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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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 our first #tbt from a #welshlyarms night out at an @indians game last summer. as a #cleveland band and lifelong #tribe fans, we could not be more excited to be playing at progressive field on august 15th and 16th for rock n' blast, not to mention having our single #dirtywork used in the #tribetown commercials!  day four: august 23rd at @hobcleveland  come celebrate our country's birthday with us @cleaquarium this #july4th - get tix + more info at greaterclevelandaquarium.com #cle #redwhiteandbrew  #welshlyarms. #sunsetsessions  #vinyl copies of the double EP are in! keep an eye on your mailboxes kids, because those pre-orders are headed your way! #signedsealeddelivered  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!
 counting down the seconds (literally) to our show at @hobcleveland with @themoxies_band + @thaddeusagreene - tix still available through @livenationcle! #thisisCLE #seeyouthere  day three: @themoxies_band ...  @mikeytgould + @jonmclaughlin at @jamminjava #SKfamilyBBQ  beers by the ocean! #sunsetsessions  a sneak peek of last night's #scenesessions with our friends at @clevescene + @thesekneesdontrun #cle  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
 our new single #dirtywork is now available on #itunes - check it out + let us know what you think!  day two: performing with special guests...  enjoying some #fieldday action at the #SKfamilyBBQ  adventures in traveling with welshly arms. #CLEtoLA #arewethereyet #LAbound  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
 ridiculously excited to announce our show at @hobcleveland with special guests @themoxies_band! tix go on sale friday! #thisisCLE  day one: welshly arms...  thanks for staying up to keep me company, guys. #roadtripproblems #SKfamilyBBQ  regram of @blindemannn's shot from last night's practice - we're coming for you @thehotelcafe!  @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!

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