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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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 happy #4thofjuly! hope to see all of you today at @cleaquarium for red white + brew - bring the whole family down to check out the aquarium, listen to some great #cleveland bands, + have the best seat in town for the city of cleveland's fireworks! #GCArwb  is it too early to #tbt to last night's #wadeovalwednesday? we had a great time - huge thx to @universitycircle for having us! let's keep the party going at @cleaquarium for red white + brew on the 4th of july! use the code "rwbsave" to save $ tickets! (photo by @colleenward)  Last night was one for the books! Huge thanks to @hobcleveland, @teddyboysmusic, + @themodernelectric, and an especially huge thank you to all of you! Your support really means the world to us, and it's nights like last night that remind us why Cleveland is the best damn city in the world! We love you! (Photo by Colleen Ward)  hey #CLE, we're hanging out at 90.3 #WCPN at two o'clock, so make sure you tune in!  Happy Record Store Day! It's a beautiful day to get out there + support your local record store. If you're in #Cleveland, be sure to check out a few of our favorites: @bluearrowrecords, #aseperatereality @mymindseyerecords, + @teammusicsaves!  spotted an ad in @clevescene for our may 9th show with @themodernelectric + @teddyboysmusic at @hobcleveland  @midnightpassengerofficial right now on the fire stage at @britewinter - get here! #brite15  the incredible @jabtune + @sketchsound are bringing down the house at #take5live #thisisCLE
 getting ready for tomorrow with a #fbf to last year's #4thofjuly red white + brew festival at @cleaquarium! this year is going to be even bigger + better than last year - hope to see you there! (photo by @colleenward)  we are #ALLinCLE! go #cavs!  TONIGHT IS THE NIGHT! Can't wait to celebrate the release of our new album with all of you at @hobcleveland along with our friends @teddyboysmusic + @themodernelectric! See you soon!  we're here! come hang out + listen to the new album with us at @jukeboxcle for #vinylnight - we also have tix for saturday's show at @hobcleveland  Check out the trailer for The D Train starring Jack Black featuring our song That Voodoo!  great shot of two of our favorite people at @britewinter this weekend, @jabtune + @sketchsound. truly honored to share the stage with such talented people! #brite15 (p.s. happy birthday bri!) photo by @colleenward  it's cold out here every day! come shake off the cabin fever with us tonight at @britewinter!  so excited to be part of the festivities at @britewinter this year - bundle up + head out to #ohiocity 02.21 for food, beer, music, + good times! #thisisCLE
 TODAY IS THE LAST DAY - use the code "rwbsave" at greaterclevelandaquarium.com for a discount on your tickets to @cleaquarium's 4th of july red white & brew music festival. the discount expires TONIGHT, so get your tickets while this special offer is still available!!!!  we had a great time last night with all of you at #rocktheblock - huge thanks to @glbc_cleveland for supplying the good times and great beers!  look what just came in the mail! we will have some great new merch tonight at @hobcleveland, including our brand new album on vinyl + cd!  Just got a fresh batch of $12 Direct to Fan tickets (no service fee AND a signed poster) for May 9th @hobcleveland! Email: info@welshlyarms.com with subject "HOB" to get yours. ""FIRST 3 GROUPS TO ORDER 10 OR MORE TICKETS WILL BE INVITED TO HANG WITH THE BAND AT SOUNDCHECK!""  Is #telefunkentuesday a thing? It should be! Thanks to our friends at Telefunken for these bad boys!  we had a great time last night at @britewinter! thanks so much to everyone who braved to cold + came out to support #cleveland music, + big thanks to everyone who worked so hard to put on a great event. who has an outdoor music festival in the middle of winter? cleveland does! #brite15 (photo by @colleenward)  a little snow won't slow us down! come celebrate winter in #CLE with us tonight at @britewinter! catch us on the ice stage @ 10 p.m. - excited to be part of this fantastic event with an amazing lineup!
 great time last night @thehotelcafe! thanks so much to everyone who came out, + special thanks to our friend + fellow clevelander @maxwell_miranda for the awesome picture!  we're out here at @GLBC_cleveland for #rocktheblock, now all we need is you! head down to market square in #ohiocity to get your memorial day weekend started early! #thisisCLE  #regram from @radioclevekkg - we had a great time hanging out at @wjcu887 today!  Only 1 week away from the release of "Welshly Arms", our debut LP! Re-gram this with #welshlyarms for your chance to win a vinyl copy signed by the band.  friendly reminder to get it while the gettin' is good on the direct to fan ticket deal for our 05/09 show at @hobcleveland!  @thecommonwealth_music heating up the ice stage at @britewinter #brite15  saturday's gonna be a scorcher! come hang with us at @britewinter - we'll be on the ice stage @ festival village at 10 PM!

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