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On the breakout single “Legendary,” lead singer and guitarist Sam Getz belts, “Cuz we’re gonna be legends, gonna get their attention.” Breathing life into those words, this anthem captured the globe’s “attention” in 2017. Initially igniting Germany after its independent release, the song quietly spread like wildfire across countless influential Spotify playlists, cracking 34 million streams and 1.25 million Shazam’s in under six months. Earning their first watershed moment, “Legendary” resulted from years of tireless work by the six-piece—Getz, Brett Lindemann [keyboard, vocals], Jimmy Weaver [bass, vocals], Mikey Gould [drums], Bri Bryant [vocals], and Jon Bryant [vocals].

“It’s about how there’s a payoff to all of that effort,” admits Getz. “In the beginning, it was inspired by Lebron James. He’s from the Cleveland area, and he ended up on our team. He always goes hard. That idea extends to music. The six of us leave everything on the court. We ignore the doubters, naysayers, and obstacles and just keep fighting.”

That fighting spirit came to life at a Sunday barbecue back in 2013. The frontman had taken a break from the road and invited his future bandmates over for some beers and burgers. Sooner rather than later, they found themselves jamming in the basement. A regular Sunday jam morphed into a band whose sound blends Soul, Blues, Rock, and Gospel. They recorded the Welcome EP in 2013 followed by the Covers EP a year later and 2015’s full-lengthWelshly Arms. Their music would soundtrack commercials and trailers for Miller Lite, Indian Motorcycles, The Hateful Eight, and NETFLIX’s Sense8 in addition to a campaign for some other hometown heroes: the Cleveland Indians.

Along the way, they scorched stages at SXSW, Austin City Limits, Laurel Live, Red Rocks, and Summerfest and toured with the likes of NEEDTOBREATHE. Simultaneously, Welshly Arms honed a signature style by writing and producing every note themselves in their hometown HQ.

“We always try to keep a gritty soul edge with everything we do,” adds Getz. “The vocals stick out, and the music is deep and raw. We take pride in producing all of the recordings ourselves. It’s important to the sound.”

Now, that sound comes to life on their Legendary EP [Republic Records]. A mosaic of influences, it translates Welshly Arms on stage energy into a collection of rousing, raucous, and real rock anthems.

“I hope people notice what we put into this,” Getz leaves off. “With every gig, we want to put on a show and have fun with the audience. On the records, I hope you can hear our enjoyment in making music. I want everybody to share that when they hear it.”

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 Thanks to @inhailerradio for the pre-show chat!  Nashville! We’re here at the @thebasementeast ! Tonight is night 1 of our tour with @missiomusic ! Help us start it off right! Doors at 7:30 with @bonesowens getting it going. See you TONIGHT Tennessee! #welshlyarms #missio #bonesowens #nashville #tennessee #letsgoooo  NEW MERCH ALERT! We’ve added “Legendary” koozies and these ridiculously soft stadium blankets to our merch lineup. Head over to our Stories for the link to get ‘em!  Over 40 Million. That’s just crazy. Thank you all for listening!  Several of these shows are approaching sell out. Grab tickets now at www.welshlyarms.com.
 CINCINNATI: Let’s do this tonight. @20thcenturytheatre. 7pm doors. We’re up at 8pm sharp. Photo: @mustafaljuboori  Tour starts tomorrow. Excited to head out with @missiomusic and play some great rooms. Hope to see you guys out there!  Excited and honored to announce that we’ll be joining @30secondstomars @walkthemoonband and @kflay this July. We join the tour 7/3 on through the end. Tickets go on sale Friday 2/16.  Tomorrow we set sail with a few thousand of our favorite people. Rock Boaters are basically the most incredible music fans in the world. They are insanely supportive of real music and bands that bust their asses out there on the road night after night. #therockboat  We like playing festivals. We love playing festivals in our backyard. Thanks for having us @bunburyfestival
 Tickets go on sale tomorrow for our @bottlerocknapa official after show supporting @bleachersmusic. This is going to be a special one!  On sale today 10am local. We start July 3rd in Birmingham, AL and are on until the end. Get those tickets now!  Welshly Wednesday is back! And we’ve got a ton of new editions for this weeks playlist! Check out @larkinpoe @chrisstapleton @garyclarkjr @justintimberlake @mrjukesmusic @vhscollection @chvrches and more! Hit our stories for the @spotify link! #welshlyarms #newmusic #welshlywednesday #spotify #playlist  @cclaire.anderson  Philly! That was fun! Thanks to everyone who came out to Winter Jawn yesterday! Tonight! We are Loud & Live in Raleigh NC playing at the @thepourhouse . Tix still available! ’s at 7:30. See you soon North Carolina! #welshlyarms #thepourhouse #raleigh #northcarolina #letsgoooo  @ninadesell  CLEVELAND: Tune into @q104cleveland on your way to work tomorrow morning. We’ll be LIVE on the @jjshowq104 at 8am!
 Thanks Nashville for starting this tour off right! You’re up next Cincinnati.  Just 10 days until we hit the road with @missiomusic and a bunch of these dates are approaching sell outs. Grab your tickets now!  @therockboat has been a blast yet again. Awesome to hang with so many friends and fans alike. We’ve got one more big Pool Deck set tonight...let’s party #TRB2018!  It’s cold but it feels good to be back at it! Here’s a picture from warmer days. Rochester, you were great last night and Philly you’re up next. We’ll see you today at the @radio1045 #winterjawn #welshlyarms #philadelphia #letsgoooo  New tracks added to the Welshly Wednesday playlist today! Follow us on @spotify To check out what we’re all currently listening to. This weeks additions are: @lcdsoundsystem @anderson._paak @badbadnotgood @francisandthelights @st_vincent & more! Link in stories⤴️
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Music

Purchase on iTunes

Legendary EP
Welshly Arms LP
Bad Blood
Covers EP
shows

Shows

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Contact Us

Management

Position Music
Mark Chipello
mark@positionmusic.com

Licensing

Position Music
Julie Hodges
julie@positionmusic.com

Booking

CAA

USA
Adam Brill | Lee Goforth
adam.brill@caa.com
lee.goforth@caa.com

International
Mark Ngui | David Ball
mark.ngui@caa.com
david.ball@caa.com

Press Contact

Republic Records
Beau Benton
beau.benton@umusic.com

Label

Position Music
Universal Music Group: Republic Records
Vertigo/Capital