

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